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17 July 2020

Stories from 17 July 2020

Mauritania: A racial pyramid seemingly resistant to change

"This is not the Africa of Lumumba, Nyobe, Cabral and Sankara."

Serbia's first #MeToo trial ends with three-month prison sentence for high-profile predator

Some other women with complaints about the former mayor's behaviour were effectively forced out of the small community.

In Turkey, 2.5m students sit university entry exam despite COVID-19 outbreak

This year's exam was embroiled in controversy -- and not just because of the pandemic.

‘Where is my family?': A question left unanswered for too many Uyghurs living abroad

After years of silence about the fate of his family, an Uyghur refugee decides to go public about the persecution of Uyghurs in China, despite the trauma he experiences.

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