Some ancient theologians argued that the Israelites deserved a share of Egypt’s wealth after being enslaved for centuries.
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The biblical story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt is also a historical tale of reparations after enslavement.
Most countries closed their borders, at least partially, at some point last year. But the world is starting to reopen.
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Last year, 189 countries – home to roughly 65% of the global population – cut themselves off from the world at some point. Borders are now reopening and travel resuming, but normal is a ways off.
President Donald Trump has said he will name a Supreme Court nominee in the coming days.
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A quantitative analysis of potential nominees to the Supreme Court reveals that conservatives could get a real lock on the nation's highest court.
Makoko neighbourhood in Lagos, initially founded as a fishing village.
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If we learn from COVID-19, there are three key areas to tackle to make cities safer from outbreaks of future infectious diseases.
Germs flushed down the drain can be detected at water treatment plants.
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Sewage surveillance is one technique that can alert authorities to the presence of a pathogen in the community. An environmental engineer explains the state of the science when it comes to SARS-CoV-2.
The former Trump aide and others allegedly misused funds donated to build a border wall.
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A nonprofit law expert explains the federal case against the former Trump adviser.
Corporate boards with women on them are more likely to recall dangerous products.
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After firms add more women to their board, dangerous medical products are recalled more quickly.
Diskriminasi beragama Indonesia salah satu yang tertinggi di dunia Islam. Tingkat legislasi agama dan diskriminasi sosial memburuk pasca-Soeharto.
US president, Donald Trump, brandishing a Bible outside St John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC on June 1, 2020.
The history of early Christianity shows the power of the Bible used as a sign of resistance against repression at the hands of the Romans.
Hungarian police officers check cars at the closed Austria-Hungary border, March 18, 2020.
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National emergencies allow for the purest expressions of sovereign power, testing the government’s commitment to human rights. Some leaders are failing the coronavirus test, experts say.
New Afghan National Army recruits march during their February graduation ceremony.
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The US is taking an untraditional approach in its peace talks with the Taliban. The new deal does not contain many of the elements that are typically key to a successful peace negotiation.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (right) with former vice-president and rebel leader Riek Machar (left) in Juba, South Sudan.
The international community should allow the leaders of South Sudan to work on a lasting peace agreement without the pressure of deadlines.
Is it time for South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (right) and former vice-president Riek Machar to meet face to face?
South Sudan has been in the business of building peace for years but is no closer to implementing the roadmap to peace than when it drafted the first agreement.
Iranian officials show off the U.S. drone they shot out of the sky.
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Trump announced 'hard-hitting' new sanctions on Iran in response to the attack on a US drone. A peace studies scholar explains why sanctions rarely work.
Sanctions are making life increasingly difficult for ordinary Iranians, such as those in Isfahan.
Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.
Protesters outside the army headquarters in Khartoum, Sudan.
The African Union's policy offers no wriggle room for a discretionary response to coups, a scourge that imperils the consolidation of democracy.
Indonesia’s incumbent president Joko Widodo.
We ask political and human rights experts to analyse what Jokowi's victory means, based on this early quick count, for civil liberties and the protection of human rights in Indonesia.
Presiden Petahana Joko Widodo.
Kami meminta pakar politik dan hak asasi manusia untuk menganalisis apa makna kemenangan Jokowi, berdasarkan hasil hitung cepat awal ini, bagi kebebasan sipil dan perlindungan HAM di Indonesia.
Calon presiden petahana Joko Widodo (kiri) dan calon wakil presidennya Ma'ruf Amin berpose setelah mendaftarkan diri mereka untuk pemilihan presiden tahun 2019 di kantor Komisi Pemilihan Umum beberapa waktu lalu di Jakarta.
Artikel ini bertujuan untuk menjelaskan masalah besar yang sejauh ini luput dari pembahasan: dampak negatif dari pencalonan Ma'ruf terhadap kelompok minoritas.
Incumbent presidential candidate Joko Widodo (left) and his running mate, K.H. Ma'ruf Amin, wave after registering for Indonesia’s 2019 presidential election at the General Election Commission (KPU) office in Jakarta.
This article aims to name the elephant in the room – the negative impacts of Ma'ruf's nomination on minority groups.