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· May, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from May, 2007

26 May 2007

Iran: A Bloody Face Symbolizes the Violent Repression of Women

On Sunday a young woman in Tehran became the latest victim of the crackdown. Citizen reporters captured photographs of her bloodied face which were subsequently published on many Iranian weblogs....

Iran:Several photos from police action against “criminals”

25 May 2007

Colombia: Bloggers Campaign for the Release of a 3-Year Old Hostage

Libertad para Emanuel is a blog that was started in order to call for the release of a 3-year old hostage taken by FARC guerrillas. Many other Colombian bloggers joined...

Hungary: Human Rights

Serbia: 50 Human Rights Tasks

Kazakhstan against -bashization

Yesterday Sergey Duvanov, a journalist and a human rights activist was arrested for organising the protests on the square in Almaty against the constitutional amendments that exempt Nazarbayev from a...

India: Child Labour and Trafficking

Sri Lanka: S. Bose(1975 – 2007), Poet, Editor & Writer

The following poem was written by S. Bose, a writer-poet (Tamil) from Vavuniya, Sri Lanka and was translated by a friend of mine for Global Voices Online readers. Chandrabose Sudhakar...

Belize: Supreme Court Rules Against Police

Bahamas: Race Matters

Hong Kong: Category II Indecent Material

24 May 2007

Russia: Investments in Austria

Ukraine, Serbia: Investigating Political Murders

Darfur: The Reality, the Agenda & the Proposed Solution

Darfur, in the minds of different people, constitutes and means different things. This is due to the fact that we, the general public around the world are getting exposed to...

Join the Debate on Darfur 10am (EST) TODAY!

Further to our earlier post, here's a quick update on the Reuters Newsmaker event on Darfur, which takes place in New York starting at 10am EST today. Our Sub-Saharan Africa...

Bangla Blogs: Breaking Taboos and a Debate

The Bangla blogging platform Bandh Bhanger Awaaj is buzzing with discussions, debates, memes and literatures. Hundreds of bloggers and thousands of readers are keeping this space lively. It is generating...

Kyrgyzstan: Libel Case Against Activists