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US federal probe shows abuse, deaths in Indigenous boarding schools and other stories

Today we look at the US federal inquiry into Indigenous boarding schools, the murder of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and more

Iran says significant progress made on JCPOA, hardest issues remain and other stories

Today we look at the developments in the 8th round of JCPOA talks, the Rohingya genocide case in the International Court of Justice, and more

Gaza apartheid wall Palestinians condemn Israel’s billion dollar iron and steel apartheid wall around Gaza 

The so-called security wall increases the physical isolation of over two million Gazans living under a comprehensive Israeli blockade since 2006

Rohingya genocide Three years after beginning of genocide in Myanmar, Rohingyas have been abandoned

Nearly 750,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar fearing persecution at the hands of the military. Those who remain in the volatile Rakhine State are still at risk, making the slogan “never again” appear empty

Myanmar army torture Myanmar army admits soldiers’ interrogation of prisoners was not in accordance with law

In a rare admission of guilt, the Myanmar army admitted that its forces were involved in interrogation of detainees that was not in accordance with the law. A leaked video on Sunday showed detainees being assaulted

Venezuelans protest against US sanctions on Conviasa airlines_ Venezuelans protest US sanctions against state-owned Conviasa airlines

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro expressed his solidarity with the workers of Conviasa. He has also said that his government will take the matter to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Rohingya persecution Rohingyas continue to face persecution inside Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Atrocities against the Rohingya community in Myanmar’s Rakhine State continue despite orders by the UN’s top court asking Myanmar to protect its minority. Two women were killed in the last week of January in an incident which also saw seven civilians getting injured

Rohingya genocide ICJ Myanmar government must protect Rohingyas from genocide: ICJ

The International Court of Justice has called the violence perpetrated against the Rohingya community in Myanmar a genocide, and has asked the state to take measures to protect the minorities from further violence

Rohingyas arrested Myanmarese forces arrest Rohingyas for fleeing ‘illegally’

175 Rohingyas attempting to escape persecution in Myanmar through the sea route were detained by the Myanmese navy after their boats were intercepted in the Andaman sea

Chagos Archipelago UN General Assembly demands an end to British administration in the Chagos

African and the Non-aligned countries, except Maldives, unitedly backed Mauritius’ claim for sovereignty over the Chagos. Australia, Hungary, Israel, Maldives, United Kingdom, and United States voted against the resolution.

WikiLeaks: pricking imperialist bubbles since 2006

The viciousness of the persecution of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks stems from their consistent success in exposing the lies of imperialism and destroying the claims of the West to stand for the good of all

Chagos island A US military base, a British occupation and a UN judgment for the decolonisation of Mauritius

The UK now says that the US military base ‘helps to protect people here in Britain and around the world from terrorist threats, organised crime and piracy’

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