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AllAfrica.com
Former Crane Bank Employees Sue DFCUKampala — The High court in Kampala will this friday rule on whether to grant 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Kampala — The High court in Kampala will this friday rule on whether to grant 10 former Crane Bank employees permission to file a suit on behalf of their 400 colleagues against DFCU Bank, for wrongfully dismissal. Crane bank had promised its 700... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Sunday Story: Ignoring Vijnaneshwara - There can’t be a greater crime!In a land of a billion people, a million customs and hundreds of law treatises,
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
In a land of a billion people, a million customs and hundreds of law treatises, deciphering the ancient texts and drawing up a common law to govern and make sure all are governed by the same rule, is no simple task. A legal luminary from Karnataka... Read more
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Daily Mail
How to spot a sexual predator, according to a psychologistHow to spot a sexual predator: Psychologist breaks down 8 classic warning signs
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
How to spot a sexual predator: Psychologist breaks down 8 classic warning signs - and how to protect yourself More than 30 women have come forward to announce that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them Here, we've outlined eight characteristics... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Blood Diamond link for Aussie in one of world's biggest scandalsAt the centre of one of the world's biggest ever corruption scandals is an Aust
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
At the centre of one of the world's biggest ever corruption scandals is an Australian who cut his teeth in Melbourne and Sydney as an investment banker. It was March 2008 when an Australian banker flew into Harare International Airport as electoral... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Flare-ups in the MediterraneanEarlier this month, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Tarek Al-Molla ann
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Earlier this month, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Tarek Al-Molla announced that production at the giant Zohr gas field in the Mediterranean north of Damietta was expected to start in October. The field would start by producing 350 billion... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss baby hatches rest on a minefield of politics, religion and social justiceCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is copyrighted. It is intended for private use only. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unam Law Students Take Care of Vulnerable Childrenof Namibia (Unam), calling themselves The Moppet Minders, recently spent a day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
of Namibia (Unam), calling themselves The Moppet Minders, recently spent a day with vulnerable kids at the Hope Initiative Centre in Okahandja Park informal settlement and taught them about their constitutional rights. The children from the poor... Read more
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Ekklesia
Jordan's parliament passes human rights reformsJordan's parliament has approved a series of important human rights reforms, Hu
Ekklesia / Posted 15 days ago
Jordan's parliament has approved a series of important human rights reforms, Human Rights Watch said yesterday (4 October 2017). Positive changes include a new law that improves rights of people with disabilities, the full repeal of a controversial... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Bid to raise £40,000 to offer justice to everyone who needs it in Suffolk Supporters of the Suffolk Law Centre campaign. Picture: GREGG BROWN A campai
Ipswich Star / Posted 17 days ago
Supporters of the Suffolk Law Centre campaign. Picture: GREGG BROWN A campaign to raise money to open a law centre in our county to provide justice to everyone who needs it... Read more
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New Kerala
Global Coalition Calls for Government to Scrap 'Inadequate' Access to Information Reform Bill - newkerala news #277254TORONTO: A global coalition of civil society organizations and individuals, lis
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
TORONTO: A global coalition of civil society organizations and individuals, listed below, have issued a joint letter calling on Treasury Board President Scott Brison to withdraw the government's inadequate Access to Information Act reform... Read more
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Daily Mail
Catalan officials demand ALL Spanish police removed from regionTake your cops out of Catalonia: Officials demand ALL Spanish police officers a
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Take your cops out of Catalonia: Officials demand ALL Spanish police officers are removed from the region and vow to take legal action against them following referendum vote brutality Shocking footage shows a Catalan woman being dragged out of a... Read more
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Gulf News
Take passports of NRI husbands to stop divorceExperts dealing with marital disputes and divorces of Indian expats welcome pro
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
Experts dealing with marital disputes and divorces of Indian expats welcome proposals to support deserted wives of NRIs Image Credit: Pankaj Sharma/Gulf News Counseling session being given to a worker by Sailaja Menon at Alankit office in JLT,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
C&AG Report: €661m ‘collectable’ tax not recovered; Fresh concerns raised over Garda Collegeover Garda College Saturday, September 30, 2017 The Irish Examiner news team
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
over Garda College Saturday, September 30, 2017 The Irish Examiner news team look at the findings in the Comptroller and Auditor General Report. Comptroller and Auditor General, Seamus McCarthy Revenue: €661m ‘collectable’ tax not... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Don’t count the body-bagsWhat is it about our relationship with the US that elicits from both government
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
What is it about our relationship with the US that elicits from both government and opposition such fawning subservience? Labor's Bill Shorten and Penny Wong strongly echo the government's goal (in the words of reporter David Wroe, "Shorten, Wong... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Don’t count the body-bagsWhat is it about our relationship with the US that elicits from both government
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
What is it about our relationship with the US that elicits from both government and opposition such fawning subservience? Labor's Bill Shorten and Penny Wong strongly echo the government's goal (in the words of reporter David Wroe, "Shorten, Wong... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Don’t count the body-bagsWhat is it about our relationship with the US that elicits from both government
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
What is it about our relationship with the US that elicits from both government and opposition such fawning subservience? Labor's Bill Shorten and Penny Wong strongly echo the government's goal (in the words of reporter David Wroe, "Shorten, Wong... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia softens Rohingya UN resolution to accusations of 'whitewashing'on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims despite mounting evidence that Human Rights Watch says amounts to crimes against humanity. In closed-door negotiations at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Herders Against Farmers - Nigeria's Expanding Deadly ConflictPropelled by desertification, insecurity and the loss of grazing land to expand
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Propelled by desertification, insecurity and the loss of grazing land to expanding settlements, the southward migration of Nigeria's herders is causing violent competition over land with local farmers. To prevent the crisis from escalating, the... Read more
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WA Today
Australia softens Rohingya UN resolution to accusations of 'whitewashing'on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims despite mounting evidence that Human Rights Watch says amounts to crimes against humanity. In closed-door negotiations at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia insists on rewording Rohingya UN resolution to accusations of 'whitewashing'on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims despite mounting evidence that Human Rights Watch says amounts to crimes against humanity. In closed-door negotiations at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva,... Read more
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The Age
Australia insists on rewording Rohingya UN resolution to accusations of 'whitewashing'on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
on softening a United Nations resolution on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims despite mounting evidence that Human Rights Watch says amounts to crimes against humanity. In closed-door negotiations at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Convicted ex-teacher gets a breakfighting her case in February, now will be able to teach again. (Bangkok Post f
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 days ago
fighting her case in February, now will be able to teach again. (Bangkok Post file photo) The Teachers' Council of Thailand (TCT) yesterday decided to return a teaching licence to Jomsap Saenmuangkhot, a former Sakon Nakhon teacher who was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa/Global - How Women Lose From Tax InjusticeA new report from the Association for Women in Development (AWID), authored by
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
A new report from the Association for Women in Development (AWID), authored by Dr. Attiya Waris in Nairobi, makes a powerful case that women lose disproportionately from illicit financial flows, which reduce the tax base and deprive states of the... Read more
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The Star
Tribunal: Myanmar govt guilty of genocideKUALA LUMPUR: The Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people and other Muslim minorities, a panel of international law and human rights experts found. The seven-member Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal announced its verdict after... Read more
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The Star
People's tribunal finds Myanmar guilty of Rohingya genocideKUALA LUMPUR: The Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya
The Star / Posted 28 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people and other Muslim minorities, according to the international Permanent Peoples' Tribunal. The seven-man panel tribunal announced its verdict after considering... Read more
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The Age
Katrina Okotel, the 'bleeding heart' lawyer who opposes same-sex marriageKarina Okotel - federal Liberal party vice president, unsuccessful senate candi
The Age / Posted a month ago
Karina Okotel - federal Liberal party vice president, unsuccessful senate candidate, and the young, fresh face of the No Campaign - wants people to know that conservatives care. "A misunderstanding people have about the conservative side of politics... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Katrina Okotel, the 'bleeding heart' lawyer who opposes same-sex marriageKarina Okotel - federal Liberal party vice president, unsuccessful senate candi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
Karina Okotel - federal Liberal party vice president, unsuccessful senate candidate, and the young, fresh face of the No Campaign - wants people to know that conservatives care. "A misunderstanding people have about the conservative side of politics... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Culprits will pay, says Zahidthat no party will go scot free if there exist elements of crime in the fire tr
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 1 months ago
that no party will go scot free if there exist elements of crime in the fire tragedy at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz centre recently. He stressed that if elements of treachery existed in the incident, firm action awaited the offenders.... Read more
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CTV News
Millions of world's children lack any record of their birthsMASAKA, Uganda -- Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in vio
CTV News / Posted 1 months ago
MASAKA, Uganda -- Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger, get justice after an alleged statutory rape at the hands of an older man? In their impoverished communities... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why do some peacekeepers rape? The full reportpeacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to
Aljazeera / Posted 1 months ago
peacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to help them transition to peace. But some stand accused of committing crimes against the very people they are supposed to protect. The UN says it has a zero tolerance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rights Groups to Monitor Army Operations in South EastThe Nigerian human rights community has taken a dim view of the ongoing securit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The Nigerian human rights community has taken a dim view of the ongoing security situation in the South-eastern part of the country, declaring its readiness to monitor the conduct. The community also said the police, not the Nigerian Army, have the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Justice Sector in Fresh Quest to Improve Service DeliveryThe justice sector is working on a five-year strategic plan that looks at putti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The justice sector is working on a five-year strategic plan that looks at putting at the centre efficient service delivery to help promote human rights. Isabelle Karihangabo, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Justice, called on all... Read more
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Reuters
EU sticks to Libya strategy on migrants, despite human rights concerns- The European Union is determined to go on preventing migrants setting off fro
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
- The European Union is determined to go on preventing migrants setting off from the coast of Libya, interior ministers said on Thursday, despite criticism from rights advocates who say the strategy is aggravating human suffering. After more... Read more

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