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AllAfrica.com
Dr. Sessi Inaugurates Branch of National Commission for Human Rights in Al-FasherAl-Fasher — Chairman of Darfur Regional Authority, Dr. Al-Tigani Sessi, Tuesday
Dr. Sessi Inaugurates Branch of National Commission for Human Rights in Al-Fasher
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Al-Fasher — Chairman of Darfur Regional Authority, Dr. Al-Tigani Sessi, Tuesday inaugurated in Al-Fasher the branch of the National Commission for Human Rights, which was established through support from the Embassy of Japan to Khartoum and the UN... Read more
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New Kerala
UN Human Rights chief arrives in LankaColombo, Feb 06: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad A
UN Human Rights chief arrives in Lanka
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
Colombo, Feb 06: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday for a four day official visit at the invitation of the Sri Lankan Government. During his visit, the UN rights chief will... Read more
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The Hindu
NHRC says it is racism, seeks report from KarnatakaTerming the alleged assault and molestation of a Tanzanian student late on Sund
NHRC says it is racism, seeks report from Karnataka
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Terming the alleged assault and molestation of a Tanzanian student late on Sunday as a ‘serious violation of human rights, including racism’, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) wants the State government to submit an action taken report in... Read more
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The Hindu
Three policemen suspended for Bengaluru mob attackThe constable who failed to protect the 24-year-old Tanzanian girl from mob att
Three policemen suspended for Bengaluru mob attack
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The constable who failed to protect the 24-year-old Tanzanian girl from mob attack last Sunday, and two other policemen, were suspended on Friday. Four more persons have also been arrested in connection with the attack. Tanzanian High Commissioner... Read more
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New Kerala
Tanzanian student attack: NHRC notices to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGPNew Delhi, Feb. 5 : Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the alleged
Tanzanian student attack: NHRC notices to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGP
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Feb. 5 : Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the alleged stripping of a Tanzanian girl student and forcing her to walk "without her top" in Bengaluru on the night of January 31, the National Human Rights Commission on Friday... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
4 more arrested for Tanzanian woman’s assault, 2 policemen suspendedThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) prodded Karnataka authorities on Fr
4 more arrested for Tanzanian woman’s assault, 2 policemen suspended
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) prodded Karnataka authorities on Friday to act against the attackers who last week allegedly stripped and paraded naked a young Tanzanian woman in suburban Bengaluru, an incident that has spurred a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Human Rights Commission Opened in DarfurEl Fasher — The Sudan National Human Rights Commission inaugurated a regional o
First Human Rights Commission Opened in Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
El Fasher — The Sudan National Human Rights Commission inaugurated a regional office in El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur, in order to bring its services closer to the Darfur people. The UN Development Program (UNDP) supported the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Increasing Court Cases Expose Gaps in the Labour LawWhen An employment service is terminated, among the first things that will cros
Increasing Court Cases Expose Gaps in the Labour Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
When An employment service is terminated, among the first things that will cross the mind of the affected individual is seeking legal redress whenever they feel aggrieved by the termination. In so doing, many see their appeals quashed. But many more... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Experts warn of Rangoon heritage demolitions spikeYANGON - Construction teams have torn down a clutch of Rangoon heritage buildin
Experts warn of Rangoon heritage demolitions spike
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
YANGON - Construction teams have torn down a clutch of Rangoon heritage buildings in recent months, Myanmar conservation experts said Thursday, raising fears that developers are rushing through controversial demolitions before an Aung San Suu Kyi-led... Read more
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asianage
Hashimpura records destroyed: UP copsThe UP police, for the first time, has admitted having destroyed documents rela
Hashimpura records destroyed: UP cops
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
The UP police, for the first time, has admitted having destroyed documents related to deployment of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) during Hashimpura riots in 1987. The documents could have helped establish the role of the PAC personnel in the... Read more
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asianage
Hashimpura records destroyed UP copsThe UP police, for the first time, has admitted having destroyed documents rela
Hashimpura records destroyed UP cops
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
The UP police, for the first time, has admitted having destroyed documents related to deployment of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) during Hashimpura riots in 1987. The documents could have helped establish the role of the PAC personnel in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zaria Killing - We Did Not Attempt to Assassinate COAS - Shi'iteAbuja — Campaigner "Free Sheikh ZakZaky" group and spokesman of the Shiite move
Zaria Killing - We Did Not Attempt to Assassinate COAS - Shi'ite
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Abuja — Campaigner "Free Sheikh ZakZaky" group and spokesman of the Shiite movement, Abdurrahman Abubakar Yola has said that the Shiite movement never attempted any assassination on the life of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur... Read more
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New Kerala
NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt. over death of woman due to 'negligence'New Delhi, Feb. 2 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issu
NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt. over death of woman due to 'negligence'
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
New Delhi, Feb. 2 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Kerala Government in a matter of the death of an elderly woman due to the alleged neglect by her children. The notices have been issued to the chief... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Civil society not happy with CDC draft charterThe official draft constitution was presented on final deadline on Jan 29, and
Civil society not happy with CDC draft charter
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
The official draft constitution was presented on final deadline on Jan 29, and has drawn strong criticism ever since. Related Stories Civil society has given the thumbs down to the Meechai draft charter saying it revokes the rights and liberties... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Guiglo Meeting Helped Foster Cross-Border Unity' - Pres. SirleafPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has indicated that the recent meeting in Guiglo
'Guiglo Meeting Helped Foster Cross-Border Unity' - Pres. Sirleaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has indicated that the recent meeting in Guiglo, La Cote d'Ivoire is in furtherance of government's quest to champion unity among people living along the borders. "The meeting held a week ago in Guiglo, La Cote... Read more
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Yahoo News
UN group recommends 'reparatory justice' for African Americans The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent criticized dispa
UN group recommends 'reparatory justice' for African Americans
Yahoo News / Posted 5 days ago
The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent criticized disparities in wealth, health care, and criminal justice for African Americans. A United Nations working group... Read more
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New Kerala
SDMC, police get NHRC notices over drowning of childNew Delhi, Feb 1 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued
SDMC, police get NHRC notices over drowning of child
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 1 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notices to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and the police over the death of a child who fell into a septic tank in a school here. "The commission has taken... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
People 'need not fear' the new charterDeputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam (left): No charter in the world is full
People 'need not fear' the new charter
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam (left): No charter in the world is fully democratic. (Photo by Thanarak Khunton) Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam has rejected concerns that the latest draft of the constitution will limit a future... Read more
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Orange County Register
U.N. group is 'extremely concerned' about the human rights situation of African-AmericansWASHINGTON – The United States should consider reparations to African-American
U.N. group is 'extremely concerned' about the human rights situation of African-Americans
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON – The United States should consider reparations to African-American descendants of slavery, establish a national human rights commission and publicly acknowledge that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was a crime against humanity, a United... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Wissanu: Don't expect fully democratic charterRelated Stories The government's legal expert has defended the first draft of
Wissanu: Don't expect fully democratic charter
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Related Stories The government's legal expert has defended the first draft of the constitution, saying no charter in the world is fully democratic. The next step is for the cabinet and the key bodies set up by the junta to submit proposed changes... Read more
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Japan Today
U.N. working group suggests U.S. work on racial reconciliation ‹ Japan TodayThe United States should consider reparations to African-American descendants o
U.N. working group suggests U.S. work on racial reconciliation ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 days ago
The United States should consider reparations to African-American descendants of slavery, establish a national human rights commission and publicly acknowledge that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was a crime against humanity, a United Nations working... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
UN working group suggests US work on racial reconciliationWASHINGTON (AP) - The United States should consider reparations to African-Amer
UN working group suggests US work on racial reconciliation
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States should consider reparations to African-American descendants of slavery, establish a national human rights commission and publicly acknowledge that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was a crime against humanity, a... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
UN working group suggest US work on racial reconciliationWASHINGTON (AP) -- A United Nations group says the United States should conside
UN working group suggest US work on racial reconciliation
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A United Nations group says the United States should consider reparations to African-Americans, establish a national human rights commission and publicly acknowledge that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was a crime against... Read more
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Daily Herald
UN working group suggests US work on racial reconciliationWASHINGTON -- A United Nations group says the United States should consider rep
UN working group suggests US work on racial reconciliation
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A United Nations group says the United States should consider reparations to African-Americans, establish a national human rights commission and publicly acknowledge that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was a crime against... Read more
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ABC News
UN Working Group Suggests US Work on Racial ReconciliationThe United States should consider reparations to African-American descendants o
UN Working Group Suggests US Work on Racial Reconciliation
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
The United States should consider reparations to African-American descendants of slavery, establish a national human rights commission and publicly acknowledge that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was a crime against humanity, a United Nations working... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mo Ibrahim Urges AU to Address Burundi, South Sudan CrisesThe founder of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and five other entrepreneurs and human
Mo Ibrahim Urges AU to Address Burundi, South Sudan Crises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The founder of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and five other entrepreneurs and human rights campaigners have written to the African Union to use the upcoming summit to sort out the chaos in South Sudan and Burundi, as a matter of urgency. In an open... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
DSI insists on sea gypsies' rights on Phuket beachA boy plays on Friday on Rawai beach in Phuket where sea gypsies are fighting f
DSI insists on sea gypsies' rights on Phuket beach
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
A boy plays on Friday on Rawai beach in Phuket where sea gypsies are fighting for their right to continue living and fishing. (Photo by Achadtaya Chuenniran) Related Stories A senior official of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) says... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
DSI insists on sea gypsies' right on Phuket beachA boy plays on Friday on the Rawai beach where sea gypsies are fighting for the
DSI insists on sea gypsies' right on Phuket beach
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
A boy plays on Friday on the Rawai beach where sea gypsies are fighting for their right to live and go offshore for fishing in Phuket. (Photo by Achadtaya Chuenniran) Related Stories A senior official of the Department of Special Investigation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shiite, Army Clash - What NBA Fact-Finding RevealedIt was dusk. The blistering afternoon sun had given way to a creeping cold weat
Shiite, Army Clash - What NBA Fact-Finding Revealed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
It was dusk. The blistering afternoon sun had given way to a creeping cold weather. The dry and dusty day was gradually transforming into a moisture atmosphere. As motorists made their way home that evening, they cast a glance at the debris of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transitional Justice Experts Slate Ellen's TRC Report ImplementationMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government has championed the pu
Transitional Justice Experts Slate Ellen's TRC Report Implementation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government has championed the purpose of national reconciliation, which ensures equity, equal opportunity and justice for all. Delivering her 11th state of the nation address at the Capitol Building on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Urged to Help End Conflicts in Burundi, South SudanThe Founder of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, five other entrepreneurs and human ri
AU Urged to Help End Conflicts in Burundi, South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Founder of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, five other entrepreneurs and human rights campaigners have written to the African Union to use upcoming summit to sort out conflicts in South Sudan and Burundi, as a matter of urgency. In an open letter to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Significant Progress' Made On Human Rights in SeychellesVictoria — Seychelles has made significant progress since 2011 on its human rig
'Significant Progress' Made On Human Rights in Seychelles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Victoria — Seychelles has made significant progress since 2011 on its human rights performance, the island nation's Secretary of State says. Barry Faure was speaking at Seychelles' second review called the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on its... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai rights agency downgraded by international bodyNational Human Rights Commission chairman What Tingsamitr said the draft charte
Thai rights agency downgraded by international body
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
National Human Rights Commission chairman What Tingsamitr said the draft charter needs to be passed to fix the agency's problems. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related Stories The International Coordinating Committee for National Human Rights... Read more
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The Hindu
SVS college murder row: Madras High Court orders fresh autopsy on MonishaThe father of Monisha sought a fresh postmortem as per the guidelines of the Na
SVS college murder row: Madras High Court orders fresh autopsy on Monisha
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
The father of Monisha sought a fresh postmortem as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. Noting that if a father expressed suspicion over the post-mortem conducted on his daughter’s body, there was nothing wrong in conducting a... Read more
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The Hindu
SVS college murder row: Madras High Court orders fresh autopsy on MonishaThe father of Monisha sought a re-postmortem as per the guidelines of the Natio
SVS college murder row: Madras High Court orders fresh autopsy on Monisha
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
The father of Monisha sought a re-postmortem as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. Noting that if a father expressed suspicion over the post-mortem conducted on his daughter’s body, there was nothing wrong in conducting a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Open letter to AU Peace and Security Council Heads of StateYour Excellencies, As you gather for the 26th annual meeting of the African Un
Open letter to AU Peace and Security Council Heads of State
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
Your Excellencies, As you gather for the 26th annual meeting of the African Union, two countries on our continent face perilous circumstances. In Burundi, violence and unrest caused by the President’s decision to run for a controversial third term... Read more
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Daily Mail
Drug lord El Chapo complains he is being 'tortured' by light at night'This is psychological abuse': Now, Mexican drug lord El Chapo complains he is
Drug lord El Chapo complains he is being 'tortured' by light at night
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
'This is psychological abuse': Now, Mexican drug lord El Chapo complains he is being kept awake by a night light Drug lord El Chapo is imprisoned after being recaptured for the third time Complained about being unable to sleep due to light through... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Annual Message On the State of the RepublicTo the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberi
Annual Message On the State of the Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
To the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia Delivering on the Promises By: Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of the Republic of Liberia Delivered on Monday, January 25, 2016 Capitol Hill,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia's Human Rights Record Examined Under the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic ReviewGeneva - Somalia's human rights record was reviewed under the UN Human Rights C
Somalia's Human Rights Record Examined Under the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Geneva - Somalia's human rights record was reviewed under the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group yesterday for the second time in history. The Federal Government of Somalia was represented in Geneva by a strong... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why HURIWA Passed a Vote of Confidence on Buratai, By OnwubikoAbuja — National coordinator of the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria
Why HURIWA Passed a Vote of Confidence on Buratai, By Onwubiko
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Abuja — National coordinator of the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko has stressed the need for respect for human rights as the Nigeria Army prosecutes the counter-insurgency and terrorism operations in... Read more
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asianage
Soon, a forum for medical negligence patientsContinuing the fight against medical negligence, 40 people from various profess
Soon, a forum for medical negligence patients
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Continuing the fight against medical negligence, 40 people from various professional backgrounds such as medico-legal experts along with patients and advocates are going to form a forum to provide a platform for patients to raise their voice against... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Liberia Is Safe and Secure' Full Text of Ejs's Annual MessageANNUAL MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE REPUBLIC To the Fifth Session of the 53rd Na
'Liberia Is Safe and Secure' Full Text of Ejs's Annual Message
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
ANNUAL MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE REPUBLIC To the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia Delivering on the Promises - Your Honor the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court and - The Dean and... Read more
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Aliran Online
Masum: Rights activists at risk along India-Bangladesh borderYou can now share this post using the Whatsapp button visible on smartphones.
Masum: Rights activists at risk along India-Bangladesh border
Aliran Online / Posted 11 days ago
You can now share this post using the Whatsapp button visible on smartphones. Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (Masum) activists have been targeted by the state; now the victims of rights violations and their lawyer are also under threat,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group to Protest Against Sack of Workers in ImoA group - Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), says it will mobilise 100,000 people to pro
Group to Protest Against Sack of Workers in Imo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
A group - Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), says it will mobilise 100,000 people to protest against the sack of 3,000 workers by Imo State Government. The President of NUF, Augustine Chukwudum, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Monday that... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Activists blast S44 use to kick-start power projectsEnvironmental activists and community residents have voiced opposition to the o
Activists blast S44 use to kick-start power projects
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
Environmental activists and community residents have voiced opposition to the orders issued under Section 44 of the interim charter to clear the way for the construction of several power plants stalled by protests. They called on the prime minister... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
Students in Nepal Enjoy that Country’s First Ham Contact with the ISSStudents at an elite school in the Himalayan nation of Nepal enjoyed that count
Students in Nepal Enjoy that Country’s First Ham Contact with the ISS
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 15 days ago
Students at an elite school in the Himalayan nation of Nepal enjoyed that country’s first Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact, when the spoke via ham radio with ISS crew member and UK Astronaut Tim Peake, KG5BVI, on... Read more
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The Hindu
Dalits and higher education: Grim shadow of caste over educational institutions in TNThe prejudice against Dalits continues in various forms right from schools in t
Dalits and higher education: Grim shadow of caste over educational institutions in TN
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
The prejudice against Dalits continues in various forms right from schools in the State. Indian campuses are witnessing unusual caste flare-ups, highlighted by the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad. The Hindu examines how caste... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Commission of Inquiry On Drug Trafficking to Proceed to RodriguesThe Commission of Inquiry on Drug Trafficking chaired by Mr Paul Lam Shang Leen
The Commission of Inquiry On Drug Trafficking to Proceed to Rodrigues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Commission of Inquiry on Drug Trafficking chaired by Mr Paul Lam Shang Leen, former Judge of the Supreme Court, will proceed to Rodrigues to have meetings with the relevant stakeholders. The Commission will also hold hearings and effect site... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Children Tapped On the Chest of GeneralsOur soldiers are stretched. And when stretched minds snap rebukes are measured,
When Children Tapped On the Chest of Generals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Our soldiers are stretched. And when stretched minds snap rebukes are measured, condemnations muffled . They are giving it their all, fighting demons with gloves. The depravity of the other side makes any rule following seem a handicap. We knew... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zaria Killings - Army Acted Within Its Rules of Engagement, COAS Tells Probe PanelThe Chief of Army Staff, Major General Yusuf Buratai, yesterday, appeared befor
Zaria Killings - Army Acted Within Its Rules of Engagement, COAS Tells Probe Panel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Yusuf Buratai, yesterday, appeared before a Special Investigative Panel that was constituted by the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to probe circumstances that led to the bloody clash between the... Read more
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