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Human rights and Greta on Hungarian state media watch list

Hungarian state media bosses told staff they need permission to report on Greta Thunberg and EU politics, and banned coverage of reports from leading human rights organizations, according to internal emails obtained by POLITICO. Editors working [...]

Katherine Johnson and 9 Other Black Female Pioneers in Science

Katherine Johnson and 9 Other Black Female Pioneers in Science These African American women in STEM broke the racial barrier and skyrocketed to the top of their field. Throughout history, black women have faced the uphill battles of both racial [...]

U.S. Navy To Name Aircraft Carrier After WWII Hero Doris Miller

U.S. Navy To Name Aircraft Carrier After WWII Hero Doris Miller In this photo taken May 27, 1942, Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller stands at attention after being awarded the Navy Cross for for his actions aboard the USS West Virginia [...]

Canada MPs condemn parole decision that ‘led to’ woman’s death

Canada MPs [Members of the federal Parliament] condemn parole decision that 'led to' woman's death Marylène Lévesque is being remembered by loved ones as "cheerful, charming and generous".———————Canadian [...]

Updates about killed Journalists

Malta police chief quits amid criticism over murdered journalist case (I posted an article about it here) Malta's police chief has resigned following criticism of his handling of the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. New [...]

Brazil culture secretary fired after echoing words of Nazi Goebbels

Roberto Alvim set off a storm of outrage with comments about culture that were eerily reminiscent of Hitler’s propaganda chief Brazil’s culture secretary, Roberto Alvim has been fired after he appeared to paraphrase the Nazi propaganda [...]

Hungary PM under fire for Roma minority comment

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban drew fire from rights groups and the Roma minority Friday after he blasted a court award of compensation to Roma families over a school segregation case. Orban said a recent court ruling awarding compensation [...]

Russian domestic violence: Women fight back

Two years ago, many Russians were shocked when the parliament significantly reduced penalties for domestic violence. Since then, women have been fighting back – demanding new legislation to restrain abusers, demonstrating in support of [...]

Muslims detained in China camps for thinking ‘unhealthy thoughts’, leaked documents reveal

Internal Communist Party papers show how top officials – up to president Xi Jinping himself – describe Uighur resistance in terms like 'virus' or 'cancer' that needs to be 'eradicated’ Chinese [...]

MEPs vote to condemn Poland’s anti-sex education bill

The Brief: MEPs vote to condemn Poland's anti-sex education bill Members of the European Parliament have voted to condemn a a bill in Poland which they believe will criminalize sex education in schools. It’s one line of the bill [...]