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Counterterrorism crackdown on civil society

Ben Hayes shows the evidence that oppressive regimes are abusing international counter-terrorism guidelines to repress civil society action.
from Transnational Institute on Sep 29, 2014.
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New global index ranks older people's wellbeing

The first Global AgeWatch Index is publoished today, ranking 96 countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of older people. Norway tops the list.
from HelpAge International on Oct 1, 2014.

Hong Kong chief digs in and admits protests could last 'a long time'

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying this morning gave a strong indication he would not give in to protesters' demands that he resign.
from South China Morning Square on Sep 30, 2014.

Solar 'could supply over half of global electricity capacity' by 2050

Solar power could provide more than half of the world's electricity by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency.
from Greenpeace on Sep 30, 2014.

Almost 40,000 migrant deaths reported in 15 years

An international organisation warns of “an epidemic of crime and victimisation” as the migrant death count reaches 40,000 in less than 15 years.
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China's nuclear expansion threatened by public unease

Growing opposition to nuclear power could derail China’s plans to double generating capacity in six years.
from China Dialogue on Sep 30, 2014.

Emma Watson, trolls and a feminist internet

as women claim our right to shape the public sphere, including the internet, we are being firmly pushed back into small plastic boxes wearing nothing more than tiaras.
from Association for Progressive Communications on Sep 29, 2014.
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Mother Teresa’s troubled legacy

S Bedford exposes horrific negligence at a Missionaries of Charity centre in India – and asks when the order will be brought to book.
from New Internationalist on Sep 30, 2014.
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