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    Rein in religious police raids against transgender people

    Rein in religious police raids against transgender people

    or event at the five-star Renaissance Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on April 3 featured a sit-down...

    War crimes not addressed in Yemen: Rights group

    War crimes not addressed in Yemen: Rights group

    and victim compensation as key elements of any agreement. The United Nations-backed talks began...

    Syria: Dozens killed in Aleppo fighting

    Syria: Dozens killed in Aleppo fighting

    reement expired, a monitoring group said. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

    Secularists killed in Bangladesh, bleak reports on press freedom in Asia and crackdowns on civil society in Cambodia

    Secularists killed in Bangladesh, bleak reports on press freedom in Asia and crackdowns on civil society in Cambodia

    ified assailants before being shot, in Sutrapur, Dhaka. According to reports, Nazimuddin wrote...

    Talks resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen war: UN envoy

    Talks resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen war: UN envoy

    said.  Ahmed said on Twitter the talks began after all sides in the conflict agreed to...

    Syrian refugee begins Olympic torch relay in Brasilia

    Syrian refugee begins Olympic torch relay in Brasilia

    ia today, kicking off a relay across the host country ahead of the Olympic Games in August, the...

    War crimes not addressed in Yemen: Rights group
    May 4, Beirut: Participants to the Yemen peace talks should support international... Full article
    Talks resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen war: UN envoy
    May 4, Kuwait City: Peace talks to end the war in Yemen resumed Wednesday in Kuwait, U.N. envoy... Full article
    Rights group asks Kazakhstan to grant journalist bail
    May 4, Berlin: The prosecution of an independent journalist on charges of “disseminating... Full article
    Beijing's invisible hand reaches ever deeper into Hong Kong media
    May 4, Beijing: Reiterating its support for the Hong Kong media, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Special Administrative Region's authorities to reverse their insidious policies towards the media as a matter of urgency. The latest blatant violation of media freedom occurred eight days ago, as RSF was publishing the 2016 World Press Freedom Index, in which Hong Kong is ranked 69th out of 180 countries, its worst position since the Index's creation in 2002. Mingpao, a... Full article
    Norway intensifies efforts to fight ISIL
    May 4, Oslo: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said the advance of ISIL affects the country's security. "We are now stepping up Norway’s efforts by increasing our contribution to the international coalition against ISIL," she said. ISIL has used extreme violence to take control of areas in Syria and Iraq. Armed conflict and ISIL’s brutal campaign of violence have forced people to flee their homes in fear and desperation. ISIL poses a threat far beyond the... 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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