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7 December 2017

Stories from 7 December 2017

Jailed Bahraini Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab Faces Additional Fifteen Years in Prison

Advox

Rajab is in prison for his human rights-related activities and for freely expressing his opinions.

Ashraf Ghani Gets Thumbs Down After ‘Anti-Women’ Headscarf Gaffe

After an outcry, Afghanistan's president apologised for the remark.

The Health of Thousands of Filipino Children Could Be at Risk, Thanks to Sanofi’s Dengue Vaccine

"Why just now...How about the thousands of children who were already given the vaccine?"

Kyrgyz Children's Author Remakes Old Fables, Drives New Narratives

“There are no fairytale weddings in my stories and no handsome prince. None of my characters are especially waiting for him, either.”