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    Human right to health

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 12, 2017

    UNIVERSAL Health Coverage Day is observed every December 12 across the world, marking the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution that called for countries to provide affordable and quality health care for every person everywhere...

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    How will US Jerusalem move affect Israel’s far right?

    by Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:05am on December 12, 2017

    DONALD Trump’s recognition this week of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, overturning seven decades of US policy in the region and effectively ending hopes of a two-state solution, has provoked dire warnings...

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    Expectations about Lanka post-war justice processes

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on December 12, 2017

    THE government’s commitment to the post-war transitional justice process can be seen in the Constitutional Council’s nomination of seven members to be commissioners of the Office of Missing Persons...

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    Rights that are conferred on citizens mustn’t be violated

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    THE constitution, in article from 26 to 47, confers a number of substantive fundamental rights on every citizen of Bangladesh, with Article 26 professing that any laws inconsistent with these fundamental rights are to be void...

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    Govt has a lot to do on history education for the young

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    NEW generation historically informed of struggles, particularly the war for independence of 1971 against the intercolonial Pakistani regime, carries the promise of contributing to the nation building process in an involved manner...

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    Media as ideological consumerism

    by Julian Vigo | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    LIVING on the canals and rivers of London for many years, I came within close quarters of some of that city’s most desperate inhabitants, namely those who live on narrowboats because living in London has, in recent years, become horrifically expensive and beyond the means of most, even when flat sharing...

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    Saudi Arabia in grip of ‘frenemy’

    by Viktor Mikhin | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    OVER 40 countries joined the Islamic Military Alliance, the creation of which was announced with fanfare by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    IT WAS not easy to move about in the rural depths of Banchharampur on a fairly cold winter night...

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    The 15th amendment under national focus, finally

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    THE prime minister has ruled out an early election emphatically. Unfortunately, she has also dismissed the possibility of any talks with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party regarding the next general elections...

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    Endpaper: the decline of reading for pleasure

    by Charles R Larson | Updated at 12:05am on December 10, 2017

    AND so this appears to be the end. More than nine years ago when I began writing a weekly book review for CounterPunch and was soon to retire from more than fifty years of teaching, I thought I needed something to continue to keep my mind active...

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