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    Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial

    Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial

    ming territorial integrity.” Parliament should amend the draft press law currently before...

    Syria: IS claims responsibility of Damascus bombing

    Syria: IS claims responsibility of Damascus bombing

    #39; club in the Syrian capital, Damascus that killed at least 10 people. IS in a statement...

    Timor Leste prime minister files defamation suit against journalist

    Timor Leste prime minister files defamation suit against journalist

    n with an article alleging irregularities in a government computerization project. Araujo...

    Mohamed Fahmy proposes Protection Charter for Canadian citizens and journalists

    Mohamed Fahmy proposes Protection Charter for Canadian citizens and journalists

    ian government that would increase Canada's intervention and support for its citizens and...

    All sides in Syria killing thousands of detainees in crimes against humanity

    All sides in Syria killing thousands of detainees in crimes against humanity

    ast four and a half years, with thousands held by the Government beaten to death or dying from...

    Indonesia: Terror Law Amendments Should Not Threaten Rights

    Indonesia: Terror Law Amendments Should Not Threaten Rights

    road and vague and would unjustifiably restrict freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch...

    Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial
    Feb 9, Tunis: Moroccan authorities should drop the case against a leading independent journalist... Full article
    Syria: IS claims responsibility of Damascus bombing
    Feb 9, Beirut: The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing... Full article
    All sides in Syria killing thousands of detainees in crimes against humanity
    Feb 9, Damascus: Thousands of detainees have been killed while in the custody of the warring... Full article
    Journalists face criminal libel suits, two other cases dismissed in Philippines
    Feb 9, Manila: A journalist was convicted of libel and another arrested in the Philippines on the same charge in less than two months. But two other libel cases against media workers were dismissed during the same period. Libel is still a criminal offense in the Philippines despite calls for its decriminalization. In October 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Committee urged the Philippine government to review its 83-year-old libel law which it described as “excessive.”... Full article
    Food security and malnutrition situation is 'alarming' in Somalia: report
    Feb 9, Mogadishu: The situation in Somalia is alarming and could get worse, especially in parts of Puntland and Somaliland, which have been hard hit by drought exacerbated by El Niño, a new United Nations food security and nutrition assessment said. “We are deeply concerned that the proportion of severely food insecure people remains alarmingly high, especially people who are unable to meet their daily food needs. Some 3.7 million people will be acutely food insecure through... Full article
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    Feb 1, Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corporation has... Full article

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    Jan 24, Davos: The World Economic Forum in... Full article

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    Jan 23, London: Google will be paying... Full article

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    Feb 5, Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert... Full article

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    Jan 30, Moscow: A Strong 7.0 magnitude... Full article

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    Jan 26, NY: The global average surface... Full article

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    Jan 25, Seoul: More than 50 people have been... 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... 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
    Thor Halvorssen: A paragon of ‘human rights’
    Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him at the center of a series of international conflicts. It has also made him one of the most polarizing and perplexing figures in the arena of human rights activism. His New York–based Human Rights Foundation has one item on its agenda: to combat oppressive regimes worldwide, whether that means extricating activists from their countries, mounting campaigns to free... Full article

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