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· June, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from June, 2010

29 June 2010

Cuba: Spotlight on Fariñas

Egypt: Allegations Against Khaled Said

Egypt: Faceook Group Against Torture

Middle East: Goodbye Saramago

Bloggers across the Middle East mourned the death of Portuguese writer Jose Saramago. Tarek Amr rounds up their reactions.

Egypt: The Ministry of Interior Seeks Revenge

Egyptian activists have utilised citizen media to the fullest in exposing police torture and corruption. Marwa Rakha writes about their newest initiative and uncovers the case of an Egyptian activist...

Pakistan: Perils Of Mixing State With Religion

Lebanon: Letter to the President

27 June 2010

Croatia: 9th Annual GLBT Pride Parade

Rwanda: Worrying signs in Kigali

Brazil: Standing Against Mining in Gandarela

Local communities and netcitizens who care for the biodiverse Serra da Gandarela in Minas Gerais, Brazil, are taking a stand against Vale S.A. - a major mining multinational whose record...

26 June 2010

Worldwide: The oil spills that don't make the news

The tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has the world's attention on the devastation that badly managed oil extraction can bring. However, in some places around the world,...

Iran: A woman may face stoning to death

Iran: People resisted the Morality Police

25 June 2010

D.R. of Congo: The Murder of Human Rights Activist Floribert Chebeya

Floribert Chebeya, the leader of a human rights organization in D.R. of Congo, was found dead on June 2 under suspicious circumstances. Protests against his murder and other killings and...

Russia: Charges Against Alexanyan Dropped

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