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Xenophobic Violence is Sweeping South Africa Again!!!

From: Nic Mackay – Avaaz <avaaz@avaaz.org>

Subject: Xenophobia in SA

Date: 18 April 2015 at 6:05:36 AM SAST

Xenophobic violence is once again sweeping South Africa — our brothers and sisters are being attacked, burned, killed.  864 more words

17 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

STL begins contempt trial against Lebanese journalist and her TV station: Lebanese journalist, Karma Khayat, and her al-Jadeed TV station stand accused of obstruction of justice for the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. 505 more words

News About The Courts

Kaboom!

Canadians are acquainted with Stephen Harper shamelessly abusing his position and Canadian tax dollars in order to campaign and cling to office. We are now accustomed to the expensive television ads trumpeting the alleged accomplishments of Canada’s Economic Action Plan despite the indicators that suggest our economy is tanking… and the emerging evidence that Conservative Senate appointments (and their expense accounts) are exploited to stump the country at tax payer’s expense in order to drum up support for the party. 338 more words

Stephen Harper

16 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

STL hears opening statements in obstruction case against Khayat:  Karma Khayat and her TV station are accused of obstruction of justice in connection with reporting the events surrounding the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri. 255 more words

War Crimes

14 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

10 former Bosnian Serb soldiers arrested in Bosnia over crimes from 1990s conflict: The 10 former Bosnian Serb soldiers arrested in December have been charged with war crimes that occurred during the 1990s Balkans conflict. 431 more words

News About The Courts

WE SAY THE LAND IS NOT YOURS: BREAKING THE SILENCE AGAINST FORCED DISPLACEMENT IN ETHIOPIA. #OROMIA. #AFRICA

Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors

David Smith, Guardian Africa network,  14 April 2015

New report gives damning indictment of the government’s mandatory resettlement policy carried out in a political climate of torture, oppression and silencing.   1,234 more words

African Studies