Daily Archives: September 28, 2021

Female Afghani ex-judges are fleeing for their lives from the Taliban men they convicted

By | 2021-09-28T21:33:47+00:00 September 28th, 2021|Middle East|

At least 220 former female judges in Afghanistan who in the past had ruled against Taliban members are in danger of retribution by the men they convicted, according to a BBC investigation.

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Brazil hospital chain hid COVID-19 deaths, whistleblowers’ lawyer tells Senate

By | 2021-09-28T19:41:26+00:00 September 28th, 2021|World|

A Brazilian hospital chain tested unproven drugs on elderly COVID-19 patients without their knowledge as part of an effort to validate President Jair Bolsonaro's preferred 'miracle cure.'

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Nobel, Pulitzer and Tony winners call for release of Iranian writers

By | 2021-09-28T18:37:19+00:00 September 28th, 2021|Middle East|

A letter, addressed to Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi, called for the release of Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan, and Reza Khandan Mahabadi, imprisoned in Iran for their writing.

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Masked settlers attack Palestinians with stones, injuring 12, including 3-year-old

By | 2021-09-28T18:29:01+00:00 September 28th, 2021|Middle East|

Dozens of settlers came to the West Bank village of Khirbat al-Mufkara, residents say, where the Israelis destroyed cars, damaged water tanks, and pelted locals with stones. Three settlers were lightly wounded

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WHO employees took part in Congo sex abuse during Ebola crisis, report says

By | 2021-09-28T17:51:03+00:00 September 28th, 2021|World|

More than 80 aid workers including some employed by the World Health Organization (WHO) were involved in sexual abuse and exploitation during an Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo/.

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Jordan’s state carrier to resume flights to Syria for first time in decade

By | 2021-09-28T15:08:24+00:00 September 28th, 2021|Middle East|

The kingdom hopes renewed transport links will help boost its debt ridden economy impacted by the coronavirus

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‘Mass inoculation’ over next days will end Israel’s COVID wave, senior official says

By | 2021-09-28T15:02:58+00:00 September 28th, 2021|Israel|

The official assesses that up to a million Israelis will get their COVID vaccine shots in the coming week and a half, as Israel prepares for new Green Pass regulations come October 1

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