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FILE - In this June 2, 2014, file photo, a sign that reads "15 Good Work Seattle" is displayed below Seattle City Hall, right, and the Columbia Center building, left, after the Seattle City Council passed a $15 minimum wage measure.
Enns and about 25 other volunteers and human rights activists gathered on World refugee Day to compose letters to Hussen and their respective MPs in an effort to convince them to rescind the Safe Third Country Agreement - a federal policy enacted in ...
Targets received SMS messages with links which appeared legitimate but led to false sites and the installation of malware on their mobile phones, according to an investigation by the press freedom organization Article 19 and citizen Lab at the ...
In other news from Egypt, dozens of activists have been arrested in a series of sweeping raids in recent days. The arrests and raids come amid a nationwide crackdown against human rights activists and press freedom advocates. Over the past few weeks ...
London city hall briefs. Patrick Maloney. By Patrick Maloney, The London Free Press ... Politicians opted Tuesday not to update city hall's bylaw on strip joints and body-rub parlours amid conflicting input from industry members and anti-prostitution ...
A mentoring program in Mississippi is teaching young people about civil rights history.
A Winnipeg activist called on the city Tuesday to install flashing lights in school zones and threat... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.
student organizers with DivestUW said the organization doesn't plan to stop campaigning anytime soon, even though the University of Winnipeg Foundation ...
Moscow - The European Court for human rights on Tuesday ruled that Russia's law banning dissemination of so-called gay propaganda to minors violates the right to freedom of expression.
Mexico City, June 20, 2017--Attempts to spy on Mexican journalists and human rights activists by infiltrating their mobile devices with spyware threaten press freedom in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. A report released in ...
In recent weeks, some activists have tried to pressure Ivanka Trump, appealing for her help on climate change, international labor conditions and immigration.
The singer and social activist, diagnosed last year with an incurable form of brain cancer, was being recognized for his efforts to bring attention to the history of residential schools and to advance the cause of reconciliation.
(Vatican Radio) An international human rights group has expressed concern that rights activists and bloggers in Vietnam are being increasingly threatened and attacked, often in view of police, and urged the government to investigate the violence and ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism.
Activist dedicates honorary degree to Jordan Anderson. By: Stefanie Lasuik Posted: 06/16/2017 3:38 PM | Comments: Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; email.
A Taiwan lawmaker has said human rights organisations on the island are helping a Hong Kong activist who failed to appear in court to face rioting charges.
Bengaluru: Pro-Kannada organisations have called for a state-wide bandh on Monday in lieu of early implementation of the Mahadayi river water dispute.
While speaking to the Free Press Journal, a senior MMRC official informed that they are firm on incorporating 'eco-friendly' initiatives.
In Seattle, activists set up an "Ask an American Muslim" booth to give rally participants on either side a chance to speak with a Muslim.
Bhubaneswar/Bhopal : Union agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, who has remained silent over the deadly protest by Madhya Pradesh farmers, was on Saturday greeted with eggs in Odisha by Congress activists, angry over the killing of six protesters in ...
"What Reality is accused of flies in the face of an unbelievably opaque and unaccountable administration," said Andy Stepanian, an activist and co-founder of the grassroots activist PR shop The Sparrow Project, when he addressed a smattering of ...
JUSTIN SAMANSKI-LANGILLE / Winnipeg FREE PRESSCal Dueck walks through the Parker Wetlands woods Friday while taking the Free Press on a tour of the area. Dueck says the area could be threatened by building developments.170609 - Friday, ...
A vehicle drives into the Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego, Calif. on Friday, June 9, 2017. A judge on Friday ordered a Mexican woman released from custody at the detention center, while the government seeks to deport her, rejecting arguments ...
Mumbai: The activists who have opposed the Metro III project from roads to courts, on Friday met the Committee of two sitting judges of the Bombay High Court on Friday.
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today came down heavily on activists opposing the tree cutting for setting up of the Colaba-Seepz Metro-III line and said a pragmatic view must be taken considering ground realities.
Shanghai (AP) - Ivanka Trump's fashion brand sought to distance itself from a Chinese manufacturer that has come under scrutiny after activists investigating labor conditions there were detained, saying the company last made its products three months ago.
Many have called an 'attack on freedom of the press' orchestrated by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). According to news reports confirmed by NDTV, a former disgruntled employee of the firm Sanjay Dutt had compelled the CBI to file a complaint ...
Mumbai: After a huge hue and cry over the cutting of trees, Mumbai Metro Rail corporation (MMRCL) has now entered in a fresh legal battle over removing mangroves for construction of Metro III project.
A protester from a group of licensed dealers and traders, center, shouts slogan in front of the animal conservation activists outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 as he demands compensation from the government. African ...
DDA spokesman Bob Rossbach said in a text to the Free Press that the DEGC doesn't typically comment on any potential or pending litigation.
Activist Ranjan Sharma said disputes among states on water sharing and the continued denial of rights of the downstream cities on water resources calls for a central legislation to constitute a national rivers authority with full powers to monitor ...
Hong Kong - A bottle of forbidden liquor produced last year by Chinese activists to mark the 1989 military crackdown on Beijing's Tiananmen Square has arrived in Hong Kong after a trip around the world.
Paris - A Malian cattle herder, German environmental activists, leaders from Mexico to China - they're among millions on Friday denouncing President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord.
Born to free parents in 1823 in Delaware, then a slave state, Shadd was one of 13 children. Her activist parents made their own home a safe haven for escaped ...
These ideas most energized the crowd at a News Voices: New Jersey forum held by the media advocacy group Free Press on May 30 at Rutgers University's school of communications, off College Avenue and Huntington Street in New Brunswick.
On Thursday, Warren and a sea of activists all clad in orange rallied outside the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center to call attention to National gun Violence Awareness Day.
Mumbai: Felling of trees has started and transplantation begun for the Metro III (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) line but there is no sign of the foreign tree expert ...
Jammeh's national intelligence agency was disbanded and some members arrested for the murder of opposition leader and activist Ebrima Solo Sandeng who died in custody days after he was arrested in April last year. Sandeng's remains were exhumed ...
Shanghai - The arrest and disappearance of three labour activists investigating a Chinese company that produces Ivanka Trump shoes in China prompted a call for her brand to stop working with the supplier and raised questions about whether the first ...
"EU leaders need to make good on their pledges and make human rights and the freeing of peaceful activists a top strategic priority in the EU's relationship with China," said Human Rights Watch's EU director Lotte Leicht.
The free, public event will continue to build the progressive movement locally and beyond. The program will feature speakers Tom Perriello (in person), Bernie Sanders (via live video stream), local activists and progressive leaders, and more. The event ...
Human Rights Watch with NGO Article 19 Eastern Africa released a report in May about the threats to free expression since 2013 based on interviews with 92 journalists, human rights activists, bloggers and government officials. We found that Kenyan ...
The rhetoric over an activist investor's stock-split proposal is getting more intense with one week to go until General Motors' annual shareholder meeting June 6 in Detroit.
Hundreds of immigrant-rights activists - many of whom were Hispanic - had jammed the state Capitol on the final day before the Texas Legislature adjourned until 2019.
In this April 21, 2017, file photo, trademark applications from Ivanka Trump Marks LLC images taken off the website of China's trademark database are displayed next to a Chinese online shopping website selling purported Ivanka Trump branded footwear on ...
The reported arrest and disappearances come at a time of sustained pressure on labour activists in China amid a crackdown on civil society under President Xi Jinping.
But standing on the Westside a day after the encounter, Johnson and Jones echoed what many pastors, activists and other community members have said about this majority- black area: Beneath the daily frustration of police stops, poverty and lack of ...
Immigrant activists who lived under a now-overturned anti-"sanctuary cities" law in Arizona that empowered police to inquire about peoples' immigration status during routine interactions like traffic stops are visiting Texas to offer tips on how to ...
The youth Congress activists were booked for the alleged ox slaughter in Kannur, Kerala. The offence deals with slaughtering any animal in a way that causes annoyance or inconvenience to the public and is punishable with imprisonment up to one year or ...
Now in his 30s, Reitan has a master's degree in theological studies from Harvard Divinity school, a law degree from the University of Minnesota and many years of experience as a human rights activist, all of which help shape his arguments. "At the end ...




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