Day: July 21, 2019

Why The Floods In South Asia Matter

Monsoon flooding in South Asia has left 200 people dead and six million displaced in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan in the past week. Over 1,800 villages are swamped in the Northeastern Indian state of Assam after the Brahmaputra River burst its banks and officials estimate that one-third of Bangladesh

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Kyoto Animation Studio Fire Shocks Japan

On Thursday morning in one of Japan’s worst mass casualty incidents since World War II, a 41-year-old man poured petrol over the Kyoto Animation Studio screaming, “Die!” before igniting it. 33 people were killed and 36 more were injured by the time the fire was doused. The horrific attack shocked

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Myanmar’s Top Officials Banned From Entering The U.S.A.

The U.S. have banned Myanmar’s top general, several senior officers and their families from entering the States, in response to accusations of gross violations of human rights against Rohingya Muslims. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stated there was credible evidence to suggest that the Burmese officials were complicit in

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Nations Rise In Support Of Chinese Internment Camps

37 states, including Russia, Saudi Arabia, and North Korea, sent a letter to the United Nations last Friday in support of China’s policies in Xinjiang. The letter praised China for its “remarkable achievements in the field of human rights,” despite strong criticism from the West and the reported detainment, persecution,

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