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Russian media’s #MeToo moment

A dozen private media outlets in Russia are boycotting the Russian Duma after its ethics committee failed to find any wrongdoing in the behaviour of Duma member Leonid Slutsky, who has been accused of sexual harassment. In late February, three female journalists – RTVI’s Ekaterina Kotrikadze, TVRain’s Darya Zhuk, and BBC’s Farida Rustamova – came…


De Mistura: Syria talks in Vienna at ‘serious moment’

Vienna, Austria – A new round of Syria talks is starting on Wednesday in Vienna in what officials said may be the « last hope » for a resolution to the seven year-long conflict. Delegations representing both the Syrian government and the opposition are expected to attend the negotiations in the Austrian capital at the behest of…


Babri mosque demolition: A ‘watershed second’

New Delhi, India – On this day 25 years ago, thousands of Hindu nationalist mobs tore down a medieval mosque in the northern town of Ayodhya, in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The demolition of the 16th-century Babri mosque, which was constructed under the rule of the first Mughal Emperor Babar, triggered religious riots…

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