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· August, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from August, 2007

26 August 2007

Japan: Peace Child 2007

23 August 2007

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

22 August 2007

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

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