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    Ethiopia Ascends to UN Security Council Despite Dismal Rights Record: HRW

    Ethiopia Ascends to UN Security Council Despite Dismal Rights Record: HRW

    the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member. It’s worth noting too that...

    Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

    Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

    ory in May. Over 600 guests and millions more were watching on television and online,...

    UN launching yellow fever vaccination campaigns on Angola-DRC border

    UN launching yellow fever vaccination campaigns on Angola-DRC border

    ations health agency is launching pre-emptive vaccination campaigns to halt the epidemic and...

    Tens of thousands flee fighting in South Sudan: MSF

    Tens of thousands flee fighting in South Sudan: MSF

    troops and a newly formed rebel group, as food shortages in the country hit their highest levels...

    Angolan Activists Conditionally Free: HRW

    Angolan Activists Conditionally Free: HRW

    er they discussed peaceful protest and democracy at a meeting last June, inspired by Gene...

    Violence, lawsuit, confiscations weaken press freedom in Mexico

    Violence, lawsuit, confiscations weaken press freedom in Mexico

    week against journalists and news media in Mexico and criticized the inability of the...

    Ethiopia Ascends to UN Security Council Despite Dismal Rights Record: HRW
    June 30, NY: Ethiopia has a horrendous human rights record – but that didn’t stop... Full article
    Tens of thousands flee fighting in South Sudan: MSF
    June 30, Bujumbura:  Tens of thousands of people have fled fighting in northwestern South... Full article
    Angolan Activists Conditionally Free: HRW
    June 30, NY: The Angolan Supreme Court on Wednesday provisionally released 17 members of a book... Full article
    Violence, lawsuit, confiscations weaken press freedom in Mexico
    June 30, Mexico City: The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) expressed concern at various situations occurring this week against journalists and news media in Mexico and criticized the inability of the government to guarantee the safe practice of journalism and press freedom in the country. The chairman of the IAPA's Committee on Freedom of the Press and Information, Claudio Paolillo, expressed the organization's solidarity "with the commitment that characterizes Mexican... Full article
    'Red lines are mostly illusions': Moroccan cartoonist on using satire to break taboos
    JUne 29, NY: Contrary to common Western misperceptions, satire has long existed in the Arab world as a way to make sense of and challenge unjust situations, despotic regimes, and societal intolerance. As the region hurtles towards Islamic conservatism and further descends into turmoil, satire has remained resilient in the face of repression. In fact, it has even thrived. In Morocco, a country that has avoided much of the strife and bloodshed that surrounds it, there has been a rapidly... Full article
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    June 25, London: The Sterling has fallen ... Full article

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    May 2, Seoul: President of South Korea Park... Full article

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    March 15, Dhaka: The head of Bangladesh's... Full article

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    June 16, Geneva: Heavy monsoon rains since the... Full article

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    June 14, Geneva: The United Nations weather... Full article

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    June 6, Geneva: Marking World Environment Day,... 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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