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    Norway intensifies efforts to fight ISIL

    Norway intensifies efforts to fight ISIL

    are now stepping up Norway’s efforts by increasing our contribution to the international...

    Freedom House Announces Winners of Four Human Rights Awards

    Freedom House Announces Winners of Four Human Rights Awards

    vely outspoken Yazidi member of the Iraqi parliament, as co-recipients of the...

    World Press Freedom Day 2016 observed

    World Press Freedom Day 2016 observed

    hing theme for this year's international event is access to information and fundamental...

    Canada: Massive wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray

    Canada: Massive wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray

    in Canadian. The blaze has destroyed houses, dropping ash on the streets of the city in the...

    Security Council demands protection for hospitals and health workers in conflict zones

    Security Council demands protection for hospitals and health workers in conflict zones

    ies affected by conflict, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution...

    Singapore detains eight Bangladeshis suspected of IS group links

    Singapore detains eight Bangladeshis suspected of IS group links

    e Islamic State group in their home country. The Ministry of Home Affairs said the eight...

    Norway intensifies efforts to fight ISIL
    May 4, Oslo: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said the advance of ISIL affects the... Full article
    Security Council demands protection for hospitals and health workers in conflict zones
    May 4, Geneva: With increasing wartime assaults on and patterns of systematic destruction of... Full article
    Singapore detains eight Bangladeshis suspected of IS group links
    May 3, Dhaka: Eight Bangladeshi workers have been detained in Singapore suspecting them of... Full article
    The dark cloud over Angola’s activists and prisons: HRW
    May 3, Luanda: It’s been a month since a court in Angola found 17 activists guilty of preparing a rebellion against the government and sentenced them to between two and eight years in prison. The activists should never have been jailed, and their trial only served as a reminder that the rights to free speech and peaceful assembly in Angola are still a mirage. In April, a group of opposition party members visited the activists at Viana prison in the country’s capital, Luanda.... Full article
    Emirati academic reappears in court after 8 months of enforced disappearance
    May 3, NY: After nearly eight months of enforced disappearance, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has taken prominent Emirati economist and political activist Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith before the State Security Chamber of the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi. On 18 August 2015, Emirati officials arrested Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith from his work place and forcibly disappeared him without charge or trial. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) as well as... 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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