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Tanzania and China Pass Laws to Send Government Critics to Jail

Lots of countries these days have laws that make it a criminal activity to criticize the government. Dictators and other psychopathic leaders use these laws to control the political opposition, since anyone who criticizes the leaders can be beaten, tortured, raped, and jailed. 467 more words


Bob Wangwe Ordered To Pay Fine Or Face Prison

The Court of the Resident Judge in Kisutu has orderd Bob Wangwe, son of late CHADEMA politician Chacha Wangwe, to pay a fine of 5 million TSh, or serve one year and a half years in prison. 168 more words


Human Rights and Fight against Corruption

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) held the Conference on “Human Rights and Fight against Corruption” on Wednesday, 8 November, 2017. At this Conference, in addition to the leadership of the AIHRC, a number of government officials and ambassadors from the countries supporting Afghanistan also participated. 1,334 more words

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The Pain Behind the Numbers of Afghanistan’s Deadly Attacks

Slight Fall in Ground Fighting Civilian Casualties by Government Forces

Patricia Gossman

HRW Senior Researcher, Afghanistan

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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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