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Rights group: 634 journalists killed in Syria since 2011

Rights group: 634 journalists killed in Syria since 2011

Two UN Special Rapporteurs on Wednesday warned that the world is witnessing a "downward spiral of attacks" on journalists, saying that so far this year, the world has lost more than 30 journalists to targeted attacks. Attacks on journalists and mass media continue and impunity is increasingly every day. During the 10-year period under review, the CPJ pointed out that Philippine government officials were "getting away with murder" for the unsolved killing of 42 journalists.



DOJ Suggests SCOTUS Should Punish ACLU Lawyers In Jane Doe Abortion Case

Cole responded that the ACLU's attorneys had "never agreed to provide the government information about the nature of Ms. Doe's appointments or to give the government advance notice of the imminence of her abortion". In 1992, the Supreme Court affirmed the right to an abortion and held that the government can not impose an "undue burden" on a woman seeking an abortion.


Iraqi forces seize strategic border crossing with Syria

Iraqi forces seize strategic border crossing with Syria

Across the nearby border with Iraq, troops began entering areas of al-Qaim town. "The Syrian Arab Army, in co-operation with the supporting forces, has fully liberated Deir al-Zour city", the state-run SANA news agency reported. The extremist militia still controls less than 40 percent of the province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. "ISIS members have to choose between death and surrender", Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a statement announcing the ...


Why it should worry you that Trump's Twitter feed went down

Why it should worry you that Trump's Twitter feed went down

Jaffer said Friday that "love it or hate it, the account has become an important source of news and information about the government" and Trump's tweets "often shed light on official decisions and policies - and even when they don't, they shed light on the temperament, character, and motives of the person most responsible for them".


Prakash Raj attacks those who terrorise in name of religion

Prakash Raj attacks those who terrorise in name of religion

The case has been filed against Kamal Haasan under Sections 500 (punishment for defamation), Section 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life), Section 298 (uttering words, with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings), Section 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage religious feelings of any class) and Section 505-C (intent to incite any class or community of persons to commit any offence against any other class or ...