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Dom Phillips family says goodbye to British journalist murdered in Amazon

NITEROI, Brazil — Dom Phillips’ family on Sunday said goodbye to the British journalist, who was murdered in the Amazon earlier this month along with Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. Phillips’ wife Alessandra Sampaio, siblings Sian and Gareth, and brother-in-law Paul Sherwood attended the 57-year-old’s funeral in Niteroi, near Rio de Janeiro. “Today Dom is …

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Teesta Setalvad who fought for the 2002 Gujarat victims arrested | News

New Delhi, India – A United Nations expert has joined global human rights groups to express concern over the arrest of Indian rights defender Teesta Setalvad, a day after the country’s Supreme Court confirmed the findings of a special investigative team (SIT) that Prime Minister Narendra Modi acquitted of complicity in 2002 anti-Muslim riots† Setalvad …

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World faces ‘oceanic emergency’, UN warns as activists push for action | Climate crisis news

The five-day United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, aims to restore ocean health. The world is facing an “oceanic emergency”, United Nations head Antonio Guterres warned as thousands of activists, scientists and leaders gathered at the United Nations Ocean Conference in the Portuguese capital to call for measures to be strengthened protection of the …

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Indian journalist Mohammed Zubair arrested for 2018 Twitter post | Press Freedom News

New Delhi, India – Police in the Indian capital have arrested journalist Mohammed Zubair on charges of hurting religious feelings over a tweet he posted in 2018. Zubair, co-founder of fact-checking website Alt News, was arrested Monday night in New Delhi and placed in police custody for a day, officials and media reports said. Zubair …

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AU expresses ‘deep shock’ over deaths at border between Spain and Morocco | African Union News

The deadly crossing was the first since Spain and Morocco restored relations earlier this year after a diplomatic spat. The head of the African Union has expressed “deep shock” at the deaths of nearly two dozen people while trying to break through a border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla and called …

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‘We’ve been suffocated for a long time,’ says nightclub survivor S Africa | Research news

A patron who was present as 21 young people died mysteriously at a local nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province has shed more light on what happened on the ground. Authorities said the local police station received several panicked calls from people at 4 a.m. Sunday about …

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Dom Phillips family says goodbye to British journalist murdered in Amazon

NITEROI, Brazil – Dom Phillips’ family on Sunday said goodbye to the British journalist, who was murdered in the Amazon earlier this month along with Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. Phillips’ wife Alessandra Sampaio, siblings Sian and Gareth, and brother-in-law Paul Sherwood attended the 57-year-old’s funeral in Niteroi, near Rio de Janeiro. “Today Dom is …

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G7 launches $600 billion infrastructure plan to counter China | News

The G7 Global Infrastructure and Investment Partnership will help fund infrastructure projects in developing countries. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries have pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over five years to fund infrastructure in developing countries and the older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project. against China. US …

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