ISSN 2330-717X

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Egypt: Concerns Rights Activists At Risk Of Prison

Egyptian authorities should drop all charges against unregistered nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and stop the criminal investigation of such groups, Human Rights Watch said. Authorities should not take action against NGOs until Egypt’s new parliament proposes…



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Burma: Thai Energy Workers Strike In Tavoy

By Ahunt Phone Myat Low salaries and poor working conditions have prompted workers for the Thai state-owned PTT energy company to go on strike in Tavoy [Dawei], the southern Burmese town currently being transformed into…


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Argentina: ‘Don’t Touch Famatina’

Thousands of residents in the northwestern La Rioja province protested for more than a month, blocking the main roadway to the Famatina glacier to demand that Canadian company Osisko Mining back down from plans to…


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Widespread Arrests In Southwestern Iran

Iranian security forces have arrested 50 people over the past two weeks in the Arab neighbourhoods of the southwestern province of Khuseztan. Two of the detainees were killed while in custody, writer and human rights…


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