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Being There

Human Wrongs Watch

By Uri Avnery*

21/01/2017

PERHAPS HE is lying all the time.

Perhaps he is lying about being a liar.

Perhaps he is cheating about being a cheat. 1,608 more words

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The Gambia crisis: Yahya Jammeh says he will step down

The Gambia’s long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections.

In an announcement on state TV, he said it was “not necessary that a single drop of blood be shed”. 45 more words

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Yahya Jammeh to step down

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Individual  Responsibility

Human Wrongs Watch

By John Scales Avery*

The duty of individuals living under an unjust government.

OSLO, 20 January 2017 – There are many governments today that can be described unjust, and some that even deserve to be called fascist. 2,962 more words

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Right to Information Dead on Arrival at UN

Human Wrongs Watch

By Thalif Deen*

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 19 2017 (IPS) – The 193-member UN General Assembly has been dragging its feet on a proposal that has been kicked around the corridors of the United Nations for over 10 years: a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) providing journalists the “right to information” in a sprawling bureaucracy protective of its turf. 1,329 more words

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Land Is Thirsty and Water Scarce - UN Eyes Recycling Wastewater for Large-Scale Farming

Human Wrongs Watch

With agricultural land thirsty and water increasingly scarce, the United Nations agricultural agency on 19 January 2017 hosted an international event to discuss the use of municipal liquid waste for farming. 275 more words

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Another 'New Plan' to Address Plight of Refugees and Migrants in Europe

Human Wrongs Watch

The United Nations refugee and migration agencies along with a host of partners on 19 January 2017 unveiled a new strategy and appeal to help address the challenges confronting hundreds of thousands of… 472 more words

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