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The aid group, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders – MSF), published a report on Monday demonstrating the extent of casualties, gender-based violence, and ethnic violence occurring in the war between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). The report,  “A war on people – The human cost of conflict and [...]

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Nigerian Minister of Information Mohammed Idris announced on Thursday that the Nigerian government and main labor unions have agreed on a new monthly minimum wage of 70,000 Naira ($44) after months of negotiations and threats of strikes. The agreed-upon amount has more than doubled the current minimum wage but is still six times lower than [...]

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An Coimisiún Toghcháin (The Irish Electoral Commission) published a referendum report on Monday recommending that the current broadcast moratorium that covers issues concerning a referendum should be removed from the guidelines for radio and television broadcasters before the next electoral event. The report explained An Coimisiún Toghcháin’s role and functions in the family and care [...]

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Nine Western embassies, including the US, criticized a controversial security bill in South Sudan that allows the government to detain people without warrants on Thursday. The joint statement issued by the Embassies of Canada, the EU, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK, and the US expressed “grave concern” over South Sudan’s passage of [...]

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A mass demonstration took place Sunday in Barcelona, where about 2,800 people took to the streets to demand limits on tourism, according to the Guàrdia Urbana (Urban Guard). Footage circulating on social media shows that protestors were holding slogans saying “Enough, let’s put limits on tourism.” While the demonstration was mostly peaceful, local media reports show [...]

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The Peruvian Congress approved a bill on Thursday that introduces a statute of limitations for crimes against humanity in the second vote, despite opposition from human rights organizations for its potential interruption of ongoing investigations into serious abuses. Bill 6951 proposes to specify the application and scope of the crime against humanity and war crimes [...]

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The UN announced on Thursday the additional deployment of UN peacekeepers in the southeast Haut Mbomou region of the Central African Republic to prevent further violence. Valentine Rugwabiza, the head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), announced the deployment at a UN Security Council Briefing. Rugwabiza reported that [...]

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Armenia’s foreign ministry announced on Friday that the country has recognized the State of Palestine. In their statement, the Armenian Foreign Ministry expressed its concern over the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, disapproving of the targeting and violence towards civilians and civilian infrastructure, as well as hostage-taking, calling for the unconditional release of the hostages taken [...]

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Sali Berisha, head of Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party and the country’s former president, on Monday lost his appeal against a previous decision from the UK’s Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) excluding him from entering the UK’s territory. The entry ban against Berisha was issued by the SSHD on July 21, 2022. [...]

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The European Commission asked three of the world’s largest pornography sites, Pornhub, Stripchat, and XVideos, on Thursday to provide information on the measures they have taken to assure minors cannot access their content and to prevent amplification of illegal content and gender-based violence. The Commission is requesting the information from the three companies under the [...]

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