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· July, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from July, 2010

Egypt: Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women?

Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women? Zeinobia is very unhappy with this emerging social trend, Mohaly is wondering where we are going with segregation, Diptychal wonders why they...

Nicaragua: 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media in Managua

On August 12 and 13 the event 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media (2.0 Encuentro de Blogs & Nuevos Medios) will take place in Managua, with the participation of...

Chile: Mapuche on Hunger Strike over Anti-terror Law

On July 12, 2010, fourteen Mapuche indigenous detainees began a hunger strike to denounce the Chilean State’s treatment of Mapuche communities in southern Chile. The strike is aimed mainly at...

Bulgaria: Government's Pressure on the Media

China: First hand account of two Chinese artists arrested and beaten

Russia: Interview With ‘A Good Treaty’ Russia Blogger

Belarus: A Conscientious Objector Released From Jail

Serbia, Kosovo: Another View on ICJ's Ruling

The Balkans: Regional Lottery vs Nationalism

Cuba, U.S.A.: Reason to Smile?

North Korean Football Team Reprimanded in Public

Georgia: Presidential faux pax

Armenia: Doubts about reported suicide in the Army

Israel: Rape by Deceit or Racism?

The recent conviction of rape by deceit of an Arab posing as a Jew to seduce a Jewish woman to engage in sexual intercourse has sparked conversations across the Hebrew...

Bangladesh: Minimum Wages Raised In Garments Sector

After long protests and bargaining with the employers and the workers, the Bangladesh Government has decided to raise the minimum wages to Tk. 3000 per month ($44) which is approximately...

Trinidad & Tobago: Types of Discrimination

Russia: “Putin-Jugend”

Belarus: Election 2011

Serbia: More on the Beating of a Journalist in Belgrade

India: RTI Activist Murdered

On the 20th of this month, 33yr old Amit Jethwa, a prominent environmentalist and Right to Information (RTI) activist was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen opposite the Gujarat High...

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