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    Eric Mathew Gairy was not a champion of Grenada’s independence.

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Lennie Fleary — After I wrote about Eric Matthew Gairy of Grenada, someone told me Gairy had brought independence to Grenada,...

    World News in Brief: Noncommunicable diseases in emergencies, aid plan for Haiti, peace efforts...

    NCDs are responsible for 75 per cent of deaths worldwide, and it is estimated that strokes and heart attacks are up to three times...

    CPJ signs joint statement expressing concern over police operation against journalists in Brazil

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CPJ joined eight Brazilian press freedom and advocacy organizations in a joint statement expressing extreme concern about a police...

    Developing sustainable and inclusive employment policies and interventions for a Just Transition

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Background Climate and environmental change are critical global challenges with far-reaching effects on economies and labour markets,...

    Advocates decry what is lost as the teaching of Black history faces growing restraints

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Cheyanne M. Daniels, The Hill — Advocates are sounding the alarm about growing pushes from conservative-led states to downplay the impact...

    DRC journalist Lucien Lyenda attacked by armed forces while covering protest

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kinshasa, February 27, 2024—Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must investigate and hold accountable the soldiers who...

    The MAGA enemies list is growing, and so are the odds that you’re on...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Svante Myrick, The Hill — As the Republican primaries slog toward the climax of a likely Trump nomination, I can’t help thinking...

    Disability-inclusion in Public Employment Services (PES) in Asia Pacific

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ...

    14 wrecked slavers’ ships are identified in Bahamas

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Largest cluster of sunken vessels from the 18th and 19th centuries have been identified, bearing ‘silent witness’ to the colonial past. By...

    Pakistani journalist Asad Ali Toor arrested after responding to summons for questioning

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, February 26, 2024—Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency arrested independent journalist Asad Ali Toor on Monday after he was...

    Iraqi publisher survives assassination attempt in Baghdad

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Beirut, February 26, 2024—An unknown number of armed and masked individuals in two trucks fired at least 17 times...

    Aid delivery to Gaza falls by half since January: UNRWA

    Writing on the social media platform X, Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini said that “aid was supposed to increase not decrease” to meet the huge needs...

    ILO’s new guide to create awareness on youth rights at work

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sA5GcbBR_A Geneva, SWITZERLAND (ILO News) – At a virtual event held on 14 February 2024, the International Labour Organization (ILO)...

    French journalist Antoine Galindo detained in Ethiopia

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, February 26, 2024—Ethiopian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release French journalist Antoine Galindo, who was unjustly detained...

    USCRI Staff Spotlight: Masady Mani

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). We spoke with Masady Mani, loan specialist at USCRI, to talk about her 30 years at our organization as...

    CPJ calls on Mexico’s president not to disclose journalists’ personal information

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Mexico City, February 23, 2022 – Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador must refrain from publicizing the personal information...

    World News in Brief: Fresh Ukraine attacks condemned, Gaza healthcare, DR Congo needs escalating

    The latest strikes in the centre and south occurred on the eve of the solemn commemoration marking two years of war and one day...

    Indian journalist Jyotiranjan Mohapatra attacked with sword in Bhubaneswar

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New Delhi, February 23, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday called upon the authorities in the eastern Indian...

    The Welcome Corps One Year In

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In January 2023, the U.S. government launched the Welcome Corps program for the private sponsorship of refugees in the...

    High unemployment rates to worsen despite optimistic economic outlook in Arab States

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). BEIRUT (ILO News) – The region's unemployment rate is expected to remain high at 9.8 per cent in 2024,...

    CPJ urges Nigerian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists following court judgment

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Abuja, February 22, 2024—Nigerian authorities must comply with a federal high court judgment ordering the government to investigate and...

    Chinese director Chen Pinlin arrested over White Paper protest documentary  

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Taipei, February 22, 2024—Chinese authorities must immediately release documentary director Chen Pinlin, drop all legal proceedings, and allow journalists...

    Indian journalist Santu Pan arrested, 4 others assaulted in West Bengal violence

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New Delhi, February 21, 2024—Indian authorities must drop the charges against journalist Santu Pan, who was arrested live on...

    Fulton County Reparations Task Force moves forward with researching historical racial injustice

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Fulton County is moving ahead with studying reparations for descendants of people who were enslaved or lived under Jim Crow laws...