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26.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

SHERLOC against Organized Crime

SHERLOC against Organized Crime

Human Wrongs Watch 25 March 2015 – With criminal groups transforming into ever more sophisticated networks, and their ability to operate across borders increasing, the need for greater information sharing and cooperation is urgent.* To meet this need, UNODC (UN Office on Drugs and Crime) has developed SHERLOC: … »

14.03.2015 Silvia Swinden

Swedish prosecutors agree to question Assange in London

Swedish prosecutors agree to question Assange in London

Julian Assange’s team of solicitors have claimed victory after a Swedish prosecutor agreed to question him in London, following a two and a half years deadlock during which he has been unable to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy that offered him sanctuary. Mr Assange is also considering suing UK’s deputy Prime … »

09.03.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Marginalised African languages getting stifled and snuffed out

Marginalised African languages getting stifled and snuffed out

South Africa – International Mother Language Day has come and gone, but to South African language activists it was just a show, formalising the good statute book of 11 official languages of the country, whereby some of these languages are still severely marginalised, especially indigenous languages. This might hold true … »

26.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

4 kinds of intelligence; & how the USA fails

4 kinds of intelligence; & how the USA fails

“These are the sort of things one ought to look at. Things without pretensions, satisfied to be merely themselves, sufficient in their suchness, not acting a part, not trying, insanely, to go it alone, in isolation from the Dharma-Body, in Luciferian defiance of the grace of God.” - Aldous … »

25.02.2015 Redaccion Ecuador

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Words and photos by LolaMora Productions Between the 20th of January and the 8th of February, Gislaine’s income dropped by 50 dollars a day – usually she takes between 70 and 90 dollars – from her business recharging mobile phones. The blame for this loss fell on the government which … »

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