Daily Archives: September 2, 2016

Violence erupts in Gabon after elections

Tensions are simmering in Gabon after two days of violence over the disputed presidential election, with fears growing over more deaths and detentions.

Since results were announced on Wednesday, confirming President Ali Bongo would continue to lead the Central African country, at least five people were killed in clashes and the parliament building was set on fire.

Ukraine: New Research Corroborates Secret Detentions

New information has corroborated allegations of enforced disappearances and secret detention by Ukraine’s security services, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said in a joint letter to Ukraine’s military prosecutor. The new information indicates that at least five victims of enforced disappearances remain in secret detention at Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) in Kharkiv, one of the secret detention sites the groups documented in a July 21, 2016 joint report.

India | Indian workers strike against Modi’s anti-labor policies

Trade unions in India announced general strike against Modi’s anti-labor policies for September 2. They supposed 150 million workers would take part in it, so this strike will be one of the largest in world history.

The reasons for strike are trade unions cutting across political affiliations will shut down key sectors of the Indian economy against the pro-corporate anti labour Modi Government.

Ancient Egyptian Stories Will Be Published in English for the First Time

Translated from hieroglyphics on monuments, tombs and papyri, the book will present tales few outside of academia have read