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· February, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from February, 2010

Italy: “Tangerines and olives don't fall from the sky”

The first strike of immigrant workers in Italy's history will happen on March 1st, thanks to a broad European initiative to oppose racism and discrimination, and reaffirm the positive role...

Palestine: Sleepless in Gaza

Qatar: Artist MF Husain trades Indian passport for Qatari one

Reactions on the Internet ranged from shock, dismay and delight as MF Husain, one of India's most celebrated and reviled artists, is offered Qatari citizenship - and accepts.

Voices of the Wives of China’s Prisoners of Conscience

This month, on the occasion of the Spring Festival (the Chinese New Year), the most important time for family reunion in China, Duting (杜婷) interviewed the wives of China’s prisoners...

Silence Speaks: Multimedia storytelling in Republic of Congo

Amy Hill, the director of Center for Digital Storytelling, describes the process and ideas behind a 4-day digital storytelling workshop in November 2009 with seven women affected by Congo-Brazzaville’s (also...

Azerbaijan: ANTV receives freedom of the press award

India, Bangladesh: Protest On Killings In Bangladesh

Cuba: On the Front Line

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Rights of LGBT

Cuba: Hunger Striker Dies in Havana Prison

The death of the first Cuban political prisoner to die on hunger strike since 1972 is eliciting a combination of speechlessness and outrage on the web.

Slovenia: Tribute to Janez Drnovšek

Bangladesh: Protecting The Pahari People

Russia: Keith Gessen's LRB Piece on Khodorkovsky

Sri Lanka: Censorship And Pertinent Questions

India: Fighting For The Forest

Bangladesh: Communal Attack On Jumma Villages

Philippines: Outrage over Arrest of 43 Health Workers

The Philippine military arrested 43 community health workers accusing the latter of being communist rebels. The arrested individuals were recently presented in the court. Bloggers comment on the issue

China: Prisoner of Conscience Map

Bulgaria: “The Bulgarian Guantanamo”

Palestine/West Bank: Peace Protesters use Avatar Movie Visuals

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