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The government of the Philippines issued a statement on Sunday announcing that the state and China have reached an agreement regarding the Philippines’ routine rotation and resupply missions to a breached ship located in the disputed South China Sea. The ship, BRP Sierra Madre, is a warship originally built for the United States Navy during [...]

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The Centre for Supporters of Human Rights (CSHR) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a statement on Tuesday urging the Iranian president to halt the use of excessive force against Kurdish border couriers. HRW states that incoming President Masoud Pezeshkian condemned the practice of border couriering throughout his campaign, signalling a potential shift in the [...]

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An independent report released Sunday by the Australian Institute of family Studies (AIFS) determined that the Australian government’s plan to address elder abuse has been “valuable.” The report examined the appropriateness, efficiency and effectiveness of the National Plan to Respond to the Abuse of Older Australians through an array of case studies, surveys and interviews. Researchers [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Tuesday that Russia’s termination of a foster parents’ custody agreement due to the foster parent’s sexual and gender identity violated the European Convention on Human Rights. The court determined that the right to privacy of family life, as protected by Article 8 of the European Convention [...]

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