Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· September, 2008

Stories about Human Rights from September, 2008

Czech Republic: EU Presidency

Montenegro: Independence, 2 1/2 Years On

Iran: Mr. Ahmadinejad in New York

While Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinjad, addressed the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday declaring that "the American empire'' and "Zionist regime" [Israel] are nearing collapse, pro-democracy Iranians and 3,000 people mobilized...

Trinidad & Tobago: Spiraling Murder Rate

Liberia: Update from Liberia's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

D.R. Congo: Legislator faces rape allegations

Blogger of the Week: Sami Ben Gharbia

This week's Blogger of the Week is none other than Global Voices Advocacy Director Sami Ben Gharbia, known for his dedication to the fight against oppression and censorship. Sami is...

China: Will a Nobel Peace Prize really hurt our feelings?

Hu Jia's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize has raised the question: are The Chinese People easily upset by the notion of human rights? Party spokesman Liu Jianchao would have...

Myanmar: Saffron Revolution a year later

Cuba: Back to Normal?

Jamaica: Child Missing

Bangladesh: Bangla blogs are keeping Rahela alive

On 19th August 2004, a nineteen year old garment factory worker in Savar, Dhaka Bangladesh was mugged, gang raped, viciously slashed and then left to die in the thickety Jahangir...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Setback in the Srebrenica Survivors’ Search for Justice”

Singapore: Editor found guilty of defamation

Myanmar: Veteran activist now out of jail

China: Illegitimate Girl Deprived of the Right to Education

An illegitimate girl of primary-school age in Zhuhai, South China, was turned away by the local schools, because her mother is not able to afford the hefty fine for illegitimacy,...

Liberia: Update from Liberia's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Speak Out Against Dutch Court's Decision

Cuba: Access Denied

Iran: Google Earth and former jailed blogger

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site