Deaf refugees in a foreign land – BBC News

Many refugees face problems of isolation, but things can be particularly challenging for those who are deaf. The Austrian organisation, Equalizent, based in Vienna, provides courses in sign language and written German for asylum seekers and refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran. Some are learning sign language for the first time in their lives. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

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‘It’s the worst job and no-one cares’ – BBC Stories

The release of Facebook’s content moderation guidelines has drawn attention to the difficult work of those whose job it is to review the material. The company says psychological help is available to all its moderators 24 hours a day. Angus Crawford spoke to one woman about the impact of a job where you look at some of the worst material the web has to offer. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

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🇸🇩 ‘We will not accept chaos’: Sudan army warns protesters | Al Jazeera English

Sudan’s ruling military council has asked the protesters who are still on the streets calling for a civilian government not to take the law into their hands. The military said it still hopes to narrow differences with protest leaders. Despite warnings, the army has so far avoided an escalation that might lead to an armed confrontation. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Sudan #Protests

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🇭🇰 What’s next for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement? | The Stream

In this episode we look at three stories making headlines in different parts of the world. A protest against proposals to allow Hong Kong to extradite individuals to mainland China drew thousands of people to the streets on Sunday – and may revive the territory’s pro-democracy movement. The rally highlights long-standing concerns among many Hong Kongers that region’s autonomy has been gradually worn away since it became a Chinese special administrative region in 1997. The march came days after several key figures within the broad-based movement were sentenced to months…

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🇲🇿 Is the world ignoring Mozambique’s cyclone disasters? | Inside Story

International donors slow to respond after two storms kill hundreds. Mozambique is reeling from two of the strongest storms ever to hit the country. Aid efforts were already stretched after Cyclone Idai in March which killed more than 600 people. Then on Thursday Cyclone Kenneth made landfall, killing another 38. Entire communities have been wiped out. The UN says around two million people urgently need drinking water, food and medicine. But international donors have been slow to respond – if at all. One senior UN official says if this happened…

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🇺🇬 Meet the Ugandan mother who has given birth to 42 children | Al Jazeera English

Mariam Nabatanzi is known as “Uganda’s most fertile woman”. She has given birth 15 times to 42 children, 38 of whom have survived. Nabatanzi says she was sold into marriage at the age of 12 and has faced years of abuse in her childhood home and during her marriage. Seena Khalil has more about Nabatanzi’s life in this video. Watch this video by Al Jazeera’s Seena Khalil to learn more about her life. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our…

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