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30.08.2016 IDN InDepthNews

Global Migration Compact Negotiations to Begin in 2017

Global Migration Compact Negotiations to Begin in 2017

By Jaya Ramachdandran BERLIN | NEW YORK (IDN) – The forthcoming UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants on September 19 in New York would launch a process of intergovernmental negotiations leading to the adoption of a ‘Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration’. The intergovernmental negotiations, which will begin… »

28.08.2016 TED: Ideas worth spreading

Non-lethal weapons, a moral hazard?

Non-lethal weapons, a moral hazard?

Pepper spray, tasers, tear gas, rubber bullets — these “non-lethal” weapons are being used by more and more local police forces, as well as military forces brought in to control civilian crowds and other situations. Despite their name, non-lethal weapons have been known to cause deaths … and as Stephen… »

28.08.2016 Robert Burrowes

Book Review, Nonviolent revolt in the twenty-first century

Book Review, Nonviolent revolt in the twenty-first century

Robert J. Burrowes I sometimes wonder whether one of the ways in which ‘Amercian exceptionalism’ manifests is that many US scholars and others are unable to consider the contributions of those who are not from the USA. For example, I routinely read about studies of Martin Luther King Jr. and… »

26.08.2016 Prensa Latina

Morales denounces attempts to destabilize Bolivia

Morales denounces attempts to destabilize Bolivia

La Paz, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) President of Bolivia Evo Morales denounced today groups supporting foreign interests that seek to cause confusion amid the population and create an environment of instability in the country.   During a ceremony for the 116th anniversary of the Escuela de Sargentos del Ejercito, at… »

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