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MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups
MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups
Dear MTN Sudan CEO Melik Melamu & MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter:
Caster Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules
Caster Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules
The Court for Arbitration of Sport (CAS) has rejected Caster Semenya’s appeal to prevent the International Association of Athletics Federations...
Sports court to rule in Semenya's landmark testosterone case
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The world's sports court will decide Wednesday on Caster Semenya's challenge against rules regulating testosterone in female athletes, a verdict...
Parents of slain journalist demand justice from South Sudan
Parents of slain journalist demand justice from South Sudan
For the first time since American-British journalist, Christopher Allen, was killed in South Sudan more than a year and a half ago, his parents are...
Gaza protesters keep pushing boundaries
Gaza protesters keep pushing boundaries
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Burundi to shut UN rights office: sources
Burundi to shut UN rights office: sources
The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut...
Yemenis’ blood is on SA’s hands
Yemenis’ blood is on SA’s hands
On August 2, the bustling al-Mehout fish market in the Yemeni city of Hodeida was bombed. Fifty-five civilians, mostly ­fishermen, fish sellers...
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
The United Nations Human Rights Council has said France's face veil ban is a violation of women's rights, as it called for a review of the...
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
Nikki Haley — Washington’s ambassador to the United Nations — has announced the United States’ withdrawal from the UN Human Rights...
Hurricane Maria: Death toll 70 times more than estimated
Hurricane Maria: Death toll 70 times more than estimated
A new study conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine has revealed that Hurricane Maria led to 4 645 deaths in Puerto Rico, dwarfing...
Rwanda, Uganda deny Israel deal to host African migrants
Rwanda, Uganda deny Israel deal to host African migrants
Rwanda and Uganda have rejected claims of signing a controversial deal to take in African migrants from Israel.
​Rights group fights for coloured people at UN session
​Rights group fights for coloured people at UN session
The coloured people’s rights group, Camissa Movement for Equality, has called...

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