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#WorldPoli: Libyan Women Seek Greater Participation in Peace Talks – #WorldPolitics

Libyan women played an influential role in the country’s popular protests that led to the downfall of Moammar Gadhafi’s regime in October 2011. Nine years later, as Libya’s warring parties discuss a road map to end a civil war and hold elections, female activists say the role of women is …

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#WorldPoli: Uzbek Intellectuals Seek Amnesty for Activist Arrested on Extremism Charges – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – The continued incarceration of a blogger in Uzbekistan for allegedly spreading extremist content has angered rights activists, with some Uzbek intellectuals accusing the government of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of using counterextremism laws to go after political dissent. Akrom Malik, a 30-year-old academic and government critic, was arrested in June 2016 for allegedly writing …

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