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· April, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from April, 2007

30 April 2007

Russia: More on Mstislav Rostropovich

Russia: Mstislav Rostropovich

France: Expelling Illegal Immigrants

Serbia: Blogosphere Reacts to Protect Press Freedom

Two hand grenades were placed on a window sill of Serbian journalist Dejan Anastasijevic's apartment on Saturday, April 15. The explosions caused material damage but no injuries. There were numerous...

28 April 2007

Colombia: Paramilitary Scandal, Crimes, and Media ‘Coincidences’

Colombian bloggers react to a special section in the El Tiempo newspaper devoted to gruesome accounts of human rights abuse at the hands of paramilitary forces. [ Warning: The article...

Turkey is Typing: The Killings in Malatya

"A handful of monsters walked into a Bible publisher in the Turkish city of Malatya the other day," writes one blogger, describing one of the tragedies which stunned Turkey this...

27 April 2007

Estonia: “A Russian Rebellion”

As Tallinn seems to have entered the second night of rioting over the removal of a Soviet war memorial, here's a blogger's recap (with photos, RUS, by LJ user mrprophet)...

“What Kind of Lebanon Do We Want?”

China: Dog Abuse Triggered Internet Debate

Japan: Thoughts on the Abe “apology”

Egypt: Sinai Bedouins Seek Refuge in Israel

Somalia: Mogadishu Tech Massacre

Kurdistance: A Week Like Any Other

The news coming out of the Kurdish blogs this week is as varied as the landscape of Kurdistan itself. From predictions on Syrian Kurd alliances with Israel, to censorship in...

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