Media Watch

'18May
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Minister: No crisis in mental health services but there are 'challenges'

Latest inspection reports from the Mental Health Commission have warned that a lack of regulation means that people in 24-hour mental health residences are at risk of abuse.The inspection reports into 43 of the...
'18May
18

Minister: No crisis in mental health services but there are 'challenges'

Latest inspection reports from the Mental Health Commission have warned that a lack of regulation means that people in 24-hour mental health residences are at risk of abuse.The inspection reports into 43 of the...
'18May
18

Recall of envoy over girls abuse report is ridiculous

The story, ‘Envoy in trouble over report on abuse of girls” in the New Vision of Tuesday, May 15, awakened my nerves to the challenges that our government needs to address so as to streamline the externalisation of...
'18May
17

The story behind the viral pic of the varsity graduate and her rifle

If Kaitlin Bennett had been allowed to carry a gun at Kent State University as a student, she wouldn't have carried an AR-10 rifle. She would have carried her handgun instead.But the 22-year-old said she chose to...
'18May
17

Hamstrung By The U.S., Iran Tilts East For Trade Opportunities

Facing renewed economic sanctions from the United States and the possible knock-on collapse of its business dealings with Europe, Iran is looking to Russia and China to expand trade. And Moscow and Beijing,...
'18May
17

Chinese Mass-Indoctrination Camps Evoke Cultural Revolution

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN — Hour upon hour, day upon day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China's new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and...
'18May
17

Gaza is Israel's Soweto

Police or soldiers fire live ammunition at unarmed protesters demanding equal rights, killing or seriously injuring many: Sharpeville, South Africa, 21 March 1960; Soweto, South Africa, 16 June 1976; Gaza, Israeli-...
'18May
17

We aren't doing enough to protect prisoners during natural disasters

A new paper from the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law highlights legislative changes that can help protect prisoners’ constitutional rights during natural disasters. Credit: Thomas Hawk via Flickr The...
'18May
17

May infringements package: key decisions

In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission ('Commission') is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions,...
'18May
17

'Something Special': Denmark Seeks to Further Tighten Citizenship Law

A new package of amendments has been designed to tighten citizenship requirements in Denmark, Danish Radio reported.Introducing tougher financial and legal requirements, Immigration and Integration Minister Inger...

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