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Religion Is Dying In Britain

It seems that Britain is to become a non-religious country in a few short decades. A report out today indicates that the number of people who consider themselves to have no religion is increasing at a steady rate. 470 more words

Britain

Oaxaca: Truth Commission Presents its Final Report

Photo: @ Oaxaca Truth Commission

On May 17, the Oaxaca Truth Commission (CVO) presented its final report on the events that led to the violations of human rights against the Oaxacan people during the disturbances of 2006 and 2007. 412 more words

Human Rights

National: Judge Absolves Soldiers Involved in Tlatlaya Massacre

About 90 social organizations disapproved in a statement of the court decision that ordered the release of the three soldiers prosecuted for the Tlatlaya massacre, in which 22 civilians were killed in this community of the State of Mexico in June 2014. 434 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero/National: Judges Presume 43 Missing Students from Ayotzinapa Dead

According to Reforma, based on a copy of the judgements issued by the Tamaulipas courts, enforced disappearance has been discarded in the case of the 43 trainee teachers from the Teacher Training School in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero (September 2014) given that the indications are that the youths were executed and not hidden by an authority: … 251 more words

Human Rights

Missoula by Jon Krakauer (2015)

I have utmost respect for Krakauer as a writer and an investigative journalist. He always seems to find a story that needs telling, and he humanizes his stories in such a way that his readers understand the issues and implications of his topics, but we also see the personal and emotional side by getting to know the people who make up each story. 244 more words

Book Reviews

Anti-Corruption Policy Failure: The Case of Moldova’s Billion Dollar Scandal

Ever since its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Moldova has been struggling with both nation and state building, albeit with limited success. A quarter century has passed and the country is nowhere near a civic nation or a successful democratic state. 3,059 more words

Vlad Plahotniuc