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Israel’s Supreme Court Orders Demolition of Palestinian Village in West Bank

Israel’s Supreme Court Orders Demolition of Palestinian Village in West Bank

🕔15:17, 25.May 2018

Critics have denounced the ruling saying that the decision, which will devastate a community of some 35 families belonging to the Jahalin Bedouin tribe, is another example of the Israel’s policy of ethnic cleansing.

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Imprisoned For The Right to Speech

Imprisoned For The Right to Speech

🕔14:24, 23.May 2018

The story of pro-Ukrainian activist Vladimir Baluh is just the great example of it. Russian officials blamed him for his Ukrainian citizenship and for hanging out the Ukrainian flag at his private land.

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Nigerians Killed in South Africa Continue to Increase

Nigerians Killed in South Africa Continue to Increase

🕔09:48, 19.May 2018

“Ochuba, a property owner, was shot dead alongside his estate agent, a female South African on May 5. They were shot dead as they visited the tenant occupying Ochuba’s house to collect rent.

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Israel Must Quickly Leave UN Rights Council – Avigdor Lieberman

Israel Must Quickly Leave UN Rights Council – Avigdor Lieberman

🕔13:18, 17.May 2018

Avigdor Lieberman claimed that “Israel is under a double attack,” one from Gaza and another campaign of “hypocrisy headed by the United Nations Human Rights Council.”

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Yahya Jammeh Gambia’s Ex-President Now Faces Extradition, Prosecution

Yahya Jammeh Gambia’s Ex-President Now Faces Extradition, Prosecution

🕔11:12, 17.May 2018

Yahya Jammeh fled into exile in Equatorial Guinea in January 2017 after losing elections. It is not clear if Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang would agree to an extradition process.

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Terrible Massacre In Gaza: Israeli Bullets Kill 43 Palestinians, Hundreds Wounded

Terrible Massacre In Gaza: Israeli Bullets Kill 43 Palestinians, Hundreds Wounded

🕔14:43, 14.May 2018

Forty-three Palestinian protesters have been killed by Israeli fire during demonstrations ahead of the US embassy inauguration in Jerusalem, the Palestinian health ministry said Monday.

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Marielle Franco Killing Takes Center Stage in Brazil

Marielle Franco Killing Takes Center Stage in Brazil

🕔10:35, 13.May 2018

“We appreciate the seriousness with which the investigation has been conducted and we hope that it carries on like that until we get a concrete answer, not just for the family but for the entire world. We need to keep fighting,” added Marielle Franco’s mother, Marinete da Silva.

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Racism In Britain Now Acceptable Because Of Brexit

Racism In Britain Now Acceptable Because Of Brexit

🕔10:22, 12.May 2018

“A Brexit related trend that threatens racial equality in the UK has been the growth in the acceptability of explicit racial, ethnic and religious intolerance,” said E Tendayi Achiume.

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Stop Celebrating Palestinian Dispossession!

Stop Celebrating Palestinian Dispossession!

🕔09:32, 8.May 2018

When top Israeli government officials and military generals can openly and brazenly state that “There are no innocents in Gaza” and justify the targeting of children, there is nothing left for anyone who embraces social justice and humanity to ponder.

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Ursula Haverbeck Jailed Because She’s Holocaust Denier

Ursula Haverbeck Jailed Because She’s Holocaust Denier

🕔09:01, 8.May 2018

Ursula Haverbeck, dubbed the “Nazi Grandma,” failed to turn up to begin her jail term last week but has been tracked down by police and taken to prison. She had been convicted on eight counts of incitement.

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No Wasting Of Time, Sajid Javid Must End Windrush Crisis

No Wasting Of Time, Sajid Javid Must End Windrush Crisis

🕔16:08, 5.May 2018

The immediate job for new Home Secretary Sajid Javid is to get to grips with the Windrush crisis and he has swiftly indicated his first task will be to ensure those affected “are all treated with the decency and the fairness they deserve”.

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Philippine Workers March in Protest At Short-Term Job Contracts

Philippine Workers March in Protest At Short-Term Job Contracts

🕔10:14, 1.May 2018

A pledge to act against employers who hire workers short-term and without adequate benefits helped Duterte, a former city mayor, win the presidency in May 2016.

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Feds Process Asylum-Seekers From Caravan Slammed By Trump

Feds Process Asylum-Seekers From Caravan Slammed By Trump

🕔08:55, 1.May 2018

“The spirits are high, there was good news for everybody,” Mensing said on the Mexican side of the crossing, moments after learning that some were allowed in.

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Amber Rudd Resigns Because Of Windrush Scandal

Amber Rudd Resigns Because Of Windrush Scandal

🕔07:22, 30.Apr 2018

Rudd’s resignation comes four months after another close ally and her then most senior minister, Damian Green, was forced out of his job for lying about whether he knew pornography had been found on computers in his parliamentary office.

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Iraq’s Islamic State Trials Bring Swift Verdicts, Almost All Guilty

Iraq’s Islamic State Trials Bring Swift Verdicts, Almost All Guilty

🕔11:31, 29.Apr 2018

The heavy-handed, broad-brush crackdown in the courts threatens to further alienate Iraq’s Sunni Arab minority. Sunnis were the main community living under the Islamic State group’s rule, both its recruiting base and its victims.

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