Britain, Canada Create Fund to Promote Global Free Press

LONDON – Britain and Canada established a fund Wednesday to train and provide legal support for journalists in some of the world’s hot spots. The two nations hope other countries…

Ivanka Trump Women’s Initiative Announces $27M in Grants

WHITE HOUSE – A White House initiative spearheaded by Ivanka Trump to empower women around the developing world economically, announced its initial achievements, including $27 million in grants for projects…

Amal Clooney on Team to Defend Philippines Journalist

International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a defense team to represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa, who is a frequent critic of Filipino President Rodrigo…

US: Taiwan Arms Sale to Promote Peace, No Change on ‘One China’ Policy

STATE DEPARTMENT – The United States said Tuesday that its arms sale to Taiwan is aimed at promoting peace and stability in the Asia Pacific region and Washington is not…

NGOs Call on Cambodia to Launch Independent Probe Ahead of Third Anniversary of Kem Ley’s Murder

Two dozen nongovernmental organizations on Tuesday demanded that Cambodia’s government establish an independent and impartial commission to investigate the murder of prominent political commentator and rights campaigner Kem Ley, a…

NGOs Call on Cambodia to Launch Independent Probe Ahead of Third Anniversary of Kem Ley’s Murder

Two dozen nongovernmental organizations on Tuesday demanded that Cambodia’s government establish an independent and impartial commission to investigate the murder of prominent political commentator and rights campaigner Kem Ley, a…

Ivory Coast Passes Legislation Encouraged by Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON – Ivanka Trump is applauding the recent passage of legislation in Ivory Coast related to changes she pushed during her April trip to Africa.The country is in the process…

Amnesty Says Duterte’s Philippines Drug War a ‘Murdering Enterprise’

The Philippine government and police forces have utilized the country’s “war on drugs” as a pretext for committing widespread murders, according to a new report by Amnesty International, which calls…

Amnesty Says Duterte’s Philippines Drug War a ‘Murdering Enterprise’

The Philippine government and police forces have utilized the country’s “war on drugs” as a pretext for committing widespread murders, according to a new report by Amnesty International, which calls…