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· June, 2009

Stories about Human Rights from June, 2009

Palestine: Harsh Treatment By Egyptian Border Authorities

Egyptian Blogger Wael Abbas: Detained at Cairo Airport

Jamaica: Hangings to Resume

The Balkans: Agim Ceku

Israel: would Israeli grassroots support harm the Iranian uprising?

In the past two weeks Israelis were following the tweets coming out of Iran with excitement, but divided on the issue of participation in the twitter revolution. Carmel Vaisman brings...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Connecting the Dots

Palestine: Lebanese Activist Stuck At Egypt-Gaza Border

Russia: “Ingushetia, boom”

Palestine: Rafah Crossing Open For 72 Hours

Iraq: Reflecting on Iran

Assuming my dear readers have not been living in a cave for the past couple of weeks, the developments after the recent Iranian elections need no introduction. Here I present,...

Iranian officials ‘crowd-source’ protester identities

Iranian protesters appearing in widely disseminated online photos from the ongoing post-election demonstrations in Iran, are now being targeted on website of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It shows images...

Kenya: The plight of gays and lesbians in Kenya

As much as Nairobi is described as one of the more cosmopolitan cities in Africa where a lot of homosexuals find solace, homophobia is widespread. Kenyan bloggers discuss how homosexuals...

Iran: Remembering Omid Reza Mir Sayafi and March 18th

A few months after the death of Blogger Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, who died in an Iranian prison after allegedly insulting religious leaders, the March18.org site has been set up...

Russia: Letter to Khodorkovsky

Cuba, U.S.A.: Obama & “Antúnez”

Iran:No word on arrested bloggers

Ukraine: “Lady Ethnographer”

Cuba, U.S.A.: Missed Opportunity

Cuba: Unanswered Questions

Palestine: Open Letter To President Obama

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