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    Philippine Government’s ‘War on Drugs’ Claims Child Victim

    Philippine Government’s ‘War on Drugs’ Claims Child Victim

    e “war on drugs” on Tuesday. The kindergarten student died from a gunshot wound...

    State of emergency declared in Italy as hopes for more survivors fade

    State of emergency declared in Italy as hopes for more survivors fade

    finding more survivors fade. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged €50m (£42m)...

    French court to rule on "burkinis"  beach fines

    French court to rule on "burkinis" beach fines

    ts known as "burkinis" on the beach. A human rights group and an anti-Islamophobia...

    Egypt court orders to free lawyer after three months in solitary confinement

    Egypt court orders to free lawyer after three months in solitary confinement

    he past three months after he challenged in court a decision by the country's president to...

    Serbia police find 34 migrants in a Belgrade house

    Serbia police find 34 migrants in a Belgrade house

    sday. The man is suspected of people smuggling for allegedly hiding the migrants in the house,...

    UN chief releases follow-up to report on the death of former UN chief Dag Hammarskjöld

    UN chief releases follow-up to report on the death of former UN chief Dag Hammarskjöld

    ent Panel of Experts that was established to examine and assess new information regarding the...

    French court to rule on "burkinis"  beach fines
    Aug.25, Paris: A top French court is being asked to overturn bans imposed by 26 towns on women... Full article
    Egypt court orders to free lawyer after three months in solitary confinement
    Aug.25, Cairo: An Egyptian court has ordered the release of a prominent rights lawyer held in... Full article
    UN chief releases follow-up to report on the death of former UN chief Dag Hammarskjöld
    Aug.25, Geneva: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a follow-up note to the... Full article
    Where is Burundian journalist Jean Bigirimana?
    Aug.25, NY: It is exactly one month since 37-year-old journalist Jean Bigirimana vanished after leaving his home in Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, for Bugarama, a town about 40 kilometers away. There are unconfirmed reports that he was arrested there by members of the intelligence services, but his whereabouts remain unknown. As the days passed without news, Jean's young family, friends, and colleagues at Iwacu newspaper began wondering if he might be dead. The cruel nature of such... Full article
    Kenya: Politicians must be held to account for intimidation and harassment of journalists
    Aug.25, NY: ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns the increasing attacks targeting journalists in Kenya ahead of the General election slated for August 2017. We call upon the Media Council of Kenya and the National Police Service to investigate and ensure that those responsible for attacks against journalists are held to account. This wave of intimidations, harassment, and attacks of journalists flies in the face of the gains made so far in protecting and promoting freedom of the media as provided... 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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