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· March, 2010

Stories about Human Rights from March, 2010

12 March 2010

Ukraine: “Bandera Bashing Déjà Vu”

Haiti: Two Months Later

Today marks two months since the January 12 earthquake devastated Haiti - and even in the midst of other natural disasters, bloggers still seem to be struggling to come to...

11 March 2010

Pakistan: Say No To Honor Killings

Against Cyber-Censorship – Voices in Hindi

On the occasion of the World Day Against Cyber Censorship, netizens across the world are realizing that even in this age internet is not free from restrictions on freedom of...

Nepal: Tibet Uprising Anniversary Exposes Growing Rift

Nepal's forceful approach towards the Tibet Uprising Anniversary on March 10 and public programs that are organized by Tibetan refugees in the country is attracting criticism from Tibetan & Nepali...

10 March 2010

Russia: Two Journalists Kidnapped in Caucasus

Azerbaijan: “Ordinary people with extraordinary talent”

China: Do Chinese people live with dignity?

China’s top leader has made a historic statement regarding human rights and human dignity which has posed both doubts and meaningful questions. During this year's Spring Festival, China's Premier Wen...

9 March 2010

Chile: Mapuche Communities Affected by Earthquake

After the February 27 earthquake in Chile, the media and the government have faced strong criticism for their lack of coverage and support for the small Mapuche indigenous communities closest...

China: Left critique of liberal calls for hukou reform

Azerbaijan: Youth, human rights and the Blogosphere

Cuba: Through the Looking Glass

Sri Lanka: Missing In Action

8 March 2010

Armenia: International Women's Day

Russia: Bloggers Outraged About Pedophile Case

RuNet Echo

The mild sentencing of a man who raped a little girl has caused an outcry among Russian bloggers and led to additional investigation of the judicial process.

Russia: Rally Demands Overhaul of Corrupt Police Force

RuNet Echo

Several hundred activists, at a rally in Moscow on March 6, demanded an overhaul of Russia's notoriously and increasingly corrupt police force, arguing that the reform of the service ordered...

Puerto Rico, Haiti: International Women's Day Dedicated to Haitian Women

This year, International Women's Day celebrates it 100th anniversary. In Puerto Rico, and in many countries in the region, the day will be dedicated to honor the resilience of Haitian...

First Cambodian Women Web Portal

Established in October 2007, the Women Web Portal is the first web portal in Khmer language in Cambodia that provides information about gender issues and women rights. GV author Sopheap...

7 March 2010

Uganda: Religious leader and activists petition parliament

Malaysia: 3 women caned for having illicit sex

Three women were caned in Malaysia after a Shariah court found them guilty of having “sex out of wedlock.” They were the first Muslim women to be caned for committing...