International

Protests at Republic Day events across U.S. call for repeal of Citizenship Amendment Act

A coalition of diaspora organisations marked Republic Day in Washington D.C. by gathering to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and related recent policies of the government as part of a U.S. wide “Day of Action”. Among the demands of the protesters are that the U.S. State Department “heed the recommendation of the USCIRF [U.S. […]

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UN says ‘blatant’ violations of Libya arms embargo continue

The United Nations decried “continued blatant violations” by several countries of an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, flying in the face of recent pledges made last week at an international conference in Berlin. The UN support mission in Libya didn’t name any specific nations, but said they included “several who participated in the Berlin Conference.” […]