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Salem-News.com (Apr-15-2019 13:40)
25th Anniversary of the Rwandan GenocideRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
A power vacuum was created in Rwanda when the President's plane was shot down. A catalyst for genocide.
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April 7, 2019, marked the 25th anniversary of what we now know as the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.
Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2019 00:21)
India: Human Rights Defender Samiul Biswas in Judicial CustodyWilliam Gomes Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador
Samiul Biswas has been instrumental in documenting human rights violations along the India-Bangladesh border.
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According to the information received from Front Line Defenders, on 19 March 2019, the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court remanded human rights defender Samiul Biswas in custody at Krishnanagar District Jail.
Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 02:07)
Fair Trial: Asia Bibi Not Guilty of BlasphemyShamim Masih Salem-News.com
The US has conveyed concerns about Christian persecution in Pakistan, while Pakistan simply denies it.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan finally set aside a review petition of a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, accused of blasphemy, after she spent more than 8 years in prison, in solitary confinement.
Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2018 23:10)
Bangladesh: Release Mr. Shahidul Alam Immediately from Arbitrary DetentionWilliam Gomes Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador
An open letter to the Honourable Ambassadors of Bangladesh
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I am writing to voice my deep concern about the arbitrary arrest of an award-winning photographer, academic and human rights defender Shahidul Alam.
Salem-News.com (Jun-23-2018 00:43)
Could Tough Love Salvage Lebanon?Dr. Franklin Lamb, Salem-News.con
Problems for Lebanon’s economy and political status continue to mount
(BEIRUT) - “You could qualify for U.S. and Western aid to salvage Lebanon or you can cede what’s left of your country’s sovereignty to Iran. But you cannot do both.” A US Congressional staffer after his boss recently introduced legislation to cut off all aid to Lebanon until it “cleans its house of Iranian militia and restores Lebanese sovereignty.”Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2018 23:40)
Oregon Congressional Delegation Presses ICE on Rights of Immigrant Detainees at Federal Prison in OregonSalem-News.com
The detainees in Sheridan are among the more than 1,600 people that ICE is holding in federal prisons.
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Monday, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with House members Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, demanded that the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immediately allow individuals being held at a federal prison in Sheridan, Ore., under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance policy” to access legal services through free phone calls.
Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2018 11:21)
Iran`s Women Standing StrongDr. Franklin Lamb, Salem-News.con
As Iran’s women continue to rise and fly their Hijabs... Woe be unto the Mullahs
29 Iranian women were arrested for challenging Iran’s theocratic regime. But they have just begun to fight.
Salem-News.com (Nov-30-2017 11:06)
Syrian War Winding Down - What`s Next?Ralph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
If the war ended now it would take 10 to 15 years for Syria’s per capita GDP to return to pre-conflict levels.
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Russia appears to be taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end the seven-year civil war all but won by Assad with Russia's backing.
Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2017 23:53)
Now You See It, Soon You Won`t.Daniel Johnson Salem-News.com
Ten countries that could disappear in the next twenty years...
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Thomas Edsel writes in the NYT that Trump is so ignorant, he is not even aware of his own ignorance. Edsel concludes his column with:
Salem-News.com (Mar-21-2017 17:02)
Reality and the U.S.-Made Famine in YemenKathy Kelly special to Salem-News.com
We must continually educate ourselves about the reality of what our nation’s actions mean to the world’s poor.
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As part of her high school talk, Sabia prepared a handout to show where refugees are the most welcomed. One detail astonished her.
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