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Cuban Youths March Against Terrorism, Urge US to Free Cuban Five

MOSCOW, October 1 (RIA Novosti) - Cuban students have descended on the streets of the capital Havana to protest against terrorism and demand the release of a group of Cuban intelligence officers who have been detained in the United States.The demonstration ... [Published RIA Novosti - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

1000s of Cubans hold anti-US demo

Thousands have hit the streets of the Cuban capital Havana to demand the United States release three of their countrymen arrested in 1998. The Cuban students held a march in Malecon boulevard on Tuesday calling on Washington to release the three Cuban ... [Published Press tv - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Court of Appeal moved against ‘genocide' letter

Petitioners, P. G. Ravindra Nirosha of Nugegoda and several others have complained to the Court of Appeal that the IGP and the Attorney General has failed to enforce provisions of the Penal Code against 28 members of the Northern Provincial Council and ... [Published LankaWeb - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Asahi a scapegoat of nationalist media or victim of own missteps?

One of the nation’s leading newspapers has been in crisis mode of late — a situation that may bode ill for liberal journalism at a time when nationalism appears to be making public inroads.The venerable Asahi Shimbun has been rocked by three scandals, ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Gemalto launches Ezio Armored app designed for rapid PC deployment

Singapore - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has launched Ezio Armored Application, an entirely software-based solution that enables banks to quickly deploy secure eBanking applications on any PC. Ezio Armored ... [Published Newswit.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

occupied Palestinian territory: New UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine launches first official mission

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Egypt, Jordan, occupied Palestinian territory GENEVA (18 September 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Cuban Embassy Hold Press Briefing On The Cuban Five

The Cuban Embassy in Ghana on Wednesday held a briefing to educate the media on the issues surrounding the arrest and incarceration of five Cuban nationals by the United States of America (USA).The briefing was part of efforts by the Cuban Government ... [Published Peace FM - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sultan of Brunei Back at Table to Buy Plaza Hotel?

As  new reports  surfaced indicating the Sultan of Brunei could still be in negotiations to purchase the Plaza Hotel, today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization,  renewed  ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Daily’s retraction doesn’t torpedo ’96 sex slave report: ex-U.N. expert

COLOMBO – A former U.N. researcher who compiled a report urging Japan to apologize and pay compensation over the “comfort women” issue said she sees no need to correct her report made public in 1996 that referred to testimony retracted recently by the ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-UN Official Says "Reasonable to Define Comfort Women as Sex Slaves"

Radhika Coomaraswamy, former under-secretary-general of the United Nations, said she will not revise her report published in 1996 that recommended the Japanese government apologize and compensate the Asian victims of wartime sexual slavery.Coomaraswamy ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Guingona promotes butterfly house project for IDPs

Press ReleaseSeptember 3, 2014SEN. GUINGONA PROMOTES BUTTERFLY HOUSE PROJECT FOR IDPsCommends innovators for affordable, habitable and durable emergency sheltersSenator Teofisto "TG" Guingona III has filed Senate Resolution No. 879 commending the Filipino ... [Published Senate of the Philippines - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mumbai Among Cities With High Homeless Populations

BANGALORE: ‘Home sweet home’ and “There is no place like home” are some of common sayings we general throw around to show love for our dwelling places called “Home”. But, unfortunately there are many people in this world who do not have any place to call ... [Published Silicon India - Aug 27 2014]

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...in court proceedings in India that “adverse media reports…led a prospective buyer to the brink of calling off the talks,” but added that Sahara "has been able to revive talks with that buyer.” Although that buyer was not identified by the lawyer, the very public news of the Sultan’s initial bid, and the withering criticism he’s faced in the time since, strongly suggests it could be Sultan of Brunei."
"The Butterfly House Project is a better alternative to the usual tents and bunk houses provided by the government to our citizens that have been displaced by natural and man-made calamities and insurgencies. It also showcases the Filipino innovation in solving the problem of homelessness brought about by internal displacement" he said
Dawn shared with us one of Eleanor's fondest sayings, and very apropos to our gathering, "A woman is like a tea bag.... you never know her strength until she's in hot water"

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Cuban Youths March Against Terrorism, Urge US t... [Published RIA Novosti - 12 hours ago]
1000s of Cubans hold anti-US demo [Published Press tv - 17 hours ago]
Court of Appeal moved against ‘genocide' letter [Published LankaWeb - Sep 30 2014]
Court of Appeal moved against ‘genocide’ letter [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 29 2014]
Is the Asahi a scapegoat of nationalist media o... [Published Japan Times - Sep 29 2014]
Gemalto launches Ezio Armored app designed for ... [Published Newswit.com - Sep 25 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: New UN Special ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
Sudan has 'no choice' but to accept Paris Decla... [Published AlMonitor - Sep 11 2014]
Cuban Embassy Hold Press Briefing On The Cuban ... [Published Peace FM - Sep 10 2014]
Sultan of Brunei Back at Table to Buy Plaza Hotel? [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 09 2014]
Daily’s retraction doesn’t torpedo ’96 sex slav... [Published Japan Times - Sep 07 2014]
Ex-UN Official Says "Reasonable to Define Comfo... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 04 2014]
Sen. Guingona promotes butterfly house project ... [Published Senate of the Philippines - Sep 03 2014]
Finding the Moral High Ground in the Israel-Gaz... [Published Creators.Com - Aug 27 2014]
Iran marks 25 years since Khomeini's death [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 27 2014]
Mumbai Among Cities With High Homeless Populations [Published Silicon India - Aug 27 2014]
Are we under a dictatorship already? (Part 1) [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 27 2014]
Tea With Eleanor on Campobello Island - No Poli... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Goldstone sequel to be co-authored by Amal Alam... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 11 2014]
Blood debts [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 06 2014]
Brunei adopts sharia law, others in region cons... [Published Suara Sarawak - Apr 30 2014]
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Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Egypt, Jordan, occupied Palestinian territory GENEVA (18 September 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, ...
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Doudou Diene Here we go again. AP has the news . The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva has named three to its commission to look into human rights violations in the Gaza slaughter. William Schabas, Doudou Diene, and Amal Alamuddin. ...
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