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· February, 2009

Stories about Human Rights from February, 2009

22 February 2009

Saudi Arabia: Moving to a modern society?

Maghreb: UN Western Sahara Envoy Holds Talks with Polisario

Yesterday, Christopher Ross, the UN Special Envoy to the disputed Western Sahara, arrived in Algeria to hold talks with the Polisario Front, according to AFP. Jillian York rounds up blogger...

19 February 2009

Zimbabwe: Images From Durban Picket

Brazil: Blogging from riverside communities in the Amazon

Encouraged by the NGO Saúde e Alegria, youngters from 31 riverside communities in the Amazon are learning the benefits of blogging. Armed with media kits – sound equipment, editorial desks,...

Kenya: Activists Arrested and Beaten

Russia: “Poverty” Photos

18 February 2009

Cuba: “Boring Home”

China: Religious demography and house churches

Last November (21-22, Nov 2008), the China State Council Development Research Center organized a seminar on “Christianity and Social Harmony — Special Session on House Church”. This is the first...

Kazakhstan: Three years after the assassination

Cambodia: Reactions as Duch opens Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, stands trial today at the UN-supported Khmer Rouge Genocide Tribunal in Phnom Penh for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Duch headed the infamous...

Former Soviet Union: The Legacy of Afghanistan

Hungary: Attitudes Toward Gypsies