Day: July 1, 2017

Controversial New NRA Ad Encourages Violence, Sparks Outrage

The National Rifle Association (NRA) in the United States is causing controversy yet again over their latest advertisement. The ad, just a minute long, stars NRA spokesperson and right-wing talk radio host Dana Loesch. Loesch speaks over footage of protests and street violence while accusing “them” of threatening America. The

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Myanmar: Fears For The Safety Of Rohingya Detainees Increase After Child Dies In Custody

At least one child, who was arrested in November 2016 by Myanmar government forces during “clearance operations” among the Rohingya ethnic minority in Rakhine state, has officially been confirmed dead. This death has raised concerns over serious human rights violations in the reclusive country. Myanmar government authorities announced that Mammud

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Poverty-Related Incident In Pakistan Leaves Over 150 Dead

It is no question that poverty has usually been affiliated with death. Lack of proper medical care, food, and money force those living in high-poverty areas to fight daily for their survival. On Sunday, an unusual poverty-related incident resulted in over 150 deaths and more than 100 serious injuries. This past

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Cyprus Reunification Peace Talks Resume

The Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are meeting in Switzerland on Wednesday, June 28th to resume peace talks to resolve the four decades-long dispute dividing Cyprus. Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci will be joined at the Swiss mountain resort of Crans-Montana by the foreign ministers of the three guarantor powers

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