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Dale Farm: residents condemn police violence 0

Post Views: 13 Traveller solidarity campaigners call for support Parts of the media are already talking as if the evictions at the Dale Farm Traveller site are over – but residents and their supporters are continuing to resist this morning

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NATO takes control of Kosovo border crossings amid ethnic tension 0

Post Views: 6 AP PRISTINA, KOSOVO Slovenian troops serving in the NATO-led peacekeeping mission in Kosovo set up a checkpoint on the bridge in the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica on Thursday. American and French peacekeepers took control of two

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After Long Wait, Same-Sex Couples Marry in New York 0

Post Views: 3    Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples, from retirees in Woodstock to college students in Manhattan, rushed to tiny town halls and big city clerks’ offices across New York to wed in the first hours of legal

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Obama seeks delay in execution of Mexican 0

Post Views: 4 US government says Texas authorities did not inform Mexican national of his right to consular assistance upon arrestThe US government said Texas authorities did not inform Garcia of his right to have access to Mexican consular officials The Obama administration has called

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Istanbul becoming proud of Pride Week 0

Post Views: 11 EMRAH GÜLER ISTANBULHürriyet Daily News Turkey’s LGBT communities and their supporters will be flying the rainbow flag high as Istanbul’s 19th Pride Week kicks off Monday. A week of events will be capped by next week’s Pride

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Kurds in Syria 0

Post Views: 3 Paper presented at Kurdocide Watch ConferenceStockholm Robert Lowe, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science The popular demonstrations in Tunisia and Egypt in the last month have dramatically expressed the deep discontent felt by

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Turkish military denies asking for ‘photo proof’ of homosexuality 0

Post Views: 1   The TSK denies asking for photos or video footage from gay men to prove their sexual orientation despite reports suggesting otherwise. Hürriyet photo Turkey’s military is asking for “photographic” proof that people seeking an exemption from

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HUNGARY URGED TO THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATE ATTACKS ON ROMA 0

Post Views: 7 The Hungarian government should thoroughly investigate racially motivated violent attacks against Roma and provide the victims with access to justice, Amnesty International has said in a new report published today. 

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Australia to hold referendum recognising Aborigines 0

Post Views: 8 Australia will hold a referendum on recognising its indigenous people in the constitution to improve conditions for its most disadvantaged community. Prime Minister Julia Gillard said there was a “once-in-50-year opportunity” to harness public and parliamentary support

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A Roma Teen’s Fight to Stay in Germany 0

Post Views: 7 Elvis Berishaj was just 6 years old when he and his family fled Kosovo. The Roma teenager has lived in a German village ever since and is a shining example of integration. Yet once he turned 18,

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