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Human Rights - Current Affairs - 12 August, 2017

Kenya: Police Restraint Critical

Human Rights Watch News / by Human Rights Watch

Expand Policemen chase protesters in Kisumu, Kenya August 11, 2017. © 2017 Baz Ratner /Reuters (Nairobi) – Kenyan security forces should exercise restraint in the face of protests that take place in response to election results, Human Rights Watch said today. 1,961 more words

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Human Rights - Current Affairs - 06 August, 2017

Black lives matter, says Britain as well

The Hindu – International / by Vidya Ram

On July 22, Rashan Charles, a 20-year-old Black man, died in a hospital in east London after being chased into a shop and confronted by a police officer, who attempted to remove an unnamed object from his mouth. 427 more words

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WE FEEL ITS, A GRAVE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION THAT Dalits of West Medinipur district facing social boycott for past two years

WE FEEL ITS, A GRAVE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION THAT Dalits of West Medinipur district facing social boycott for past two years, state government yet to act against culprits , said Dr. 706 more words

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Afghanistan Warlord’s Grandiose, and Damaging, Return

Hekmatyar Criticizes Media, Rejects Accountability

Patricia Gossman

Senior Researcher, Afghanistan

Afghan leaders feted the return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to Kabul yesterday, praising their newfound brotherhood… 408 more words

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The sour fruit of the “public land ownership” regime: Violent confrontations over land seizure keep occurring all over Vietnam

The 88 Project, April 21, 2017: As we reported in the newsletter last week, the violent clash between local farmers and authorities in Hoành village, Đồng Tâm commune, Mỹ Đức district, Hà Nội, continued well into the week. 472 more words

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Formosa protesters defy police threats

Vietnam Right Now, March 5, 2017: Protesters have staged rallies across the country to demand the expulsion of the Taiwanese company, Formosa, for causing last year’s devastating chemical spill off the central coast. 269 more words

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