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· December, 2006

Stories about Human Rights from December, 2006

24 December 2006

Iran: Interview with Omid Memarian, Blogger and Human Rights Activist

Omid Memarian is a journalist and blogger, well known in Iran for his news analysis, regular columns and blogs in English and Persian. In October 2004 Omid was arrested, along...

23 December 2006

Iran:Syndicate leader is out of jail

India: Compulsory HIV Testing

Zimbabwe: using SMS to fight dictatorship

Burundi: permanent solution to violence

This Week's Saudi Blog Roundup

The Human Rights Watch visit to Saudi Arabia is still making headlines, 80 rats were found on a Saudi Airlines plane, a Bible was denied entry into Saudi, the Quran...

21 December 2006

Kyrgyzstan: Ala Kachuu

Estonia, Latvia: EU for Non-Citizens

Arabisc: Moroccan Authorities Lack Humour, says Blogger

In Morocco, a newspaper is being sued for publishing an article on jokes which Moroccans enjoy. Blogger Hjiouij thinks its not discussing religious issues that the authorities object to in...

Philippines: US Soldier Convicted of Rape

Early this month, US Marine Lance Corporal Daniel Smith was found guilty by a local court of raping a Filipina woman while three other co-accused soldiers were acquitted. This was...

China: Who are the enemies of a harmonious society?