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Trending rights tweets: Hungary's parliament shamefully claps as new anti-LGBT bill passes; Myanmar sentences three striking school teachers to three years in prison; millions are at risk of famine in Ethiopia's Tigray region; and celebrating #Pride month…
Thousands protest the anti-LGBT law in Budapest, Hungary, June 14, 2021. 
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President Évariste Ndayishimiye Has Yet to Deliver Change

One year after Évariste Ndayishimiye was inaugurated as Burundi’s new president, following the sudden death of his long-term predecessor, many of the ex-general’s promises to hold people to account for violence and killings and to improve the country’s…
Burundi's President Evariste Ndayishimiye, right, attends the inauguration of the new Kisumu port with an oil loading jetty at Lake Victoria in Kisumu, Kenya, on May 31, 2021.
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“For me, if I was writing an article, I might call it how the pandemic saved our lives,” said Amanda Furdge, who, through the US-based Southern Rural Black Women’s Initiative for Economic and Social Justice, trains high school girls from the deep South of…
Amanda Furdge (left) advises participants of the Young Women’s Leadership Institute on how to engage and educate registered voters
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While most eyes were on Geneva, the Duma intensified its crackdown on dissent.

At his post-summit news conference on Wednesday President Putin defended Russia’s repressive laws that punish dissent.  With most eyes on Geneva, the Duma made one of those laws a lot harsher. It amended the criminal code to open the floodgates to…
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting on drafting constitutional changes at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, January 16, 2020.
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Summary One of the [border] officers said to me : “Canada is a free country for Canadians, not for foreigners.” He seemed very happy to tell me: “You’re going to sleep in jail tonight.” The other officers were laughing about this.… Immigration…
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Canada incarcerates thousands of people, including those with disabilities, on immigration-related grounds every year in often abusive conditions. A new report by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International…
Image in shades of red with a fence in front of seated people.