USAID Claims Tigrayan Forces Looted Aid Warehouses

The US aid agency said on Tuesday that rebels in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region have been looting aid warehouses, calling the alleged thefts a “great concern for humanitarians.” Last November, Ethiopian troops and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which …

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Belarusian NGO Head Goes Missing in Kiev, found Hanged

Ukrainian police reported that Vitaly Shishov, head of the Kyiv-based Belarusian House in Ukraine went missing after going for a morning run. “We will investigate until there is information about what happened to him. The statement by his partner has …

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Belarusian Authorities Raid NGO Offices, Detain Human Rights Activists

Belarusian security forces have reportedly raided the offices of local human rights organizations and detained several human activists a day after President Alexander Lukashenko accused them of stirring unrest.  “We have started to work very actively to deal with all …

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MSF Denounces Detainment of Rescue Vessel ‘Geo Barents’ in Italy

The international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced on Monday that Italian port authorities have detained a rescue ship the charity has chartered on administrative grounds, delaying the vessel’s return after saving hundreds of migrants and refugees in …

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Russian Court Outlaws Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny’s Organization as ‘Extremist’

A Russian court on June 9 has outlawed opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s political organization, the Anti-Corruption Foundation, and has labeled it as “extremist.” “The Anti-Corruption Foundation has been recognized by a court decision as an extremist organization,” Navalny’s group reported …

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Patrice Cullors Resigns from Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation amid Controversies

Black Lives Matter Global Network’s (BLM) co-founder Patrice Cullors announced she is resigning from the foundation to focus on her writing career and TV deals. Cullors, a self-proclaimed Marxist said that she would focus on her forthcoming second book, An …

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Kremlin Designates Three German NGOs as Undesirable

Russia designated three German non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as “undesirable” in a step criticized by Berlin and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. The Prosecutor General’s office on Wednesday said that the organizations’ activities “threaten the foundations of the constitutional order and …

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Qatar Red Crescent Headquarters in Gaza Hit by Israeli Airstrike, Two Dead

The Qatar Red Crescent (QCRS) reported that their headquarters in Gaza was allegedly struck by an alleged Israeli airstrike which left two Palestinians dead and injured 10. “Major destruction in our office as a result of Israeli warplanes targeting two …

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