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    India: Fire in military ammunition depot kills 17

    India: Fire in military ammunition depot kills 17

    many more injured, according to media reports. Those killed were security personnel including...

    Second Brazil minister quits over corruption probe

    Second Brazil minister quits over corruption probe

    which seems to show him trying to derail a corruption investigation at the state oil...

    Algerian Prime Minister calls for 'clean up' of the broadcasting sector

    Algerian Prime Minister calls for 'clean up' of the broadcasting sector

    ent on 23 May that he has asked communication minister Hamid Grine to “clean up” the...

    France: Rail workers strike as protests continue

    France: Rail workers strike as protests continue

    A demonstration in Nantes, western France, against government planned labour law...

    African free expression network calls on Museveni to safeguard free speech

    African free expression network calls on Museveni to safeguard free speech

    n the continent, has petitioned Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, calling on him to make a...

    About the dream, injustice, and other matters

    About the dream, injustice, and other matters

    s wake ! it is still 11 PM. I was on the pedestrian bridge in front of Cairo university metro...

    Algerian Prime Minister calls for 'clean up' of the broadcasting sector
    May 31, NY: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned about Algerian Prime Minister... Full article
    African free expression network calls on Museveni to safeguard free speech
    May 31, Cape Town: The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of freedom of... Full article
    About the dream, injustice, and other matters
    May 30, Cairo: People haven't been to sleep yet, their eyes are still awake not sure... Full article
    Chad's ex-ruler Hissene Habre convicted of crimes against humanity
    May 30, N'Djamena: Chad's ex-ruler Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison at his war crimes trial in Senegal, reports said.  He was also convicted of rape, sexual slavery and ordering killings. It was the first time an African Union-backed court has tried a former ruler for human rights abuses. The prosecutor at the court in Senegal's capital Dakar requested a life sentence for Habre, who refused to recognise... Full article
    Make Rules on Rights Binding for Businesses
    May 30, Geneva: Delegates at the 2016 International Labour Conference should initiate a process to develop a binding, international convention to protect human rights in global supply chains, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Governments, employers, and workers from around the world are meeting in Geneva for the annual labor summit, starting on May 30, 2016, to discuss how to ensure “decent work” in global supply chains. The 21-page report, “Human... 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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