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    Twin suicide bombings hit Nigerian refugee camp

    Twin suicide bombings hit Nigerian refugee camp

    s (IDPs) in northeast Nigeria, local media reported. The twin suicide bombings in Borno state...

    Aleppo fighting displaces 50,000 people: ICRS

    Aleppo fighting displaces 50,000 people: ICRS

    International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has warned. The humanitarian situation is...

    UN urges steps to end impunity for rights abuses in CAR

    UN urges steps to end impunity for rights abuses in CAR

    nd, a new United Nations report detailing violations and human rights abuses in the strife-torn...

    Malaysia ponders stricter punishments for whistleblowers, journalists

    Malaysia ponders stricter punishments for whistleblowers, journalists

    ht to freedom of expression and information and its critical role in upholding democracy in...

    Kidnapped journalists in Yemen subjected to torture

    Kidnapped journalists in Yemen subjected to torture

    tortured on 30 January, according to the Yemen Journalists' Syndicate (YJS), an IFJ...

    Iran set to negotiate with Saudi Arabia on international oil market

    Iran set to negotiate with Saudi Arabia on international oil market

    ire conditions in international oil markets. Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh his...

    Twin suicide bombings hit Nigerian refugee camp
    Feb 11, Abuja: More than 70 people have been killed in a double suicide attack at a camp for... Full article
    Aleppo fighting displaces 50,000 people: ICRS
    Feb 11, Damascus: Over 50,000 people have been displaced in Syria’s Aleppo province due to... Full article
    Malaysia ponders stricter punishments for whistleblowers, journalists
    Feb 10, Kuala Lumpur: The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) is appalled at the most recent... Full article
    Kidnapped journalists in Yemen subjected to torture
    Feb 10, Sanaa: Three Yemeni journalists, who are held captive by the Houthis since last June, are reported to have been tortured on 30 January, according to the Yemen Journalists' Syndicate (YJS), an IFJ affiliate. The International Federation of Journalist (IFJ), which represents more than 600,000 journalists in the world, condemns the torturing and the bad treatment of the detained journalists and renews its call to immediately release them. According to their families, journalists... Full article
    Protesting Elections Is No Excuse for Lethal Force
    Feb 10, Kampala: Ugandans head to the polls February 18 amid a troubling increase in implied and explicit threats against anyone who might intend to protest the outcome. President Yoweri Museveni is running against seven other candidates, including long-time opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye and former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. Recently, one ruling party official, Kasule Lumumba, was recorded telling people in a local language, Luganda, that if people come to protest election... 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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