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· June, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from June, 2007

Bahrain: The Tale of a ‘Legal Slave’

No longer a tax haven, people in Bahrain are fuming at the introduction of a one per cent tax to benefit an Unemployment Fund. Bloggers caught on the bug and...

Palestine: Daily Misery

Egypt: GVO Wins Praise

Russia, Sweden: Lavrov and Georgian Wine

Eastern & Central Europe: Feral's Back; Czech Lustration

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Miroslav Lajcak

Russia: Rewriting History

Poland: BBC on Lustration

China: Luxurious Buildings and Shanxi Bricks

China: Victims of slave labour

Syrian Blogsphere: Reform, Arab Nationalism and Travel

Why was a Syrian student blogger sued in the US? What should the Syrians do in Lebanon? Where is Arab Nationalism leading us to and what do you feel when...

Egypt: Freedom of Worship, Blogs to the Press, Anti-torture Campaigns Continue and More

In this week’s round-up from the Egyptian blogosphere, I am highlighting freedom of worship from two blog posts by Big Pharaoh and Baha’i Faith in Egypt, how an Egyptian blogger...

Bahamas: Crime and Punishment

Anguilla: Slave Labour?

Russia, Belarus: Blaming Putin and Lukashenko

Nepal: Trafficking and Sex Slavery

Russia: CNN International's “Eye on Russia”

Egypt: Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation

Serbia, Russia: “What About the Russians?”

Russia: “Completely Different Other Russias”

There was no police "overreaction" during the opposition's latest Dissenters' March in Moscow - possibly, because the organizers decided not to follow up the rally on Pushkinskaya Square with the...

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