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Report blasts Antofagasta Minerals’ Los Pelambres mine in Chile

Valentina Ruiz Leotaud | MINING.com | 22 May 2017

An 18-pages long report released today by the London Mining Network slams Antofagasta Minerals’ 60%-owned Los Pelambres copper mine, located in the central-northern of Chile in Coquimbo Region. 900 more words

Environmental Impact

Rolling in their Graves

Americans, we are great. We are greater than this election. We are greater than the politics and the principles that divide us. We are greater than the propaganda that our media networks have perpetuated. 987 more words

Trevor Mallard ignored legal problems with religion in schools

The Ministry of Education identified that religious instruction in state schools might be discriminatory more than 16 years ago, but chose to take no action. The identification was included in a 2001 confidential internal report to then Education Minister Trevor Mallard, on inconsistencies between the Human Rights Act and Education Act.

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EU ministers approve plans to force social media companies to tackle hate speech

RT | May 23, 2017

European Union ministers have approved plans to force social media companies to combat hate speech on their platforms. It comes a day after Facebook’s internal guide for tackling such behavior was leaked.

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Human Rights

At Odds With Trump, Nikki Haley Charts Her Own Foreign-Policy Path

While President Donald Trump basked in the pomp of state visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel, his U.N. envoy, Nikki Haley, chose a decidedly less glamorous itinerary for her own maiden Middle East trip: Visiting Syrian children in refugee camps in Jordan. 1,297 more words

Middle East

The Role of International Politics in International Justice: India & Pakistan at the ICJ

The last three months have seen an escalation of cross-border tensions between old rivals India and Pakistan, with border infringements alleged by both sides, alleged mutilation & killing of soldiers, and now the arrest and military trial of Kulbhushan Jadhav. 1,568 more words

Human Rights