Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

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Environment/ Biden & Climate

Biden has given former Secretary of State John Kerry a seat on the National Security Council to drive home his commitment to the environment.

Published on: 30 November, 2020

Drama & Human Rights

Nigerian theatre director Ifeoma Fafunwa (Mrs. F) plans to stage her play, Hear Word, about the abuse of women in Makoko, an impoverished waterside community ..

Published on: 29 November, 2020

Colombia: A fighter for Peace and Human Rights

In May 2002, at least 79 people were killed in Bojaya, Colombia when a mortar was thrown into a church where many were hiding from ..

Published on: 29 November, 2020

Kenya’s human-elephant conflict

Kenya’s total elephant population is now at 34,800, having more than doubled in the last 30 years, according to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).

Published on: 28 November, 2020

James Swan: Has the UN failed Somalia?

The United Nations has played a central role in efforts for peace in Somalia since the downfall of President Siad Barre in 1991 prompted political ..

Published on: 28 November, 2020

The future of death penalty

Why is capital punishment still favoured in many places?

Published on: 27 November, 2020

Environment/Rape of the Forest

Amid allegations of corruption and violence, Romania’s ancient forests are being devastated by illegal logging.

Published on: 26 November, 2020

‘Persecuted peoples’

The United States and other governments, along with human rights groups, say the prison-like facilities are intended to separate Muslims from their religious and cultural ..

Published on: 25 November, 2020

Blind runner completes solo 5k guided by AI

This blind runner worked with Google to develop an app that lets him run without the help of humans or guide dogs.

Published on: 24 November, 2020

Assassination of a Journalist

Samir Kassir

Published on: 23 November, 2020

New Delhi Environment/ COVID-19

Stark intensities of pollution look set to exacerbate the COVID-19 pandemic in India’s capital.

Published on: 23 November, 2020

India’s Acid Attack Survivors | Close Up

India’s Acid Attack Survivors is a documentary spanning five years in the lives of three young women as they struggle and persevere with life-altering injuries. ..

Published on: 20 November, 2020