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Amnesty International left red-faced after criticising North Korean weight-loss camps

5 December 2013


Amnesty International pushed the international community for comment and action this week after the release of a report in which they detailed what they claimed were human rights abuses in North Korean prison camps. This is despite how well the camp at the centre of their investigation, Yodok concentration camp (or Kwan-Li-So 15) is reviewed […]

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Tel Aviv airport fight labelled “misunderstanding” over pronunciation of the word “due”

1 November 2013

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The Irish Embassy in Tel Aviv reassured reporters last night that the highly publicised brawl involving an Irishman in Tel Aviv Airport earlier this week was a “misunderstanding which has been handled by the parties involved”. The furore broke out in the arrivals area of the airport when a local man returning home to Tel […]

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Uppity Saudi women forget their place on day of driving protests

26 October 2013

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Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world brave enough to have tackled the scourge of women drivers by making it illegal for females to drive, was bracing itself on Saturday for a day of protests by women who have forgotten their place in society. Despite all the warnings about how inadequate female drivers are […]

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