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28.04.2016

New economy, same old problems for China’s workers

New economy, same old problems for China’s workers

04.2016 Supporting the Workers’ Movement in China New economy, same old problems for China’s workers Workers employed in China’s new online companies are increasingly taking to the streets in protest as their bosses fail to pay wages and lay off staff without any compensation. CLB noted last week… »

27.04.2016

China, Russia & India unite against US intervention in Asia Pacific

China, Russia & India unite against US intervention in Asia Pacific

The statement cautions against the internationalization of the disputes By Ankit Panda, www.thediplomat.com Two days ago, in Moscow, the foreign ministers of India, Russia, and China released a joint communique outlining areas of trilateral agreement between the three countries. As I discussed in The Diplomat, the… »

26.04.2016

We stand with the Marshall Islands

We stand with the Marshall Islands

Yesterday marked two years since the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) took a courageous stand against the world’s nine nuclear-armed nations. On April 24, 2014, the RMI filed nine groundbreaking lawsuits at the International Court of Justice and another lawsuit, separately, against the United States in U.S. Federal Court. »

26.04.2016

Nepal earthquake: one year on

Nepal earthquake: one year on

PUTTING CHILDREN AT THE HEART OF OUR RESPONSE The April and May earthquakes in Nepal caused nearly 9,000 deaths and injured over 100,000 people. Children lost friends and family members, faced injuries and disability. »

22.04.2016

2016 World Press Freedom Index

2016 World Press Freedom Index

Reporters Without Borders 2016 World Press Freedom Index 1Finland8.59 2Netherlands8.76 3Norway8.79 4Denmark8.89 5New Zealand10.01 6… »

21.04.2016

Live from Damascus: The Syrian election results

Live from Damascus: The Syrian election results

Live from Damascus: The Syrian Election Results By Ken Stone “Syria’s ruling Ba’ath Party and its allies have won the majority of the votes in the recent parliamentary elections in the country, official results show.  The Syrian electoral commission announced late Saturday that the National Unity coalition, comprising the ruling party… »

20.04.2016

Deal with root causes of problems to break cycle of violence

Deal with root causes of problems to break cycle of violence

Hong Kong citizen Kwan Wing-yi made an impassioned speech at a special Legislative Council meeting late February 2016 that was held to discuss retirement protection, as reported by Jason Y Ng writing for the South China Morning Post. The activist’s words went viral as social media users hailed her for voicing… »

20.04.2016

Exposed: Thai fishing boat slavery

Exposed: Thai fishing boat slavery

If you buy prawns or shrimp, chances are, you are buying the produce of slave labour. Urge the UNHRC to Condemn Thai Fish Boat Slavery Sign The Petition Drear people, Innocent people in Thailand are being conned onto boats or sold by… »

19.04.2016

Ebru art and cultivating ‘musk’

Ebru art and cultivating ‘musk’

We conducted a short interview with renowned Turkish Ebru artist Atilla Can about UNESCO’s celebration of his work, and appreciate his cooperation. Here my video about the three Ebru artists we have interviewed up to now [readers unfamiliar with Ebru can think marbling, the swirling decorative art once commonly used for book… »

18.04.2016

A French teacher and the state of emergency

A French teacher and the state of emergency

  SHAFAQNA – If France has often presented itself as a modern democracy, a Republic which values have revolved around the guarantee and protection of personal freedom and free speech, such claims no longer reflect ground realities. France today is an empty shell of a Republic, a pretence democracy governed by an… »

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