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Investment in Childhood forum — To cover legislation supporting investment in childhood

Team Brew   Tue 15 Mar 2022    

ABU DHABI: Officials from various Abu Dhabi social sector entities are set to participate in the first annual forum organised by the Abu Dhabi Centre for Sheltering and Humanitarian Care – Ewaa, an affiliate of the Department of Community Development […]

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Horrific pro-Trump ‘coup’ at US Capitol spurs Twitter, FB to freeze POTUS speech

Team Brew   Thu 07 Jan 2021    

Social media giants rose as one Wednesday to collectively bar U.S President Donald Trump’s incendiary speech on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in the wake of the armed ‘supporter’ riots that stunned the country as lawmakers moved ahead to affirm President-elect […]

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Paris streets set aflame as anti ‘police security’ protests take a violent turn

Team Brew   Sun 06 Dec 2020    

 Violence erupted in Paris on Saturday for the second consecutive weekend at a mass protest against a new security law, with demonstrators clashing with police, vehicles set alight and shop windows smashed. Thousands of people had began marching peacefully in […]

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Philippine inmates tattoo over gang signs to curb prison violence

Team Brew   Thu 03 Dec 2020    

Heavily inked Philippine prisoners hunch over faded tattoos needling the skin anew with improvised tattooing machines to cover up gang symbols — all in an effort to reduce rampant jail violence that has taken a turn for worse since President […]

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‘Orange the World’: Angry Mexican rallies take to streets, demand end to femicide

Team Brew   Thu 26 Nov 2020    

Demonstrators marched through the Mexican capital on Wednesday and scuffled with police during an angry protest at widespread violence against women in the Latin American nation. Around 10 women are killed every day in Mexico and activists accuse the government of not […]

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Taboo gags broken Greek women as violence surges behind locked doors

Team Brew   Tue 24 Nov 2020    

Efforts to combat domestic violence in Greece lag far behind those of other European countries, with deep-seated prejudices often leaving victims afraid to seek help, say experts and battered women themselves. Maria, a civil servant in her 30s, spoke to […]

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Violent anti-lockdown German rallies fling fireworks, police blast back with water bursts

Team Brew   Thu 19 Nov 2020    

German police on Wednesday used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse thousands of unmasked protesters at a demonstration in central Berlin against government measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. A total of 365 arrests were made and ten […]

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Paint drips off Thai police HQ walls, protests heat as country leader calls for crackdowns

Team Brew   Thu 19 Nov 2020    

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered security agencies on Thursday to crack down on pro-democracy protestors, days after police used tear gas and water cannons at a Bangkok rally. The country has been rocked since July by youth-led protests demanding […]

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Peru hails its third new leader in a week of bedlam politics and violence

Team Brew   Tue 17 Nov 2020    

Peru’s Congress on Monday chose a 76-year-old former World Bank official as the South American country’s new president — the third in a rollercoaster week of political upheaval. Francisco Sagasti was elected as lawmakers met to try to move on […]

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Armenians fume over ‘peace handovers’ to Azerbaijan, thousands take to streets to revolt

Team Brew   Wed 11 Nov 2020    

More than 2,000 demonstrators Wednesday protested in the Armenian capital as anger mounted over Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s decision to cede swathes of disputed territory to Azerbaijan under a controversial peace deal. Pashinyan announced a Russian-brokered peace agreement with Azerbaijan […]

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Arkansas police chief given pink slip over vitriolic ‘Death to Democrats’ calls

Team Brew   Tue 10 Nov 2020    

Arkansas police chief Lang Holland has resigned after it came to light that he frequently took to several social media platforms to advocate for violence against “Marxist Democrats.” Holland, who had been the chief of police in Marshall, resigned over the […]

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