Iris C. Maxfield: Kagame’s recent landslide election wins and high approval ratings have come hand in hand with silencing opponents, police brutality, and concealing the murder of dissidents. 504 more words
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Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. 566 more words
NOVATO (KPIX 5) — A woman who turned a century old got an unexpected birthday surprise.
Libba Patterson was named Novato’s Queen of the Day. When you turn 100, you earn that title and even get to wear a tiara. 387 more words
An International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) online article stated that an estimated 1,647,500 seafarers are serving internationally trading merchant ships nowadays. Of the worldwide population, 25 percent are composed of Filipino seafarers. 184 more words
Ban’s long-awaited apology came with a promising plan to help victims of the savage epidemic, called “The New Approach,” which envisions spending $400 million to support survivors and address the nation’s crumbling water and sanitation systems. 146 more words