Tag : Advocacy Groups / Pressure Groups / Lobbies

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Hong Kong protesters plan mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains

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Anti-government protesters gather at Lion Rock, in Hong Kong, China September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan sit-ins...
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Trump administration weighs another cut to refugee cap for 2020

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The Trump administration is considering further cuts to the annual cap on refugees as it diverts caseworkers to handle asylum claims from...
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WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – Countries at the World Health Organization agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing, after watering down a draft resolution that...
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Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the...
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Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

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(HeadlineNews) – Alabama’s state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother’s health, as part...
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Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent: Amnesty report

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HANOI (HeadlineNews) – Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has...
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Mosques attacked in Sri Lanka town after Facebook row, curfew imposed

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COLOMBO (HeadlineNews) – Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a local man was beaten in the town of Chilaw on...
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Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade

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HAVANA (HeadlineNews) – Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it and...

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