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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal 0

Aboriginal Tasmanians will argue for a compensation deal as part of a national treaty at a historic meeting on constitutional recognition at Uluru.

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MOZAMBIQUE POLITICS: UN, Mozambique Host Forum to Fight Trafficking Albinos

MOZAMBIQUE POLITICS: UN, Mozambique Host Forum to Fight Trafficking Albinos 0

United Nations agencies are joining forces with governments in Southern Africa in a push to strengthen protections for persons with albinism.

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EL SALVADOR POLITICS: Violence Against Transgender Should Be Investigated: United Nations

EL SALVADOR POLITICS: Violence Against Transgender Should Be Investigated: United Nations 0

Seven transgender women have been killed in El Salvador, according to Geneva-based Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Rubbished ‘Anti-Men’ Gender Quota

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Rubbished ‘Anti-Men’ Gender Quota 0

Abbott replied: “Look obviously we have to give women a fair go. We have to give women a fair go but some of this stuff just sounds like its anti-men.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage 0

Julie Bishop will “carefully consider” conservative backbencher Eric Abetz’s demands for Yassmin Abdel-Magied to be dismissed from government advisory board following her controversial Anzac Day post.

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USA POLITICS: New Orleans Removes Confederate Monument

USA POLITICS: New Orleans Removes Confederate Monument 0

“There’s a better way to use the property these monuments are on and a way that better reflects who we are,” New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said.

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IRELAND POLITICS: Sorcha O’Neill Resigns Over ‘Bullying, Hostility’ Claims

IRELAND POLITICS: Sorcha O’Neill Resigns Over ‘Bullying, Hostility’ Claims 0

Sorcha O’Neill said she raised “multiple concerns” with Sinn Féin’s head office over recent years but failed to get any more than a “casual response”.

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WORLD POLITICS: Western Governments Oppose Anti-Semitism, Yet Old Hatred Continues

WORLD POLITICS: Western Governments Oppose Anti-Semitism, Yet Old Hatred Continues 0

How toxic is it? And are recent eruptions of anti-Semitism expressions of momentary irritation, misunderstanding, or plain ignorance?

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GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere

GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere 0

“There are better places in the world to live under Islamic law than Europe,” Wolfgang Schaeuble, the German Finance Minister has said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson’s Call for Halal-Certified Easter Eggs Boycott Backfires

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson’s Call for Halal-Certified Easter Eggs Boycott Backfires 0

“Go and buy some non-halal Easter eggs and chocolate and have a very happy Easter everyone,” Senator Pauline Hanson says in the video.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EPP Calls For Total Ban of Niqab in Europe

EUROPE POLITICS: EPP Calls For Total Ban of Niqab in Europe 0

“We want a total ban of face covering in the EU” said Manfred Weber, the group’s leader in the European Parliament, as cited by the The Express.

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UK POLITICS: Ken Livingstone’s Adolf Hitler Remark Backfires

UK POLITICS: Ken Livingstone’s Adolf Hitler Remark Backfires 0

The row over Livingstone comes against a backdrop of criticism within Labour and in the Jewish community, rejected by party leaders, that Labour has had a persistent problem with anti-Semitism under hard-left leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia 0

“Today you have this horrible alliance between the far left and the Islamists and they’re using the modern media tool to shut people like me out by smearing us,” Ms Hirsi Ali said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Labor Claims Victory Over Race-Hate Laws Changes

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Labor Claims Victory Over Race-Hate Laws Changes 0

Labor leader Bill Shorten told parliament the government was wasting time on watering down race-hate laws while people were being put out of work.

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TANZANIA POLITICS: Rapper Nay wa Mitego Arrested For Criticising John Magufuli

TANZANIA POLITICS: Rapper Nay wa Mitego Arrested For Criticising John Magufuli 0

Tanzanian rapper Emmanuel Elibariki, known as Nay wa Mitego arrest comes days after President Magufuli warned media to be careful about exercising freedom.

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WORLD POLITICS: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble: UDHR

WORLD POLITICS: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble: UDHR 0

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

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CANADA POLITICS: House of Commons Passes M-103 Motion Against Islamophobia

CANADA POLITICS: House of Commons Passes M-103 Motion Against Islamophobia 0

All NDP and Liberal MPs supported the motion, which passed 201-91. Majority of Conservative voted against. Gagan Sikand and Barrie Alex Nuttall abstained.

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BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority

BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority 0

“They (the police) are seen as the state and the Muslim community has shut down,” said Vincent Gilles, the head of Belgium’s main police union.

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UK POLITICS: Britain to Follow US and Ban Passengers With Laptops, iPads to UK-Bound Flights From Middle East

UK POLITICS: Britain to Follow US and Ban Passengers With Laptops, iPads to UK-Bound Flights From Middle East 0

Sources claimed terror concerns would lead to the UK taking the dramatic step on routes from as many as eight countries: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Egypt.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Government Seizes Immigrant-Owned Bakeries

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Government Seizes Immigrant-Owned Bakeries 0

More than 20 closed bakeries, 2 occupied by the government and 4 closed, is the balance that has been left by the new regimen of bakery inspections implemented by the regime of Nicolás Maduro at Caracas locales.

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