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Egypt: Rights Activist Assaulted

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brutal Attack on Human Rights Lawyer Gamal Eid Human Rights Watch (Beirut) – Armed men, who appear to have been security forces, physically attacked prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer Gamal Eid in Cairo on December 29, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. This was the second assault against Eid since October. Eid, the executive director of the Read More…

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President Ghani Bids Farewell To US Ambassador To Kabul

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Ashraf Ghani conferred the state medal of Ghazi Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan upon John Bass, the outgoing US Ambassador to Kabul in recognition of his services today evening in a farewell meeting at the Presidential Palace. The president commended Ambassador Bass for his relentless efforts during his diplomatic mission in Afghanistan in order to Read More…

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Major Drug Bust Inside Canadian Federal Prison

Reading Time: < 1 minute December 30, 2019 – Renous, New Brunswick – Correctional Service Canada On December 17, 2019, staff members confiscated 1,100 grams of hashish and one ounce of ecstasy at Atlantic Institution, a maximum-security federal institution. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure is $120,000. This seizure is the result of the combined efforts of correctional Read More…

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Trudeau Government Commits $3Billion To Help Canadian Chicken Farmers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping farmers and other businesses in the province’s broiler chicken egg and hatcheries sector enhance traceability of its products. With cost-share funding of up to $141,450 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership), the Ontario Broiler Hatching Egg and Chick Commission (OBHECC) will upgrade its systems that track Read More…