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· June, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from June, 2007

26 June 2007

CIA facility in Tunisia?

From his prison cell in Bizerte (65km north of Tunis), The Tunisian prisoner Ramzi Bettibi managed to smuggle a very alarming letter that found its way on to the Internet...

Serbia: A Special Case of Blog Plagiarism

Does a Creative Commons License help protect your blog from plagiarism? Is it a crime if a person from China copies your blog to overcome the so-called Great Firewall of...

Russia: “Weaponization of Psychiatry”

Russia: Friday Night Ethnic Fight

Russia: Beslan Evidence

Latvia: The Battles of Cesis

25 June 2007

Croatia: Still More on “Feral Tribune”

Europe: Prominent Roma Scholar Dies

Serbia: Refugees

50,000 Iraqi Prostitutes in Syria

Palestine: Kidnapers Afraid to Release Johnston

Iraq: Women's Arrests Spark Protest

Egypt: Quranists Arrested

Bahrain: Martyrs Never Die

Arabeyes: How the Palestinians Defeated Themselves!

What is happening in Palestine? Why have the Palestinians turned against each other? What is fueling the conflict? Who is the victor and who is really being defeated? And what...

Lebanon: Almost Non-Political Questions

What are we eating? Why are our banks flourishing? Who are those clearing cluster bombs? How will Brazil help in recycling Lebanese wastes? Where are some of the children who...

24 June 2007

Cambodia: Blogs sharply criticize donor meetings

Hun Sen promised to purge his government of corrupt officials, pleaded for more aid, and was granted his wish, without question, by the international donor community. The decision comes directly...

23 June 2007

Palestine: A Classic Case of Divide and Rule?

With so much happening on the ground, this week many of the blogs by Palestinians, and those focused on Palestinian issues, have kept their attention on the ongoing events in...

Kuwait: Give Women More Rights

As usual, this week's Kuwait round up by Abdullatif Al Omar addresses a number of issues including the disappearance of people in summer, Kuwait's unwritten traffic code, the attack of...

22 June 2007

Students protest for public universities in Brazil

Students from the most important university in Brazil, the University of São Paulo, occupied the office of the head of the institution on May 3rd to protest against new policies...

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