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Is China preparing for Tianamen Square type massacre in Hong Kong?

2019-06-12 15:44:00

What was a relatively peaceful demonstration erupted on Wednesday at about 3:30pm local time (07:00GMT) as hundreds of protesters tried to storm the legislative council complex, prompting police to retaliate...


10 million displaced internally by conflict in 2018: Report

2019-05-11 01:02:47

New figure brings total number of people living as IDPs due to violence and tensions to 41.3 million, an all-time high. ..


RSF Report: "China's Pursuit of a New World Media Order"

2019-03-25 15:32:41

In a report titled "China's Pursuit of a New World Media Order", Reporters Without Borders (RSF) investigates Beijing's strategy to control information beyond its borders, a project that poses a threat to press freedom throughout the world. ..


Powerful political leader warns against squandering peace

2019-02-21 07:52:19

A prominent Afghan political leader who once had the support of some officials to lead Afghanistan's negotiating team with the Taliban, warned the president Wednesday against squandering the best opportunity at peace in more than 17 years of war. ..


'I studied at uni, now sell eggs': India's job crisis under Modi

2019-02-06 09:30:24

A grim-faced young man rustles up a quick egg snack on a pushcart at a quiet residential corner in a suburb of the Indian capital, New Delhi, as he meticulously enquires about his patrons' tastes. ..


Sabarimala: Indian women make history by entering temple

2019-01-02 16:14:39

Two Indian women have made history by entering a prominent Hindu shrine in the southern state of Kerala, following months of protests against their entry. ..


Top 10 countries most at risk of humanitarian disaster in 2019

2018-12-17 07:59:06

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has named the countries most at risk of being hit by humanitarian catastrophe next year, with Yemen, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan topping the top 10 list. ..


Valentine’s Day: Tainted Jewelry Supply Chains

2018-02-09 05:33:21

Jewelry and watch companies need to do more to ensure that their supply chains are free of human rights abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today, ahead of Valentine’s Day. ..


Missing links for Peace, Civility, Social Well-Being

2017-10-25 06:08:44

We will keep missing out if we insist on relying solely on our intellect, acquired knowledge, reason and intelligence; human potential encompasses much more. ..


What Is Peace Journalism?

2017-08-09 03:34:00

  Peace journalism is when editors and reporters make choices – about what to report, and how to report it – that create opportunities for society at large to consider and to value non-violent responses to conflict. ..


Israel to shut down Al Jazeera's operation in Jerusalem

2017-08-08 03:50:33

Rights groups, journalists and media organisations have condemned Israel's decision to shut down Al Jazeera's operations in Jerusalem. ..


How the World Missed a Week of Palestinian Civil Disobedience

2017-08-03 04:00:55

The violence of the past week, and the media’s coverage of the bloodletting, erased a central aspect of the story: Palestinian mass civil disobedience. ..