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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Six politicians, one bus and a few tearsSix Australian politicians, one bus and a few tears in the shadow of the Syrian
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Six Australian politicians, one bus and a few tears in the shadow of the Syrian war Six Australian parliamentarians spend a torrid week on a mini-bus in the shadow of war. A Greens senator, an independent, a Liberal and three Labor senators are... Read more
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Irish Examiner
UN tells Government to re-write legislation on domestic violenceNations committee against torture warned the Government to revise promised legi
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Nations committee against torture warned the Government to revise promised legislation to include the crime of physical and psychological attack of a woman in a relationship. It said all allegations of domestic violence should be recorded as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UN tells Dublin to re-write proposed laws on domestic violence The United Nations committee against torture said all allegations of domestic
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
The United Nations committee against torture said all allegations of domestic violence should be recorded as such by gardai (picture posed by a model) August 11 2017 UN tells Dublin to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why does Israel keep the bodies of Palestinians?in 15 years. On March 7, 2002, during the Second Intifada, or Palestinian upri
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
in 15 years. On March 7, 2002, during the Second Intifada, or Palestinian uprising, he says his son Shadi "left the house and never came back". Shadi had gone to carry out a suicide bombing at the entrance to the illegal Israeli settlement of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Fighting hard, fighting fairKondaveeti Satyavati was born in a tiny village in West Godavari district of An
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Kondaveeti Satyavati was born in a tiny village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Though she hailed from a family of non-literate farmers, she wanted to affect change in society from a young age. As the years went by, she involved herself... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ten years of domestic violence act: Dearth of data, delayed justiceIt was two months into their marriage that the abuse began. Mohan, 30, slapped
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
It was two months into their marriage that the abuse began. Mohan, 30, slapped his wife Ragini Sharma, 27, for giving a lower dowry than expected by her parents-in-law. (Names have been changed to maintain anonymity.) “First he used to be sarcastic... Read more
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Aljazeera
Mexican LA: History, culture and resistanceLos Angeles, California - Not long ago, this was Mexico. Now, Los Angeles is t
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
Los Angeles, California - Not long ago, this was Mexico. Now, Los Angeles is the second-most populous city in the United States. While it is no longer belongs to Mexico, it remains, in many ways culturally Mexican. Campo de Cahuenga Museum sits in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anglophone Crisis At the CrossroadsSince October 2016, protests and strikes related to sectoral demands have escal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Since October 2016, protests and strikes related to sectoral demands have escalated into a crisis over the economic and political marginalisation of Cameroon's Anglophone minority. Although the government has made some concessions, it must rebuild... Read more
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express
Merkel warned to crack down on migrant rules after deadly knife attack in Hamburgon migrant rules after deadly knife attack in Hamburg ANGELA Merkel’s governme
express / Posted 16 days ago
on migrant rules after deadly knife attack in Hamburg ANGELA Merkel’s government has been called on to tighten housing and deportation rules for refugees following a deadly knife attack in Hamburg last week. Germany's policy on migrants could... Read more
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Aliran Online
Hentikan intimidasi terhadap peguam hak asasi manusiaberkenaan termasuklah Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi manusia (Suhakam), Majlis Peguam Ne
Aliran Online / Posted 19 days ago
berkenaan termasuklah Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi manusia (Suhakam), Majlis Peguam Negara, Amnesty International dan Lawyers for Liberty. Gabungan Kumpulan Wanita Bertindak bagi Kesamarataan Gender (JAG): 1. Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) 2. All... Read more
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iol.co.za
State mental health patients housed in Eastern Cape prisonHowever, thanks to the court application, he has been released into his mother’
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
However, thanks to the court application, he has been released into his mother’s care until a bed becomes available for him at Fort England Hospital. In court papers Adam’s mother, Phathiswa, stated that her son “is extremely vulnerable due... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rochdale grooming gang get legal aid to fight deportationAnger as members of ... after already receiving £1m to unsuccessfully defend th
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Anger as members of ... after already receiving £1m to unsuccessfully defend their criminal charges They paedophiles preyed on girls as young as 13 during a sickening operation Shabir Ahmed,... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
State Mental Health Patients Are Being Held in Prisonsin the Eastern Cape instead of being looked after in hospitals. They are state
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
in the Eastern Cape instead of being looked after in hospitals. They are state patients - people declared unfit to stand trial or found not criminally responsible because of their illness or "mental defect" (the state's term). This is despite... Read more
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Canberra Times
Effort wasted on religious teaching in enlightened days25). The allocation of SRE time was made in the dark ages when they still burnt
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
25). The allocation of SRE time was made in the dark ages when they still burnt witches at the stake. Times have changed and all children are being disadvantaged by the gobbling up of precious teaching and learning time. At the high school in... Read more
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The Age
Effort wasted on religious teaching in enlightened days25). The allocation of SRE time was made in the dark ages when they still burnt
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
25). The allocation of SRE time was made in the dark ages when they still burnt witches at the stake. Times have changed and all children are being disadvantaged by the gobbling up of precious teaching and learning time. At the high school in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Effort wasted on religious teaching in enlightened days25). The allocation of SRE time was made in the dark ages when they still burnt
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
25). The allocation of SRE time was made in the dark ages when they still burnt witches at the stake. Times have changed and all children are being disadvantaged by the gobbling up of precious teaching and learning time. At the high school in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Forgotten Community - the Little Town in Niger Keeping the Lights On in Franceas it sets off. Destination: the gates of the Sahara. The stuffy subtropical h
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
as it sets off. Destination: the gates of the Sahara. The stuffy subtropical heat gradually fades into scorching drought and plains of seemingly endless ochre sands. About two days later, we pass through a gateway with "Arlit" written on it in... Read more
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dna
Who is Ram Nath Kovind? All you need to know about India's next PresidentA crusader for the rights of the weaker sections of the society, 71-year-old Ra
dna / Posted 28 days ago
A crusader for the rights of the weaker sections of the society, 71-year-old Ram Nath Kovind is a lawyer-turned-politician, who will become the second Dalit president to reside in Raisina Hill. NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind has won with votes... Read more
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DW
Refugee rescue NGOs reject human trafficking charges |Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has called for legal "punishments"
DW / Posted 30 days ago
Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has called for legal "punishments" for NGO workers who pick migrants in danger of drowning out of the Mediterranean. "We have to stop so-called helpers from entering Libyan waters and directly taking... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[FACT SHEET] The state of South Africa’s prisonsinside South African prisons. In December 2015, the United Nation general asse
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
inside South African prisons. In December 2015, the United Nation general assembly adopted the first update to minimum standards on treating prisoners in 50 years – and named it in late South African president Nelson Mandela’s honour. The UN... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Lawyers serve up help for everyday issuesDubbo Aboriginal community members with questions about everyday legal issues c
Daily Liberal / Posted a month ago
Dubbo Aboriginal community members with questions about everyday legal issues can seek advice from a new service. Excited: Mel Singh from Apollo House with Legal Aid NSW workers Kieran Shipp, Maureen Bates-McKay and Felix Turnball at the service... Read more
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asianage
Supreme Court orders CBI probe into 98 Manipur encounter killingsNew Delhi: In a landmark judgment protecting human rights, the Supreme Court on
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
New Delhi: In a landmark judgment protecting human rights, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into 98 fake encounter killings in Manipur during the last decade and called the NHRC a “toothless tiger” for its failure to check the alleged... Read more
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