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Mar 27, 2020

Hague Court Orders Dutch State to Pay out Over Colonial Massacres

A court in the Hague ordered the Dutch state to pay compensation to victims of colonial massacres in the 1940s. After World War II the Dutch government sent a large military force to its former colony to suppress independence movements and restore colonial power. In so called ‘cleansing actions’, hundreds of civilians where killed. In the recent verdict, the court found that 11 men had...

Mar 27, 2020

Hague Court Orders Dutch State to Pay out Over...

A court in the Hague ordered the Dutch state to pay compensation to victims of colonial massacres in the 1940s. After World War II the Dutch government sent a large military force to its former colony...

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Mar 26, 2020

Millions of Ethiopians can't get COVID-19...

Below is an article provided by Ayyaantuu News Millions of Ethiopians are being denied access to viable information considering the risks of the corona virus due to a months-long government imposed shutdown...

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Mar 26, 2020

District of Columbia: Treatment as US Territory...

The US Senate approved a COVID-19 relief bill that would shortchange Washington, D.C. by approximately $750 million, despite the District having more confirmed cases than many other states. Essentially,...

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Mar 25, 2020

Crimean Tatars: United Resistance against 21st...

Below is an article from the Eurasia Daily Monitor Since Russia occupied Crimea, dissidents and activists have been fighting a large scale crackdown on their rights. Crimean Tatars are particularly affected...

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Mar 24, 2020

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Development Project Destroying...

The Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board (CHTDB) is pursuing a project which consists of constructing roads, cutting hills, sectioning an entire village and destroying their graveyards and their ancestral...

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Mar 24, 2020

Sindhi: 472 arrested during Lockdown to contain...

On the first day of a lockdown to prevent the spread of the Corona virus, a total of 472 people have been arrested in Sindh. The government of Sindh had imposed lockdown effective from 23 March as Pakistan...

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Mar 23, 2020

Brazil: Radical Missionaries put Isolated Tribes...

Below is from an article by The Guardian Brazil’s isolated indigenous groups are at risk of catching deadly diseases from radical evangelical Christian missionaries. The US-based organisation Ethnos360,...

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Mar 23, 2020

Taiwan: Allies International Protection and Enhancement...

Both the US Senate and the US Congress have passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act, by which the US will pressure China by supporting Taiwan’s diplomatic...

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