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· July, 2008

Stories about Human Rights from July, 2008

29 July 2008

Serbia, Russia: Karadzic's and “Russian Energy Imperialism”

Czech Republic: Fear of the Olympic China

Bosnia & Herzegovina: 7 Serbs Convicted

Serbia: Karadžić Update

Russia: Reaction to Captive Nations Speech

Latvia, Russia: Views of European Court Ruling

Macedonia: New Law for “Preventive Surveillance”

Egypt: A Man's Views on Sexual Harassment in Egypt

In a series of posts tackling sexual harassment in Egypt, Marwa Rakha sheds light on a male Egyptian blogger's interpretation of what is really happening on the ground. "The Sex...

Mourning a sexually harassed Egypt – Part 2

Reuters published survey on sexual harassment in Egypt is still stirring angry responses from Egyptian bloggers. Marwa Rakha sheds light on more reactions in this post.

Haiti: Quest for Freedom

Cuba: Carnival Time

Guyana: The Value of Life

South Korea: Riot Police Talk

South Korea: Protest and Repression

South Korea: Law and Order?

28 July 2008

Cuba: July 26th

This past weekend, on July 26th, Cuba marked the 55th anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago that came to be recognised as the start of the...

Afghanistan: Seeking Justice

Despite its reputation for a very conservative brand of Islam, Afghanistan is deeply torn. Before the recent decades of war, the country was more known for its mystical Sufism that...

Afghanistan: Violence in the Hazarajat, Protests in Kabul

Afghanistan is one of those countries where minority issues drive nearly everything. They form the basis for why President Hamid Karzai is “the best game in town,” but also why...

China: Buying Up All Lawyers

AIDS: XVII International Conference call for videos

The XVII International AIDS Conference will take place in Mexico City between August 3rd and the 8th, and Witness' THE HUB has a series of videos uploaded by community members...

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