Day: January 6, 2018

Chad Goes To The Polls: An Opportunity For Change?

President Idriss Deby of Chad has announced that the legislative elections, scheduled for 2015 but much postponed, will be held this year. The President declared this on the cusp of the New Year and encouraged politicians to show patriotism and responsibility in the run-up to the poll. A good number

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Israel Withdrawal From UNESCO Confirmed

On December 29, 2017, after lengthy anticipation, Director-General Audrey Azoulay officially announced Israel’s withdrawal from the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) after being a member since September 1, 1949. Azoulay’s statement makes it evident that Israel’s withdrawal was directly in line with the United States’s withdrawal earlier last

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Prominent Russian Environmentalist Assaulted

Andrei Rudomakha, head of Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus, was attacked and beaten by three masked men on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Rudomakha was returning to Krasnodar from Gelendzhik on the Black Sea, where he was documenting the unlicensed construction of a luxury property in a coastal forest area.

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Why We Should Stop Stigmatizing Sex Workers

Hull is the only city in the United Kingdom which has banned sex workers from its red light district, making prostitution illegal. The local council said the policy was effective and had renewed the legislation in December 2016. Some had criticised the ban claiming that it resulted in greater danger

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