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They're Back! Expo Chicago Is Maturing Into a Destination

In its fifth year in the airy yet substantial Navy Pier, Expo Chicago this time outdid itself.

While the art fair—the Midwest’s only art fair currently—rose in 2012 from the ashes of Art Chicago, it became a destination for collectors from all over the country and the world in 2016. 1,123 more words


Amnesty International critical of Hungary's asylum system

BUDAPEST, Hungary – A new report from Amnesty International says that asylum seekers are being mistreated in Hungary, and that its asylum system is “blatantly designed” to deter refugees from seeking protection there. 112 more words


Global protests move Biafra conflict back into spotlight

It’s been decades since the plight of the Igbo people of Biafra was highlighted during the Nigerian Civil War. The movement to resurrect the Republic of Biafra is gaining momentum. 846 more words

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“I’m not going to hide my concerns about this.”@JRug asked Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson about British arms exports to Saudi Arabia. pic.twitter.com/Cg1ymzWJo9

— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) …

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Event: Human Rights Watch to launch report ‘They Destroyed Everything’ Mining and Human Rights in Malawi (27 Sep 2016, Lilongwe)

On Tuesday 27 September 2016, Human Rights Watch will hold a news conference at Crossroads Hotel, Lilongwe, on the release of a new report, “‘They Destroyed Everything’: Mining and Human Rights in Malawi”. 265 more words


We Will Never Forget Our Friends in China -- Like Ilham Tohti

Uyghur Critic, 2 Years Into Life Sentence, Should Be Freed

By Sophie Richardson

China Director SophieHRW

It’s been two years since Ilham Tohti, a well-regarded ethnic Uyghur economist and peaceful critic of the Chinese government, was sentenced to life in prison by the Xinjiang People’s High Court for alleged “separatism” after a grossly unfair trial. 418 more words

Congo election protests, street clashes kill at least 44

KINSHASA, Congo – More than 44 people have been killed in Congo in two days of street clashes between security forces and protesters against a delayed presidential election, a senior Human Rights Watch researcher said Tuesday, and several opposition party buildings were burned. 502 more words