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Bosnia’s First LGBT Parade Marches Through Sarajevo

The first-ever gay pride parade in Bosnia-Herzegovina took place in its capital, Sarajevo, on September 8. More than 1,000 participants were joined by ambassadors of several countries. A protest against the event took place a day earlier. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/bosnia-s-first-lgbt-parade-marches-through-sarajevo/30153146.html

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Lebanon: End Systemic Discrimination Against Transgender Women

Transgender women in Lebanon face systemic violence and discrimination, Human Rights Watch, Helem, and MOSAIC said in a report and video released today. Transgender women face discrimination in accessing basic services, including employment, healthcare, and housing, as well as violence from security forces and ordinary citizens. For its 120-page report, “’Don’t Punish Me for Who […]

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Shan State a Flashpoint in Myanmar’s Fight with Ethnic Armies | Radio Free Asia (RFA)

on August 30, 2019

The conflict has intensified after rebel armies attacked a military academy two weeks ago. The Myanmar government and rebel representatives are due to hold talks over the weekend. But prospects for peace are uncertain. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) […]

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Bolton Reaffirms U.S. Support For Moldovan Sovereignty

on August 29, 2019

U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton has reaffirmed the United States’ support of Moldova’s sovereignty and independence on a visit to Chisinau. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/bolton-in-moldova/30136138.html

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The First Soviet Nuclear Blast Pride Turns To Tragedy 70 Years Later

on August 29, 2019

August 29 marks the day that the Soviet Union conducted its first nuclear explosion in 1949. Seventy years later, the four decades of tests at the Semipalatinsk site in Kazakhstan are seen as a tragedy in the now-independent country. People living nearby say the effects of the blasts are still being felt.

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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

on August 28, 2019

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

on August 28, 2019

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

on August 28, 2019

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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Nicole Bus: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

on August 28, 2019

Watch Nicole Bus play “You”, “Love It” and “Mr. Big Shot” at the Tiny Desk. More from NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts: https://www.npr.org/tinydesk Twitter: https://twitter.com/nprmusic Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nprmusic Aug 21, 2019 | Abby O’Neill — Emerging artist Nicole Bus, who was born and raised in Amsterdam, had an immediate presence about her — a glow that […]

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Nicole Bus: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

on August 28, 2019

Watch Nicole Bus play “You”, “Love It” and “Mr. Big Shot” at the Tiny Desk. More from NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts: https://www.npr.org/tinydesk Twitter: https://twitter.com/nprmusic Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nprmusic Aug 21, 2019 | Abby O’Neill — Emerging artist Nicole Bus, who was born and raised in Amsterdam, had an immediate presence about her — a glow that […]

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Flint’s Deadly Water | Preview | FRONTLINE

on August 27, 2019

Five years into the Flint Water crisis, FRONTLINE has found that the death toll may be significantly higher than reported by officials. Watch “Flint’s Deadly Water” (the full film) starting 9/10 on PBS and streaming here: https://to.pbs.org/2zndLku #FlintWaterCrisis #FRONTLINE #Documentary The death toll from the 2014 Flint water crisis continues, but the killer isn’t the […]

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Flint’s Deadly Water | Preview | FRONTLINE

on August 27, 2019

Five years into the Flint Water crisis, FRONTLINE has found that the death toll may be significantly higher than reported by officials. Watch “Flint’s Deadly Water” (the full film) starting 9/10 on PBS and streaming here: https://to.pbs.org/2zndLku #FlintWaterCrisis #FRONTLINE #Documentary The death toll from the 2014 Flint water crisis continues, but the killer isn’t the […]

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