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U.S., UN respond to Burma’s Rohingya crisis

International | Refugees in Bangladesh lack healthcare, food, and sanitation
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/24/17, 01:13 pm

The U.S. State Department on Monday threatened to take further action against Myanmar’s military if it fails to end its attacks against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

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Judge OKs suit over baby body parts research

Abortion | Woman claims New Mexico abortion center misled her about what would happen to her baby’s body
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/23/17, 02:55 pm

A woman’s lawsuit against a New Mexico abortion center will proceed, thanks to a New Mexico judge’s refusal to dismiss her case.

Jessica Duran filed suit last year against Southwestern Women’s Options (SWO) for not telling her about its relationship with the University of New Mexico (UNM) and the possibility that it sent her dead baby there for research.

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Kenyan police kill dozens of protesters before election

International | Opposition says government has not done enough to secure democracy
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/17/17, 04:44 pm

Kenyan police killed at least 33 people and injured hundreds of others during post-election protests staged in some of the country’s opposition strongholds, according to a joint report from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. The accusations come ahead of an election redo later this month that triggered renewed demonstrations.

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