Campaign launched for UK to ban imports from illegal Israeli settlements

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Amnesty International

Human Rights NGO Amnesty International have stated that the UK should ban the import of all goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements and help put an end to the multimillion-pound profits that have fuelled mass human rights violations against Palestinians.

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Dishonest recruiters destroying lives by exploiting Nepali migrants

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Amnesty International

The Nepali government is failing to address rampant deception and extortion in the country’s labour recruitment business, putting migrant workers at risk of forced labour abroad and leaving them with crippling debts, according to a report published by human rights NGO Amnesty International.

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Sri Lanka’s Genocidal War 2006 – 2009, As Seen By The World

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Thambu Kanagasabai

Though Sri Lanka unleashed its agenda of marginalization of Tamils, from 1956 through a program of Budddhisisation and Sinhalisation and a hidden genocide process, the climax was reached during the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) from 2006 – 2009 culminating in the genocide of Tamils, keenly watched by the United Nations and the International Community.

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Recruiting youth and child soldiers – from Africa to Manchester

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Rupen Savoulian

In the previous article, we looked at the use and simplistic portrayal of child soldiers in conflicts around the world. In this article, we examine the historical issues, and look at the contemporary problems of child soldiering.

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World Citizenship and Peace

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Florence Joseph

If we are to move forward to a peaceful world, we must recognize that in the midst of the magnificent cultural diversities and life forms, we are one human family and one Earth community with one common destiny.

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Silencing dissent: An attempt to control social media?

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Imad Zafar

The crackdown season has started again in Pakistan, this time the target being social media activists. People who use social media to raise their voices on political and other policy matter issues are being asked to present themselves before the Federal Investigation Agency to prove they are not an agent or working against national interest.

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US and Turkish leaders put best face on ties amid tensions

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Ayesha Rascoe

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday his country would not accept Syrian Kurdish fighters in the region but stopped short of directly criticizing a U.S. decision to arm them.

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