Repression

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Name: Repression
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 3 reports

UK 'still exporting arms' to Russia

Britain is exporting millions of pounds worth of arms and other dual-use military equipment to Russia despite concerns Moscow is arming separatist rebels in Ukraine, MPs have warned.The Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls said 251 export licences ... [Published BBC - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

EU decides to expand sanctions on Syria

BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers agreed on Tuesday to expand sanctions on Syria over the government’s “violent repression” of its civilian population.The ministers added three people and nine entities to the current list of those subject to ... [Published The Gulf Today - 8 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Full fledged Support needed for solidarity with people of Iraq and Syria

– News n Analysis by , Cosmo Theorist, on the issue of a meeting of solidarity with the to be held in Paris on 26 July 2014 (28 Ramadan Mubarak) in which prominent political and social personalities and representatives of Arab and Muslim countries as ... [Published International Reporter - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Iraq, Iran, Syria
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

EU expands sanctions on Syria

6:56 amBRUSSELS, July 23 — The European Union (EU) expanded sanctions on Syria over the government's "violent repression" of its civilian population, the Council of EU Tuesday said in a statement.The EU's foreign ministers agreed to add three people and ... [Published Balita.org - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

The Gambia: Activists mark 20 years of iron-fisted repression

The Gambian government must abolish the laws and iron fisted practices that have resulted in two decades of widespread human rights violations, Amnesty International said as it joined forces with other human rights groups for a global day of action marking ... [Published Amnesty International USA - 21 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Political unrest causes increase in rape incidents: Mahila Parishad

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad holds a news conference at National Press Club in Dhaka on Tuesday, expressing concern at the growing trend of violence against women. — New Age photoBangladesh Mahila Parishad, the women rights defending organization, on Tuesday ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

President Jammeh Must Put an End to 20 Years of Repression and Impunity for Human Rights Violations

Today - 14:54 GMTOn 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been in power in Gambia since 1970. Supported by the Army, Yahya Jammeh proclaimed himself President of the Republic ... [Published Ein News - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Gambia: President Jammeh Must Put an End to 20 Years of Repression and Impunity for Human Rights Violations

a group of military officers led by lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been in power in Gambia since 1970. Supported by the Army, Yahya Jammeh proclaimed himself President of the Republic and, over time, took direct control ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Dissecting The Bull Case For China

Regular readers will know that I have been relatively cautious on the outlook for China. But despite recent dire headlines such as China debt surges to 251% of GDP , China has not crashed. What's more, I have seen a number of bullish calls on Chinese ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Star Comment: Israel’s brutal repression

STRIP away the weasel words of “concern about mounting civilian casualties in Gaza” and the need for Israel to take “proportionate” action and grim reality hits us in the face.This reality is that Britain’s political elite is united behind Israel’s slaughter ... [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cartoon: Breaking news

Global multi-state conflicts are how you really knock up those awesome mass death stats.Nowadays, the violent death, brutality, chaos, misery and so on are caused by interstate conflicts: civil war, religious/ethnic violence,  brutal repression, genocide, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Carlos Blanco's A Time to Talk of Sunday, July 13

1814-2014 OvertureWe should thank 1814's patriots for not having paid attention to those who said that, given the advance of (José Tomás) Boves and the bloodthirsty men who accompanied him, they'd better abandon the idea of liberating the country from ... [Published El Universal Venezuela - Jul 21 2014]

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"Before such a display of military and economic and political power, I am nothing"
They were targeted "due to their involvement in the violent repression of the civilian population or their support to the regime" according to the statement
"ISIL's actions represent the total rejection of one of the most important, internationally recognized human rights - namely the right of freedom of religion, conscience and belief. It is vital that the United States and other like-minded governments act to defend this fundamental freedom against the onslaught of those who seek to impose their dark vision of total religious repression on the peaceful Christian, Yazidi, and Muslim communities of Iraq and Syria" Lantos Swett added
"There has been no change to that policy. We do not agree with the committees' claim that there has been a 'significant change' in government policy."

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