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SUNS # 8982 Monday  23 September 2019


 
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United Nations: NYC library ditches controversial Saudi royal MBS' event   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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A New York library appeared to bow to pressure this week when it cancelled an event that was being co-hosted by Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammad bin Salman, who is accused of a range of human rights abuses.

East Africa: When the search for jobs ends in slavery   (IPS, Kampala) (PRIV)
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In 2017, Zubedah Nakitende's electronics shop was robbed with thieves taking her entire stock.

Bangladesh: Rural families spend $2.0 billion on climate change   (IPS, London) (PRIV)
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In an alarming imbalance struggling families in rural Bangladesh spend almost US$2 billion a year on preventing climate-related disasters or repairing damage caused by climate change - far more than either the Bangladesh government or international bodies.

Opinion: World's whale population struggles to recover from carnage   (IPS, Colombo) (PRIV)
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Sri Lanka is endowed with an impressive and large concentration of whales off its shores and it is believed they are not a population that migrates seasonally.


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