Associated Press/Photo by Peter Dejong

Myanmar reckoning

International | Aung San Suu Kyi in court over Rohingya persecution
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/17/19, 06:18 pm

Pro-Myanmar protesters gathered outside the International Court of Justice in The Hague last week as their country’s leader faced charges of genocide. Many carried placards that read, “We stand with you,” but a smaller group of counterprotesters stood outside the court shouting, “Aung San Suu Kyi, shame on you!”

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Associated Press/Photo by K.M. Chaudary (file)

Enslaved brides

International | Anti-trafficking efforts falter as hundreds of Pakistanis are sold to China
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 12/10/19, 04:59 pm

After an extensive investigation into the trafficking of Pakistani women as “brides” to China, the government of Pakistan has cracked down on investigators instead of traffickers.

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Associated Press/Photo by Frank Franklin II (file)

Gambians march over rape accusations against former president

International | Commission also accuses Yahya Jammeh of financial misconduct
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/09/19, 03:36 pm

Hundreds of activists turned out last week for a solidarity march in support of three women and several witnesses who accused former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh of sexual assault and described the attacks in shocking detail.

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