Sunday, August 18, 2019

Tag: human rights

Australia Successfully Banished Hundreds of African Refugees...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — When Aziz Abdul reached Australia's Christmas Island aboard a smuggler's boat, he had no idea that weeks earlier in 2013,...

Philippine President On Human Rights: “Don’t Go...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns...

U.S. Vows to Help Nigeria Recover Stolen...

The United States Secretary of State John Kerry provided verbal assurance to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari that the U.S. would assist Nigeria in the...

Ghana Government Asks for Help from  Ghanaian...

The Ghana government is very interested in utilizing the skills and contributions of the Ghanaian diaspora for more development, the Permanent Representative to the...

International Community Condemns U.S., Recommends End to...

America’s racist practices--including police violence and the implementation of its criminal justice system—have human rights implications and face international scrutiny.  The United Nations has...

Negative Effects of Dominican Republic’s Controversial Immigration...

ANSE-à-PITRE, Haiti (Reuters) - Every morning, Gustavo Adolfo wakes up in a migrant shelter in Haiti, treks across a field of burnt brush where...

Two Activist Groups Stage Parallel Protests in...

Miami (AFP) - Controversy surrounding the Dominican Republic's deportation of Haitians trickled into the United States on Wednesday as two groups staged parallel protests...

Recent Months of Unrest Spark Foreign Powers...

The United States is a country infamous for its involvement in foreign affairs, as it takes on a somewhat hypocritical role of superhero to...

Experts And Business Leaders Meet To Tackle...

It's been almost a year since 1,200 people died when a garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh. The Rana Plaza disaster brought the issue of...

South Africans Fear Mandela’s Death Would Bring...

South Africa is holding its collective breath in fear of uprisings and riots that could follow the death of political icon Nelson Mandela, who...

UN Fears Civilian Retaliation in Mali

International troops continue to arrive in Mali, but U.N. officials believe that the key to long-term peace is the preservation of human rights on...

African Entrepreneurs Fighting Back Chinese Invasion

In the last decade, Asian migrants have fanned out through southern Africa, opening shops in small towns and rural backwaters. While consumers in countries...

Jimmy Carter Accuses Pres. Obama, U.S. of...

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter is accusing the current president Obama of sanctioning the "widespread abuse of human rights" by authorizing drone strikes to kill...

Mauritanian Anti-Slavery Activist Charged with ‘Threatening State...

A prominent Mauritanian anti-slavery activist and six others have been charged with threatening state security. Biram Ould Obeidi had protested against slavery by burning religious...