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Jessica Corbett, staff writer
People protest against recent violence at demonstrations in Nigeria on October 21, 2020 in New York City. Multiple protesters of police brutality were shot dead by Nigerian soldiers Tuesday. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
"There need to be immediate, independent, transparent, and thorough investigations, not just into last night's killings, but also into all the previous violations committed by security forces."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
In August 2020, Ireland, Nigeria, and Niue marked the 75th anniversary of the nuclear attack on Hiroshima by ratifying the U.N. Treaty that bans all activities related to nuclear weapons. (Photo: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/icanw.org/photos/4024403290909893">ICAN</a>/Facebook)
"This is completely outrageous and yet somehow not at all surprising," one...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Commuters in Dhaka, Bangladesh contend with floodwaters following heavy rains on October 12, 2020. (Photo: Nayan Kar/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images)
Political and business leaders are being "willfully negligent" as natural...