Day: November 9, 2020

Court Case Proceedings Begin In Argentina’s Baby Theft Trial

Court proceedings have begun in a case regarding the baby thefts and torture of prisoners under the military junta rule in Argentina between 1976-1983. So far, 18 people have been charged with torture, illegal deprivation of liberty, abduction of babies, and sexual assault. The trail is expected to last longer

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Pro-Democracy Protests In Thailand

In Thailand, a student-let movement calling for political reform of the monarchy has sparked protests across the country, reports say. The protests have been gaining momentum since July, with the most recent one occurring on 26th October. Tens of thousands of young people assembled to protest the monarchy, the constitution

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Dozens Killed Protesting Police Brutality In Nigeria

On Friday, October 23, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari reported that at least 51 civilians have been killed during widespread protests against police brutality over the past few weeks. Additionally, eleven police officers and seven members of the army have been reported dead, with a further 37 civilians injured – although

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Destruction Of Womanhood On The Streets Of Namibia

Home to only 2.5 million people, Namibia recorded an appalling 1,604 rape cases between January 2019 and June, 2020 – an average of three rape cases a day. This is only the number of reported cases and with the stigma of shame and fear that accompany this crime there are

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Protests In Poland Over New Abortion Ban Turn Violent

Police have used pepper spray against hundreds of people in Warsaw protesting a recent ruling that almost completely bans abortions. Protesters were stationed outside the home of Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski following a ruling from the Constitutional Court that declared abortions in the case of fetal deformities illegal. Protests

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