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· March, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from March, 2010

17 March 2010

China: Various aspects of censorship

March 12 was the World Day Against Cyber Censorship and Reporters Without Borders announced its latest list of "Enemies of the Internet," which points a finger at China, among other...

16 March 2010

Cuba: Surviving the Deluge

China and Hong Kong: Police and media

Egypt: IslamOnline Employees Strike

Hundreds of employees, editors, and journalists started an angry sit-in in the widely read Cairo-based IslamOnline news website after 250 employees were sacked. For the first time, strikers are using...

Belarus: “Less Pro-Russian” Than Eastern Ukraine

Russia: Anti-Putin Internet Petition

15 March 2010

Justice for Timor. A 2010 point of view.

Timor Police Ninja Operation

There has been much ado about "ninjas" in Timor-Leste recently. The police ordered a crackdown against these criminal "ninja" groups but some suggest that the matter is being overblown and...

Sri Lanka: Finding A Middle Path

China: Should Google “Burn Its Boats” On The Way Out?

China: Debating hukou reform

Earlier this month, 13 Chinese newspapers appealed to the National People's Congress' 3,000 delegates for social reforms. They attacked China's hukou (household registration system), which severely limits the access of...

14 March 2010

U.K.: Fight to Keep Children Out of Immigration Detention Centres

Late last year a group of U.K. citizens launched a campaign to end the detention of children and babies by immigration authorities. Now they're sharing the stories of two of...

Year After Coup, Madagascar's Leaders Face Sanctions

On the anniversary of last year's coup d'etat, the international community is set to impose sanctions on the current leaders of Madagascar for failing to respect the resolutions of Maputo....

Taiwan: Rally for Tibet

The Balkans: Ejup Ganić's Arrest

12 March 2010

Maldives: Migrant Workers And Human Rights

Uganda: Event to discuss LGBTI rights

Global: World Day Against Cyber Censorship

Internet censorship is still a major issue in many countries worldwide. With that in mind, the Paris-based international organization Reporters without Borders (RSF) is promoting its yearly World Day Against...

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