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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2019 give us their vision of a female-led future.
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'I'm here to stand up against oppression': Minnesotans protest divisive rhetoric, security crackdown in India 23.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Nearly 400 people gathered in Columbia Heights on Sunday afternoon to condemn human rights abuses and security crackdowns under India’s Hindu nationalist-led government.
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Dear Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ihan Omar: When You Visit Israel, Speak Also to Israelis | Opinion 12.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There is nothing black and white about the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians; it is a struggle with many shades of grey.
Kargil: The forgotten victims of the world's highest war 26.7.2019 BBC: World
Thousands had to flee when a covert Pakistani military operation in Kashmir backfired 20 years ago.
Uncovering Pakistan's secret human rights abuses 2.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The BBC has gained rare access to victims of a long war against militants that has been waged out of sight.
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Russia Spy Chief Warns 5,000 ISIS Foreign Fighters on Former Soviet Border 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security Service, warned that 5,000 fighters from ISIS had been deployed in northern Afghanistan.
Sri Lanka Muslims Attacked, Forced From Homes 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Hundreds of Muslim refugees have been forced to flee Sri Lanka’s west coast following reprisals.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll revised down by 'about 100' 25.4.2019 BBC: World
Sri Lanka now puts the toll at "about 253" as the health ministry blames a calculation error.
Sri Lanka attacks show how Trump’s immigration policies hurt Christian minorities 22.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
While much of the world already had begun their Easter festivities, 290 people were killed after multiple churches and hotels were struck by targeted bombings across Sri Lanka Sunday. Sri Lankan officials have arrested 24 people believed to be connected to the attacks. Vice President Mike Pence condemned the devastating act of violence, calling it […]
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Why Pakistan Ignores the Oppression of China's Muslims 17.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
When asked about the Chinese government’s abusive treatment of the Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang, Imran Khan stumbles.
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Trump extends deportation protection for Liberians, but what happens next? 29.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Angela Davis spoke with U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips and a member of the Liberian community about the extension of Deferred Enforced Departure status.
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Peace or Meltdown: Here's What Afghanistan Needs to Do 21.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
After nearly 18 years of continuous war, formal peace is now on the agenda, but so is meltdown.
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‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand’s grief as burial preparations begin 19.3.2019 Raw Story

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family, saying the nation stood with its grieving Muslim community in this “darkest of days”. As preparations for the first burials were underway for the 5...

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Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosque attacks 18.3.2019 Raw Story

Accounts emerged on Sunday of heroic attempts to tackle a gunman who slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, as authorities prepared to begin releasing the bodies of victims to their families for burial. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with mur...

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Tots, teens, breadwinners and seniors among the victims of Christchurch massacre 17.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The attack on two New Zealand mosques took the lives of 50 worshipers Friday and left dozens more wounded when a white supremacist opened fire and livestreamed the shootings. Here are the stories of some of those killed and wounded.

THE DEAD

SYED AREEB AHMED

Ahmed had recently moved from his house...

Who are the victims and missing? 16.3.2019 BBC: Front Page
The identities of the 49 people killed are emerging - many families are still waiting for news.
Terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques kill at least 49 16.3.2019 L.A. Times - World News

At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday — most if not all of them gunned down by an immigrant-hating white supremacist who broadcast live video of the slaughter on Facebook.

One man was arrested and charged with murder, and two other armed suspects were...

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Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for climate activism 14.3.2019 BBC: World
The 16-year-old climate campaigner who has inspired school strikes is in the running to receive the Nobel.
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IS brides: Two more mothers 'stripped of UK citizenship' 10.3.2019 BBC: Front Page
It comes after the death of the child of Shamima Begum, who had her UK citizenship revoked.
The Clinton Administration Solved Its Own Asylum Crisis. Here’s What Trump Can Learn. 25.1.2019 Mother Jones
In January 1993, a Pakistani asylum-seeker drove to the entrance of the CIA’s Virginia headquarters, pulled out an assault rifle, and murdered two of the agency’s employees. A month later, terrorists bombed the World Trade Center, killing six people and injuring more than a thousand. One of the perpetrators had also requested asylum. Bill Clinton had been […]
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