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· June, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from June, 2010

21 June 2010

World: Protecting Human Rights on Citizen Video

Making a video to protect human rights might backfire and end up threatening the rights of those who appear or participate in the video. WITNESS' The Hub shares with us...

Ecuador: Bloggers Analyze Truth Comission Report

On May 2007, a Truth Commission (TC) was created by presidential decree; its purpose is to investigate and collect information on human rights violations attributed to the security forces in...

Eritrea: Eritrean journalists in diaspora

20 June 2010

Hungary: Sinning with Impunity

Twenty years after the transition to democracy, Hungary is discussing whether those who had committed crimes against citizens during the communist era should be called to account.

18 June 2010

Russia: Novaya Gazeta, An Opposition Newspaper Under Internet Attack

RuNet Echo

Novaya Gazeta is a liberal opposition newspaper in Russia that is famous beyond Russia's borders. Several of its journalists have been killed, and it continues to attract both online and...

Cuba: Cameras & Memory

17 June 2010

Barbados: Trafficking Rating

Cape Verde: “Blog Joint” on Prostitution

Macedonia: Law on Electronic Communications Invades Citizens’ Privacy

On June 16, 2010, the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia adopted changes to the Law of Electronic Communications, which now violates the privacy of the citizens. With these changes,...

Argentina: Children of the Dictatorship speak out in Interactive French Documentary

The Blogtrotters are a collaborative video blog from France who in their 9th project are travelling to Argentina to make Hijos, a collective documentary on the missing children of the...

15 June 2010

Cuba: Ferrer's Trial Date

Jamaica: Waiting for ‘Dudus’

Egypt: My Name Was Khaled and I Was Not a Terrorist

Demonstrations and rage continued in Egypt following the death of a young Egyptian, allegedly at the hands of police. The anger on the street is evident online, where citizen journalists...