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Among the countries with a questionable record of human rights and to whom Britain licensed arms exports this past year is Equatorial Guinea, which tops the list of the most corrupt and repressive regimes in the world. The list also includes Azerbaijan, which is said to have conducted a violent crackdown ...
The Institute of International education Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) announces a January 15th deadline for its next round of applications from scholars facing threats to their lives or careers. Fellowships support temporary academic positions at colleges, universities, and other research institutions ...

Countries aligning themselves with Iran for various self-interested reasons, notably Turkey, Qatar, Syria and Iraq may find they have chosen the wrong side of history. The regime may be nearing its sell-by date. Tehran is under pressure from the outside for its funding of terrorist militias, its aggression ...
The bayonet scar on Omar Bah's left hand reminds him of the dangers faced by journalists worldwide. The scar reminds him of what dictators and other authoritarian leaders think of a free press. The bayonet scar on Omar Bah's left hand reminds him of the dangers faced by journalists worldwide. The scar ...
Adding fuel to humanitarian crises abroad will not do any favours for security here. Neither will pursuing arms sales with repressive regimes mitigate the economic harm caused by leaving the EU Single market and Customs Union. After all the UK arms export industry is fairly small. British defence exports in ...
The DIT, which licences Britain's exports guns, planes and bombs, has overseen a sharp spike in sales to repressive regimes, many of which it has identified as "priority markets". The biggest of these is Saudi Arabia, which is using our arms to bomb into famine its political enemies in Yemen. Our biggest ...

Tegucigalpa, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship called on the people to mobilize today against the murders perpetrated by the military, paramilitary groups and the police against those who defend their vote and the electoral victory of Salvador Nasrallah. In a statement signed by ...
Zeynep, of Providence, was in hiding in Turkey for three months before deciding to flee, making her way to Greece and finally to the United States, to seek asylum. [The Providence Journal / Steve Szydlowski]. Hide caption. Sevki Unal, president of Dialogue Foundation, of Providence, helps refugees from ...
... record number of journalists were imprisoned in 2017. ".@pressfreedom's annual report shows record # of journalists imprisoned worldwide in 2017, including 21 on "fake news" charges," McCain tweeted. "@POTUS must understand his harmful rhetoric only empowers repressive regimes to jail reporters ...
Doha: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H E Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has said the allegation of supporting terrorism on Qatar by siege countries is a tool to gain sympathy in Western countries while extremist policies pursued by repressive regimes are the main cause of ...
Throughout the unrest, the country's younger generation has been at the forefront of efforts to end the repressive regime of President Bashar Assad. At a cafe in ...
... "false hero," citing how indignant Filipinos continued to defy historical revisionism that sought to change the narrative of his repressive regime ...
... than many can remember -- and the sudden move against him by the military left some hoping that his repressive regime would soon fall.
North Koreans are "under a very repressive regime," Trump said, "and I really think that, ultimately--I can tell you this--that I hope it all works ...
... on technical tools such as virtual private networks, the manipulation of social media had become a key tool for repressive regimes, it said.
... May 2010 to March, according to the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), which lobbies to end arms sales to repressive governments.
Like many students of democracy, Rice notes that the starting points for repressive regimes affect how they change and their likelihood of ...

... or take a satirical swipe at a Prime Minister, but when your target is a repressive regime or a military government, the stakes are a little higher.
When journalist Anjan Sundaram travelled to Rwanda in 2009, he encountered a repressive government that targeted and imprisoned the ...
So many East Germans had mustered the courage to challenge their repressive regime that it finally collapsed, and they did it peacefully.
NGUYEN CHI TUYEN, a human-rights activist, is used to government repression. Since 2011, when he took part in protests against Chinese ...
... says he will defeat at the ballot box next month what he calls the Spanish government's "repression" of Catalonia's wishes for independence.
EFF and Wikimedia stressed that repressive regimes could use worldwide exclusion orders, such as the one issued in the Equustek case, ...
... down (in front of reporters) after Cabinet officials vetoed the idea that the relationship with the repressive regime was a "strategic partnership.".
... crowd, infiltrate and interfere with a group of ordinary men and women - the personification of the ever-present threat of a repressive regime.
Our roundup of news, analysis and research on freedom of expression issues in the Middle East and North Africa this October spotlights the first ...
"In solidarity with our twin city of Barcelona this council condemns the Spanish government's repression and violence perpetrated on citizens ...
protests are rare in Eritrea, home to one of the world's most repressive regimes. At least 28 people have been killed and dozens more arrested ...
"All we have done is expanding our mandate as NASA to include resistance to a repressive regime through civil disobedience. It's constitutional ...
Big parades, lines of military marching through the streets--and nothing about the daily life of citizens under the infamously repressive regime.
... or not engage in anti-government protest under repressive regimes. ... violent government repression, changes in political opportunities, and ...
Under Turkey's current state of emergency, drawing a cartoon that lampoons politics could land you in jail. Despite the crackdown, cartoonists ...
Perhaps the biggest government benefactors of blockchain technology, however, will be dictatorships and repressive governments.
Antonio is 83 years old. He arrived at his local polling station in La Barcelonaeta at 7am. Just after 9am the Spanish police attacked the crowd.
After days of a police and judicial offensive, without quarter, in which democratic rights have been trampled on with fury, the Spanish Partido ...
The crisis in Bahrain is deepening: The ruling Al Khalifa regime has stepped up its crackdown against pro-democracy protesters.
The avant-garde theater piece is based upon the real-life experiences of three artists who have felt the strong arm of repressive regimes: iconoclastic Russian ...
British police earned millions of pounds by training officers in repressive regimes in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia. The College of ...
With British arms sales to repressive regimes having allegedly soared to 5 billion pounds in the past 22 months, arms industry expert Andrew ...
An exploded shell in Sana'a. The UN estimates that more than 1,000 children have been killed in Yemen during the three-year conflict, most in ...
... Nasser's visit with that of his MMA team emphasizes the integral role of sports diplomacy in the relationship between the repressive regime.
The Halloween terrorist attack in New York by Sayfullo Saipov has ignited a debate in social media between scholars of Central Asia on why ...
"Continuing to support Egypt's repressive government would betray the country's brave activists, who face grave risks trying to make their ...
In a horrifying and unexplained vote, the United States rejected a human rights Council resolution to condemn the use of the death penalty for ...
Recent stories from Edward Snowden's disclosures show how the US government's involvement with Ethiopia presents a case study in ...
In a horrifying and unexplained vote, the United States rejected a human rights Council resolution to condemn the use of the death penalty for ...
Recent stories from Edward Snowden's disclosures show how the US government's involvement with Ethiopia presents a case study in ...
The crisis in Bahrain is deepening: The ruling Al Khalifa regime has stepped up its crackdown against pro-democracy protesters.
RSF has often criticized Interpol's manipulation by repressive regimes, which are quick to issue "red notices" for the arrest of critics living in ...
British police earned millions of pounds by training officers in repressive regimes in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia. The College of ...


 

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