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CPJ condemns attack on Tolo TV employees in Afghanistan

New York, January 20, 2016–A suicide bombing in Kabul today killed seven people, including six employees of the Afghan station Tolo TV, according to news reports. 216 more words

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Celebrating Muslim Heroes

Fanatics exist in almost every organization including religious ones and it is important that we remember not to discriminate by painting all people who are members of any race/organization with the same brush. 184 more words

Discrimination

Ashraf Ghani is part of our shame!

Full video interview is here at DW.DE News 

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says women’s rights are a priority commitment. But how is he planning on ensuring them and how will he fight corruption, security threats and human rights violations in his country? 986 more words

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Language Change for US Human Rights Discussion

According to Breitbart, the Obama administration has announced that it will switch to the UN-approved terminology of “sexual rights” to describe sexual reproduction and other issues. 89 more words

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The Disappearance of a Gender Barrier at Harvard

In 1984, when Harvard University began to admit women as students, the elite social clubs which had an all-male component chose to distance themselves from the University and not allow female members. 158 more words

Synthesis

Hazara take protests to Kabul as Afghan sectarian fears rise, Top photos by Jawad Hamdard Kia

A protest convoy drove the bodies of seven members of Afghanistan’s minority Hazara community to the capital Kabul on Tuesday to protest against their murder by unknown militants, who dumped their partially beheaded bodies at the weekend. 2,128 more words

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