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U.S. remembers the Ukrainian victims of the Holodomor

the Holodomor

People lay symbolic sheaves of wheat and light candles during a recent commemoration ceremony at a monument in Kiev to the victims of the Holodomor famine of 1932–1933. (© Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)   By : Mary Jane Maxwell.   The United States joins Ukrainians around the world in marking the 85th …

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Commissioner of the International Commission on Human Rights: President Trump in his last decision bears criminal responsibility for all victims …


By : Massoud Hamoud / IENA-NEWS   Following the recent speech by US President Donald Trump and his insistence on pursuing hundreds of billions of dollars in arms deals with the Gulf states, he points to his prior intention to keep the Middle East a burning region that daily kills more …

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Ambassador Abu Said meets Minister “Wales” and signs two protocols in Nigeria at the end of his tour and confirms that there is no disregard for Rights


By : IENA-NEWS.   The International Human Rights Commissioner for the Middle East, Ambassador Haitham Abu Said, concluded his visit with his accompanying delegation, Executive Council Member Dr. Mohammad Kouta and Media Advisor of the International Agency for Human Rights Dr. Rehab Abdel Hay.

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The sanctions countdown clock is ticking

The sanctions

By : Mark Trainer.   When President Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal in May, he signed an order immediately reimposing the highest level of sanctions on the Iranian regime and critical sectors of Iran’s economy.

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Human rights award winner languishes in Iranian prison

droits de l’Homme

Human rights activist Narges Mohammadi at the Defenders of Human Rights Center in Tehran in 2007 (© Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)   By : Mary Jane Maxwell / ShareAmerica.   Narges Mohammadi is an Iranian physicist, engineer, wife, mother, defender of human rights and recipient of the 2018 American Physical Society Andrei …

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How can a phone number stop a terrorist?

numéro de téléphone

By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   U.S. customs officials spotted something suspicious during a routine review in 2014 of flight reservation data. A Yemeni citizen was scheduled to travel from Saudi Arabia to Washington, and his phone number and email were linked to a suspected terrorist. They dug deeper, and confirmed …

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Meet U.S. Acting Secretary of State Sullivan

John J. Sullivan

 (© Jose Luis Magana/AP Images)   By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   On April 1, 2018, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan assumed the duties of Acting Secretary of State. He will carry out those responsibilities until the new Secretary is confirmed by the U.S. Senate. As is the case …

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Tillerson: ‘Africa is the future’

Africa is the future

(© incamerastock/Alamy)   By : Lauren Monsen / ShareAmerica.   On the eve of his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out a new framework for U.S.-Africa relations that will help lead Africa to a “place of prosperity and freedom in the 21st century.” Tillerson …

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