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    Government's use of travel bans turns Egypt into "mass jail cell" for rights advocates

    Government's use of travel bans turns Egypt into "mass jail cell" for rights advocates

    involved in public life, in particular human rights defenders, the latest being rights activist...

    UNHCR calls Turkey to open border for Syrian refugees

    UNHCR calls Turkey to open border for Syrian refugees

    rian refugees fleeing a government offensive in Aleppo province, who are stranded near the Bab...

    Fear and loathing of refugees in Europe

    Fear and loathing of refugees in Europe

    ly awful, the situation in 2016 has only deteriorated. EU leaders are becoming increasingly...

    Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial

    Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial

    ming territorial integrity.” Parliament should amend the draft press law currently before...

    Syria: IS claims responsibility of Damascus bombing

    Syria: IS claims responsibility of Damascus bombing

    #39; club in the Syrian capital, Damascus that killed at least 10 people. IS in a statement...

    Timor Leste prime minister files defamation suit against journalist

    Timor Leste prime minister files defamation suit against journalist

    n with an article alleging irregularities in a government computerization project. Araujo...

    Government's use of travel bans turns Egypt into "mass jail cell" for rights advocates
    Feb 9, Cairo: The undersigned organisations condemn the recent arbitrary travel bans issued... Full article
    UNHCR calls Turkey to open border for Syrian refugees
    Feb 9, Ankara: The United Nations' Refugee Agency has called on Turkey to open the border to... Full article
    Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial
    Feb 9, Tunis: Moroccan authorities should drop the case against a leading independent journalist... Full article
    Syria: IS claims responsibility of Damascus bombing
    Feb 9, Beirut: The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital, Damascus that killed at least 10 people. IS in a statement circulated on Twitter by several accounts affiliated with the group, said that the Tuesday’s attack was carried out by a fighter known as Abu Abdul-Rahman al-Shami. It vows more attacks. Syrian state TV said that the bombing killed at least 10 people, and showed footage... Full article
    All sides in Syria killing thousands of detainees in crimes against humanity
    Feb 9, Damascus: Thousands of detainees have been killed while in the custody of the warring parties in Syria over the past four and a half years, with thousands held by the Government beaten to death or dying from torture and anti-Government groups brutalizing and executing prisoners in war crimes and crimes against humanity, a United Nations commission report said. “Nearly every surviving detainee has emerged from custody having suffered unimaginable abuses,” Paulo Pinheiro,... 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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