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SUNS # 9353 Thursday 27 May 2021

Trade : Developing countries express grave concern on latest fisheries text (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The chair of the Doha Rules negotiations is facing rough waters in the fisheries subsidies negotiations due to his formulations in his draft revised text, as many members remain diametrically opposed on various issues, said people familiar with the development.

Rights : Why representation in sports matter (PRIV)
(IPS, New Delhi)
In 2016, when Bosnian-American professional basketball player Indira Kaljo got in touch with Asma Elbadawi because she had been forced to give up playing basketball after she started wearing the hijab, they decided to take it up with the International Federation of Basketball (FIBA), the sports governing body, to change its rules on headgear.

Opinion : How US is obstructing Security Council resolutions on Palestine (PRIV)
(IPS, Montreal/Victoria)
Over the past 75 years, there have been many UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions acknowledging Israel's violations of international law, including a resolution under Chapter VI of the UN Charter, that could have addressed, if implemented, the plight of the Palestinians.

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