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· May, 2008

Stories about Human Rights from May, 2008

Jamaica: Gays and Golding

Malawi's Ex-President Under House Arrest

Following recent reports of alleged coup plotters, police picked up and put Malawi's former president Bakili Muluzi under house arrest. Lilongwe-based Journalist Bright Sonani gives eyewitness accounts as events unfolded...

South Korea: Disrespect for Police

Sudan: Stranded Palestinians

Philippines: Human rights blog

Malaysia: Blogs and websites under investigation

Israel: Shekels Friendly to the Blind

Australia: Ethnic Macedonian Protest

Cayman Islands: Not Here?

Nigeria/South Africa: Nigeria vs South Africa

Jamaica, Caribbean: No gays in Golding's government

Bloggers around the Caribbean respond to Jamaican prime minister Bruce Golding's assertion that there is no room in his Cabinet for homosexuals.

Iran: 10 Christians were arrested

The Victimization of Egyptian Women and Children

Fantasia's World raises crucial issues that hold back the Egyptian society all together; namely women's rights, violence against women and children, and the general misconceptions of male-female relationships in the...

Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria: Zorba the Greek

Poland: Irena Sendler Obituary

Tunisia: Special needs card

Ukraine: A View From Crimea

Last week, Ukraine banned Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov from the country, after he called for Russia to take ownership of Sevastopol, a Ukrainian Black Sea naval port. The incident received...

Russia: Guest Column by Andrei Nekrasov

Estonia: “Asymmetrical Bilingualism”

Jamaica: Homophobic Talk?

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