The governing Georgian Dream party announced a controversial bill on Monday aimed at curbing LGBTQ+ rights in the Transcaucasian country. The bill aims to combat what the party has called “LGBT propaganda” and proposes significant changes to the constitution. It seeks to prohibit sex changes, adoption by same-sex couples and gatherings promoting same-sex relationships. Observers [...]

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The Russian vote monitoring group Golos (Voice) denounced the recent Russian presidential election on Sunday, characterizing it as the most unconstitutional in history. Voice is an independent organization with a history of monitoring electoral activities and advocating for electoral integrity. Their assessment of the 2024 election analyzed and covered all stages of the process, issuing [...]

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The UK government announced Monday its commitment of over £117 million in protective security funding to the Muslim community over the next four years. It follows the Prime Minister’s recent pledge last month to allocate over £70 million to the Jewish Community Security Trust over the same period. The funding will be directed towards safeguarding [...]

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MI5, the UK’s intelligence and security agency, announced Wednesday a significant reduction in the terrorism threat level for Northern Ireland (NI)-related terrorism, lowering the threat level from “severe” to “substantial.” The reduction indicates that an attack from NI is now considered likely rather than highly likely. This adjustment, announced independently of the Police Service of [...]

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UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced Wednesday his pledge to provide new funding aimed at safeguarding Jewish communities. The announcement came amidst a surge in antisemitic incidents in the country, following the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war. Sunak committed to providing more than £70 million over the next four years as part of the Jewish [...]

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Amnesty International (AI) released new evidence on Monday of “unlawful” Israeli attacks in Gaza. AI warns of a “real risk of genocide” as Israeli forces continue to “flout” international humanitarian law and obliterate entire families. The report focuses on four strikes that occurred between December 2023 and January 2024 in Rafah, a southern governorate of [...]

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