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Academics, Activists Condemn Police, RSS Outfit Violence Against Dalits in Kerala’s Vadayampady



Dalits protest

Dalits have been fighting against ‘a caste wall’ built around the community space in their neighbourhood in Vadyampady for over a year now. Representative image. Credit: PTI New Delhi: Around 50 academics and activists on Thursday released a statement condemning the police...Read more at >> Opinion
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Myanmar's Union Day

Feb. 12, 2018

Members of All Ethnics Democracy and Human Rights Network

We are a group of ethnic people from Myanmar and a collection of other human rights activists. Today, we are holding a democracy and ethnic freedom rights demonstration in front of the Myanmar Embassy. This is in commemoration of Union Day,...Read more at >> Campaign
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A Trip to the Daegu City



At the Seomun Market

The Global Digest has visited at the Daegu City, which includes the famous locations such as Seomun Market, Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine, Guam Farm Stay(Experience), Kim Gwangseok-gil Street, Dongseongno Street, Donghwasa Temple and Mt. Palgongsan Cable Car...Read more at >> Art & Living
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THE SIMPLICITY OF TRUMP

Special Contribution
By Roland Watson(dictatorwatch)
Feb 8, 2018

Trump

Last week it got to be too much for me, with the Republicans Nunes, Ryan, McConnell and Trump. I normally don't write about U.S. politics, although I certainly think about it a lot. But what has been happening has been straight out of the dictator playbook, Read more at >> America
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PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games cheering



At the cheering event

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games cheering events were held in Seoul. The cheering events were also included KPOP music concerts. KBS Special Live Concert for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games cheering event held on January 31....See more photos>> Photo Gallery
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Vietnam: Annus horribilis ends with more arrests and imprisonment



Detained activists

PARIS, 5 January 2018 (FIDH & VCHR): Vietnam’s unprecedented repression of dissent during 2017 calls for the international community’s renewed engagement with Hanoi on human rights, FIDH and its member organization Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) said today....Read more at >> Asia-Pacific
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Penalizing for Poverty – Public Sector Banks Should Stop Extorting Money Over Minimum Account Balance (MAB) Requirement

Jan 4, 2018

State Bank of India (SBI)

It was highly shocking to learn that State Bank of India (SBI) had levied Rs 1,771 crores between April and November 2017 as charges from customers who did not maintain their minimum monthly average balance (MAB) in their accounts...Read more at >> Press Release
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2018 SANCHEONEO ICE FESTIVAL HELD IN GANGWON-DO



At the festival

2018 Sancheoneo Ice Festival held in Hwacheon-Gun, Gangwon-Do, South Korea until the end of January. It is famous for Sancheoneo and Otter's home, and clean nature. It has been called one of the 'Seven winter wonders of the world'...Read more at >> Travel and Hotel
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AAPI’s historic Global Healthcare Summit Concludes in Kolkata



On the Podium at the valedictory event

AAPI’s historic Global Healthcare Summit Concludes in Kolkata with VP Venkaiah Naidu urging Doctors to Return and Serve India “AAPI must consider collaborating with various governments and other private organizations...Read more at >> Interview Story
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European Parliament condemns the deterioration of civil and political rights in Vietnam



European Parliament

PARIS, 15th December 2017 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the unanimous adoption by the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday 14th December of a “Resolution on Freedom of Expression in Vietnam,...Read more at >> Europe
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Weekly health camps for scribes roll on

Special Contribution
By Nava Thakuria

At the Clinic

Basundhara (not her real name) often comes to the press club for meeting friends and kills extra time. Though she is working in the news desk of an Assamese newspaper, she had never worked as a mainstream reporter...Read more at >> Sport & Health
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Open Letter to APEC Members at the 25th Summit in Đà Nẵng, 11-12 November 2017



APEC Leaders

As you gather in Đà Nẵng for the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, I am writing to express my deep concern about grave human rights violations in the host country, Vietnam. I urge you to press your Vietnamese partner to uphold its binding international obligations...Read more at >> Diplomatic
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AAPI condemns the brutal murder of Indian American Psychiatrist

Read more at >> Migrant Worker
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Plight of Christians in Pakistan and Senseless Civilized World

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Women in Pakistan

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Marking ADB’s 50 years, Protest Actions to take place in over 100 places in India this week.


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GRAND OPENING CEREMONY OF FIFTH NEPAL AFRICA FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Read more at >> Africa/Middle East
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The Global Digest 2015 (English) Special Issue is available now.

Read more at >> Bulletin
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