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· March, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from March, 2010

30 March 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Shouter Baptist Liberation Day

Sweden: Parliament Recognizes the Assyrian Genocide

The Swedish Parliament has recognized as genocide the massacres that took place within the Ottoman Empire from 1913 to 1920 against the Armenian, Assyrian and Pontic Greek population - an...

China: Kidney Stone Babies’ father on trial

Today, Zhao Lianhai, the founder of “kidney stone babies” whose 4-year old son was poisoned by Sanlu melamine tainted milk in 2008 was put on trial today under the criminal...

Sri Lanka: Unbounded Crowd-sourcing Of Human Rights Violations

29 March 2010

Russia: Sochi Games and the Circassian Genocide

RuNet Echo

In 2014, the Russian resort of Sochi will host the Winter Olympic Games, but the 700,000-900,000 of ethnic Circassians living in Russia are trying their best to prevent the country...

Azerbaijan: DOTCOM arrives in Baku

Late last night, American participants of the U.S. State Department sponsored DOTCOM project to bring Armenian, Azerbaijani and American teenagers together to create socially conscious media arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan.

27 March 2010

Russia: Two Video Scandals

RuNet Echo

In Russia this week it has been hard to miss the two scandals that, at first, appear to have only one thing in common: both are centered around amateur videos...

24 March 2010

Russia: Theorizing Stalin's deportations

Ghana: Blogging for World Water Day

World Water Day is a day observed on March 22 since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared March, 22 as World Day for Water. Jemila Wunpini Abdulai, an...

Argentina: Arrest Order Against Judge's Father Creates Controversy

Argentinean Judge María José Sarmiento believes that the arrest order for her father, accused of human rights abuses in the 1970s, is "obviously related" to her ruling against the government...

El Salvador: 30th Anniversary of Assassination of Oscar Romero

Each year on March 24, the people of El Salvador and around the world commemorate the life of Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated 30 years ago for...

China and the U.S: Testimony on Internet control

23 March 2010

Bangladesh: ‘CrossFire’ Photo Exhibition Barred By Police

Pakistan: Child Abuse On The Rise

The term ‘child abuse’ covers a wide array of very diverse kinds of crimes subjected towards the minors. Bloggers discuss the disturbing rise in child abuse cases in Pakistan.

Haiti: World Water Day

CPJ Hires Internet Advocacy Coordindator

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