Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

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Will internet shutdowns become the norm?

Rights groups criticise increasing use of online disruptions to suppress dissent. Internet shutdowns are not new, but rights activists say governments are using the tactic ..

Published on: 17 February, 2021

The Other Face of Europe

In European cities, young people of Arab descent often see themselves as socially, economically, and culturally excluded from their immediate environment. In some cases, they ..

Published on: 16 December, 2020

More Than 300 Nigerian Schoolboys Are Still Missing

More than 300 schoolboys are still missing in Nigeria’s Katsina state after gunmen attacked their school on Friday.

Published on: 15 December, 2020

China’s Activist Artist

101 East follows Nut Brother as he struggles to decide if he will continue to pursue his life’s work or whether the sacrifice is too great.

Published on: 10 December, 2020

Bangladesh moves Rohingya to remote island

Nearly 100,000 Rohingya refugees are being relocated by the Bangladeshi authorities to an isolated island called Bhashan Char in the Bay of Bengal.

Published on: 8 December, 2020

Is ‘Black Pete’ a racist caricature?

Many children in the Netherlands have grown up with the image of Black Pete, a helper for St Nicholas, an equivalent of Santa Claus.

Published on: 6 December, 2020

What about malaria, tuberculosis and HIV? Covid-19 Got the thoughtfulness & money!

The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the target for reducing malaria to be significantly missed this year as funding shortfalls are putting thousands of lives ..

Published on: 3 December, 2020

Angry farmers in India!

More than 60 percent of India’s population rely on agriculture for a living.

Published on: 2 December, 2020

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