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Bashir is not welcome in Malaysia
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Bashir is not welcome in Malaysia

The Sudanese President’s invitation to attend an international conference conflicts with the Malaysian government’s intentions to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. According to Malaysian minister Nazri Abdul Aziz’s latest statement, the government should rescind Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir’s invitation to take part in an international conference […]

Poet jailed for her poems
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Poet jailed for her poems

A military court sentenced a 20-year-old poet and student in Bahrain for reading a poem at a pro-reform rally criticizing the country’s King. Following her arrest in March, Ayat al-Qarmezi was sentenced for a year in a Manama court on 12 June 2011 and has reportedly been tortured while in […]

Angola: rehousing displaced families
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Angola: rehousing displaced families

More than 450 people will be re-housed in the capital Luanda in September after thousands of families were evicted from their informal settlements between 2004-2006 to make room for the construction of luxury homes. The forced evictions took place in the Luanda suburb of Kilamba Kiaxi on 28 August without […]

NUJ protests cuts to arts
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NUJ protests cuts to arts

The National Union of Journalists is taking part in a joint union campaign called “Lost Arts” to protest against government cuts to arts funding. Cailly Morris In a system void of balance, the Arts Council England cut more than 200 organizations’ funding in order to reduce the annual budget by […]