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  • Embargo on Qatar sees ‘mounting rights violations’

    Qatar's human-rights watchdog says violations resulting from the Gulf diplomatic crisis, which began with a land, sea and air blockade on Qatar two weeks ago, are mounting on a daily basis.

    Embargo on Qatar sees ‘mounting rights violations’
    Embargo on Qatar sees ‘mounting rights violations’

    Qatar's human-rights watchdog says violations resulting from the Gulf diplomatic crisis, which began with a land, sea and air blockade on Qatar two weeks ago, are mounting on a daily basis.

    02:29Jun 19, 2017

  • Desperate journeys: For refugees in Europe, daily life is a nightmare

    Last few years have seen massive movement of refugees towards Europe, many of them fleeing conflict and poverty. Sicily's proximity to North Africa makes it one of the first ports many arrive in.

    Desperate journeys: For refugees in Europe, daily life is a nightmare
  • Thailand: Moves to grant stateless youth citizenship face hurdles

    As many as 80,000 stateless children and young adults in Thailand could soon become citizens after the government approved a resolution that will allow children born in the country to parents from ethnic minorities to apply for Thai nationality.

    Thailand: Moves to grant stateless youth citizenship face hurdles
  • Thousands protest against acquittal of officer who killed Philando Castile

    Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in parts of the US in protest against the acquittal of a police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile, a black motorist, during a routine traffic stop.

    Thousands protest against acquittal of officer who killed Philando Castile
  • Grenfell fire: Protests and anger grow as death toll rises

    Fifty-eight people who were in London's Grenfell Tower are still missing and are presumed to be dead, UK police announced on Saturday, raising the death toll in an inferno earlier this week that turned the public housing block into a charred ruin.

    Grenfell fire: Protests and anger grow as death toll rises
  • Factory workers in Lesotho push for better working conditions

    Trade unionists in Lesotho are accusing foreign-owned factories of underpaying workers. The southern African country suffers from high unemployment, extreme poverty and a shrinking economy. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Maseru, Lesotho.

    Factory workers in Lesotho push for better working conditions