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· November, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from November, 2010

Haiti: Cholera & Elections

Lebanon: Man Sentenced for Abusing Domestic Worker

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Election Violence

Cuba: Waiting in Vain?

Barbados: Shameful Vote at UN

Ukraine: Entrepreneurs Renew Mass Protests

Cuba: Democratic Change?

Ukraine: Social Media Play Crucial Role in Covering Anti-Tax Code Protests

On Nov. 22, several thousand Ukrainian entrepreneurs from different regions gathered in Kyiv to protest against the new tax code approved by the Ukrainian Parliament last Thursday. While the country’s...

Iran: We are all Computer Criminals

Iran's government has a law at its disposal that make it possible to label almost any Internet user a criminal. The “Law of Computer Crimes” was approved by Iran's parliament...

Trinidad & Tobago: Children's Rights

Cuba: Rafters Hoping for a New Life

Ukraine: “Revolution 2.0″

Thailand: Two Thousand Dead Fetuses in Buddhist Temple

More than 2,000 illegally aborted fetuses were discovered in a Buddhist temple in Thailand and this has reinvigorated the debate on whether it is already time to update the country’s...

India: Is Forwarding Emails A Crime?

A government employee from the Indian state of Kerala got arrested for forwarding an email joke to a few friends, which is about the election debacle of the ruling communist...

Vietnam: “Rule by law”

Brazil: five days of cyber-activism to end violence against women

Paraguay: “The Unwanted” of Ciudad del Este

Pakistan: Christian Woman Sentenced To Death On Charges Of Blasphemy

Haiti: Anti-UN Protests Escalate Over Cholera Epidemic

Three days after the first case of cholera was diagnosed in Haiti, The Life and Times of the Mangine Many posted on its blog: Seriously? Cholera? I literally thought cholera...

Philippines: Leading botanist killed in alleged military-rebel cross-fire

A flurry of tributes and condemnations posted online followed the unexpected death of top Filipino botanist Leonard Co and his two assistants in an alleged cross-fire between the Philippine Army...

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