Events

Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Nepali Times, a leading English-language weekly, starts 2021 by reviving its print edition

It comes as no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the crisis of the news industry, long affected by losses in advertising revenue and in a desperate search for a sustainable […]

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Proposed tax on books in Brazil may disadvantage readers in poorer neighbourhoods

This article was written by Renan Cavalcante and Lucas Veloso. It is published here via a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural. In 2007, writer Alessandro Buzo opened the Suburbano […]

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Part III

This is the third article in a series that highlights the question of slavery reparations in the Caribbean. (The first is here; the second is here.) It is based around issues discussed […]

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Events

Is India weaponizing technology to silence civil society?

On June 15, Amnesty International and Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, uncovered a coordinated spyware campaign that targeted nine […]

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Events

Part I

This is the first article in a series that highlights the question of slavery reparations in the Caribbean. It is based around issues discussed in the NCG Bocas Lit Fest’s live stream […]

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Part II

This is the second article in a series that highlights the question of slavery reparations in the Caribbean. (The first is here.) It is based around issues discussed in the NGC Bocas […]

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Expert opinion

Egypt authorities refuse identity documents in attempt to pressure dissidents to return: Human Rights Watch – JURIST

Authorities in Egypt have refused to issue and renew essential identity documents needed by those living outside the country, said Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday. The refusals are allegedly part of attempts […]

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Expert opinion

Tunisia court should quash convictions against homosexuality, says Amnesty International – JURIST

Amnesty International Sunday called for a Tunisian lower court to quash convictions against two LGBTQ+ individuals who were convicted for homosexuality.A transgender woman and gay man were arrested along with six others […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Kraken Staking Services Banned in the US – A Win For Investors or a Step Too Far?

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Kraken, has felt the wrath of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following its failure to register its staking-as-a-service program. We reached out to the industry […]

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EU and UN announce monetary support for Rwanda in evacuating refugees from Libya – JURIST

The EU Delegation in Rwanda Thursday announced an aid package valued at € 22 million to the Rwandan government in support of the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) operated by the UN Refugee […]

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