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· April, 2008

Stories about Human Rights from April, 2008

Soviet History: Samizdat Anniversary

Estonia, Russia: Bronze Soldier Crisis Anniversary

Serbia, EU: SAA Signed

Bahrain: A Tale of Two Villages

Cuba: Las Damas de Blanco

It has been the most discussed topic in the Cuban blogosphere over the last week: the arrest of Las Damas de Blanco as they staged a peaceful demonstration for the...

Thailand: Boycott Tesco Lotus campaign

Indonesia: Praying and shopping

Ethiopia: Teddy Afro denied bail

Cuba: Passing Sentence

Bahamas: Abuse of Power

Hong Kong and China: 5 Posters On Beijing Olympics

Bahrain: MPs call to deport homosexuals

Out of the closet and out of the country? Ayesha Saldanha brings us blogger reactions on how Bahraini MPs are pushing for a new law to clampdown on homosexuality among...

Ukraine: Chernobyl

Poland: Tolerance March

Hungary: “Goy Bikers”

Zimbabwe: Truth and Justice Coalition

Uganda: Mwenda, 3 others arrested in newspaper raid

(UPDATE: Andrew Mwenda has been freed on bond, see his letter to supporters on the TED blog.) Bloggers and independent media outlets in Uganda are reporting that three journalists and...

Southeast Asia: Rice and food price crisis

The Southeast Asian region, home to several emerging and developing economies, is also struggling to cope with the global food price crisis. Bloggers discuss the impact of the crisis in...

Hong Kong: Shame

Japan: Nagano red for Olympic torch relay

The Japanese leg of the Olympic torch relay came to an end on Saturday without serious incident, but many Japanese bloggers who attended the event were left with lasting --...

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