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UN, African Union call for ‘immediate & unconditional’ release of Mali’s president and key officials detained by military

Ndaw, Prime Minister Moctar Ouane and Defense Minister Souleymane Doucoure were detained on Monday, according to multiple media reports citing diplomatic and government sources. While the Malian military has been silent on the arrests, the apparent new coup has already garnered widespread international condemnation. The AU’s incumbent chairman, Democratic Republic …

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‘Let them take a knee’: Sports union, German activists promise legal help to athletes sanctioned for protesting at Tokyo Olympics

“We will work with our affiliates to ensure courageous athletes who take a stand for human rights are properly supported, including through legal and other means,” World Players Association executive director Brendan Schwab said on Thursday. The move came in response to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision, announced on …

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Amazon wins union battle as employees and organizers cry foul

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), which Amazon’s Bessemer employees had hoped to join, has announced on Friday that it would be filing suit with the National Labor Relations Board to overturn the results of their latest unionization drive. The retail giant had “created an atmosphere of confusion, …

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