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The Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA) released its long-awaited report Thursday on the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar. CIJA began its investigation in 2018, looking for evidence to clear a path toward international criminal prosecutions. CIJA has previously worked in Syria, gathering evidence on Bashar Al-Assad and IS. According to the UN fact-finding mission [...]

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The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution declaring that access to a clean, healthy environment is a universal human right. The move was lauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as a historic decision that evidenced the commitment of UN member states to fighting climate change and fostering a more sustainable environmental future. “The [...]

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The Delhi Sessions Court has granted bail to journalist Mohammed Zubair who was arrested on June 27 for a 2018 tweet that allegedly hurt religious sentiments and promoted enmity. The Delhi Police arrested Zubair under Sections 153A and 295 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for tweeting a “questionable image with a purpose to deliberately insult [...]

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North Korea’s government Wednesday recognized two breakaway states claiming internationally-recognized Ukrainian territory as independent. North Korea is the third country to recognize the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic, after Russia and Syria. Ukraine, and much of the international community, recognizes them as part of Ukraine. On February 22, two days before Russia [...]

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France Tuesday repatriated 35 children and 16 mothers from suspected terrorist-associated camps in northeastern Syria. The mothers now face judicial proceedings, while the children will remain in the custody of French child welfare services. According to Human Rights Watch, an estimated 400 French citizens have been arbitrarily detained in northeast Syrian camps and prisons as [...]

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The Delhi Metropolitan Magistrate Court Saturday denied bail to Mohammed Zubair, a journalist and co-founder of Alt News, a fact-checking website. The Delhi police arrested him on June 27 on charges of hurting religious sentiments and inciting enmity in a 2018 tweet. Previously, on Tuesday, the court had ordered Zubair’s detention in police custody for [...]

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