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Iran: Rights Defender Faces New Charges

Expand Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and Farhad Meysami, a human rights defender, protest the suspension of  Sotoudeh's law license in front of the Tehran bar association in Tehran, February 2015. …

SLIDESHOW: Planet Earth, The Only Home We Have

ROME, Aug 17 (IPS) - Climate change is on us. Parts of the planet are burning up. Heatwaves across the northern hemisphere have dried vegetation and withered crops. Forests are ablaze in North America, Europe and Asia – even as far north as the Ar…

Don’t Expect Much from Latest Myanmar Commission

Expand A Rohingya woman walks through Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, March 22, 2018. © 2018 Reuters It’s now clear that Myanmar’s new “independent c…

Take Charge of Your Food: Your Health is Your Business

NEW DELHI, Aug 17 (IPS) - Sunita Narain is Director-General of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) & Editor of Down to Earth magazine in New DelhiThe minimum we expect from the government is to differentiate between right and wrong. But…

How Ghana’s Rapid Population Growth Could Become an Emergency and Outpace Both Food Production and Economic Growth

ACCRA and DONKORKROM, Ghana, Aug 17 (IPS) - Paul Ayormah and his fellow farmers make their way home after hours spent manually weeding a friend's one-acre maize farm in Ghana's Eastern Region."Tomorrow it will be the turn of my maize farm," he tells…

Mozambique: New Media Fees Assault Press Freedom

Expand Mozambique Prime Minister Luisa Dias Diogo speaks to journalist during the International Conference on Financing for Development in Doha, Qatar, November 30, 2008.    © 2008 AP Imag…

Germany: Put Rights on Agenda for Putin Meeting

Expand German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7 2017.  © 2017 REUTER…

Music: Nigeria’s New Cultural Export

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 16 (IPS) - It is a cold evening in Antwerp, Belgium's second-largest city, famous for diamonds, beer, art and high-end fashion. Inside a small restaurant, a mix of the latest American pop and rap—clearly enjoyed by diners—is…

Angolan Army Sergeant Sentenced to Prison for Killing Boy

Expand Some of the more than 600 houses demolished by the government in the Zango II area of Luanda, Angola since July 31, 2016. © 2016 Ampe Rogério/Rede Angola A magistrates c…

Indonesia President’s Belated Call for Tolerance

Expand Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures during an interview with Reuters at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia February 10, 2016. © 2016 Reuters Indonesian P…

How India’s Assam Register Is Weaponizing Citizenship

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates the newly constructed Assam house, Shillong.  Credit: Cm.assam.gov.in/.  How India’s Assam Register Is Weaponizing CitizenshipAugust 16, 2018The Hindu nationalist government is moving to strip legal…

Police Killings are Out of Control in Rio de Janeiro

Expand Policemen patrol the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro on September 14, 2012.  © 2012 Reuters In January, the military police of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro ple…

Концерты, акции и собаки. Как в Бресте "культурно" не разрешают провести митинг против завода АКБ

Первый и пока единственный разрешенный властями митинг против строительства аккумуляторного завода прошел в брестском парке Воинов-ин…

В Бресте на видеоблогера завели уголовное дело за клевету на участкового и оскорбление милиционеров

Автор канала "Народный репортер" Сергей Петрухин подозревается в клевете на участкового и оскорблении сотрудников милиции в интернет-к…

US: Mass Prosecutions of Migrants

Expand Immigration activists hold signs against family separation during a rally to protest against the Trump Administration's immigration policy, outside the White House in Washington, U.S., June 30, 2018. …

Egypt: Campaign to Crush Artistic Freedom

Expand National Security officers shut down al-Karama libraries without offering reasons.   © Tadamun (Beirut) – The Egyptian authorities have arrested over a dozen people i…

Maldives: Opposition, Media Under Attack

Expand Police officers detain an opposition protester demanding the release of political prisoners during a demonstration in Malé, Maldives, February 2, 2018.  © 2018 Mohamed Sharuhaan/AP Ph…

Bangladesh: Wave of Arrests Over Peaceful Dissent

Expand Students shout slogans as they take part in a protest over recent traffic accidents that killed a boy and a girl, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 4, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters/Mohammad Ponir…

Joint Action Needed to Reform our Food System

Aug 15 (IPS) - Carol Gribnau is director of the Hivos global Green Energy and Green Food programsWhile participating in this year's High-level Political Forum (HLPF), one thing became crystal clear to me. Come 2030, we will not have healthy and affo…

Ethiopia Violence A Concern Despite Reform Promises

Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has electrified his country with a range of reforms since he took office in April, including the release of hundreds of political prisoners. But recent incidents of ethnically and religiously-charged killing…