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· February, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from February, 2007

28 February 2007

Slovenia: The Erased

The Balkans: Bloggers Discuss the ICJ Verdict

On Monday, after nearly ten months of deliberation, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) declared that the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre was an act of genocide, but that the pattern of...

Egypt: Nawal Al Saadawi Show

Madagascar: Expulsions in France questioned

(courtesy of sarkostique) Stemming from ongoing racial tensions and amplified by the riots of last summer, fear of immigrants led the French ministry of homeland security to crack down on...

Japan: addressing racism

27 February 2007

Turkmenistan: What If There Was Internet?

Poland: On “The Lives of Others”

Iraq: Secret Prisons Still Present

Soviet History: Chechen and Ingush Deportations

Meet Sami Ben Gharbia, Global Voices’ new Advocacy Director

Global Voices is delighted to announce the appointment of Sami Ben Gharbia as Advocacy Director, and the attentive reader will already have noticed his posts on anti-censorship and free-speech issues....

Sri Lanka: Saddam and the Sri Lankans

Tunisia, France: How To Wash the Dirty Laundry At Home

Syria: Iraqi Refugees

Egypt: Has Sadawi Escaped?

Egypt: Kareem Case Appeal Date Set

Saudi Arabia: Government Cracking Down on Bloggers, New Saudi Ambassador to US, and More

A Press frenzy over Saudi school curriculums, a govermental campaign targeting a number of male Saudi bloggers, Anna Nicole Smith, Kareem Amer, forced divorces, a new government program to fight...

Tunisphere: How to blog about politics without being censored?

Tunisian bloggers seem to have found ways to talk about Tunisian politics while avoiding getting caught by the ATI (Tunisian agency of Internet) watchdogs in charge of denying access and...

26 February 2007

Mexico: Unsentenced Prisoners

The Balkans: Reactions to the ICJ's Verdict

Maldives: Torture Techniques in Paradise

The blog Groundsix notes some of the torture techniques used on detainees and prisoners in the Maldives. Putting in stocks: The victim is restrained with his or her ankles and...

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