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· December, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from December, 2007

31 December 2007

Caucasus: 2007 Blog Review

With 2008 less than a day away at time of writing, it seems only appropriate to take a look back at the blogging highlights in the Caucasus for 2007. Certainly,...

Egypt: Murad and the Freedom of Speech

Bahrain: Reactions after the riots and arrests

In another special roundup, we have the reactions of Bahrain's bloggers to the events of the last few weeks, when rioting took place after the death of a demonstrator during...

29 December 2007

Russia: Holiday Charity (via Egoism)

Russia is embarking on a 10-day national vacation: from Dec. 30 to Jan. 8, the country will be celebrating the New Year's and Orthodox Christmas - and should also have...

Serbia: “Manufactured Guilt”

28 December 2007

Nari Jibon: Women bloggers and the dowry problem in Bangladesh

This week we look at some brilliant articles from Nari Jibon’s women bloggers. They discuss the menace of wedding dowries, which make the lives of poor families difficult by forcing...

26 December 2007

Armenia: Corrupt Politics

Saudi Arabia: Free Fouad Update

The leading Saudi blogger, Fouad Alfarhan, who has been arrested in Jeddah on December 10, 2007 for exercising his freedom of speech on his popular blog alfarhan.org has sent a...

Poland: Ecology, Coal Mines, Iraq

Poland: Simon Mol

25 December 2007

The Baltics: “Borderlands (V)”

Latvia, Estonia: Valka and Valga

Ukraine: Yanukovych Privatizes State Residence

Dubai: Sex Slaves Exist

China: Scrap the death penalty?

Was it New Jersey's undoing of the 1976 reinstatement of capital punishment earlier this month, or the United Nations General Assembly's call for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty...

24 December 2007

Taiwan: An Ironic Human Rights Day

In this article, I will carry on the subject from my last article in bringing you information on human rights in Taiwan. Top Ten News on Human Rights The Taiwan...

23 December 2007

Saudi Blogger Fouad Al Farhan Arrested in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia added yet another accolade to its freedom of speech record by arresting its first blogger. Fuad Al Farhan, considered by many as being the dean of Saudi bloggers...

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