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Stop arming and propping up repressive regimes abroad. The more our elites profit from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the more al-Qaeda grows there.
However, their effectiveness in the area of freedom of association rights has been limited, particularly in labor-repressive regimes. This is because these initiatives have pursued inadequate strategies and lack either traditional forms of state power ...
The goal of Gilead's repressive regime was to control reproduction for a small, influential group of men. California is doing the same thing for a small influential group of men.
But here's the strange thing: The critics generally ignored the far more substantial and long-standing bipartisan support U.S.
Venezuelan cardinal quotes Archbishop Romero in plea for end to government repression. May 24, 2017. Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas invoked the memory of Blessed Oscar Romero, the slain Salvadoran archbishop, in a plea for an end to the ...
A new briefing reveals a raft of repressive government tactics used to intimidate, silence and crush lawyers in the country, punishing them for the legitimate exercise of their professional duty.
Tedros Adhanom elected to head UN agency but controversy surrounds his role in Ethiopia's repressive government. 23 May 2017 21:15 GMT.
Dr. Margaret Chan is leaving after a decade in the job. An Ethiopian human rights task force distributed fliers accusing Ghebreysus of being an "agent" of "one of the most brutal repressive regimes in the world." The demonstrators shouted "Tedros is a ...
Yet the actual implications of Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia are disturbing: Trump is committing the U.S. to an unwavering alliance with one of the most repressive regimes in the world, and is dismissing the democratic aspirations of the Muslim masses.
PENSIONERS gave Parliamentary candidates the chance to earn their votes ahead of next month's General election. All five candidates battling for the Colchester seat - Will Quince (Con), Sir Bob Russell (Lib Dem), Mark Goacher (Green), Robin Rennie ...
For years now, the US has been bankrolling the war in Yemen in support of the repressive government which was overthrown by a rebel group allied to Iran.
Neither party's certainty about its impending victory wavered on Saturday, with Sokha opening his party's rally in the city with the message that the united opposition had only grown stronger amid a seemingly organised campaign of government repression ...
The President stood with the Saudi king and princes unironically calling out Iran for limiting free speech and information...visiting one of the most repressive regimes on the planet (and of course where most of the 9-11 terrorists came from)...and ...
Adhanom is one of the chief architects of Ethiopia's repressive regime. He has been a cabinet minister for more than a decade.
Nick GillespiePresident Donald Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia was in many ways window-dressing to a new, $110-billion arms deal with one of the most repressive regimes on the planet. But his 30-minute talk, televised widely through the Arab and Muslim ...
The pledged donation elicits some judgment, recalling President Trump's constant criticism of the Clinton Foundation - during his presidential campaign - for accepting donations from repressive regimes such as Saudi Arabia. Back in June of last year ...
In arresting reporter Dan Heyman last week - his offense was asking questions - they look more like the security services in repressive regimes. Heyman was manhandled, arrested, locked up for eight hours and charged with a misdemeanor count of ...
Cubans in Miami-Dade know plenty about repressive regimes and the consequences of a socialist revolution. Some were waving their Cuban flags at the park to commemorate the independence of Cuba from Spain.
The protests were encountered by government repression, leading to death squads and forced disappearances. pro-government forces fought against left-wing guerilla groups from 1979 to 1992.
Zambia has been mentioned in the same breath with repressive regimes across the globe with the European Union raising concern over the continued incarceration of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND).
Conductor Dudamel responded by denouncing government repression, saying the "just cry of the people can't be ignored.
Labour has pledged to support recognition of Palestine, lead multilateral efforts to create a 'nuclear free world', promote the right to return of the displaced Chagos Islanders, and review arms and training programmes to repressive regimes - all of ...
But here's the strange thing: the critics generally ignored the far more substantial and long-standing bipartisan support U.S.
But here's the strange thing: the critics generally ignored the far more substantial and long-standing bipartisan support U.S.
China's police are collecting DNA from individuals for a nationally searchable database without oversight, transparency, or privacy protections, Human Rights Watch said today.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange insisted no harm came to any one but the US government has said the leak compromised the names of people working with the US in repressive regimes. Philip Crowley, former US Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs, said ...
But here's the strange thing: the critics generally ignored the far more substantial and long-standing bipartisan support US presidents have offered these and dozens of other repressive regimes over the decades. After all, such autocratic countries ...
A police officer checks the identity card of a man as security forces keep watch on a street in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, March 24, ...
The little we do right now is highly problematic (like selling surveillance technology to Saudi and other repressive governments) or fraught with peril, (like the agreement to import Egyptian natural gas, which literally went up in flames). Most of the ...
Brussels should make it clear that failure to comply with EU regulations for the right to seek asylum in Poland will have consequences for Poland.
The book, written by Margaret Atwood, was published in 1985 in part as a reaction to Ronald Reagan's election. It was recently made into a TV series, debuting ...
All three had written comments critical of Laos on their facebook pages while working in neighbouring Thailand and had participated in protests outside ...
Turkey's tensions and slide toward a repressive government are well-documented. It would be a pity if Ahok's conviction for blasphemy and his imprisonment come to constitute a turn in a different direction.
The West Virginia Capitol police purport to be a bona fide law-enforcement agency. But there's scant evidence of that. In arresting reporter Dan Heyman last ...
government supporters say international media coverage of Venezuela has been biased, emphasising government repression and minimising opposition violence.
Donald Trump has made it clear enough that he has no interest in pursuing the traditional U.S. human rights strategy of pressuring foreign regimes, including ...
But here's the strange thing: the critics generally ignored the far more substantial and long-standing bipartisan support US presidents have offered these and dozens of other repressive regimes over the decades. After all, such autocratic countries ...
As public opinion turned against the Guptas last year, the family hired the Public Relations firm Bell Pottinger, which has previously helped burnish the image of Asma al-Assad, the wife of the Syrian president, and various repressive governments. The ...
It's not often that the leaders of democracies like Switzerland and Spain gather with the heads of repressive regimes like North Korea and Uzbekistan, but it seems no one wants to miss China's coming-out party for its "One Belt, One Road" initiative ...
A Labour government would also, she added, "review all training and equipment contracts with Bahrain and other repressive regimes, to ensure that Britain is not colluding - however inadvertently - in the mistreatment of civilians." The Labour party ...
One concern is that tough controls would make it harder for dissident groups operating under repressive regimes to disseminate information.
rights groups say the unrest is more a reaction to repressive government policies, and experts have questioned whether Etim exists as a cohesive militant group.
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after Erdogan spoke during the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) in Beijing, May 14, 2017.
Turkey's tensions and slide toward a repressive government are well-documented. It would be a pity if Ahok's conviction for blasphemy and his imprisonment come to constitute a turn in a different direction.
Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, is understood to be in favour of banning arms sales to repressive regimes. Asked whether the Conservatives would consider stopping arms exports to the country, he said: "Saudi Arabia is being attacked by Houthi rebels ...
On May 7, Kim Hak-song became the fourth American citizen currently detained by the repressive regime, on charges such as espionage and crimes against the state.


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