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Umoja: The All-Female Kenyan Village Where Men Are Not Allowed

In 1990, a Kenyan woman by the name of Rebecca Lolosoli became so fed up with the sexism of her culture that she started an all-female village in Kenya. The village, called Umoja, is a safe haven for women who … Continue reading

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Chinese Humanitarian Liu Xiaobo Dies

Liu Xiaobo, China’s most prominent human rights activist, passed away today at the age of 61. Liu Xiaobo, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, was diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer in May 2017. His cause of death appears to … Continue reading

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Massive G-20 Protests Erupt in Germany

Tomorrow marks the beginning of the 2017 Group of 20 (G-20) Summit, which is taking place in Hamburg, Germany. G-20 is an international conference in which leaders from the world’s strongest 20 economies gather to discuss issues related to global … Continue reading

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Van Plows into Crowd of Pedestrians in London

A van rammed into a crowd of pedestrians in a Muslim section of London on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring 10 in what the mayor called, “a horrific terrorist attack.” The incident happened just as worshippers were leaving … Continue reading

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American College Student Held Captive by North Korea Was ‘Brutalized’

This past week, North Korea unexpectedly released American college student Otto Warmbier from prison. In March 2016, Warmbier was convicted of stealing a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his Pyongyang hotel after an associate of his asked him … Continue reading

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