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How effective is a Non-binding Treaty aimed at ending harassment at work places?

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Jun 26 2019 (IPS) – Against the back drop of widespread charges of sexual abuse and harassment at workplaces– including the United Nations– the International Labour Conference (ILC) last week adopted a “Convention” and a set of “Recommendations” to protect workers and employees worldwide. According to the Geneva-based International Labour […]

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Why Israel wants Iran destroyed

Greg Shupak Much worried commentaries are being written these days about the possibility of a US-led war on Iran. The truth, of course, is there is already a war on Iran. And it is one that very much serves Israeli interests. The US government is prosecuting an economic war on Iran while intensifying its military […]

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TENSIONS IN M.E.

U.S. ploy to promote arms sales M M Ali The deployment of US Fifth Fleet and Air Force bombers in Persian Gulf in May exempting Iranian port of Chabahar from US sanctions raises questions whether the manoeuvring is designed only to ward off threats from Iran and its proxies –Houthi and Hizbollah on American interests. […]