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Uni students: Frontline of Drug War

MANILA, The Philippines – 29 June 2017. Ramon, not his real name, went back straight from school to his lodging house. It was one of the few days when he chooses not to play computer games with his friends at a nearby rental station. 1,073 more words

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Junta repression deepens II

Human Rights Watch has issued a statement on the charging of five academics and attendees at the International Conference on Thai Studies.

We can only wonder if the foreign academics who attended will mobilize to protest this new low by the junta. 676 more words

Kenyan police raid offices of pro-democracy organisation

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan police and tax authorities on Wednesday raided the office of a pro-democracy organisation that has raised questions over preparations for last week’s disputed elections. 203 more words

Politiki iri mu ‘ITABAZA’ ryo mu 2017 ihatse iki?

Na: Ndahiro Tom

Nongeye kugaruka ku gitongero (slogan) cya politiki “TWUBAKE U RWANDA TWIFUZA” cyari ingenzi mu migambi ya FPR-Inkotanyi. 1,363 more words

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At Least 27 People Killed in Anti-Government Protests in Congo: HRW

By REUTERS

AUG. 10, 2017, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T.

DAKAR — At least 27 people, including three police officers, were killed in clashes between protesters and police in Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this week, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. 409 more words

Girls Freed From Isis And Refugee Children Falling Into Coma Like Sleep

An increasing number of women and children fleeing war and ISIS captivity are exhibiting lethargy and apathy with resemblance to depressive stupor or catatonia, in connection to traumatic events and reaction patterns involving  “ 2,720 more words

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Thailand Sentences Man to 18 Years in Prison for Insulting Monarchy

By REUTERS

AUG. 9, 2017, 12:39 A.M. E.D.T.

BANGKOK — A Thai man was jailed for 18 years on Wednesday for posting six video clips deemed insulting to the monarchy, his lawyer said, the latest conviction in junta-ruled Thailand where authorities have cracked down on critics of the monarchy and military. 393 more words