Day: September 7, 2020

Lebanese Civil Society Leads The Way In Beirut’s Streets

An explosion ripped through the heart of Beirut on August 4th, marking the start of a harrowing episode in the collective history of the Lebanese people, leaving more than 200 dead, thousands with severe injuries, and more than 250,000 homeless. A storage of 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate – a

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California’s Controversial Prop. 24 Seeks To Establish The Strongest Data Regulations Ever Seen In The U.S.

This November, Californian voters will be faced with the decision of approving Proposition 24, or the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act, which would establish increased data privacy regulations within the home state of Silicon Valley. Supporters of the legislation claim it will further advance California’s already progressive record on

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Legalising Abortion In Argentina Is Now More Urgent Than Ever

Following developments over the last 15 years, the pro-choice movement in Argentina has reached further setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, legal abortion is needed now more than ever. The Health Ministry estimates that around 350,000 women turn to clandestine abortions each year, many of which are performed unsafely

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The International Court Of Justice: The Netherlands And Canada Join Gambia In The Genocide Case Against Myanmar

On 2nd September, in a historic move, Canada and The Netherlands have formally joined Gambia in the legal battle to hold the government of Myanmar accountable over allegations of genocide against the Rohingya, a Muslim minority group. In 2017, Myanmar’s military committed crimes against humanity and about 900,000 Rohingya were

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