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2019

19

Jul

Srebrenica massacre: Dutch troops ‘10% liable’ for Srebrenica deaths

The Dutch supreme court has upheld a ruling that the Netherlands was partially responsible for 350 deaths in Bosnia’s Srebrenica massacre. The court said the state had 10% liability, as this was the probability that its soldiers could have prevented the killings. Bosnian Serb forces killed a total of 8,000 Muslim men in the town […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: BBC , AA

19

Jul

Donald Trump makes America hate again by accusing Democrat Ilhan Omar of marrying her brother

Donald Trump increased his incendiary racist comments against four congresswomen accusing one of marrying her British “brother”. The President fuelled further division among the American people at his latest re-election rally where he described the quartet – known as ‘the squad’ as a “force of evil”. The continued attack saw leading British politicians join anti-racist […]

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Country: United States
Source: Akşam , Mirror

18

Jul

Border patrol agent in Texas accused of harassing migrant child’s mother

A US Border Patrol agent from Clint, Texas is accused of using Facebook to harass the mother of a 12-year-old migrant child who was in custody, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. According to the report, “a U.S. Border Patrol agent allegedly sought out an undocumented Guatemalan woman living in California, sent her Facebook messages and […]

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Country: United States
Source: CNN

18

Jul

UN special rapporteur slams Hungary’s treatment of migrants

The UN special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe Gonzalez Morales, fiercely criticized Hungary’s treatment of migrants in recent years. He also accused the country’s government of hijacking the perceived threat posed by a falsely perceived migrant influx for political gains, perpetuating the ruling Fidesz Party’s strongly anti-immigrant stance. There was “no mass […]

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Country: Hungary
Source: Hürriyet , Info Migrants

18

Jul

Data of ‘nearly all adults’ in Bulgaria stolen

According to a local cyber-security researcher, most adults in the country of seven million people are likely to have had some data compromised. Bulgarian authorities have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of involvement in the attack. Among the stolen data were names, addresses and even some details of personal income, local media reported. The […]

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Country: Bulgaria
Source: Sputnik , BBC

17

Jul

Government restrictions on religion rising in Europe

Government restrictions on religion have increased worldwide over the past decade but particularly in Europe, a new study by the Pew Research centre has found. The Washington-based think-tank surveyed 198 countries for its latest annual report into religious restrictions and found that over the decade between 2007-2017, laws, policies and actions by state officials that restrict […]

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Source: Euro News , Euro News

17

Jul

Eric Garner: no charges against white police officer over chokehold death

Federal prosecutors will not charge the New York police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an African American man killed almost five years ago. The decision announced by the US attorney Richard Donoghue on Tuesday was another blow to the Garner family, figureheads in the Black Lives Matter movement, who have campaigned to […]

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Country: United States
Source: Amerikanın Sesi , The Guardian

16

Jul

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world “centuries behind”

Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the Guardian. Writing about the rise of the religion in an appendix added to a later edition of The Dream of Rome, his 2006 book about the Roman empire, […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Sputnik , The Guardian

16

Jul

Trump moves to deny asylum to most migrants transiting US-Mexico border

According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border. The rule, expected to go into effect Tuesday, also applies to children who have crossed the border alone. The rule applies to anyone arriving at the U.S.-Mexico […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , France 24

15

Jul

Trump to congresswomen of colour: Leave the US

US President Donald Trump has been accused of racism after posting tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen. The president wrote: “So interesting to see ‘progressive’ Democrat congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government […]

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Country: United States
Source: Euro News , BBC