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2021

26

Jul

İngiliz ordusunda asker

Two-thirds of women in UK military report bullying and sexual abuse

Almost two-thirds of women in the armed forces have experienced bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination during their career, according to a parliamentary report that says the UK military is “failing to protect” female recruits. Heralding its inquiry into the treatment of women in the armed forces as one of the most vital in its history, […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: , The Guardian

15

Jul

Apartments of 5 Berlin police officers searched for far-right links

Berlin police on Wednesday announced that it had raided apartments and rooms connected to five of its officers after it was found that they had shared racist and anti-government content in an online chat group with 12 members. The officers were said to have distributed images and caricatures depicting racist, right-wing imagery as well as […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , DW

02

Jul

Pentagon report says 135,000 service members sexually assaulted

Roughly 135,000 active duty US service members have been the victim of sexual assault since 2010, a Pentagon report released on Friday said as US President Joe Biden called for sexual assault cases to be removed from the military’s chain of command. The number of those who have been victims of sexual assault includes 65,400 […]

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Country: United States
Source: , AA

28

Jun

Alman polisleri suçlanıyor

‘Far-right’ investigation is underway against at least 272 police officers in Germany

In the news of the “Welt am Sonntag” newspaper, it was stated that right-wing extremism is more common in law enforcement agencies in the country than previously thought. In the news that the newspaper based on the information it received from the federal government and the ministries of justice and interior in the states, it […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , Livik

26

May

EU partly responsible for migrant deaths in Mediterranean: UN

The United Nations said the European Union is partly responsible for the deaths of migrants taking boats across the Mediterranean due to unanswered distress calls, obstruction of humanitarian rescue efforts, and pushbacks. Thousands of refugees and migrants including many from Africa undertake long, dangerous journeys via Libya to Europe each year, often embarking on small, […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , DS

03

May

İsviçre'in evsizlerden kurtulma

Swiss city wants to send homeless to other European cities

Switzerland, a country with the highest density of millionaires, a high density of billionaires, and its economy one of the world’s most advanced free-market economies, the country is not immune to the problem of homelessness. A 2019 research by the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) estimated that around 100 people sleep outside or in […]

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Country: Switzerland
Source: , Q

29

Apr

Greek court sentences Syrian refugee to 52 years in prison

A Greek court has sentenced a Syrian refugee to 52 years in prison for “illegally” crossing into the country with his family in the midst of the country’s crackdown on irregular migration through Turkey last year. Identified only by the initials KS in court, the refugee was handed the heavy sentence in a Mytiline court […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , INDEPENDENT

15

Apr

danimarka covid-19 aşısı

Denmark may share AstraZeneca vaccines after ditching shots, WHO says

Denmark is examining options for sharing AstraZeneca’s vaccines with poorer nations after it halted use of the shots over concerns over rare blood clots, the World Health Organization Europe head said on Thursday. Denmark this week became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine altogether, as European officials continue to investigate dozens of […]

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Country: Denmark
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12

Apr

Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women’s rights

Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women’s rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if the United States makes a precipitous withdrawal from the country. President Joe Biden has suggested it will be difficult to meet the May 1 deadline for US troops […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNN

08

Apr

Fransa'da üniversitede ibadet

French Senate OKs proposal to ban prayers at universities

France’s Senate approved the addition of a ban on religious practices in university corridors to a controversial bill to fight “Islamist separatism” late Wednesday. Discussing the draft bill, which has been criticized for alienating Muslims, the center-right Republicans (LR) party proposed adding a clause prohibiting prayers in university corridors as well as banning religious activities […]

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Country: France
Source: , AA