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Israeli settlement in occupied Palestine

The report details how companies like Airbnb, TripAdvisor, etc are disregarding human rights and international law by ‘legitimizing’ illegal Israeli settlements for profit

Pulwama attack

More than 40 Indian paramilitary personnels were killed after an explosive-laden vehicle rammed into their convoy

Over 50 organizations expressed grave concern over the acute humanitarian crisis affecting Yemen. 14 million people or more are at risk of famine, and 22 million are in constant need of humanitarian aid

Maria Ressa, editor of the website, Rappler, was arrested in connection with a case of libel under a draconian anti-cybercrime law. The offending article was however published months before the law even took effect

Six airports under the Airports Authority of India are set to be privatized. The striking workers, under the banner of the Airports Authority Employees Union, said the step will lead to exploitation of workers as they will be hired on a contractual basis

A convention held towards the end of January to mark the anniversary of a historic strike in 2018 highlighted a number of issues, including the difference between the salary scales of private and government employees, and attempts by the BJP government to sell off ports

Hakeem al-Araibi, who was given asylum in Australia in 2014, was persecuted for his criticism of the Bahraini government’s suppression of protests in 2011. His was detained in Thailand for 76 days following an extradition request by the Bahrain

Thomas Franco Peoples Dispatch

Thomas Franco, former general secretary of All India Bank Officers Confederation, talks about the state of the Indian economy under the far right Narendra Modi government.

Augusto Montiel Venezuela Ambassador

In this interview, Venezuelan envoy to India, Augusto Montiel, also talks about the manipulation and bias in the international media against Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution.

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