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· May, 2008

Stories about Human Rights from May, 2008

31 May 2008

Russia: Medvedev and 1999 Apartment Bombings

South Africa: Bloggers need to do more than just write

A few South African bloggers are thinking about positive steps to take with regard to the current xenophobia crisis in South Africa. Stii asks, “What can we as bloggers do...

Ukraine, Russia: Personae Non Gratae

On May 12, Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov was declared persona non grata in Ukraine, following his calls for Russia to take ownership of Sevastopol, a Ukrainian Black Sea naval port....

China: Open Letter to Plainclothes Police

30 May 2008

29 May 2008

From the Diary of a Sinister Egyptian Spinster

Egyptian women have their own set of challenges, ranging from the right to marry themselves off to inequality in marriage and divorce rights. Marwa Rakha sheds light on the thoughts...

Trinidad and Tobago: Shame

Bermuda: Freedom or Manipulation?

Bulgaria: Stoev's Murder and Anonymous Blogging

Hungary: Ferenc Szálasi

Greece: Macedonian Party

28 May 2008

Egypt: Torture Acceptable

Bahrain: Sectarian and Xenophobic

Bahrain: When sect determines your spouse

Coolred38 is an American Muslim living in Bahrain, and she often finds herself frustrated at examples of what she sees as bad and even harmful behaviour being justified by religion....

Saudi Arabia: Thoughts on The Prisoner

Bangladesh: A cartoonist and the state

Cuba: Free Speech?

Bahrain: Ban on Bangladeshis

Following a tragic incident a few days ago, when a Bahraini was killed after he refused to pay a Bangladeshi mechanic the 500 fils (1.3 USD) extra he was demanding...

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