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Global News is a media partner with Journalists for Human Rights and, as part of that partnership, is proud to provide a platform for updates on JHR programs. In this episode of the JHR podcast, we discuss Journalists for Human Rights’ Syria project, based in Turkey. Hosts Grant McDonald and Mackay...
Israeli troops killed seven Palestinians, two of them children, and wounded dozens more in the deadliest day in recent weeks as Gaza’s Hamas rulers stepped up protests along the border fence Friday. Thousands of Palestinians gathered at five locations along Gaza Strip’s frontier with Israel in response to calls by Hamas,...
This second episode of the JHR podcast focuses on Journalists for Human Rights’ work in Jordan. Hosts Grant McDonald and Mackay Taggart of Global News discuss the radio show “Motassawon,” which means, “We are all equal.” As well, we look at how Journalists for Human Rights is helping lead the conversation...
A New Jersey sheriff recorded making disparaging remarks about blacks and the state’s first Sikh attorney general apologized Thursday night for his comments but didn’t heed a call from Gov. Phil Murphy to step down. In a statement released by a spokesman, Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino said the remarks...
A woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump‘s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual misconduct decades ago is willing to publicly testify before a Senate panel set to vote this week on his nomination, her lawyer said on Monday, while Kavanaugh called the allegation “completely false.” Christine Blasey Ford, a university professor...
An 18-year-old tourist plunged to his death last week while attempting to take a selfie atop a waterfall in California’s Yosemite National Park. The young hiker was visiting from Jerusalem on a two-month trip to the U.S. when he plunged off the park’s popular Nevada Fall, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.   In...
 A man rammed his car through two glass doors and sped onto a runway at the international airport in Lyon, southeast France, on Monday before being arrested by police who laid chase in vans and on foot. In scenes captured on amateur video, the car is seen hitting a bump, then...
Reuters released a statement from President and Editor-in-Chief Stephen J. Adler after a Myanmar court sentences two Reuters journalists,Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, to seven years in jail. Adler calls it a sad day for “the press everywhere.” Article originally posted by globalnews.
A Yangon court found two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, guilty of obtaining state secrets on Monday. They were sentenced to seven years in prison. Article originally posted by globalnews.
As Chrystia Freeland is in Washington negotiating a new NAFTA deal for Canada, there are a number of possibilities in the air of what could happen with the agreement. On Monday, Donald Trump announced that the U.S. and Mexico had come to a trade agreement, and the U.S. would scrap the NAFTA name in...

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