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    South Africa’s Announcemnt That It Intends To Withdraw From The International Criminal Court Draws Critics In Africa and Beyond
    Oct31

    South Africa’s Announcemnt That It Intends To Withdraw From The International Criminal Court Draws Critics In Africa and Beyond

    South Africa’s announcement on Oct. 21 that it intends to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, which has jurisdiction over war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, has met strong opposition from civil society groups in that country and other African and international human-rights organizations. Africa has played major...

    What will happen when Mosul falls?
    Oct31

    What will happen when Mosul falls?

    Iraq’s elite counterterrorism forces advance toward Islamic State positions as fighting to retake the extremist-held city of Mosul enters its second week, in the village of Tob Zawa, outside Mosul, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. A convoy of special forces advanced toward the village of Tob Zawa, Monday, encountering roadside bombs and trading heavy...

    Vast wealth declared by Ukraine politicians causes shock and anger
    Oct31

    Vast wealth declared by Ukraine politicians causes shock and anger

    An e-declaration of assets has exposed a huge difference between the earnings of top officials compared to ordinary Ukrainians. …read more Source:...

    Transparency Reform Reveals Ukrainian Politicians’ Wealth
    Oct31

    Transparency Reform Reveals Ukrainian Politicians’ Wealth

    An anticorruption reform requiring senior Ukrainian officials to declare their wealth online has exposed a vast difference between the fortunes of politicians and those they represent. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We need an ‘energetic’ push for global peace
    Oct31

    We need an ‘energetic’ push for global peace

    Energy is one of the most essential elements that humans depend on to survive. It is indispensable for economic development. It is vital for heating, food production and manufacturing of goods. Energy has also shaped nation states’ foreign policies for centuries. Since the 17th century, imperialist powers have been struggling to get their...

    Ukraine lawmakers made to declare assets online
    Oct31

    Ukraine lawmakers made to declare assets online

    Ukrainian public servants have disclosed millions in cash, luxury cars, and even holy relics after a new anti-graft law came into force. The move has been hailed by activists in corruption-plagued Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    Where is the anti-war left’s fury over Syria?
    Oct31

    Where is the anti-war left’s fury over Syria?

    A real anti-war movement would oppose all military aggression, be it American, Russian or Syrian. The word “Orwellian” is one of the most overused in the English language. Yet occasionally it is justified. At the Stop the War Coalition’s recent conference in London, there were chants of “No more war” as visitors tried to drown out a...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 31, 2016
    Oct31

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 31, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Eszter Zalan reports from an Iraqi Christian town that has just been liberated from Islamic State rule. Ilya Lozovsky highlights the Ukrainian women that are driving the country’s reforms forward. Andreas Umland warns that Kiev’s insistence on honoring...

    Ukraine stunned as vast cash reserves of political elite are made public
    Oct31

    Ukraine stunned as vast cash reserves of political elite are made public

    New wealth declaration system shows officials owning Fabergé eggs, weapons collections and huge stashes of currencyTwo years after angry Ukrainians deposed Viktor Yanukovych and broke into his vast, opulent residential compound outside Kiev, revelations thrown up by a new system that requires government officials to declare their wealth and...

    Photos of Halloween 2016
    Oct31

    Photos of Halloween 2016

    Images of people parading, trick-or-treating, partying, or getting scared silly in haunted houses, dressed in spooky or whimsical costumes—from the U.S., Ireland, Australia, Colombia, Iraq, China, Japan, England, Ukraine, Singapore, and more. …read more Source: The...