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China Drafts First National Law Against Domestic Violence

China domestic anti domestic violence lawChina has drafted its first national law against domestic violence, a move hailed by campaigners as a major step forward.

The new bill defines domestic violence for the first time and offers clear guidance on restraining orders. Activists have welcomed the move but say the law does not go far enough.

Nearly 40% of Chinese women who are married or in a relationship have suffered abuse, according to state media.

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Israeli president opposes proposed law to give ‘national rights’ to Jews only

RivlinIsrael’s president, Reuven Rivlin, has voiced his strong opposition to a controversial proposed new law that would define “national rights” in Israel as reserved for Jews only.

The “Jewish nation-state” bill would recognise Israel’s Jewish character, institutionalise Jewish law as an inspiration for legislation and possibly de-list Arabic as a second official language. It is being promoted vigorously by the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, and was approved by the Israeli cabinet on Sunday, but has attracted fierce criticism from opponents inside Israel as well as from the US and the EU.

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Four polio vaccinators shot dead in SW Pakistan

POlio workers killedGunmen opened fire on a team of polio vaccinators in Pakistan's restive southwest on Wednesday, killing four of them and forcing authorities to halt an immunisation drive, officials said.

The incident happened on the eastern outskirts of Quetta, the capital of oil and gas rich Baluchistan province.

"A team of seven polio workers was getting ready to launch the fourth and final day of the campaign when two men riding a motorbike opened fire on their vehicle," provincial home secretary Akbar Durrani told AFP.

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Hong Kong riot police clear protest site, arrest student leaders

Hong Kong protestersHong Kong police on Wednesday cleared one of the largest protest sites that has choked the city for months, arresting scores of pro-democracy activists in what could be a turning point in the fight to wrest greater political freedom from Beijing's control.

Riot police clashed with protesters late into the evening as activists sought to regroup and regain lost ground.

Student leaders Joshua Wong and Lester Shum were among those arrested as hundreds of officers swept through the bustling area of Mong Kok, clearing barricades and tents that had blocked key roads in the Chinese-controlled city for more than two months.

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Canadian protesters defy authorities over Trans Mountain pipeline

pipeline protesters in CanadaA proposed pipeline expansion that would transport tar sands oil through a park in British Columbia has unified Canadians from all walks of life in their opposition to the project — which they said does not respect public opinion and could endanger both land and sea.

“I’ve never seen in my 30 years of being environmentally active an issue that so galvanizes so many people,” said John Bennet, executive director of Sierra Club Canada. “It’s absolutely clear that the public, not just a handful of crazies willing to get arrested, don’t want it.”

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Save the Children staff furious over ‘global legacy’ award for Tony Blair

Tony BlairThe charity Save the Children faces a backlash from staff after it presented Tony Blair with a “global legacy award” in New York last week – despite privately acknowledging that he is a controversial and divisive figure.

Amid widespread criticism on social media, many of the charity’s staff have complained that the presentation of the award has discredited Save the Children (STC). An internal letter, which gathered almost 200 signatures – including senior regional staff – in the first six hours of dissemination, said the award was not only “morally reprehensible, but also endangers our credibility globally”, and called for it to be withdrawn.

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Canadian government computers hacked

Canadian gov't hackedGovernment websites in Toronto and the Canadian capital of Ottawa have been disrupted by a string of cyber attacks.

The websites of Canada's Parliament and Supreme Court, the city of Ottawa, and the Ottawa and Toronto police have occasionally, this week, been overtaken by the image of a cartoon banana or an error message. The disruptions were traced to an individual or group using the name "Aerith" on a Twitter account, in support of an Ottawa teenager, unidentified according to Canadian law, who was charged with 60 criminal counts pertaining to making hoax phone calls across North America.

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