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Human Rights Watch urges Kyiv to probe use of anti-personnel mines

Business Day 31 Jan 2023
Moscow has denied targeting civilians or committing war crimes ... In response to questions, Human Rights Watch said Ukraine's deputy defence minister Oleksandr Polishchuk wrote in a November 24 letter that Ukraine fully commits to all international obligations in the sphere of mine usage, including “the non-use of anti-personnel mines in the war”.
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Rights Group Accuses Ukraine of Using Banned Mines

Moscow Times 31 Jan 2023
Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused Ukraine of using banned anti-personnel landmines against invading Russian forces, saying almost 50 civilians, including five children, had been wounded ... the war ends ... This includes the non-use of anti-personnel mines in the war." ... Ukraine war.
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Human Rights Watch: Ukrainian Forces May Have Used Banned Mines

Voa News 31 Jan 2023
Human rights researchers say they’ve documented “numerous cases” in which Ukrainian forces fired banned anti-personnel mines at Russian military positions in the fierce battle for the eastern city of Izium last year ... “They go on killing and injuring people long after wars are over ... This includes the non-use of anti-personnel mines in the war.”.
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Human Rights Watch urges Ukraine to investigate landmine use accusations

The Jerusalem Post 31 Jan 2023
Ukraine is a party to the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction ... 24 letter that Ukraine fully commits to all international obligations in the sphere of mine usage, including "the non-use of anti-personnel mines in the war.".
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Fred Korematsu’s fight for liberty should inspire us all

Daily Bulletin 31 Jan 2023
Rejected from military service at the beginning of the war, he got work instead as a welder at a shipyard — until he was let go from that because of his Japanese descent ... Again facing workplace discrimination after the war, Korematsu for a time fought anti-Asian discrimination in his country, then despaired of it.
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Ukrainian students at UVic ask for security after harassment

Castanet 31 Jan 2023
Tyson Strandlund of the Young Communist League said members have never made threats, and maintain an anti-war stance, consistently calling for a peaceful political settlement to the war in Ukraine ... “We stand in solidarity with Ukrainian students, many of whom have been affected more severely by this war than most of us can fathom.”.
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VOX POPULI: IOC should wait until after the war to invite Russian athletes

Asahi News 31 Jan 2023
After two Olympics were canceled due to World War II, the first postwar Games were held in London in 1948, three years after the war’s end. Japan had lost the war but still sought to participate ... Sports are still being buffeted by war today ... fate of a country that lost the war.”.
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Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti hold talks on joint anti-terrorism efforts

Middle East Monitor 31 Jan 2023
UN Somali Information Minister, Daud Aweis, said the meeting was "crucial" to boost regional anti-terrorism efforts. Somalia has been waging war on all fronts against ...
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Germany: 'We are the red line' - Hundreds march against arms deliveries to Ukraine in Nuremberg

Ruptly 31 Jan 2023
Footage shows the anti-war protesters marching with a large banner reading 'We are the red line', beating drums and chanting as they marched to the city’s 'Street of Human Rights'. "No war must go through Germany, ...
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RNC Tells Republican Politicians to Stay Extreme on Abortion

New York Magazine 31 Jan 2023
For decades, the Republican National Committee has staked out a hard-core anti-abortion position ... as the anti-abortion activists would put it ... The Anti-Abortion Movement Could Lose Control of the GOP ... Anti-Abortion Activists Are Bringing the Culture War to Your Drugstore See All.
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Global report highlights link between corruption, violence

Journal Review 31 Jan 2023
BERLIN (AP) — Most of the world continues to fail to fight corruption with 95 % of countries having made little to no progress since 2017, a closely watched study by an anti-graft organization found Tuesday ... Even after the outbreak of the war, the country continued to prioritize anti-corruption reforms.
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Human Rights Watch urges Ukraine to investigate antipersonnel mine use

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
Ukraine is a party to the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction ... 24 letter that Ukraine fully commits to all international obligations in the sphere of mine usage, including "the non-use of anti-personnel mines in the war.".
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Most countries fail to fight corruption – Transparency Intl

The Manila Times 31 Jan 2023
Most of the world continues to fail to fight corruption with 95 percent of countries having made little to no progress since 2017, a closely watched study by an anti-graft organization found Tuesday ... Even after the outbreak of the war, the country continued to prioritize anti-corruption reforms.
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Watchdog's Corruption Score For Eurasia Sinks In 2022, Remains Well Below Global Average

Radio Free Europe 31 Jan 2023
Even after fighting started, the country has continued to prioritize anti-corruption reforms and adopted a new National Anti-Corruption Strategy last June. "However, wars disrupt normal processes and exacerbate risks, allowing corrupt actors to pocket funds meant for ...
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Latest Developments in Ukraine: Jan. 31

Voa News 31 Jan 2023
The latest developments in Russia’s war on Ukraine ... But the fallout of the war and harsh sanctions on Russia, such as soaring food and energy prices, have hit the region particularly hard, raising questions over the West's approach ... But he grew stony-faced as his fellow leftist leader expounded his views on the Ukraine war.

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