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South Korea’s Abysmal Record of Disability Rights Despite Economic Prosperity

21/01/2015

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Salt works on the west coast, Jeollabuk-do Province, Korea, Photo by Bruce Stainsby

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:56 p.m. EDT, 21 January 2015 SINAN COUNTY, South Korea – Though South Korea’s record of human rights abuse is not as heinous as its neighbor North Korea, it still grapples with abuse of the weakest members of its society. Prior to the latest exposé, there have been several studies […]

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Meet Our Journalists

10/07/2014

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Blogger, Photo by Amick Man

Ayanna Nahmias is the Editor-in-Chief. She is passionate about international affairs, geopolitics, and human rights and writes articles with an emphasis on women’s rights and child advocacy. She is working on her first novel and was interviewed about growing up in Africa as the daughter of a radical, Islamist expatriate on Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Click […]

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Becker Sentenced to Life for Cutting off Penis

27/06/2014

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B is for Blood, Photo by Klm

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:24 PM EDT, 27 June 2014 LOS ANGELES, California — In August 2011, Catherine Kieu Becker, a Vietnam-born woman also known as Que Anh Tran, brutally attacked her husband severing his penis. At that time they resided in Grove Garden, California. Today, nearly three years later, Becker has been convicted […]

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Capitalism vs. Water Rights in Detroit City

26/06/2014

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Highland Park, Detroit, Michigan, Photo by inafreeland Dan

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:45 p.m. DST, 26 June 2014 DETROIT, Michigan — Despite numerous plans initiated by Detroit to encourage its residents to remain in the city, the once great Midwestern city of Detroit has done an about face. In an otherwise tragic situation, some might say that rapacious forces now endeavor to […]

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Libyan Human Rights Activist Brutally Murdered | Salwa Bugaighis

26/06/2014

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"Libya: General National Congress Elections - Voting Day" Photo by: United Nations Development Programme

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 18:15 p.m. DST, 26 June 2014 BENGHAZI, Libya — The progress in Libya took a hit yesterday, 26 June, when Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead in her home. Bugaighis was a successful lawyer in Libya and she also was a prominent advocate for human rights. She was a vocal […]

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