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Saudi Arabia. Al Mayadeen, against media manipulation
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Saudi Arabia. Al Mayadeen, against media manipulation

Source: ResumenMedioOriente.org / The Dawn / November 11, 2015.- For several weeks, the tv station Al Mayadeen has been a victim of heavy censorship attempts. Its satellite provider, Arabsat, is looking to take the news channel down, arguing that they have expressed criticism against the monarchy of Saudi Arabia. In […]

*FILE PHOTO* Email sent from: "Colbourn, Glen"  gcolbourn@thestar.ca  Subject: Emailing: TURKEY_GENOCIDE Date: 9 April, 2015 4:18:51 PM EDT *FILE PHOTO*(NYT22) KHARPERT, Armenia -- March 8, 2009 -- TURKEY-GENOCIDE -- Ottoman Armenians are marched to a prison in Kharpert, Armenia by armed Turkish soldiers in April 1915. About 972,000 Armenians disappeared from population records in 1915 and 1916. For Turkey, the number should have been a bombshell. According to a long-hidden record that belonged to the interior minister of the Ottoman Empire, 972,000 Ottoman Armenians disappeared from official population records from 1915 through 1917. In Turkey, any discussion of what happened to the Ottoman Armenians can bring a storm of public outrage. But since its publication in a book in January, the number -- and its Ottoman source -- has gone virtually unmentioned. "Nothing," said Murat Bardakci, the book's author. The silence can mean only one thing, he said. "My numbers are too high for ordinary people. Maybe people aren't ready to talk about it yet." (Project Save via The New York Times)*EDITORIAL USE ONLY*  *FILE PHOTO*(NYT22) KHARPERT, Armenia -- March 8, 2009 -- TURKEY-GENOCIDE -- Ottoman Armenians are marched to a prison in Kharpert, Armenia by armed Turkish soldiers in April 1915. About 972,000 Armenians disappeared from population records in 1915 and 1916. For Turkey, the number should have been a bombshell. According to a long-hidden record that belonged to the interior minister of the Ottoman Empire, 972,000 Ottoman Armenians disappeared from official population records from 1915 through 1917. In Turkey, any discussion of what happened to the Ottoman Armenians can bring a storm of public outrage. But since its publication in a book in January, the number -- and its Ottoman source -- has gone virtually unmentioned. "Nothing," said Murat Bardakci, the book's author. The silence can mean only one thing, he said. "My numbers are too high for ordinary people. Maybe peop
Analysis Armenia News Paraguay

Paraguay has Acknowledged the Armenian Genocide

Source: Agencia de Noticias Prensa Armenia (Armenian Press News Agency) / The Dawn / October 30, 2015.- The Senate of the Republic of Paraguay unanimously approved today an official recognition of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Turkish State a century ago. ‘The Chamber of Senators of Paraguay recognizes the […]

Bolivia. “Capitalism has failed, it is a failed model”
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Bolivia. “Capitalism has failed, it is a failed model”

Source Agencia Paco Urondo / The Dawn / November 2015.- In his speech in the United Nations, the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said that natural resources ‘can never be foreign or sold to transnational companies’.   The Bolivian President remarked, in his speech in the 70th Session of the […]

A day to make Child Abuse increasingly visible
Analysis Latin America

A day to make Child Abuse increasingly visible

By Andrea Nathalie Mila / Source: Marcha.org / The Dawn / November 16, 2015 On Thursday November 19, the World Day for Prevention of Child  Abuse is commemorated. It is a date that has been used by various civic groups to make sexual abuse in childhood, more visible. It took […]

Colombian political regime, a shame
Analysis Colombia

Colombian political regime, a shame

By Colombia Communist Party / Source: Rebelion.org / The Dawn / November 13, 2015 Since Monday November 9, 2015, thousands of political prisoners held in thirteen different jails began a collective action of civil resistance and hunger strikes of indefinite duration against the policy of President Juan Manuel Santos. On […]