Day: July 29, 2019

Britain’s New Prime Minister

Britain’s new prime minister came into office on July 24th. The former mayor of London and leader of the 2016 Brexit campaign, Boris Johnson, stood outside the famous black door of 10 Downing Street, addressing the public for the first time as a leader. The transition began earlier on Wednesday

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Indian Brick Kilns: A New Age Of Workplace Slavery

The Indian brick making industry is rife with cases of systematic slavery. Up to 23 million people are enslaved across India’s 125,000 brick kiln factories. One-third of those enslaved are children. Despite being prohibited in the Indian Constitution, and international law, millions of Indian’s are intergenerationally trapped by debt-bondage schemes.

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Deadly Car Bombing Near Mogadishu Airport

A bomb went off Monday outside the Afrik Hotel near the international airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least 17 and wounding at least 18 others. The blast knocked witnesses to the ground and destroyed multiple buildings nearby. Reports detailed a thick black smoke all throughout the surrounding area after

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Two Dead After Bahrain Administers Death Penalty

Human rights groups for years have expressed their concern over the Bahraini government’s procedures in conducting its investigations in trials alongside the use of the death penalty. It is clear that these concerns have had little to no reaction by the Bahraini government as this week Ali al-Arab (aged 25)

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