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The indigenous Brazilian congresswoman who is standing up to Bolsonaro This indigenous lawyer has made history as the first native woman ever to be elected to Brazil’s congress. She faces a host of obstacles – b... Environment Society World
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Dramatic fall in global executions reported in 2018 Global executions fell by 31 per cent in 2018, says Amnesty International, reaching the lowest figure in at least a decade... Justice Society World
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India grants citizens the right to freely express sexual orientation A Supreme Court ruling means that members of India's LGBT community are legally able to express their sexuality without discrimination... Society
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‘Marry the rapist’ laws are being repealed across the Middle East Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon have scrapped laws that allow rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims... Society
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The people v Monsanto: corporation to face ‘moral tribunal’ Agrochemical company Monsanto will be the subject of a ‘moral tribunal’ at The Hague... Agriculture Environment Justice
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Court ruling advances case for ecocide law A ruling against a palm oil producer in Guatemala signals a shift in environmental and human rights law... Environment
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