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· September, 2011

Stories about Human Rights from September, 2011

25 September 2011

Bulgaria: Clashes Between Roma and Ethnic Bulgarians in Katunitsa

Violent clashes in the Bulgarian village of Katunitsa broke out Friday night, following the death of a 19-year-old ethnic Bulgarian, who had been run over by a vehicle driven by...

Saudi Arabia: Women Allowed to Join Shura Council

Saudi women, who cannot drive in their own country, will be granted the right to become members in their country's 150-member consultative or Shura council, an advisory body which has...

22 September 2011

Ukraine: Vitaly Portnikov's “Winter Time”

Russia: Jokes and Xenophobia

Cuba: Image of a Free Woman

Cuba: Officers Sentenced

Cuba: Parents Detained; What Happens to Child?

Cuba: “Green Collar” Criminals

Ukraine: Euro 2012 “Travel Advisory”

Uganda: Anti-Museveni Author Freed After Five Days

The Ugandan government has freed the author of a book who was imprisoned for five days without access to his lawyers or family. Vincent Nzaramba’s little known book 'People Power,...

World: Mourning the Execution of Troy Davis

The state of Georgia has executed Troy Davis, despite a brief reprieve. Twitter users from around the globe are expressing their feelings about Davis's case, as well as about the...