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Morocco’s criminalization of abortion and its failure to ensure access to sexual and reproductive health services is violating women’s and girls’ human rights, according to a report published Tuesday by Amnesty International. The report concluded that the criminalization of abortion in Morocco has a “devastating” impact on women and girls, who must often resort to [...]

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The official press agency of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic released a statement Saturday condemning France’s intention to invest in the Western Sahara region through the French Development Agency (AFD). According to Western Sahara authorities, France’s plans to invest in Moroccan development projects in the disputed Sahrawi regions are considered a provocative move. The statement [...]

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On October 7th, 2023, the State of Israel was brutally attacked by the terrorist organization known as Hamas, instigating an all-out war. In the early morning of October 7th, Hamas terrorist fighters made their way into Israel from the Gaza Strip, invading and occupying Israeli towns, cities, and military bases. This surprise attack in Israel [...]

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“The existence of `system’ in the world is obvious to every observer of nature, no matter whom.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, The Phenomenon of Man (1959)           Whether conspicuous or obscure, terrorism generally presents itself as a systemic challenge. This means, inter alia, that seemingly singular strategic and legal matters may actually be many-sided and interrelated. Regarding legal issues, though [...]

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The UN Committee against Torture issued findings on New Zealand, Romania, Spain and Switzerland on Friday in its latest session. The overarching “theme” of the session was the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, which was used as a benchmark (as well as previous state reports) to identify if the four member states incorporated this [...]

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