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    UN says violence in April kills at least 741 Iraqis

    UN says violence in April kills at least 741 Iraqis

    month, the United Nations said. In its monthly report issued on Sunday, the U.N. mission to...

    Internationsl Workers Day observed across the globe

    Internationsl Workers Day observed across the globe

    unday. In Russia, tens of thousands of people marched across Moscow's Red Square on a...

    The Windhoek Declaration, 25 years on: What's changed?

    The Windhoek Declaration, 25 years on: What's changed?

    s all the champions of media freedom and freedom of expression across the world who have assumed...

    Kate's new photos of Princess Charlotte mark 1st birthday

    Kate's new photos of Princess Charlotte mark 1st birthday

    The daughter of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge turns one-year-old on Monday. A...

    IFEX members call for the UN to appoint a Special Representative for the Safety of Journalists

    IFEX members call for the UN to appoint a Special Representative for the Safety of Journalists

    Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the safety of journalists as soon as...

    Car bomb targets Gaziantep police HQ in Turkey

    Car bomb targets Gaziantep police HQ in Turkey

    Turkish city of Gaziantep, media reports said.  The blast hit the southern city, 10km...

    UN says violence in April kills at least 741 Iraqis
    May 1, Baghdad: At least 741 Iraqis have been killed in April due to ongoing violence, a sharp... Full article
    The Windhoek Declaration, 25 years on: What's changed?
    May 1, Cape Town: On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2016, the Media Institute of... Full article
    IFEX members call for the UN to appoint a Special Representative for the Safety of Journalists
    May 1, NY: Reporters sans frontieres (RSF) and the undersigned signatories are urging the... Full article
    Disregard for civilian life in hospital attacks in Syria
    May 1, NY: Deadly airstrikes on a hospital and a clinic in Aleppo show a disregard for civilian life and may amount to war crimes.  An airstrike on April 27, 2016, that hit al-Quds Hospital and surrounding areas, killed 58 civilians, including medical staff and many patients, according to the Syrian Civil Defense, an opposition search-and-rescue volunteer group. On April 29, another airstrike hit a clinic in the opposition-held al-Marja neighborhood, injuring 10 people, according to... Full article
    HRW asks Egypt to unshackle workers’ right to organize
    May 1, Beirut: Human Rights Watch asked the Egyptian government to legalize independent trade unions. It also asked Egypt to end the decades-old single official union system and allow free and fair elections to union boards for the first time since the country’s 2011 uprising. Egypt’s 1976 Trade Union Law does not recognize any trade unions except the official government-controlled unions affiliated with the Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF). Independent trade unions... 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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