Entertainment News Apr 12, 2019

George Clooney says Bashir toppling not enough for Sudan

Actor and activist George Clooney said Thursday that the fall of Sudan's veteran strongman, Omar al-Bashir, was not enough and called for the dismantling of the military-led system. The Hollywood heartthrob, who has been arrested protesting Sudan's campaign in Darfur that the United States described ...

New Zealand official brands Facebook 'morally bankrupt'

Business Apr 9, 2019

New Zealand official brands Facebook 'morally bankrupt'

New Zealand's official privacy watchdog described Facebook as "morally bankrupt" and suggested his country follow neighboring Australia's lead by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch mosque shootings. Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has been critical of Facebook's response to ...

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide that began 25 years ago

World Apr 7, 2019

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide that began 25 years ago

Rwandans were gathering on Sunday for a solemn commemoration of the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago. The ceremony marks the beginning of a week of events to honor the dead. ...

Amnesty slams India for deporting Rohingya family to Myanmar

Asia Pacific Jan 8, 2019

Amnesty slams India for deporting Rohingya family to Myanmar

Amnesty International on Monday accused India of disregarding international law after a Rohingya family was deported to Myanmar, where the military is accused of genocide against the stateless Muslim minority. The family of five, who had been in prison in India's northeastern Assam state since ...