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· September, 2009

Stories about Human Rights from September, 2009

30 September 2009

Serbia: The Death of a French Football Fan

Brice Taton, a 28-year-old French citizen and a fan of the Toulouse football team, was brutally beaten by fans of the Partizan football team in downtown Belgrade on Sept. 17,...

USA: Immigrant Students in National Day of Action

The National Dream Act Day of Action was initiated by the United We DREAM Coalition and was supported by dozens of organizations across university campuses in the USA last week.

Sri Lanka: Testimonies Of Detained IDPs

Romania: “20 Years After the Revolution”

Russia: “Afro Plus”

Poland: Sexual Crimes and Roman Polanski

CEE: History, Nationalism and Identity

29 September 2009

Bangladesh: Banning Of Adult Websites

Guinea-Conakry: 58 Killed By Army

Egypt: Another journalist to be deported

"Your name [is] on the computer." With those words Cairo-based Swedish journalist and blogger Per Bjorklund is being turned away from the Cairo Airport, where he landed a few hours...

26 September 2009

Cuba: Concert for Peace

The "Paz sin Fronteras" concert organized by the Colombian singer Juanes and celebrated on Sunday September 20, 2009, at iconic Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba, ignited many passions and heated...

Iran: Green rage against Ahmadinejad in New York

Protesters against Iranian human rights violations and election irregularities demonstrated against Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in New York City, as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

Iran: Artists and Green Movement

24 September 2009

Serbia: Gay Pride Parade Postponed

Sinisa Boljanovic writes about the cancellation of the gay pride parade in Belgrade and reviews bloggers reactions to statements made by politicians and ultra-nationalist groups regarding the event.

Egypt: Blogging Farouk Hosni's Defeat

Egypt's Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has kept bloggers busy over the previous few days. His failed bid to secure a seat at the helm of UNESCO has polarised the blogosphere,...

Cuba: activist arrested and released

Iran: “Bloggers persecuted”

Iran: Shiva Nazar Ahari, Iranian blogger freed

Mexico: Protests Against Nomination of Arturo Chávez for Attorney General

Human rights activists in Mexico are opposing the recent nomination of Arturo Chávez as Mexican Attorney General. They say he did little to solve the murders of women, when he...

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