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Massive Protests in UK as ‘Human Rights Nightmare’ Trump Begins Visit
News UK

Massive Protests in UK as ‘Human Rights Nightmare’ Trump Begins Visit

A cross-section of organizations are holding marches condemning his policies on militarization, immigration and climate change The Dawn News / July 13, 2018 Thousands of people gathered at different locations in the United Kingdom protesting the three-day visit of United States president Donald Trump from July 12. According to reports, […]

An ambulance is seen near the blast site in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, on July 10, 2018. At least 13 people were killed and dozens of others injured in a blast that hit a public gathering of a political party in Pakistan's northwest provincial capital of Peshawar on Tuesday night, local media reported. (Xinhua/Saeed Ahmad/IANS)
News Pakistan

20 killed, 60 critically injured in suicide attack in Peshawar

A candidate from the Awami National Party was among those killed, two weeks before general elections in Pakistan Umer Beigh/ The Dawn News/ July 11, 2018 As many as 20 civilians were killed and at least 60 others injured when a suicide bomber attacked a public gathering at Khyber Pakhtounkhwa’s […]

13 years of the Palestinian BDS Movement
Analysis World

13 years of the Palestinian BDS Movement

A growing call for freedom, justice, and equality by ICF Team/ July 10, 2018 July 9th 2018 marks the thirteenth year of the call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, given by Palestinian civil society. The call, which has now taken the shape of a global movement, demands that […]

The Mopani Mine next to Kankoyo Township, Mufulira, Zambia. Image: ActionAid
News Zambia

Zambian Activists Keep a Close Watch on Glencore’s Operations

The company has a very poor record in the country and has arbitrarily fired workers and concealed information about deaths in their mines by Abhijan Choudhury / July 11, 2018 Recently, Industriall a global federation of trade unions submitted a statement at a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting […]

Free Lula Vigil gathers outside the Federal Police building in Curitiba calling for ex-president’s release on Sunday. Photo: Ricardo Stuckert

The Judiciary in Brazil has lost its shame

The actions by various judges on Sunday to block the release of Lula are compromised by conflict of interest and do not stand the test of law by Carol Proner / The Dawn News / July 10, 2018 On Sunday, July 9, almost a month before the registration of candidacies […]

At least two protesters died in the police repression of the protests against the rise of fuel prices in Haiti.
Haiti News

Fuel price rise in Haiti has its roots in IMF deal

The hike in prices which was withdrawn after massive protests is part of the agenda dictated by international finance institutions By Lautaro Rivara / Source: ALBA Movimientos /Translated by: Tanya Wadhwa/ The Dawn News / July 10, 2018 Soon after the Haitian government announced its decision to raise fuel prices […]