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· April, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from April, 2010

29 April 2010

Russia: The 2009 Killing of Umar Israilov

China: The 42th anniversary of Lin Zhao's death

Lin Zhao (林昭), a Peking University student, was arrested in 1960 during the Anti-Rightist Campaign launched by Mao Zedong in 1957 and sentenced to death on 29 of April (today)...

Thailand: Online censorship amid protests

As Red Shirt protesters in Thailand continue to press their demand for the resignation of the Prime Minister, the government is also doing everything to weaken the protests, including the...

28 April 2010

Egypt: Gearing up for May 2 Protests

Paraguay: Journalist Santiago Leguizamón Murdered 19 Years Ago

Paraguay recently celebrated its annual Day of the Journalist on April 26, which is also a dark day for the profession because Santiago Leguizamón was murdered by hitmen in the...

China: New Avatar theme song inspired by forced evictions

Avatar director James Cameron admits he found inspiration for the film in China, and Chinese viewers saw a common story from today's China being told in the film. Somewhere in...

Honduras: Journalists Using Bullet-Proof Vests and Prayer

24 April 2010

“Boobquake” to challenge claims of Iranian cleric

A Purdue University student in the United States is asking women around the world to show a little cleavage or a little leg on Monday as a humorous test to...

Bulgaria: Appeals for Help in Arevik Shmavonyan's Deportation Case

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