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Lebanon: A Lion Pit for Journalism

By Cendrella AzarBEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb 25 2021 – Our deadliest nightmare is back: Political assassinations in Lebanon is back with the horrific murder of Luqman Slim, a vocal critic ...

UN Peacebuilding Commission must Prioritise Protecting Youth Activists Facing Retaliation

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has faced massive backlash for supporting the Indian farmers’ protests. (File photo) Credit: Anders Hellberg/CC BY-SA 4.0 By Samira SadequeUNITED ...

A Growing Shift in the Narrative about Climate Action

Forest women in Anantagiri forest in the south-east of India check out their solar dryer. (file photo) There is a growing shift and awareness in mainstream political, corporate and ...

Energy Crisis: Tribal Behavior or Quality Decisions Based on Conscious Trade-Offs?

The blackouts and shortages in Texas, paradoxically an energy hub, raise first of all empathy for those affected, as this situation brings to the fore in a vivid way something already ...

Drug Use is a Health Issue – We Need to Decriminalize

Vulnerable people need support, not stricter laws By Simona MarinescuAPIA, Samoa, Feb 25 2021 – Earlier this month, and in December 2020 the Government of Samoa conducted operations ...

Ending Inequality is Everyone’s Business

A health worker at a local health centre in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, prepares a vaccine injection. The dispatch of millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa started ...

Western Sahara, Africa’s Last Colony, to Resume Liberation Struggle on Hold Since 1991

A UN patrol team, deployed for monitoring ceasefire, drives through the Smara area of Western Sahara. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he ‘remains committed’ ...

Mexico to Ban Glyphosate, GM Corn Presidential Decree Comes Despite Intense Pressure from Industry, U.S. Authorities

Tractor caravan to Mexico City farmer protest demands “Mexico Free of Transgenics”. Credit: Enrique Perez S./ANEC By Timothy A. WiseCAMBRIDGE MA, Feb 24 2021 – Mexican ...

Is the USA Fit to Rejoin the UN Human Rights Council?

National civic space ratings from the CIVICUS Monitor, which uses up-to-date information and indicators to assess the state of freedom of association, peaceful assembly and expression ...

The Global Insecurity of Climate Change

Sudanese youth live with continuous insecurity due to climate change vulnerability, including droughts, desertification, land degradation and food insecurity. Courtesy: Albert Gonzalez ...
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