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The International Human Rights Commission calls for the opening of an international investigation into the case of Jamal al-Khashoggi, and serious information in the file …

Jamal al-Khashoggi

By :  IHRC  / IENA-NEWS   The Middle East Commissioner for the International Human Rights Commission, Ambassador Haitham Abu Said received information from his advisor, Dr. Haider Al-Shara, on the private sources that follow the case of Jamal Al-Khashoggi .

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Fighting not just hunger but malnutrition

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The 2018 World Food Prize laureates helped place greater emphasis on nutrition in international efforts to feed the hungry, such as these children in Manila. (© Jez Aznar/Getty Images)   By : Christopher Connell.   Some 815 million people go hungry each day. More than twice that may have full plates, but …

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Finding creative ways to protest

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(State Dept./Doug Thompson)   By : Mark Trainer / ShareAmerica.   When governments try to curtail their citizens’ right to express their views, those citizens find ways to do it anyway. Young people throughout Iran are protesting the government — including its recent shutdown of Telegram, a messaging app used by …

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Trump and NATO head welcome increased defense spending

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President Trump (right) and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office on May 17. (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)   By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   In a May 17 meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, President Trump applauded the many billions of dollars of increased …

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Two brothers work for freedom in North Korea

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Park Jung-oh says human rights in North Korea have not improved since he escaped 18 years ago. (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)   By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   Park Jung-oh fled North Korea with his family in 2000. Today, he and his brother are on a mission to fight North Koreans’ ignorance …

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Meet 10 amazing young people … and be inspired

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By : Sherry L. Brukbacher / ShareAmerica.     A photojournalist who documents the plight of a religious minority in Iraq, an educator who brings science skills to Latin America’s underprivileged, and an advocate for women who uses social media to speak out against sexual assault in South Africa. They and …

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Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia, a steady U.S. friend

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King Abdulaziz ibn Saud meets with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt aboard the USS Quincy in 1945. Colonel William Eddy (front left) served as translator. (@ Bettman/Getty Images)   By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   Saudi Arabia is Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s first stop on a trip to the Middle East, …

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