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Image Syria chemical weapons attack is not without skeptics [Lima Charlie News][Image: White Helmets]

Syria chemical weapons attack is not without skeptics

Russia and Syria deny the alleged chemical attack against the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma and question whether the use of chemical weapons against a defeated enemy makes any sense. A Syrian rebel group has accused the Bashar al Assad led government of having deployed… Keep Reading

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Syrian Women in Focus

To mark International Women’s Day, 2,000 women from multiple countries left Istanbul for the Turkey-Syria border in a “conscience convoy” to raise awareness about the predicament of Syrian women in the country’s seven years of civil war. “We need the world to take the best… Keep Reading

Image Indonesia mass murders were known to U.S. officials

Indonesia mass murders were known to U.S. officials

Washington, DC The U.S. Government provided support to Indonesia while up to one million suspected communist sympathizers were being killed by the island nation’s military, according to newly declassified American documents from the 1960’s. The declassified materials contain 30,000 documents from the U.S. embassy in… Keep Reading

Image Kenya bans street protests over election confrontation (Photo: Thomas Mukoya)

Kenya bans street protests over election confrontation

Kenya outlawed opposition protests in its three largest cities on Thursday, just two days after presidential challenger Raila Odinga decided to withdraw from the country’s upcoming election. That presidential election was scheduled to take place on Oct. 26. The opposition has vowed to ignore the… Keep Reading

Myanmar’s crisis is much more than the Rohingya

The General Assembly of the United Nations is meeting in New York to try and resolve the problem of the expulsion of almost 400,000 Rohingya from the Rakhine region of the country by the Myanmar Armed forces (‘Tatmadaw’). The world’s media has been full of… Keep Reading

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