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What you will see here is a collection of human rights violations by the United States and European countries. Despite their efforts to portray themselves as a consistent democratic whole, the United States and European countries have their own inner political contradictions. In strict contrast to the ‘rule of law’, they monitor and censor the media; protesters are often met with police violence; and people are arbitrarily designated as terror suspects under extensive terror laws and their rights are violated.

2019

15

Oct

Questionnaire on the religious practice of Muslim students provokes a scandal

The University of Cergy-Pontoise (Paris region) aroused the excitement, after an internal questionnaire, questioning the practice of Muslim students and for the fight against terrorism was made public on social networks. The establishment apologized in a statement, and was forced to remove the questionnaire from circulation. The incriminated document raises various questions related to the […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , Actualite news

15

Oct

EU silent over growing calls from migrant rescue vessels

EU countries have silently continued to watch the ongoing migrant tragedy at their shores a migrant rescue ship that rescued 176 migrants in the Mediterranean over the weekend, appealed for help to disembark them at any EU port. However, the crew of a ship said yesterday it had so far received no response from any […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT Haber

14

Oct

Members of Political Party in France Create Controversy After Asking Hijabi Woman to Remove Veil

Julien Odoul, a member of France’s National Rally (RN) is at the center of a controversy after asking a Muslim woman to remove her viel at a plenary meeting of the Regional Council of Burgundy Franche Comte on Friday, October 11. The Muslim woman was accompanying her son and his class on a school trip to explore the mission […]

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Country: France
Source: EN , MoroccoWorldNews

11

Oct

Nobel Prize awarded to Srebrenica genocide denier

The decision to award the Austrian playwright Peter Handke the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature has sparked outrage after he previously denied the Srebrenica genocide. In 1995, during the Bosnian war, the Serbian army entered the town of Srebrenica and killed over 8,000 Bosnian Muslims over five days, the biggest war crime in Europe since World […]

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Country: Austria
Source: TRT Haber , MEMO

10

Oct

Macron met spokeswoman of Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces

French President Emmanuel Macron met on Tuesday with Jihane Ahmed, the spokeswoman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), to express France’s solidarity with them in their fight, said Macron’s office. The meeting was also an opportunity to reiterate that France remains “very worried” about the prospect of a Turkish military operation in Syria, added […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , Reuters

09

Oct

Under Trump, Louisiana is at epicenter of migrant detention

Tucked away in the dense forest of rural Louisiana is a barbed wire-ringed prison that has quickly become a major detention centre for immigrants detained at the border. The Winn Correctional Center is one of eight Louisiana jails that have started holding asylum seekers and other migrants over the past year, making Louisiana an unlikely […]

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Country: United States
Source: Habertürk , City News

08

Oct

Every child raised in Afghanistan experiences war

Every single child born and raised in Afghanistan has experienced war and conflict since the start of 18-year war between the coalition forces and the Taliban, said an international charity report on Monday. Since the start of the conflict on Oct. 7, 2001, an estimated 20 million children wake up every day in fear of […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT Haber , AA

08

Oct

UN racism expert slams Dutch burqa ban

A UN racism expert on Monday criticised a Dutch ban on the wearing of face-covering garments such as the burqa in public, saying the law had “no place” in a tolerant society. Tendayi Achiume, the UN Special Rapporteur on racism, said the ban reflected a wider “consolidation of Islamophobia” in the Netherlands. The Dutch ban […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT Haber , Aljazeera

07

Oct

Germany approves controversial military exports to UAE

The German government has given its approval for new military exports to the United Arab Emirates, despite an agreement by the ruling coalition to no longer supply military hardware to countries “directly” involved in the war in Yemen. The Federal Security Council, headed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, approved the sale of generators for an air […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Trt Haber , DW

07

Oct

Trump’s order will deny visas to immigrants who lack health-care coverage

The White House late Friday issued a proclamation saying it would deny visas to immigrants who “will financially burden” the U.S. health-care system starting Nov. 3, demanding that foreign nationals prove that they have insurance or are affluent enough to cover their own health-care costs before entering the United States. The new rule issued at 7 […]

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Country: United States
Source: EN , Washington Post