El Salvador urged to uphold human rights amid state of emergency — Global Issues

An initial month-long crackdown on gangs was introduced on 27 March 2022 and has been regularly renewed, with the latest extension announced last week. At least 65,000 people, including children, have been detained since then.  OHCHRunderlined that the right to life, the absolute prohibition against torture, the principles of fair trial, and the procedural safeguards … Read more

Truth, justice needed amid ‘tragic’ legacy of enforced disappearances — Global Issues

A new report by the UN human rights office (OHCHR) details enforced disappearances and abductions dating back to 1950. Heart-breaking testimony from some 80 victims shows how the crimes have caused long-lasting trauma, said UN rights chief Türk, who added that “entire generations of families have lived with the grief of not knowing the fate of … Read more

Traveling with Kids? Check Out These 35 Essential Items

It’s recommended for children between 8 and 45 pounds and can be used in four different holding positions — feeding/breastfeeding, side carrying, front facing, and face-to-face. Tushbaby is a small business you may have seen on SharkTank.  Check out a TikTok of the Tushbaby hip seat baby carrier.  Promising review: “Seriously a lifesaver (or at the … Read more

FACTBOX | Swiss female pensioners vs the government in EU court’s first climate case

The building of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, Alsace, France. A case involving thousands of retired Swiss women claiming their government’s insufficient climate action violated their human rights will be heard. The matter will be heard at a European Court in France, and it had been rejected twice by domestic courts. … Read more

Three kids, three adults dead in school shooting

Video: Three kids, three adults dead in school shooting Three kids, three adults dead in school shooting We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer Six people, including three children, have died after a fellow student unleashed on … Read more

Thousands protest overhaul of Israel’s judiciary

Video: Thousands protest overhaul of Israel’s judiciary Thousands protest overhaul of Israel’s judiciary We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer Israel’s political crisis is worsening as thousands storm the streets to oppose Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision … Read more

US Lagging Behind on Funding International Family Planning & Reproductive Health — Global Issues

A group of children smile in Ismail Bhand village in Pakistan’s Shaheed Benazirabad district, Sindh province. Credit: UNICEF/Shehzad Noorani Opinion by Maniza Habib (washington dc) Tuesday, March 28, 2023 Inter Press Service WASHINGTON DC, Mar 28 (IPS) – International family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) are critical to achieving gender equity, but U.S. investment in them … Read more

2 arrests made in connection to Anniston murder

Share this @internewscast.com ANNISTON, Ala. (WIAT) — The Anniston Police Department worked with the Calhoun County Major Crimes Unit and made two arrests connected to the deaths of Ricky Ward Jr. and Laura Thornton. According to APD, Ronnie King, 67, was arrested and charged with hindering prosecution. Randy King, 42, was arrested and charged with … Read more

Beijing finds unlikely friend in US state of Utah

Security experts say that China’s campaign is widespread and tailored to local communities. In Utah, the AP found, Beijing and pro-China advocates appealed to lawmakers’ affiliations with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, better known as the Mormon church, which is the state’s dominant religion and one that has long dreamed of expanding … Read more

Murdaugh-linked Stephen Smith Was Killed For Knowing Too Much About ‘bad People’: Forensics Investigator

Long before the media outlet FitsNews of South Carolina released some of the early files on the 2015 death of Stephen Smith last week, a tenacious amateur forensics investigator got her hands on the entire police file. Interest in Smith’s death has been renewed since the double-murder conviction of Alex Murdaugh earlier this month. Murdaugh’s … Read more

6 People, Including 3 Children, Are Dead After A Shooting A School In Nashville

Six people, including three children, are dead after a 28-year-old woman opened fire at a private Christian school in Nashville, police said.  The shooting occurred at The Covenant School, by the Covenant Presbyterian Church, on Burton Hills Boulevard, the Nashville Fire Department confirmed on Monday. The school is for students from preschool through sixth grade. … Read more

A Plan for the Gulf States to Power a Low-Emissions Revolution — Global Issues

Building renewables plants across the Global South is a preferable alternative to generate fewer emissions — but the international community has to date been unwilling to provide the substantial funding needed to construct this type of additional generation capacity at the level developing countries require. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS Opinion by Philippe Benoit (washington dc) Monday, March … Read more

Yes, Lower The Retirement Ages! — Global Issues

Source: United Nations. Opinion by Joseph Chamie (portland, usa) Monday, March 27, 2023 Inter Press Service PORTLAND, USA, Mar 27 (IPS) – Yes, lower the retirement ages! That is the key message that workers worldwide are conveying to their governments. Rather than increasing retirement ages as many governments are now proposing, men and women worldwide want … Read more

Climate Resilient Indigenous Crops Underutilised even as Climate Change Threatens to Cripple Food Systems — Global Issues

The potential for indigenous crops and plant species to address hunger remains largely untapped even as extreme weather changes threaten to cripple food systems. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPS by Joyce Chimbi (nairobi) Monday, March 27, 2023 Inter Press Service NAIROBI, Mar 27 (IPS) – Elizabeth Njoroge recounts her poverty-stricken upbringing in Ting’ang’a village in the Central part … Read more

Scotland’s ruling SNP picks Humza Yousaf to succeed Sturgeon

Scotland’s governing party has elected Humza Yousaf as its new leader after a bruising five-week contest that exposed deep fractures within the pro-independence movement. Yousaf will lead the Scottish National Party as a successor to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who unexpectedly stepped down in February after eight years as leader of the party and of Scotland’s … Read more

Paul Merson Says: England Can Win Euro 2024 Under Gareth Southgate | ‘Bukayo Saka Can Go As Far As He Wants In The Game’

Paul Merson says England should be careful what they wish for when questioning Gareth Southgate’s future, insisting the Three Lions have every chance of winning Euro 2024 with the likes of Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka leading the charge. England maintained their winning start to Euro 2024 qualifying with a 2-0 victory over Ukraine in … Read more

61-year-old Alabama man killed in Saturday crash

Share this @internewscast.com LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Rogersville man was killed when the car he was driving left the roadway Saturday afternoon, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA). Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Lauderdale County Road 98 near County Road 608 about five miles south of Rogersville … Read more

Holistic approach urgent for health of people, animals and environment — Global Issues

The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN-backed World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) have come together in the face of multiple global emergencies – from COVID-19 to Ebola – continued threats of disease spillover between animals and humans, loss of … Read more

Crimes against humanity committed since 2016 – rights probe — Global Issues

In the case of State security forces, human rights violations were committed to quash dissent and exploit vulnerable migrants, with no justice in sight, according to the latest report, from the Independent Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) on Libya. It documents the “widespread practice” of arbitrary detention, murder, torture, rape, enslavement and enforced disappearance in the country. In addition, … Read more

‘A Thousand Blows’ Producer Staffs Up; Canadian Studio Launched; ‘Deal Or No Deal’ UK Revived; Donal McIntyre CBS Reality Series; Vilnus Film Festival Winners — Global Briefs

Producer Of Disney+’s ‘A Thousand Blows’ Staffs Up Fifth Season-backed London indie The Story Collective is gearing up for buzzy Disney+ drama A Thousand Blows (WT) by staffing up. Elouise West has joined as Head of Commercial, Legal and Business Affairs from Des producer New Pictures and Ceci Mazzarella signed on as Head of Development from Operation Mincemeat maker See-Saw Films. … Read more

Antonio Conte leaves Tottenham LIVE: Next manager latest with Nagelsmann and Pochettino linked

LIVE Antonio Conte leaves Tottenham LIVE: All the latest news following the Italian’s exit, with Julian Nagelsmann and Mauricio Pochettino linked with the role as Cristian Stellini takes charge for the remainder of the season By Matt Davies For Mailonline Published: 04:06 EDT, 27 March 2023 | Updated: 04:33 EDT, 27 March 2023 Share or … Read more

Africas Dark Road to Democracy — Global Issues

Opinion by Gabriel Odima (minnesota, usa) Monday, March 27, 2023 Inter Press Service MINNESOTA, USA, Mar 27 (IPS) – The dark road to democracy began with the manner in which the Kenyan Presidential election of August 2022 was handled. Today, the Church in Kenya is calling for dialogue between the ruling regime and the opposition. The … Read more

Nico Rosberg: George Russell Is Lewis Hamilton’s ‘ultimate Test’ At Mercedes

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Lewis Hamilton and George Russell acknowledged Red Bull are the clear frontrunners after the Mercedes pair finished fifth and third respectively in Saudi Arabia. Lewis Hamilton and George Russell acknowledged Red Bull are the clear frontrunners after the Mercedes pair finished fifth and third respectively … Read more

Benjamin Netanyahu sacks Yoav Gallant

Israeli President Isaac Herzog also urged the government on Monday to halt the overhaul. “For the sake of the unity of the people of Israel, for the sake of responsibility, I call on you to stop the legislative process immediately,” he said on Twitter. Israeli police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators blocking a … Read more