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The women in Ghana’s ‘witches camps’ speak on what International Women’s Day means – in pictures

As the world marked International Women’s’ Day Sunday, close to 500 women still live in ‘witches camps’ in Ghana. They…

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Opinion

The children serving ‘witches’ – in pictures

Over 300 minors living in Ghana’s so-called witches camps. Many denied education, cast out of their homes and forced into…

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World

More than 100 physicians warn Julian Assange could die in prison

More than 100 physicians have signed onto an open letter that says WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange could die behind bars…

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World

China Refutes Human Rights Report, Insists the Country’s Record ‘Is at It’s Historical Best’

China pushed back against a damning Human Rights Watch report released on Tuesday, insisting instead that the country’s record on human rights…

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World

Prison Sentence for Pastor Shows China Feels Threatened by Spread of Christianity, Experts Say

Wang Yi was waiting for his arrest. Months before authorities swept into his church in the city of Chengdu in December 2018…

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World

Kurds in Turkey increasingly subject to violent hate crimes

National fervor is simmering in Turkey, as the country pursues its military offensive against Kurdish militias in northern Syria. Critics…

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World

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘crush heads’ of Kurdish fighters

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that Turkey will “crush the heads” of Kurdish fighters if they do not withdraw…

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Africa

Treat data protection breach as human rights issue-South Africa’s Pansy Tlakula

The Chairperson of the Information Regulator of South Africa, Pansy Tlakula is advocating for the protection of data of citizens.…

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Africa

US Embassy in Zimbabwe deletes tweet praising Robert Mugabe after users call out human rights abuses

The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe deleted a tweet praising the country’s late Prime Minister Robert Mugabe after users called out…

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Africa

We killed 44 Ghanaians On The Orders Of Yahya Jammeh – Two Gambian Soldiers Confesses

Two Gambian soldiers working for a hit squad controlled by former President Yahya Jammeh yesterday admitted to participating in the…

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World

Rescue Ship With 42 Migrants Defies Italy Order to Stay Out

MILAN (AP) — An aid group’s rescue ship carrying 42 migrants picked up off Libya two weeks ago entered Italian…

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World

Wave Of Protests Planned For Tuesday Over State Abortion Bans

Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Women’s March, NARAL Pro-Choice America and other groups are organizing nationwide demonstrations…

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