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    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’
    Feb24

    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’

    Amnesty International has warned that human rights and the laws and institutions meant to protect them are under threat around the world from an “insidious and creeping trend” among governments that are deliberately attacking or neglecting them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine
    Feb24

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine

    All of a sudden, straight out of nowhere, Ukraine creeps back into the news. There is renewed fighting in the rebellious eastern regions. There is political warfare in Kiev. There is paralysis in the upper reaches. There is some new formation called the Revolutionary Right Forces occupying the Maidan—the very same Independence Square where, two...

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24
    Feb24

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24

    TV-radio listings: Soccer Manchester City at Dynamo Kyiv FS1 1:30 p.m. Soccer Aletico Madrid at PSV Eindhoven FS2 1:30 p.m. Soccer Salt Lake at Tigres UNAL FS2 7 p.m. Soccer Santos Laguna at Los Angeles FS1 9 p.m. …read more Source: The Houston...

    What it looks like when Russians celebrate the Red Army
    Feb24

    What it looks like when Russians celebrate the Red Army

    Defenders of the Fatherland Day was celebrated across much of the former Soviet Union this week. Started in 1919 to mark the founding of the Red Army, today the Feb. 23 holiday celebrates the USSR’s former glory and all things military. Though the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, some Soviet republics such as Belarus and Kyrgyzstan still...

    Ex-member of Nazi death squad wins another chance to keep Canadian citizenship
    Feb24

    Ex-member of Nazi death squad wins another chance to keep Canadian citizenship

    TORONTO — The federal government has hit another roadblock in its decades-long effort to strip Canadian citizenship from a now 92-year-old man who was once a member of a brutal Nazi death squad. In its decision, the Federal Court of Appeal set aside a ruling against Helmut Oberlander and ordered the government to take another look at the case....

    Kerber crashes out of Qatar Open
    Feb23

    Kerber crashes out of Qatar Open

    DOHA — Top seed Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Qatar Open Tuesday, losing her first tournament match since winning the Australian Open last month. An out-of-sorts Kerber lost in straight sets 7-5, 6-1 to China’s Zheng Saisai, who is ranked 71 places below the world No. 2. In a lackluster performance, the German lost her serve six times...

    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style
    Feb23

    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style

    History in Ukraine is changing faster than it has in decades. Now hundreds of cities and streets recalling the Communist era are being renamed. But finding new names is not always easy. …read more Source:...

    Pellegrini confident City will end recent slump in Kiev
    Feb23

    Pellegrini confident City will end recent slump in Kiev

    KIEV – Manuel Pellegrini insisted his Manchester City players are fully focused as they look to end a run of three successive defeats in their Champions League last 16, first leg tie at Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style
    Feb23

    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style

    History in Ukraine is changing faster than it has in decades. Now hundreds of cities and streets recalling the Communist era are being renamed. But finding new names is not always easy. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content
    Feb23

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content

    Content shared on social media has ever-increasing potential to be used as evidence of wartime atrocities and human rights violations. However, traditional social media models are stifling activists and burying evidence. There is a need for more tools and technologies built specifically for activists.User-generated content shared over social...