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Germany rolls out first hydrogen-powered train

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/images/content/9182018124223 germanysfirsthydrogenpoweredtraine1537218335392.jpg Germany 39;s first hydrogen-powered train built by French company Alstom Germany on Monday rolled out the world 39;s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling ...

Help the victims of the Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) calls upon all Americans to help and assist those affected by the recent hurricanes that caused death and destruction as well as forced millions to seek shelter. We urge all Americans to help the victims of Florence, said Imad Hamad, AHRC. In helpin ...

DRC journalist jailed for criminal defamation

Friday, September 14, 2018
Goma, September 14, 2018--Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should immediately release Tharcisse Zongia, editor-in-chief of the satirical weekly Grognon, who was jailed on September 6 in Kinshasa for criminal defamation, and take action to abolish the country 39;s criminal ...

Kofi Annan was the United Nations

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Since the shock of former United Nations rsquo; Secretary-General Kofi Annan rsquo;s death, I have been reflecting on what made him so special. To my mind, it is simply this: Kofi Annan was both one-of-a-kind and one of us. He was an exceptional global leader mdash; and he was also someone vi ...

Brigadier General (ret) Michael C. H. McDaniel will be AHRC's Oct. 5th, 2018 Rec

Thursday, September 13, 2018
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is proud to announce that Brigadier General (retired) Michael C.H. McDaniel, Associate Dean, Lansing Campus, professor director of Homeland Security Law Programs Western Michigan University (WMU) Thomas M. Cooley Law School will be the AHRC 39;s Commun ...

How to Save the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Amid the largest displacement crisis since World War II, President Donald Trump rsquo;s administration has cut the U.S. rsquo;s annual intake of refugees in half. It should reverse course, and future administrations should strive to put refugee admissions on a stronger political and operational f ...

AHRC: The closure of the Palestine Mission Office in DC is another setback for

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) expresses its deep dismay regarding the Trump administration 39;s decision to shut down the Palestine Mission office in the United States of America. This setback does not come as a surprise. It is a measure among a number of punitive measures that th ...

AHRC observes Patriot Day, September 11:

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the nation in observing the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. As we observe Patriot Day, we urge all citizens to actively engage in public service to honor the day. The US Congress declared September 11 Patriot Day and ...

AHRC welcomes Governor Snyder's ban of felony conviction questions from job and

Monday, September 10, 2018
September 10, 2018 : The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes Michigan Governor 39;s Rick Snyder executive order that bans questions on job and license applications related to felony convictions. AHRC as an advocate for prisoners 39; rights salutes this order. This order goes a lo ...

AHRC Observes Patriot Week and the Anniversary of the September 11 National Trag

Monday, September 10, 2018
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the nation and peace-loving people worldwide in observing the 17th. anniversary of September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. AHRC -USA notes that the threat of terrorism, extremism, hatred and violence continues to exist nationally and in the rest of the ...

Land Reform in South Africa: Fact and Fiction

Friday, September 7, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump touched off a diplomatic row with South Africa by repeating an erroneous broadcast about land reform there. In this Q A, our Southern Africa Senior Consultant Piers Pigou sets the record straight about the land ownership and expropriation debates that are really underw ...

Safiyya Jibril wins BBC Hausa’s women’s writing competition for 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018
rsquo;Ya Mace or lsquo;The Girl-Child rsquo; by Safiyya Jibril has won this year rsquo;s BBC Hausa Short Story Writing Contest for Women. Safiyya is a 29 year-old secondary school teacher studying for her Master rsquo;s degree in Soil Science at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, northern ...

Newspaper journalist assaulted and abducted in Kenya

Friday, September 7, 2018
Nairobi, September 6, 2018--Authorities in Kenya should carry out a thorough investigation and bring to justice those responsible for the September 3 assault and abduction of Daily Nation journalist Barrack Oduor and the death of his source, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...
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