Category: Humanitarian

Global Freedom Of Expression At Ten-Year Low

Global Freedom Of Expression At Ten-Year Low

Freedom of expression has reached a ten-year low around the world, according to new research urging governments to “take action to reverse this trend.” Increases in threats made towards journalists and in “digital authoritarianism,” wherein governments increase online surveillance and clamp down on content, have contributed to the downward trend,

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War Crimes Court Approves Inquiry Into Violence Against Rohingya

War Crimes Court Approves Inquiry Into Violence Against Rohingya

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorised a full-scale investigation into allegations of mass persecution and crimes against humanity that forced at least 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee Myanmar into neighbouring Bangladesh. The ruling, which sets a significant precedent in expanding the jurisdiction of the war crimes court, is the

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