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    Al Jazeera closure in Iraq a blow to free speech

    Al Jazeera closure in Iraq a blow to free speech

    ing but an effort to clamp down on freedom of expression. The commission should promptly reverse...

    Journalists under attack in Somalia

    Journalists under attack in Somalia

    a coverage, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Sunday, on World Press Freedom Day....

    John Kerry begins new bid to stop fighting in Syria

    John Kerry begins new bid to stop fighting in Syria

    rtial ceasefire in Syria. Kerry is to hold urgent talks on the situation with the UN envoy to...

    Risk of Zika virus higher than first thought: Scientists

    Risk of Zika virus higher than first thought: Scientists

    said that Zika could be behind more damaging neurological conditions, affecting the babies of up...

    Thailand: Five Years on, International Organizations Renew Their Call for the Release of Somyot Phrueksakasemsuk

    Thailand: Five Years on, International Organizations Renew Their Call for the Release of Somyot Phrueksakasemsuk

    ndemn the ongoing and arbitrary deprivation of liberty of human rights defender Somyot...

    UN says violence in April kills at least 741 Iraqis

    UN says violence in April kills at least 741 Iraqis

    month, the United Nations said. In its monthly report issued on Sunday, the U.N. mission to...

    Journalists under attack in Somalia
    May 2, Nairobi: Both the Somali government and the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab are using... Full article
    John Kerry begins new bid to stop fighting in Syria
    May 2, Geneva: US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva to hold urgent talks in an attempt... Full article
    Thailand: Five Years on, International Organizations Renew Their Call for the Release of Somyot Phrueksakasemsuk
    May 1, NY: On the eve of the five-year anniversary of his detention, we, the undersigned... Full article
    UN says violence in April kills at least 741 Iraqis
    May 1, Baghdad: At least 741 Iraqis have been killed in April due to ongoing violence, a sharp decline from the previous month, the United Nations said. In its monthly report issued on Sunday, the U.N. mission to Iraq, known as UNAMI, put the number of civilians killed at 410, while the rest were members of the security forces. A total of 1,374 Iraqis were wounded that month, it added. In March, at least 1,119 people were killed and 1,561 wounded. The worst-hit area was the capital,... Full article
    The Windhoek Declaration, 25 years on: What's changed?
    May 1, Cape Town: On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2016, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), salutes all the champions of media freedom and freedom of expression across the world who have assumed the risks associated with such an effort. We wish to pay our deepest respects to all journalists who have lost their lives in the line of duty; our thoughts go out their families, friends and colleagues who will miss them for the rest of their lives. We also extend our... Full article
    Is the Political Environment of Bangladesh getting progressively sectorial ?
    Feb 27, Dhaka: The British formed Legislative Assembly in the then India in 1936, the... Full article
    The dawn of a new Statesman: Indian PM Modi visit to Pakistan brings life to drowning relations
    Dec 30, Delhi: With the changing times the world is witnessing the new world order, a new dawn... Full article
    Donald Trump's Islamphobic statements could fuel hate crimes
    Dec 18,  Oslo: One shouldn’t be surprised with the speech of the Republican US... Full article
    Racism in the rhetoric and action of developed nations
    By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand and tears in her eyes, she had just walked out of her 6th job interview in three months, and this time too, she was rejected, now close to becoming a homeless tram that roams the streets of New York. She rushes to cross the street, forcing herself to accept the one -fact she had never wanted to accept, it wasn’t her college grades or her experience that kept getting her rejected, it was her color. Who says... Full article
    Blood Cotton: Uzbekistan's illegitimate trade
    Has anyone of us ever realized that the clothes we bear, the fabrics we gracefully flaunt in parties, the dresses we desire fully admire to have one of those to outshine our aura, have a fraction of share of blood and cries of those minors and helpless humans who lived under the most repressive regimes in the world, Uzbekistan! As one of the leading exporter of cotton in the world, has become most controversial and deadly producers of our times, who’s every inch of a harvested soil is... Full article

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