Day: May 21, 2020

Asylum Seekers Unjustly Transferred From The U.S. To Guatemala

An agreement between the U.S. and Guatemala allows for non-Guatemalan asylum seekers to be effectively deported to Guatemala without the possibility of lodging asylum claims in the U.S., a report has recently showed. The report was published on May 19th by Human Rights Watch and Refugees International. It shows that the

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Taiwan Excluded From Key WHO Meeting

The World Health Organization (WHO) will not extend an invitation to Taiwan to attend this week’s World Health Assembly (WHA), the WHO’s annual meeting. According to a Reuters article dated May 17, the decision comes after the WHO faced pressure from China to exclude Taiwan from the assembly unless it

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The Detention And Torture Of Children In Egypt

In a report released in March this year by Human Rights Watch, it was found that the Egyptian police, National Security Agency and military officials have been arbitrarily arresting and torturing children while prosecutors and judges turn a blind eye. In the 43-page report, the rights group has documented violations

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Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand’s Most Popular Prime Minister

Tallying the results of recent polls, it has become clear that Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand’s most successful prime minister in a century. Ardern’s Labour Party jumped 14 points to 56.5 per cent in the first poll since the coronavirus outbreak – the highest of any party throughout New Zealand’s

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