October 14, 2019

Knife attacks on teenagers up by 93% in five years, figures show

Figures paint bleak picture as loved ones of latest victims in east London and Manchester mourn.

Smugglers Force Thousands of Child Migrants Into Prostitution

Hundreds of thousands of people head to the United States every year in search of a better life, many by paying a smuggler thousands of dollars to get them in the back door—across the southwest border illegally. Others, as in the recent bust of a sex-trafficking ring in Florida, are lured by temporary work visas and then forced into servitude.

UN rights experts: Saudi laws stifle dissent, women activists

Saudi Arabia is using its counter-terrorism laws to silence activists, including women, in violation of international law guaranteeing freedom of speech, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday, Reuters reports.

Corbyn calls for UK to condemn Israel’s targeting of Palestinians

Head of the British Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has called for the UK government to condemn Israel’s killing of Palestinians as well as to freeze arms sales to the occupation state.

New Senate bill to force Trump to issue public report on Khashoggi killing

US senators have introduced a bill aimed at forcing the administration of President Donald Trump to issue a public report on the killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Turkey consulate last year.

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