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Oxfam assessing damage from second earthquake in Mexico

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 02:27 PM
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico on September 19, killing more than 200 people in the country, most of them in and near Mexico City. According to media reports and Oxfam staff in Mexico, more than 700 people were injured in Mexico City alone. ... Read more...

New Zealand and Australia unite for Right to Know

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 02:24 PM
21 September 2017 - New Zealand’s Office of the Ombudsman and Australia’s Information Access Commissioners will mark International Right to Know Day on 28 September with live-streamed panel discussions from both countries. Read more...

Mexican Earthquake

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 02:17 PM
Just as our NPH team delivers much needed supplies to communities affected by Hurricane Irma, our hearts break once again. Read more...

ASCC Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members for Fall 2017

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 01:58 PM
The Alpha Epsilon Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) held its fall 2017 induction ceremony this past Thursday, September 14th, to induct 16 new members. As is traditional, ... Read more...

Asean 50th Anniversary To Be Celebrated In Style

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 09:04 AM
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the organisation of the ten Southeast Asian nations known as ASEAN. ASEAN’s achievements since its formation with 6 member states in 1967 have been notable for the maintenance of peace in the region, steady, ... Read more...

South Korean Demands US THAAD Weapons Be Kept Out of Korea

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 08:55 AM
Cho Young-sam self-immolated himself yesterday, leaving behind a plea for NO THAAD in South Korea: Read more...

Report Highlights Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 08:52 AM
GENEVA (20 September 2017) - A major new UN report warns that a growing number of human rights defenders around the world are facing reprisals for cooperating with the UN on human rights. Read more...

Amazonian Marches to Demand Indigenous Rights & Protections

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 08:46 AM
Indigenous people in nine Amazonian countries will march on September 22nd to demand that their governments and the international community protect their territories and their lives Read more...

West Papua: Five facts about Indonesia’s occupation

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 09:55 AM
The Indonesian president, Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret: its brutal 50-year war in its easternmost provinces. Here are five things you should know about Indonesian rule in West Papua: Read more...

Parties Have Important Role to Play in Democratic Societies

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 09:45 AM
19 September 2017, Momi Bay, Fiji — The success of a democracy is measured in the everyday interactions between political institutions and the citizens they represent. Therefore, the participation of citizens in political parties offers unique opportunities ... Read more...
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