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Friday, November 28, 2014   23:58 GMT



Survivors of Sexual Violence Face Increased Risks
Lyndal Rowlands
UNITED NATIONS, 25 Nov (IPS) - -“A recurring nightmare for me is I’m trying to tell someone something and they are not listening. I’m yelling at the top of my lungs and it feels like there is a glass wall between us.”
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U.S. Missing in Child Rights Convention
Kul Chandra Gautam
KATHMANDU, 19 Nov (IPS) - On Nov. 20, the whole world will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the world’s most universally ratified human rights treaty, the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Sadly, the United States of America won’t be at the party or will simply be watching from the sidelines.
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Massachussetts Schools Welcome New Students Who Fled Danger
Jane Regan
SOMERVILLE, Massachussetts, 8 Nov (IPS) - Pedro sought a safer life. He traveled to Somerville from Chalantenango, El Salvador on foot, by bus, car, and in the back of a tractor-trailer truck.
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Canada Accused of Failing to Prevent Overseas Mining Abuses
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 31 Oct (IPS) - The Canadian government is failing either to investigate or to hold the country’s massive extractives sector accountable for rights abuses committed in Latin American countries, according to petitioners who testified here Tuesday before an international tribunal.
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OPINION
Contras and Drugs, Three Decades Later
Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero
SAN JUAN, 26 Oct (IPS) - In late 1986, Washington was rocked by revelations that the Ronald Reagan administration had illegally aided a stateless army known as the contras in Central America.
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U.S. Contractors Convicted in 2007 Blackwater Baghdad Traffic Massacre
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 23 Oct (IPS) - A federal jury here Wednesday convicted one former Blackwater contractor of murder and three of his colleagues of voluntary manslaughter in the deadly shootings of 14 unarmed civilians killed in Baghdad’s Nisour Square seven years ago.
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U.S. Destroys Its Own Weapons in Enemy Hands
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 22 Oct (IPS) - When the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) captured a treasure trove of U.S. weapons from fleeing Iraqi soldiers last month, one of the rebel leaders with a morbid sense of humour was quoted as saying rather sarcastically: "We hope the Americans would honour their agreements and service our helicopters."
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U.S. Airdrops to Kobani Kurds Mark New Stage in ISIL Conflict
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 21 Oct (IPS) - The U.S. air drop Sunday of new weapons and supplies to Kurdish fighters in the besieged border town of Kobani marks an important escalation in Washington’s efforts to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
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Despite Public’s War Weariness, U.S. Defence Budget May Rise
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 15 Oct (IPS) - Despite the public’s persistent war weariness, the U.S. defence budget – the world’s biggest by far – may be set to rise again, according to a new study released here this week by the Center for International Policy (CIP).
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Ahead of Myanmar Trip, Obama Urged to Demand Extractives Transparency
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 15 Oct (IPS) - Lawmakers here are urging President Barack Obama to put transparency in the extractives sector at the centre of an upcoming trip to Myanmar.
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