Amnesty International Condemns “Harassment” of Moroccan Human Rights Defenders

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Amnesty International said Morocco is stepping up their harassment of human rights defenders and activists with some activists having already been jailed for voicing their opinions on social media. Amnesty International accused Rabat of using bogus charges to detain activists, …

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Taliban Closes All Afghan Girls Secondary Schools Hours Just after Reopening

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The Taliban on Wednesday ordered secondary girls schools in Afghanistan to shut just hours after they reopened, saying they would remain closed until further notice. Taliban Spokesman Inamullah Samangani confirmed reports that all girls’ high schools and those schools that …

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Mourners Gather to Honor Trans Activist Elise Malary Whose Body Was Found in Lake Michigan

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A crowd of mourners gathered at a vigil in Chicago on March 20 to honor transgender advocate Elise Malary, whose body was found in Lake Michigan last week. Dozens gathered to lit candles outside the Women & Children First bookstore …

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South Carolina Re-Instates Firing Squad Executions

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South Carolina is now prepared to perform executions by firing squad because of the state’s inability to procure drugs for lethal injections. The state Department of Corrections said on Friday that death row inmates will now be allowed to choose …

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Taliban Wishes Afghan Women on International Women’s Day, Promises To Address Their Plight

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) on Tuesday wished all the Afghan women on International Women’s Day, claiming to address the plight they are facing at the moment. Spokesperson of the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdul Qahar Balkhi in …

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Hundreds Gather in Northern Ireland to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Hundreds gathered in the city of Derry in Northern Ireland to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday civil rights march that killed 13 people. On Jan. 30, 1972, British paratroopers shot dead 13 protesters in Derry who demanded …

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Houthi Strike Kills Five People In Marib City: Officials

At least five people were killed and 23 others received injuries after the Houthi rebels launched a ballistic missile on the northern city of Marib, the last stronghold of the Yemeni government. “Two soldiers and three civilians lost their lives …

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