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Russia: Greenpeace activists posed ‘real threat’

Russia: Greenpeace activists posed ‘real threat’

Sep 30, –  The Investigative Committee’s statement on Monday is further indication that Russia is determined to prosecute the environmental activists for the Sept. 18 protest at the oil platform. All 30 people who were on board the Greenpeace ship, including two journalists, have been jailed for two months pending the investigation. Russia’s investigative agency […]

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Afghan conservative lawmakers block law on women’s rights

Afghan conservative lawmakers block law on women’s rights

May 19, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The fierce opposition highlights how tenuous women’s rights remain a dozen years after the ouster of the hard-line Taliban regime, whose strict interpretation of Islam once kept Afghan women virtual prisoners in their homes. Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women’s […]

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