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The projected screen at the International Media Centre in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh on November 21, 2020. (Photo by FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Why the G20’s Failure on Debt Cancellation Is Bad News for Women
World leaders have put wealthy creditor interests before debt justice, further jeopardising women’s rights.
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Tiny Desk, Tinier Man
Once again, Trump loses and the Internet wins after his surreal White House appearance to announce the obvious - he'll leave - while seated at a teeny kiddie desk sparked a giddy explosion of hashtags celebrating his banishment from the grown-ups' table. Swiftly trending, reportedly even in Europe...
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Ms. Hathloul was produced in court on Wednesday. She has been imprisoned for two years, during which she was allegedly tortured and subjected to sexual abuse. (Photo: Loujain al-Hathloul) Views
Hyper-Patriarchal Saudi Arabia Equates Mild Feminism With Terrorism, as Sen. Murphy Calls on Biden To Review Ties With Kingdom
There is nothing in Islam that forbids women to drive, and all the 900 million Muslim women have all along driven except in Saudi Arabia.
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A view of the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran's chief nuclear scientist, was killed on November 27,2020. News
'Intended to... Set the Stage for War'? Questions and Warnings Follow Assassination of Top Iranian Nuclear Scientist
"This cowardice—with serious indications of Israeli role—shows desperate warmongering of perpetrators," said Iran's top diplomat.
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Activists of Sammilito Garments Sramik Federation (Combined Garments Workers Federation) march for fair wages and union rights for all Amazon supply chain workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh on November 27, 2020. (Photo: Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
Progressive Coalition Stages Worldwide Black Friday Protests to 'Make Amazon Pay'
The corporation is trying to pacify workers with holiday bonuses of $150 to $300, even though "Jeff Bezos could pay a $105,000 bonus to every Amazon worker and still be as rich as he was at the start of the pandemic."
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Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras and his daughter after he was released by Israeli authorities on November 26, 2020. (Photo: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images) News
'We Have Won Over the Occupation': Israel Frees Maher Al-Akhras After 103-Day Hunger Strike
The Palestinian father of six was released after refusing all food and drink to protest Israel's administrative detention policy.
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A migrant child sits jailed in a cage after being arrested by U.S. immigration authorities. (Photo: Christ Chavez/Getty Images) News
DOJ to Appeal Judge's Injunction Against 'Cruel, Unprecedented Policy' of Deporting Migrant Children
The Trump administration—which has denied the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and seized infants from their parents—claims it is acting in the interest of public health and children.
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All of the ten proposals would take money away from a small elite, who will certainly fight their implementation tooth-and-nail. (Photo: Gabriele Holtermann-Gorden/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
For Biden, ‘Building Back Better’ Should Be a Global Challenge
U.S. economic recovery efforts will not succeed if the global economy remains weak and serves only a small rich minority.
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Calling for End of 'Shadow Pandemic,' Rallies Across Globe to Mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
"Men's violence against women is also a pandemic—one that pre-dates the virus and will outlive it."
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Guatemalan deportees arrive in Guatemala City on a Department of Homeland Security plane on March 12, 2020. (Photo: Johan Ordoñez/AFP/Getty Images) News
'Unconscionable': ICE Deported 33 Unaccompanied Guatemalan Children After Judge Ordered Halt to Practice
"It is not out of the power of the district court, if someone could raise the matter, to order ICE to return the children that it removed on that flight," said one legal expert.
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