Just hours after UN officials called for Myanmar army leaders to be tried for genocide, Facebook blocked the accounts of army chief Min Aung Hlaing and other top brass. The online network wields immense power in Myanmar. In order to… Read More ›
It would be far better, however, if she could just be a child. By Ben Ehrenreich Ahed Tamimi was 11 when I met her, a little blond slip of a thing, her hair almost bigger than she was. I remember… Read More ›
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh’s government is moving forward with a plan to relocate Rohingya refugees staying in camps near the country’s largest tourist resort towns to a remote island that is underwater for much of the year. A cabinet order… Read More ›
JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries,… Read More ›
By Christina M. Paschyn On April 26, Russia banned the Crimean Tatars’ legislature, the Mejlis, calling it an extremist organization. On May 12, the authorities arrested several Tatars, including Ilmi Umerov, deputy chairman of the Mejlis. Activists say that more… Read More ›
The bill will mainly protect corporations who are polluting our water, land, and air quality.
Ethiopia’s government says five people have been killed in protests against a government plan to develop farmland outside the capital into a new business zone. Communications Minister Getachew Reda said Monday that the number of dead could rise. Opposition supporters… Read More ›