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Protesters in Bulgaria force government to resign

Protesters in Bulgaria force government to resign

Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borisov was forced to resign following protests in the country, it has emerged. Nationwide protests erupted after high electricity bills and austerity measures left many Bulgarians deeply unhappy over soaring energy costs, power monopolies, low living standards and corruption. The government lost further support after it abandoned plans in March 2012 to build a new nuclear[Read More...]

Ethiopian Jews were forcibly sterilised in Israel

Israeli government acknowledges forced contraception on Ethiopian women

Israel has acknowledged that Ethiopian jews were forced to take birth control pills, it has been revealed. The women were pressured or in many cases, forced to undergo injections of the contraceptive Depo-Provera in exchange for citizenship and healthcare. It has since emerged that many of the women who were given these injections in both Israel and in transit camps[Read More...]