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· August, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from August, 2007

31 August 2007

Egypt: Complaining for Change

Something I love about Egyptian blogs is our tendency to complain. Firstly because we're Egyptian and its our nature and secondly because we have so much to complain about. Among...

Barbados, Cuba, Venezuela: Literacy and Health Care

30 August 2007

Saudi: Support for Jailed Activists

Russia: Politkovskaya Updates

Mauritania : Ignorance and Tradition

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Generously endowed women are favored in Mauritania. The fatter the woman, the more beautiful she is thought to be. Being big is...

Japan: Executed Death-Row Inmate was Mentally-Ill

Japan: Life out of a Manga Kissa

Results of a survey just released by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has found that thousands of people across Japan bordering on poverty live their lives out...

Bangladesh: Anwar Hossain and the Military

29 August 2007

Israel: Aids Patients Buried Alive in Papa New Guinea

Ukraine: Ethnic Russians

Morocco: The Death of Butcher Basri

Driss Basri, one of Morocco's most powerful figures during the past 50 years, has died in Paris at age 69. Jillian York brings us the latest reactions from Moroccan bloggers...

Bahrain: Egypt Baha'ii Rights Video

28 August 2007

Russia: Novaya Gazeta in English

Kuwait: Crazy Week for Bloggers

Kuwaiti bloggers had a crazy week, which started with an earthquake, or rather a small tremor, early on Saturday morning. The next day a blogger was arrested for a comment...

Sri Lanka: No return to my village

China: Citizen Not People

27 August 2007

Uganda: Bloggers Respond to Controversial Daily Monitor Articles

Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has gotten a lot of press recently in the form of a number of articles written by Katherine Roubos, a 22-year-old...

Soviet Union: Female Beauty and Feminism

Croatia: Gračac

Russia: Panyushkin's Detention

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