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    Rights group asks Indonesia to keep children out of tobacco fields

    Rights group asks Indonesia to keep children out of tobacco fields

    at on the floor in her brown school uniform, her knees tucked to one side, she described...

    Global Magnitsky Act could be powerful weapon against impunity

    Global Magnitsky Act could be powerful weapon against impunity

    Affairs Committee with approval. The bill was passed by the Senate last year. If passed by the...

    Migrant boat overturns in Mediterranean Sea, leaves five dead

    Migrant boat overturns in Mediterranean Sea, leaves five dead

    562 people overturned in a shipwreck off Libya which left at least five people dead. The...

    Iraq unrest: Four anti-government protesters killed

    Iraq unrest: Four anti-government protesters killed

    s Green Zone on May 20, 2016, killing four people and wounding more than 100. Iraqi authorities...

    Imprisoned hunger-striking protesters in Egypt may be freed

    Imprisoned hunger-striking protesters in Egypt may be freed

    articipating in peaceful protests or spreading false information. On May 24, an appeals court...

    Unprecedented #WildforLife campaign launched to end illegal trade in wildlife

    Unprecedented #WildforLife campaign launched to end illegal trade in wildlife

    y launched on Wednesday, warning that such trade is pushing species to the brink of extinction,...

    Global Magnitsky Act could be powerful weapon against impunity
    May 26, NY: Last week, the proposed Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act emerged... Full article
    Iraq unrest: Four anti-government protesters killed
    May 26, Beirut: Iraqi  security forces fired bullets and teargas canisters at peaceful... Full article
    Imprisoned hunger-striking protesters in Egypt may be freed
    May 26, Cairo: Egyptian courts have sentenced more than 150 people to prison terms since the... Full article
    UN Security Council ends 13-year sanctions regime on Liberia
    May 26, Geneva: Acknowledging the sustained progress made on rebuilding Liberia after the 1999-2003 civil war, the United Nations Security Council today terminated an arms embargo against the country and dissolved the related mechanisms, namely the sanctions Committee and the expert panel. While taking such measures, the 15-nation body, through a unanimously adopted resolution, also encouraged the Government to establish a necessary framework to combat the illicit trafficking of arms and... Full article
    In 24 hours the Iranian regime executes 16 people including one juvenile
    May 25, Tehran:Today (25 May 2016) the Iran regime executed 11 young people including one juvenile in Gohardasht (Rajai-Shahr) Prison in Karaj, north-west of Tehran. Yesterday five other prisoners were executed by the regime. The youngest victim is named as Mehdi Rajai who would have been 16 at the time of his original arrest. In a telephone call today with The Media Express Italian human rights organization Hands off Cain, an NGO at the United Nations said they condemn all the executions... 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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