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Daily News
At war again on ‘Nandikadal?’South and does not give a fair and balanced picture of the final phase of war.
At war again on ‘Nandikadal?’
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
South and does not give a fair and balanced picture of the final phase of war. That was exactly why it became the centre of attraction at the Colombo International Book Fair. It shows that the Sinhala society is reluctant to move away from... Read more
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asianage
Thousands of Tibetans in Majnu Ka Tila feel rootlessin Tibet, 122 of whom died immediately or shortly thereafter, according to offi
Thousands of Tibetans in Majnu Ka Tila feel rootless
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
in Tibet, 122 of whom died immediately or shortly thereafter, according to officials in Dharamsala. According to a Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy report on human rights in Tibet: “The self-immolations should be regarded as an... Read more
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Aljazeera
Is Facebook neutral on Palestine-Israel conflict?them in the occupied territories to reach a worldwide audience," said Musa Rima
Is Facebook neutral on Palestine-Israel conflict?
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
them in the occupied territories to reach a worldwide audience," said Musa Rimawi, director of MADA, the Palestinian Centre for Development and Media Freedom. Last week, four editors from the Shehab News Agency , which has more than 6.3... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Remanded and Forgotten: The fate of South Africa’s prisoners who have not yet been triedwith no one to talk to and nothing to do. Titus Monyemoratho, a remand detaine
Remanded and Forgotten: The fate of South Africa’s prisoners who have not yet been tried
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
with no one to talk to and nothing to do. Titus Monyemoratho, a remand detainee in Vereeniging’s Groenpunt Correctional Centre, does not have to imagine. That’s because, despite never having been convicted of a crime, he has been behind bars... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Asylum seekers are taking desperate actions as bridging visas leave them in limbodecided to leave Afghanistan and come to Australia. Mohammad Hadi, a Hazara as
Asylum seekers are taking desperate actions as bridging visas leave them in limbo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
decided to leave Afghanistan and come to Australia. Mohammad Hadi, a Hazara asylum seeker, celebrating his release from detention. Photo: Supplied He went first to the capital, Kabul, and then flew onto India and Malaysia before landing in... Read more
8d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Vietnam rejects 'anti-government' blogger's appealblogger Thursday, his lawyer said, as rights groups accused authoritarian Vietn
Vietnam rejects 'anti-government' blogger's appeal
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
blogger Thursday, his lawyer said, as rights groups accused authoritarian Vietnam of crushing dissent. Nguyen Huu Vinh (centre), was arrested in 2014 and accused of disseminating anti-government articles on his wildly popular website. Nguyen... Read more
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8d
CTV News
Urgent need to stop jailing child migrants: reportnewcomers. Canada has held hundreds of children -- including some from Syria a
Urgent need to stop jailing child migrants: report
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
newcomers. Canada has held hundreds of children -- including some from Syria and other war-torn regions -- in immigration detention in recent years in violation of global legal obligations, says the report by the University of Toronto's... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Find alternatives to harmful practice of jailing child migrantsnewcomers. Canada has held hundreds of children — including some from Syria an
Find alternatives to harmful practice of jailing child migrants
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
newcomers. Canada has held hundreds of children — including some from Syria and other war-torn regions — in immigration detention in recent years in violation of global legal obligations, says the report by the University of Toronto’s... Read more
9d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
PNG Government applies to dismiss Manus Island compensation bidbench of the PNG Supreme Court in April, which found the men were illegally det
PNG Government applies to dismiss Manus Island compensation bid
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
bench of the PNG Supreme Court in April, which found the men were illegally detained on Manus Island and ordered the detention centre there be closed. The PNG Government responded to the judgment by allowing the men to leave the centre and... Read more
10d
International Business Times
Tim Farron: Read Liberal Democrat leader's full speech to 2016 conferencethe bare minimum. But since the front pages have moved on, they have barely li
Tim Farron: Read Liberal Democrat leader's full speech to 2016 conference
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
the bare minimum. But since the front pages have moved on, they have barely lifted a finger. Now there are some on the centre left who are squeamish about patriotism, but not me. I'm proud of my country; I hate it when my government makes me... Read more
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13d
The New Zealand Herald
Falun Gong practitioners sent to a 'brainwashing centre' and tortured for beliefsInside China’s secret brainwashing centres: ‘People only see what the governmen
Falun Gong practitioners sent to a 'brainwashing centre' and tortured for beliefs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Inside China’s secret brainwashing centres: ‘People only see what the government wants them to see’. Members of Falun Gong or Falun Dafa protest concerning the torture and organ harvesting of fellow members in mainland China. Photo / Getty... Read more
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New York Post
The unspeakable torture happening in Chinese prisonshad become his enemy — but not his worst. That was a typical day for Mr Liu du
The unspeakable torture happening in Chinese prisons
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
had become his enemy — but not his worst. That was a typical day for Mr Liu during a lengthy stint in a series of Beijing detention centers and labor camps between 2006 and 2009. There, he was subjected to electric shocks, medical tests, forced... Read more
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14d
AllAfrica.com
NGO Letter Regarding the Human Rights Situation in Sudanforces have targeted opposition party members, human rights defenders, students
NGO Letter Regarding the Human Rights Situation in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
forces have targeted opposition party members, human rights defenders, students, and political activists for arrest, detention, and other abuses. In the UN Independent Expert's second mission to Sudan in April 2016, he noted having received... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Extreme torture: Inside China's correctional facilitieshad become his enemy - but not his worst. That was a typical day for Mr Liu du
Extreme torture: Inside China's correctional facilities
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
had become his enemy - but not his worst. That was a typical day for Mr Liu during a lengthy stint in a series of Beijing detention centres and labour camps between 2006 and 2009. There, he was subjected to electric shocks, medical tests, forced... Read more
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15d
News.com.au
Prisoners subjected to electric shock, stretching and morehad become his enemy — but not his worst. That was a typical day for Mr Liu du
Prisoners subjected to electric shock, stretching and more
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
had become his enemy — but not his worst. That was a typical day for Mr Liu during a lengthy stint in a series of Beijing detention centres and labour camps between 2006 and 2009. There, he was subjected to electric shocks, medical tests, forced... Read more
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17d
Belfast Telegraph
Torture victim loses fight to bring Bahrain attorney general before court2011 in a complex known as The Fort. Mr Al-Hasabi told the court the Attorney
Torture victim loses fight to bring Bahrain attorney general before court
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
2011 in a complex known as The Fort. Mr Al-Hasabi told the court the Attorney General was responsible for overseeing the detention centre, operated by Bahrain's National Security Agency. His senior counsel, Giollaiosa O Lideadha, said that in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI paymentwhen they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told S
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI payment
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 days ago
when they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told Sunday Night's Mike Willesee. The man at the centre of the 60 Minutes Beirut child-snatch bungle returns home promising to tell "the truth" after more than 100 days... Read more
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19d
WA Today
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI paymentwhen they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told S
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI payment
WA Today / Posted 19 days ago
when they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told Sunday Night's Mike Willesee. The man at the centre of the 60 Minutes Beirut child-snatch bungle returns home promising to tell "the truth" after more than 100 days... Read more
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19d
The Age
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI paymentwhen they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told S
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI payment
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
when they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told Sunday Night's Mike Willesee. The man at the centre of the 60 Minutes Beirut child-snatch bungle returns home promising to tell "the truth" after more than 100 days... Read more
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19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI paymentwhen they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told S
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI payment
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
when they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told Sunday Night's Mike Willesee. The man at the centre of the 60 Minutes Beirut child-snatch bungle returns home promising to tell "the truth" after more than 100 days... Read more
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19d
Canberra Times
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI paymentwhen they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told S
Adam Whittington says 60 Minutes 'fabricated lies' over CARI payment
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
when they walked out with their champagnes," Mr Whittington's wife Karin told Sunday Night's Mike Willesee. The man at the centre of the 60 Minutes Beirut child-snatch bungle returns home promising to tell "the truth" after more than 100 days... Read more
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22d
The Globe and Mail
Ex-Toronto gang leader released from jail after advocates raised concernsafter he was shot in a Toronto park is free again after Correctional Service Ca
Ex-Toronto gang leader released from jail after advocates raised concerns
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
after he was shot in a Toronto park is free again after Correctional Service Canada reversed its decision to revoke his freedom in the name of public safety. Alejandro Vivar’s release from custody caps a tumultuous month in which he was juggled... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kohler Barnard, Sparrow 'racist utterances' back in courtwho have suffered under his rule. "To call for the return of Botha is to call
Kohler Barnard, Sparrow 'racist utterances' back in court
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
who have suffered under his rule. "To call for the return of Botha is to call for the return of oppression, repression, detention, torture, maiming and killing of countless African, Indian and Coloured people. In fact, it is calling for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
30 Somali Journalists Were Killed Since 2012A UN report on freedom of expression in Somalia released Sunday describes progr
30 Somali Journalists Were Killed Since 2012
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
A UN report on freedom of expression in Somalia released Sunday describes progress in state-building in Somalia, but also shows the very challenging environment that continues to confront journalists, human rights defenders and political leaders,... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Learning to live with itback. As well as calling for a national ban on the “burkini”, a modest swimsuit
Learning to live with it
Namibia Economist / Posted 28 days ago
back. As well as calling for a national ban on the “burkini”, a modest swimsuit favoured by Muslims, he has proposed the detention or electronic tagging of potentially thousands of people who are on a list of Islamist-inspired security threats.... Read more
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The Age
A year on from the death of Alan Kurdi, what did this viral photo achieve?on without seeing the absolute worst of what war has to offer." In other words
A year on from the death of Alan Kurdi, what did this viral photo achieve?
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
on without seeing the absolute worst of what war has to offer." In other words, images like Omran's go viral because they centre the feelings of the viewer, not the trauma of the subject. Rather than effect permanent change, they stoke temporary... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A year on from the death of Alan Kurdi, what did this viral photo achieve?on without seeing the absolute worst of what war has to offer." In other words
A year on from the death of Alan Kurdi, what did this viral photo achieve?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
on without seeing the absolute worst of what war has to offer." In other words, images like Omran's go viral because they centre the feelings of the viewer, not the trauma of the subject. Rather than effect permanent change, they stoke temporary... Read more
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29d
Canberra Times
A year on from the death of Alan Kurdi, what did this viral photo achieve?on without seeing the absolute worst of what war has to offer." In other words
A year on from the death of Alan Kurdi, what did this viral photo achieve?
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
on without seeing the absolute worst of what war has to offer." In other words, images like Omran's go viral because they centre the feelings of the viewer, not the trauma of the subject. Rather than effect permanent change, they stoke temporary... Read more
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29d
iol.co.za
What we should ask about Libyacrushing any opposition and preventing dissent. The 1970s in Libya were charact
What we should ask about Libya
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
crushing any opposition and preventing dissent. The 1970s in Libya were characterised by summary executions, arbitrary detention and the disappearance of anyone who posed a threat to Gaddafi’s draconian leadership. The repression continued... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Success for mental health trust and police forces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health assessment fallsforces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health asses
Success for mental health trust and police forces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health assessment falls
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
forces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health assessment falls Picture posed by model. Police detentions under the mental health act have risen across our region but fewer are being kept in police cells ahead of mental... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Success for mental health trust and police forces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health assessment fallsforces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health asses
Success for mental health trust and police forces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health assessment falls
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 30 days ago
forces as number of detained people kept in cells pending a mental health assessment falls Picture posed by model. Police detentions under the mental health act have risen across our region but fewer are being kept in police cells ahead of mental... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudan/ Drop All Charges and Release Detainees - National Security Should Stop Harassing Civil Society Activistsrelease three men who have been detained since May 2016 solely for the peaceful
Sudan/ Drop All Charges and Release Detainees - National Security Should Stop Harassing Civil Society Activists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
release three men who have been detained since May 2016 solely for the peaceful exercise of their rights, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies, Amnesty International, DefendDefenders, the International Federation for Human Rights... Read more
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Junkee
A Different Type Of Detention: Portraits Of Life Beyond Manus And NauruThis is the alternative to Australia's cruelty. Around the beginning of last
A Different Type Of Detention: Portraits Of Life Beyond Manus And Nauru
Junkee / Posted 30 days ago
This is the alternative to Australia's cruelty. Around the beginning of last year, Australia’s broadsheets were covered in crayon. With the Human Rights Commission’s Forgotten... Read more
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Aljazeera
Kashmir: A story of defiance amid griefwhen he was alive," says Umair Gul, who has been researching India's armed grou
Kashmir: A story of defiance amid grief
Aljazeera / Posted 1 months ago
when he was alive," says Umair Gul, who has been researching India's armed groups at Jamia Millia Islamia's Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution in New Delhi. His name is seen and heard all over Kashmir, in the graffiti that... Read more
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asianage
Curfew lifted from Srinagar after 52 days; fresh clashes in placesremaining shut for more than seven weeks. Witnesses said that groups of youth
Curfew lifted from Srinagar after 52 days; fresh clashes in places
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
remaining shut for more than seven weeks. Witnesses said that groups of youth quickly took to the streets chanting pro-freedom slogans. They soon clashed with the CRPF and the J&K police which in strength rushed in and made attempts to push the... Read more
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