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A young Yazidi girl has been rescued by Turkish police in Ankara and two Islamic State members have been arrested.

On the 56th anniversary of his death, we must remember the lessons of Malcolm X: To oppose racism and discrimination in all its forms.

Outrage after Syrian regime imposes Sharia on Yazidi minority

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Outrage after Syrian regime imposes Sharia on Yazidi minority

The Yazidi Council of Syria has condemned the decision as a 'flagrant violation' of human rights.

Trump sued for Capitol attack under 'KKK Act'

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Trump sued for Capitol attack under 'KKK Act'

A Democratic congressman sued former president Donald Trump and accused him of violating the 19th century 'Ku Klux Klan Act'.

Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

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Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

Members of the Yazidi community will gather for a burial ceremony to honour 104 victims, as many more await identification.

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Lord's Resistance Army commander guilty of war crimes: ICC

Dominic Ongwen was found guilty of crimes including the crime of forced pregnancy relating to women he took as sex slaves.

Malia Bouattia

60 years after Algerian liberation, France is distorting history

Comment: As long as France refuses to acknowledge its crimes in Algeria and the need for reparations, the report's empty gestures will count for ...

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Two-thirds of world see 'climate emergency': UN survey

Nearly two-thirds of 1.2 million people polled worldwide say humanity faces a climate emergency, a UN survey has found

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US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

The US government will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from China's Xinjiang region over Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur ...

US Congress slaps Trump by overriding defence bill veto

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US Congress slaps Trump by overriding defence bill veto

Well more than the two-thirds of the 100-member chamber required, the Republican-controlled Senate approved the $740.5 billion National Defense ...

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Apple supplier 'using forced Uighur labour': report

Apple has denied any role or connection to forced labour practices in China following the release of a report by the Tech Transparency Project.

In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

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In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Trump's veto as "reckless".

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Hiba Rahim

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Comment: For Palestinians and US communities of colour, racism is the enabler of violence and oppression. We must unite in our resistance to ...

Trump vows to reject defence bill passed by majority

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Trump vows to reject defence bill passed by majority

Trump repeated his pledge to veto a sweeping defence budget bill, which US lawmakers passed by margins that would allow them to override the ...

Palestinians: Victims of 'cancel culture'

James J. Zogby

Palestinians: Victims of 'cancel culture'

Comment: 'Cancel culture' is nothing new. It's been around for decades, with Arab Americans and Palestinian human rights ​supporters as the main ...

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US blocks imports of Xinjiang Uighur 'slave labour' cotton

The United States have blocked imports from Xinjiang as rights groups call for an end to so-called labour camps in the region.

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US podcasters under fire for 'IS logo' merchandise

Edgy podcast 'Red Scare' is selling t-shirts and tote bags that meld its name with a logo adopted by the IS group.

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Iraqi Yazidi Nobel laureate says pandemic raising violence, trafficking

Activist Nadia Murad said domestic tensions have intensified in confined living spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Iraq's Yazidis crown new spiritual leader

Ali Alyas has been formally named as the Yazidi 'Baba Sheikh'.

G20 host Saudi under fire over human rights

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G20 host Saudi under fire over human rights

Saudi Arabia, the first Arab state to host a G20 summit, has faced disapproval over its human rights record.

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US Muslim representative Ilhan Omar slams Trump's 'Klan' rallies

'The Squad' member and Minnesota congresswoman likened Donald Trump campaign rallies to racist Ku Klux Klan meets and slammed the incumbent US ...

Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

Carmen Geha

Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

Comment: Women in Lebanon are fighting not just for better representation, but a complete overhaul of a male-dominated system that fosters ...

Filipino bands feel the pain amid coronavirus in Dubai

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Filipino bands feel the pain amid coronavirus in Dubai

Filipino bands, a mainstay of nightlife across the Gulf and Asia, face an uncertain fate as the Covid-19 pandemic draws crowds away from clubs.

Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected VP

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Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected VP

Black, South Asian and a woman: Kamala Harris has made history with her appointment as VP.

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