Monday, 26 August, 2019

Category: Humanitarian

The Future Of Digital Dictatorships

The Future Of Digital Dictatorships

While Americans and Europeans debate whether the internet and social media are undermining democracy, a big question for many Chinese is whether cutting-edge technology strengthens autocratic rule. China’s government is embracing technologies to monitor its population. A national plan to develop artificial intelligence highlights its “irreplaceable role in effectively maintaining

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The World’s Most And Least Corrupt Countries Ranked

The World’s Most And Least Corrupt Countries Ranked

Transparency International has published the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1996, annually ranking countries by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys. The CPI defines corruption as “the misuse of public power for private benefit.” The CPI currently ranks 176 countries “on a scale from 100 (very clean) to 0

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Burned To The Ground

Burned To The Ground

Burned To The Ground. From the information that Reuters had pieced together recently from the Inn Din village incident (1st article below), with personal accounts from survivors and villagers, along with the systematic patterns of widespread destruction of Rohingya villages throughout the Rahkine Province (2nd report below), there appears to

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Charity Sex Scandal

Charity Sex Scandal

Charity Sex Scandal. UN staff have carried out thousands of rapes around the world, a former senior official has claimed. Andrew MacLeod, who was chief of operations at the UN’s Emergency Co-ordination Centre, said that “predatory” abusers used development jobs to get to vulnerable women and children. He estimated that

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