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A supporter of President Erdogan holds a photo of the Turkish leader at an anti-coup rally in Istanbul in July 2016 (Photo: Mstyslav Chernov)
News Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and His Ruling AKP Have Declared Victory

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—International election observers have sharply criticized Turkey’s historic referendum, which took place on April 16 and passed by a narrow margin. According to official results, 51.4% voted in favor of the proposed constitutional changes, which will secure Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasing grip on power. Observers from […]

"Education is a right!" / Photo credit: TeleSUR
Chile News

What does the Chilean Educational Reform establish?

Source: TeleSur / The Dawn News / April 11, 2017 Students and teachers of Chile express their repudiation against the educational reform because it does not answer to their demands. The Confederation of Students of Chile (Confech) called to march this Tuesday to reject the educational reform bill launched by […]

"Press: don't shoot" / Photo credit: April 12, 2017
Colombia News

Colombia: The Media and the Peace

Source: Trochando sin Fronteras / The Dawn News / April 12, 2017 The media coverage of the peace agreement between the FARC-EP and the government evidences that journalism is not politically nor pedagogically ready to take on the task of informing on this event to the country. For Mario Morales, […]

Gambian migrants returning home from Libya carry bags from UN agency the International Organization for Migration. Photo credit: Luc Gnago/Reuters
Africa Libya News

Migrants from west Africa being ‘sold in Libyan slave markets’

By: Emma Graham-Garrison / Source: The Guardian / The Dawn News / April 11, 2017 West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home. Trafficked people passing through Libya have previously reported violence, extortion […]

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U.S. Venezuela

The OAS Vs. Venezuela

By: Roberto Regalado / The Dawn News / April 6, 2017 I began writing these lines after seeing the session of the Permanent Council of the OAS, held on April 3 2017, which continued the maneuvers to invoke the Democratic Charter against the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. […]

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Statement Turkey

Turkish Farmers call to Vote NO in Erdogan’s Referendum

The Confederation of Small Farmers’ Unions (ÇİFTÇİ-SEN), which is a member organisation of ECVC from Turkey, has published its ideas in preparation for the Referendum that will be held on 16 April, 2017, in order to decide whether changes will be made to the constitutional system. Farmers of Turkey say […]