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Israel Just Assured UN That African Migrants Won’t Be Deported

Israel Just Assured UN That African Migrants Won’t Be Deported

🕔14:05, 2.Apr 2018

“Israel and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees have reached unprecedented understandings for the departure of at least 16,250 migrants … to Western nations,” the Israeli statement said, without naming the countries.

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Israel Rejects Gaza Inquiry, Lieberman Says Soldiers Deserve Medal

Israel Rejects Gaza Inquiry, Lieberman Says Soldiers Deserve Medal

🕔11:02, 1.Apr 2018

“Israeli soldiers did what was necessary. I think all our soldiers deserve a medal,” the defense minister, Israel’s defense minister Avigdor Lieberman, told Army Radio. “As for a commission of inquiry – there won’t be one.”

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UK Secretly Use Data From Doctors to Track Migrants

UK Secretly Use Data From Doctors to Track Migrants

🕔10:14, 1.Apr 2018

“If I knew the doctors could share information with the Home Office, I would not tell them everything,” Dalia Omer, a refugee from Sudan said, referring to the British department that oversees immigration and security. She said she might even lie about certain details to protect herself.

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Italy Summons French Ambassador After Rail Station Drug Test On A Nigerian

Italy Summons French Ambassador After Rail Station Drug Test On A Nigerian

🕔18:30, 31.Mar 2018

Italy is disputing France’s claim that its border control agents had a right to use an Italian train station facility to carry out a drug test on a Nigerian man taken off a Paris-Naples train.

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Slave-Owner Jailed 20 Years In Mauritania

Slave-Owner Jailed 20 Years In Mauritania

🕔10:50, 31.Mar 2018

“This is a big victory,” Jakub Sobik of Anti-Slavery International said. Slavery is a historical practice in Mauritania, which became the last country worldwide to legally abolish it in 1981.

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Killed By Police Bullets: Stephon Clark Supporters Protests In California

Killed By Police Bullets: Stephon Clark Supporters Protests In California

🕔10:06, 31.Mar 2018

At the funeral service for Clark on Thursday, veteran civil rights leader the Reverend Al Sharpton said: “We’re going to make Donald Trump and the whole world deal with the issue of police misconduct.”

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EU Parents Protect Your Children’s Right To Stay In UK After Brexit

EU Parents Protect Your Children’s Right To Stay In UK After Brexit

🕔08:43, 30.Mar 2018

After Brexit, the government states that EEA (European Economic Area) nationals and their family members who, by 29 March 2019, have been lawfully resident for five years, will need to apply for settled status. Additionally, people who arrive by 29 March 2019 will be able to stay until they reach the five year threshold and then apply for settled status.

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Abiy Ahmed Under Pressure to Deliver Stability In Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed Under Pressure to Deliver Stability In Ethiopia

🕔16:35, 29.Mar 2018

Abiye Abiye’s Oromo heritage appears to be a calculated attempt to soothe this anger. But his broader room for maneuver may be hemmed in by the strictures of the EPRDF, the rebel coalition that took over from the Derg military regime in 1991.

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Europe’s Refugees: The Migration Crisis

Europe’s Refugees: The Migration Crisis

🕔11:08, 29.Mar 2018

EU countries should ensure more equitable responsibility sharing for asylum seekers, and enforce common EU standards on reception conditions and asylum procedures.

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Linda Brown, Top Figure in School Segregation Case Passes Away

Linda Brown, Top Figure in School Segregation Case Passes Away

🕔11:32, 27.Mar 2018

Linda Brown sister, Cheryl Brown Henderson, founding president of The Brown Foundation, confirmed the death to The Topeka Capital-Journal. She declined comment from the family.

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Police in Ethiopia Arrest Prominent Dissidents

Police in Ethiopia Arrest Prominent Dissidents

🕔15:35, 26.Mar 2018

Ethiopia has been rocked by three years of large, sometimes violent anti-government protests, mainly in the Oromia and Amhara regions. Journalist Eskinder Nega, blogger Befekadu Hailu and opposition politician Andualem Arage were among those detained.

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Human Rights Council Scorecard: 5 Israel Resolutions, Urges Arms Embargo

Human Rights Council Scorecard: 5 Israel Resolutions, Urges Arms Embargo

🕔10:53, 24.Mar 2018

In a major diplomatic blow to Israel, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has adopted five resolutions against Tel Aviv, urging an international ban on arms sales to the regime over its atrocities in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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13 Catalan Separatist Politicians Charged With Rebellion

13 Catalan Separatist Politicians Charged With Rebellion

🕔10:31, 24.Mar 2018

Judge Pablo Llarena said Catalan separatist politicians and groups had plotted ways of achieving Catalonia’s independence for the past six years.

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Spanish Supreme Court Judge to Try 13 Catalan Leaders For Rebellion Punishable By Up to 25 Years in Jail

Spanish Supreme Court Judge to Try 13 Catalan Leaders For Rebellion Punishable By Up to 25 Years in Jail

🕔12:51, 23.Mar 2018

A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Friday said he would try 13 Catalan leaders for rebellion, a crime punishable by up to 25 years in jail, over their role in Catalonia’s banned independence drive last year.

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“Sac PD: Stop Killing Us!” Stephon Clark Supporters Take Cente Stage

“Sac PD: Stop Killing Us!” Stephon Clark Supporters Take Cente Stage

🕔11:50, 23.Mar 2018

Clinton Primm said he was friends with Clark, who was nicknamed “Zoe,” for about six years and fears others are also at risk at being shot by police. “He was a great dad,” he recalled of Clark, the father of sons ages 1 and 3. “He loved both of them to death.”

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