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- Common Dreams staff
Several thousand rain-soaked war refugees and asylum-seekers ran across Macedonia's border from Greece Saturday as riot police chased them lobbing stun grenades, tear gas and beating them with batons. The violence came as Macedonia is cracking down on the flow of thousands of Syrian war refugees attempting to reach safety in western Europe by...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In a maneuver blasted by constitutional rights experts as "rare and unusual,"...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Thousands of sex workers from over 40 countries marched for their rights in Kolkata, India demanding decriminalization. July 2012. (Photo: Piyal Adhikary/EPA)
Humanitarian organization's adoption of policy hailed as important step for sex...