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    'The time has come': Over 600 NGOs call on UNHRC to address violence against LGBTI people

    'The time has come': Over 600 NGOs call on UNHRC to address violence against LGBTI people

    ions in an oral statement calling on the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to create an Independent...

    UNESCO chief condemns killing of two journalists in Guatemala

    UNESCO chief condemns killing of two journalists in Guatemala

    ions into the killing of two broadcast journalists in Guatemala. “I condemn the...

    Britain: Conservative contenders line up to replace Cameron

    Britain: Conservative contenders line up to replace Cameron

    ;Conservative Party contenders began to emerge Wednesday to replace Prime Minister David Cameron...

    Turkey: Istanbul airport attack blamed on IS

    Turkey: Istanbul airport attack blamed on IS

    Airport attack that leaves 41 people dead. The suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs also...

    Dismantle Infrastructure of Repression in Burma

    Dismantle Infrastructure of Repression in Burma

    y and colonial-era laws used to criminalize peaceful speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch...

    Cameroon

    Cameroon

    r blossomed rapidly under President Ahmadou Ahidijo in the 1960s as he served as the Secretary...

    'Red lines are mostly illusions': Moroccan cartoonist on using satire to break taboos
    JUne 29, NY: Contrary to common Western misperceptions, satire has long existed in the Arab... Full article
    Now more than ever the UK needs the compass of human rights: HRW
    June 28, NY: The country feels unmoored since the EU referendum decision. Prime Minister David... Full article
    Egypt deports prominent Lebanese TV host Lilian Daoud
    June 28, Cairo: A reputed journalist who hosted a talk show critical of the Egyptian government... Full article
    New US Transparency Rules May Help Reverse the Resource Curse
    June 28, NY: On Monday, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced rules requiring US-listed oil, gas, and mining companies to publicly publish what they pay governments for the right to exploit their natural resources. These rules will help bring transparency to countries’ resource revenues – an important step for holding resource-dependent governments like that of Equatorial Guinea accountable for corruption and misuse of funds. Equatorial Guinea... Full article
    Egypt: Travel Ban on Women’s Rights Leader
    June 28, Beirut: Egyptian authorities have banned the prominent director of a women’s rights organization from traveling outside the country. On June 27, 2016, Interior Ministry passport control officers at Cairo International Airport stopped Mozn Hassan, the director of Nazra for Feminist Studies, from boarding her flight to Beirut, where she planned to attend a meeting of regional women human rights defenders. Hassan is the fourth director of a nongovernmental organization to be... Full article
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    June 25, London: The Sterling has fallen ... Full article

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    May 2, Seoul: President of South Korea Park... Full article

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    March 15, Dhaka: The head of Bangladesh's... Full article

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    June 16, Geneva: Heavy monsoon rains since the... Full article

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    June 14, Geneva: The United Nations weather... Full article

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    June 6, Geneva: Marking World Environment Day,... 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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