Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Ethiopia: World Bank Translator, Activists Face Trial

Ethiopian authorities should immediately drop all charges and release a former World Bank translator and two other local activists charged under Ethiopia’s repressive counterterrorism...

UN human rights chief calls for peacekeepers committing crimes to be punished

International peacekeepers who commit crimes must be punished, the U.N. human rights chief said on Friday following the revelation of yet another sexual abuse...

Trump refugee order dashes hopes of Iraqis who helped the U.S.

Iraqis who say their lives are in danger because they worked with the U.S. government in Iraq fear their chances of finding refuge in...

The Ethiopian protesters’ struggle moves to the athletics track

While a state of emergency is still in place at home, global sporting events are providing an irresistible opportunity for protesters to be seen...

Immigration Department defends handling of pregnant Somali refugee sent back to Nauru

The Immigration Department has defended its treatment of a pregnant refugee who is now back in Nauru amid conflicting claims over whether she changed...

Footprints: Strangers in a strange land

AS the power cuts off, light from a large window illuminates Luul Yusaf Ali’s one-room apartment in a narrow alley overlooking the Islamabad High...

Gaza conflict: UNHRC adopts resolution as India abstains

Resolution calls on all UN officials to implement the report’s recommendations and on UNHRC member states to ensure the application of international law in...

After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of ‘The Darkness’

The United States subjected Suleiman Abdullah Salim to harsh tactics in a secret prison and held him without charge for years. He was found...
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Hillary Clinton’s Khizr Khan Campaign Ad Finally Gives American Muslims the Humanity They Deserve

As an American Muslim, I shed tears while watching this video because for once my community isn’t being equated with terrorism. No campaign ad has...
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Girls for Sale in India and Canada’s indigenous women – the missing and the...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...