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· August, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from August, 2007

Russia: Arrests in Politkovskaya's Murder Case

Papua New Guinea: AIDS patients buried alive.

Japan: Peace Child 2007

Japan: Three Death Penalty Executions on Aug. 23

Europe: Elimination of Roma in 1944

Russia: Tešanović on Politkovskaya

Turkmenistan: Prisoner amnesty

Egypt: Blogging for Civil and Religious Freedoms

The struggle for personal freedoms is ongoing in Egypt and the nation's bloggers continue to demand the liberty of citizens. Whether it be religious freedom or freedom from the wrath...

Bangladesh: under curfew

Civil unrest began in Bangladesh on the 20th of August when a petty dispute broke out concerning comments passed by armed forces personnel during a soccer match at a university...

Iran:Iranian-American Scholar Freed

Russia: Blogger on Trial for Writing Fiction

Blogger Dmitry Shirinkin faces trial for having written on his blog that he had purchased a gun and was going to kill a few dozen people in one of the...

Russia: August 1991

Serbia: Kosovo Roma

Russia: Nashi, BBC, and the Upcoming Elections

Estonia: Russia

Czech Rebublic: “Imaginary Migrants”

Korea and China: Olympic and Human Right

Kuwait: Jailed Blogger Released

Following a local and regional outcry, jailed Kuwaiti blogger Bashar Al-Sayegh was released in Kuwait earlier today. While some bloggers celebrated the release, others warned that it could be a...

Nigeria: Chevron to face trial over murder in the Niger Delta

Egypt: Widespread Torture

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