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    On Assange, Following the Rules or Flouting Them?

    On Assange, Following the Rules or Flouting Them?

    ng Group on Arbitrary Detention found that the various forms of confinement suffered by...

    Rights group asks Egypt to condemn justice minister’s hate speech

    Rights group asks Egypt to condemn justice minister’s hate speech

    hat appeared to advocate the mass killing of Muslim Brotherhood supporters, Human Rights Watch...

    Keeping safe from Zika virus

    Keeping safe from Zika virus

    rganization (WHO) took the unusual step of declaring an international public health emergency on...

    Refugee life grows desperate in Turkey border

    Refugee life grows desperate in Turkey border

    egion. Turkish aid workers have been setting up tents and distributing supplies for them kept...

    A tough start to the year: January in the Asia & Pacific region

    A tough start to the year: January in the Asia & Pacific region

    urnalists (CPJ), the International Press Institute (IPI) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF),...

    Terror attack on Somali Airlines actually meant for Turkish airlins

    Terror attack on Somali Airlines actually meant for Turkish airlins

    liner enroute to Djibouti was meant to be onboard a Turkish Airlines flight, which had been...

    On Assange, Following the Rules or Flouting Them?
    Feb 8, London: It should not have been terribly surprising to Sweden or the United Kingdom that... Full article
    Rights group asks Egypt to condemn justice minister’s hate speech
    Feb 8, Beirut: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should condemn recent televised remarks... Full article
    Refugee life grows desperate in Turkey border
    Feb 8, Ankara: Thousands of Syrian refugees that have fled their home country have entered... Full article
    A tough start to the year: January in the Asia & Pacific region
    Feb 8, Kabul: IFEX members including the Afghanistan Journalists Center, Human Rights Watch, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the International Press Institute (IPI) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which ranked Afghanistan 122 out of 180 in their 2015 press freedom index, also reported on the attacks. Earlier, two journalists were killed in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, a spot where militants have a stronghold. According to the IFJ, journalist Mehboob Shah... Full article
    UN Security Council calls emergency meeting following N Korea's rocket launch
    Feb 7, Geneva: As per the request by South Korea, the UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting later following North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, local media reports said. Pyongyang said it fired the rocket to place a satellite in orbit, but critics believe the real purpose was to test a ballistic missile. Sunday's launch comes weeks after North Korea held a fourth nuclear test - both acts violate UN resolutions. A statement said a new Earth observation satellite,... 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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