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AllAfrica.com
Rise in Nigerian Sex Slavery in Italy Fuelled By Violence and 'Juju' MagicA female sex worker stands by the roadside in Kigali. Catania — 12,000 Nigeria
Rise in Nigerian Sex Slavery in Italy Fuelled By Violence and 'Juju' Magic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
A female sex worker stands by the roadside in Kigali. Catania — 12,000 Nigerian women reached Italy by sea the past two years, six times more than the previous two years - most are victims of trafficking When Nigerian teenager Beauty arrived in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Rise in Nigerian sex slavery in Italy fuelled by violence & 'juju' magicin Italy fuelled by violence & 'juju' magic Fear plays a large part in the juj
Rise in Nigerian sex slavery in Italy fuelled by violence & 'juju' magic
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 hours ago
in Italy fuelled by violence & 'juju' magic Fear plays a large part in the juju rituals, with pubic hair, fingernails and blood collected from the victim. The Nigerian flag flies in Lagos. Picture: AFP. Nigeria,Italy,Italys government,sexual... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rise in Nigerian sex slavery in Italy fuelled by violence and 'juju' magicfrom North Africa last year, she had only hours to phone the man who trafficked
Rise in Nigerian sex slavery in Italy fuelled by violence and 'juju' magic
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
from North Africa last year, she had only hours to phone the man who trafficked her - or risk lethal repercussions for loved ones back home. Before her journey through Niger to Libya, a spiritual priest practicing a form of black magic... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Battling Apple and the GiantsBy C.P. Chandrasekhar, Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New
Battling Apple and the Giants
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
By C.P. Chandrasekhar, Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics and Chairperson at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Originally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
♦ This Week's News in Brief ♦Dabanga Sudan — A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the ne
♦ This Week's News in Brief ♦
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Dabanga Sudan — A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the news from Darfur and Sudan ♦ 'Sudan lacks political will to implement HRs obligations' September 23 - 2016 GENEVA / KAMPALA Sudan's failure to accept key recommendations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mobile Courts Deliver Justice to Remote AreasBunia — Court started on Tuesday afternoon, a day-and-a-half late. The three-da
Mobile Courts Deliver Justice to Remote Areas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bunia — Court started on Tuesday afternoon, a day-and-a-half late. The three-day mobile court hearings focused on sexual violence cases began with the first defendant entering barefoot and wearing dirty trousers and a woman's ruffled top. Accused of... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
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The latest news from Britain and around the world
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
Thank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email ENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES' England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to... Read more
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walesonline
The latest news from Britain and around the worldENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES'
The latest news from Britain and around the world
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES' England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The latest news from Britain and around the worldENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES'
The latest news from Britain and around the world
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES' England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest news from Britain and around the worldENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES'
The latest news from Britain and around the world
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES' England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper... Read more
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chroniclelive
The latest news from Britain and around the worldENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES'
The latest news from Britain and around the world
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES' England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The latest news from Britain and around the worldENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES'
The latest news from Britain and around the world
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES' England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The latest news from Britain and around the worldENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES'
The latest news from Britain and around the world
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLAND MANAGER SAM ALLARDYCE 'FILMED GIVING ADVICE ON GETTING AROUND FA RULES' England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN/African Union - Reject ICC Withdrawalin advance of a meeting with the United Nations Security Council on September 2
UN/African Union - Reject ICC Withdrawal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in advance of a meeting with the United Nations Security Council on September 23, 2016, should end consideration of a call for mass withdrawal of its members from the International Criminal Court (ICC), a group of African nongovernmental... Read more
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Aljazeera
DRC: Mobile courts deliver justice to remote areasBunia, Democratic Republic of Congo - Court started on Tuesday afternoon, a da
DRC: Mobile courts deliver justice to remote areas
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo - Court started on Tuesday afternoon, a day-and-a-half late. The three-day mobile court hearings focused on sexual violence cases began with the first defendant entering barefoot and wearing dirty trousers and a... Read more
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birminghammail
Pub bombings families won't get same support as Hillsborough disaster victims - Home SecretaryBut, in a personal telephone call to one of them, she offered her sympathy and
Pub bombings families won't get same support as Hillsborough disaster victims - Home Secretary
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
But, in a personal telephone call to one of them, she offered her sympathy and pledged her support for an application to the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) for legal aid to fund continuing legal representation at the inquests which are due start in... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
"There Ought to be a Law...." Why Prison is the American Waylarger. We are living in a country where the solution to just about any social
"There Ought to be a Law...." Why Prison is the American Way
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
larger. We are living in a country where the solution to just about any social problem is to create a law against it, and then punish those who break it. I’ve been teaching an ethics class at the University of San Francisco for years now, and... Read more
5d
The Irish Times
The trouble with strong, sexy, altruistic Angelina Jolieit, go down as the day love died. Or, as the rest of the world thought of it,
The trouble with strong, sexy, altruistic Angelina Jolie
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
it, go down as the day love died. Or, as the rest of the world thought of it, a Tuesday in September 2016, on which four aid workers died in an airstrike on a medical centre in Aleppo, 29 people drowned off the coast of Egypt, and Donald Trump... Read more
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CBC.ca
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hallup the ranks. The honourees include Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Bob Col
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hall
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
up the ranks. The honourees include Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Bob Cole, author Lawrence Hill, Indigo Books and Kobo founder Heather Reisman, women's hockey pioneer Fran Rider, former Canada privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syria: Finding opportunity in a post-ceasefire crisisWhen it comes to Syria it is easy to despair and hard to find solutions. The fa
Syria: Finding opportunity in a post-ceasefire crisis
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
When it comes to Syria it is easy to despair and hard to find solutions. The failure of the second US-Russian attempt at a ceasefire came a lot quicker than the first and was perhaps best symbolised by the images of the remains of 18 aid trucks... Read more
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News.com.au
Australia urged to house more refugeesRefugee advocates have criticised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for not seizi
Australia urged to house more refugees
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
Refugee advocates have criticised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for not seizing the chance to increase Australia's intake of refugees during a high-level summit hosted by US President Barack Obama. Mr Turnbull announced Australia will take... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pre-Action Protocol and Right of Access to Court in NigeriaThere seems to be a conflict between the provisions of laws, particularly rules
Pre-Action Protocol and Right of Access to Court in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
There seems to be a conflict between the provisions of laws, particularly rules of practice and procedure, prescribing mandatory or compulsory pre-action alternative dispute resolution protocol as pre-requisites for instituting legal actions, and the... Read more
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BBC News
UN focuses on refugees - will it be enough?beaches of Chios, Greece, on the edge of the East river in New York to call att
UN focuses on refugees - will it be enough?
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
beaches of Chios, Greece, on the edge of the East river in New York to call attention to the refugee crisis This week the centre of attention for the global refugee crisis shifts from the beaches of the Greece, the refugee camps of Jordan, the... Read more
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birminghammail
Pug bombings: Inquests will be a farce without the families of victimsWHAT price the truth? Regrettably, it may be unaffordable for the relatives of
Pug bombings: Inquests will be a farce without the families of victims
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
WHAT price the truth? Regrettably, it may be unaffordable for the relatives of those who died in the Birmingham pub bombings unless the Government provides funding support for them to be legally represented at resumed inquests. Without them, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
China releases alleged Canadian spyJulia Dawn (right), who was later released on bail A Canadian man arrested in
China releases alleged Canadian spy
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Julia Dawn (right), who was later released on bail A Canadian man arrested in China two years ago on charges of spying and stealing state secrets has been freed and is back home in Canada, his family said on Thursday. Kevin Garratt was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGO Letter Regarding the Human Rights Situation in SudanOur organisations write to you in advance of the opening of the 33rd session of
NGO Letter Regarding the Human Rights Situation in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Our organisations write to you in advance of the opening of the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to share our serious concerns regarding the human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan. Many of these abuses are detailed in... Read more
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express
Equality and Human Rights Commission staff to vote on strike action in cuts rowLabour MP Jack Dromeyopposed the cuts in a letter to the commission Members of
Equality and Human Rights Commission staff to vote on strike action in cuts row
express / Posted 14 days ago
Labour MP Jack Dromeyopposed the cuts in a letter to the commission Members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) and Unite will vote on whether to take industrial action over fears that the commission's budget will be cut by 25 per... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Challenging year for Suffolk civil rights after rise in hate crimes since Brexit vote 12:33 15 September 2016 A Suffolk civil rights organisation revealed it is f
Challenging year for Suffolk civil rights after rise in hate crimes since Brexit vote
Ipswich Star / Posted 14 days ago
12:33 15 September 2016 A Suffolk civil rights organisation revealed it is facing more challenges than ever before at its annual general meeting last night. More... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bnars Equips YDF BeneficiariesTsabong — Confidential business information should be safeguarded since it dete
Bnars Equips YDF Beneficiaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Tsabong — Confidential business information should be safeguarded since it determines success of the company, says Mr Sabatha Mhatlhe. The records manager at the Botswana National Archives and Records Services (BNARS) Kanye Records Centre said... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
President Mahama deserves a second term - Daniel BatidamGeneral News of Tuesday, 13 September 2016 Governance and Corruption Adviser t
President Mahama deserves a second term - Daniel Batidam
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 16 days ago
General News of Tuesday, 13 September 2016 Governance and Corruption Adviser to the president Daniel Batidam has made a case for a second term for the president John Dramani Mahama. According to Mr. Batidam, the President and the National... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Facebook challenges for Egypt“Social media in the Arab world is a critical part of everyday life — as much a
Facebook challenges for Egypt
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
“Social media in the Arab world is a critical part of everyday life — as much a necessity as food, water and shelter because it is impossible to imagine life without it.” It was 9am, Nahla’s time for morning coffee. But the delicious coffee aroma... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
In Laos, Obama puts South China Sea back on agenda at summitPresident Barack Obama put the long-simmering dispute in the South China Sea fr
In Laos, Obama puts South China Sea back on agenda at summit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
President Barack Obama put the long-simmering dispute in the South China Sea front and centre on the agenda at a regional summit Thursday as it became clear that most of the other leaders gathered in the Laotian capital were going to let China off... Read more
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Mississauga News
Province to allow more home visits for 'complex care’ patientsThe province has committed to allowing more than five daily nursing visits at h
Province to allow more home visits for 'complex care’ patients
Mississauga News / Posted 23 days ago
The province has committed to allowing more than five daily nursing visits at home for people with “complex care needs,” according to a Human Rights Tribunal settlement with a developmentally disabled man living near Smiths Falls, Ont. According to... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Province to allow more home visits for 'complex care’ patientsThe province has committed to allowing more than five daily nursing visits at h
Province to allow more home visits for 'complex care’ patients
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 23 days ago
The province has committed to allowing more than five daily nursing visits at home for people with “complex care needs,” according to a Human Rights Tribunal settlement with a developmentally disabled man living near Smiths Falls, Ont. According to... Read more
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Aljazeera
US: Does a man who killed no one deserve death row?Dallas, Texas - Terri Been always urges her students to be aware of who their
US: Does a man who killed no one deserve death row?
Aljazeera / Posted 24 days ago
Dallas, Texas - Terri Been always urges her students to be aware of who their friends are and of the people they surround themselves with. Been, a 43-year-old teacher, says she knows well the dangers of keeping dubious company: Her brother Jeffrey... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Jamaat politics helped Mir Quasem become a tycoonThe Jamaat-e-Islami leader could not escape the noose for his war crimes after
Jamaat politics helped Mir Quasem become a tycoon
Bdnews24.com / Posted 25 days ago
The Jamaat-e-Islami leader could not escape the noose for his war crimes after he lost his legal battle when his review petition was turned down by the top court. The Appellate Division dismissed the review petition last Tuesday, leaving Mir Quasem... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The kill list: Islamic State leaders taken off the battlefieldSince taking office, President Obama has sent U.S. troops into action on land o
The kill list: Islamic State leaders taken off the battlefield
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Since taking office, President Obama has sent U.S. troops into action on land or in the skies of seven countries on two continents. Obama’s administration has authorized Navy SEALs to kill Osama bin Laden in Pakistan and approved the fatal drone... Read more
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Christian Today
Israel condemned for 'secret trial' of Christian charity World Vision's Gaza directorA Palestinian woman and her child look out of the window of their shelter in De
Israel condemned for 'secret trial' of Christian charity World Vision's Gaza director
Christian Today / Posted 29 days ago
A Palestinian woman and her child look out of the window of their shelter in Deir al-Balah refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. Amnesty International has warned Israel not to continue with a "secret trial" of the Christian charity World Vision's... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
University of Victoria team developing platform to monitor children’s rightsA new monitoring platform being developed out of the University of Victoria cou
University of Victoria team developing platform to monitor children’s rights
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
A new monitoring platform being developed out of the University of Victoria could one day have implications for children’s rights globally, an effort prompted in part because of Canada’s failure to adequately comply with a UN treaty that it helped... Read more

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