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· October, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from October, 2007

29 October 2007

China: Olympic Lie?

Touring Libyan Blogs: October 26 -The Black Day and the Security Council

Why is October 26 called "Day of Mourning" or "Black Day" in Libya and how is it commemorated? Libyan bloggers tell us more about the occasion in this post by...

28 October 2007

China: Rules of Olympic engagement

Leading Hong Kong Democrat Martin Lee calls for increased dialogue on China's human rights record as the Olympics approach and gets labeled a traitor, quite possibly due mainly to a...

Georgia: Homophobia

27 October 2007

Japan: Racial profiling in the U.S. and Japan

Korea: Can a Law Change Society and People's Perspectives?

Korean bloggers discuss a new bill that would prohibit discrimination against homosexuals in Korea. There are many opposing views, but some netizens welcome this new law and ask for a...

Iran:Dr.Sohrab Razaghi,human rights activist arrested

Russia: Bloggers On George W. Bush and “Russian DNA”

The U.S. president's recent comments about "Russian DNA" did not cause as much of an uproar as did race comments by James Watson, a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA...

25 October 2007

Iran:Free Baghi,human rights activist

Bangladesh: Bloggers mobilise against domestic violence

(Logo credit: Amnesty International) October is Domestic Violence Awareness month in the USA, devoted to connecting battered women’s advocates across the nation to work together to end violence against women...

Sudan: Day of Action for Darfur

23 October 2007

Europe: Roma Links

Russia: Bloggers Discuss James Watson

James Watson, an American Nobel Prize-winning geneticist, provoked international outrage when The Sunday Times quoted him on race issues on Oct. 14. The news of the controversy produced a certain...