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CARACAS (Reuters) - On March 13, Melquiades Avila, an indigenous leader and journalist in the remote Venezuelan state of Delta Amacuro, asked on his popular Facebook account: "Will our hospital be ready for coronavirus?"
PETALING JAYA: While they are busy saving lives, medical frontliners are facing their own set of struggles when it comes to family life.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Syrian defector who smuggled thousands of photographs of torture out of the country, helping prompt new U.S. sanctions, pleaded with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to enforce tough measures against Syria's government over atrocities during its civil war.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean President Sebastian Pinera celebrated 30 years since Chile's return to democracy on Wednesday, even as scattered incidents of violence broke out across the capital alongside renewed calls for a mass protest against social injustice and inequality.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The first trial of suspected members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's security services for crimes against humanity, including torturing and killing opposition activists, will start next month, a German court said on Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Millions of Mexican women stayed away from offices, schools and government agencies on Monday to join a second day of marches to protest against violence and macho culture, as an eerie quiet fell on normally bustling streets and factories.
COMING from a family deeply involved in political activism, championing human rights was always a calling for activist Shazeera Zawawi, who works with the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) in Geneva, Switzerland.
LAST November, I attended the 8th Annual Women, Peace and Security Forum organised by the Inter-national Civil Society Action Network (Ican) in Oslo. Supported by the Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministry, the forum looked at “Sec-uring the gains and strategising the future of the global women-led movement for inclusive peace and security”.