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Universitas 21 Students Negotiate Through Human Rights Program - UConn Advance (blog)

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Universitas 21 Students Negotiate Through Human Rights Program
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Students at the negotiating table during the U21 Human Rights Summer School.
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Students from universities in Singapore, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States sat around a table in the ballroom of the Student Union last week in an animated discussion. At various points, heads shook, eyebrows were raised, and hands pointed to the sky.

The students, among 87 from 19 colleges and universities in 12 nations, were working on their group project in the Universitas 21 Summer School held for the first time at UConn. The project: to negotiate an international human rights treaty to be followed by the five fictitious nations represented by the students.

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Human Rights Watch: M23 Abuses Continue - Voice of America

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Voice of America Human Rights Watch: M23 Abuses Continue Voice of America GOMA — Human Rights Watch has issued a report documenting recent executions and rapes by the M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as continuing support...
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The report said 15 civilians were killed by M23 over two days in April, and another six in June, in reprisals for alleged collaboration with Congolese militias. It said other civilians killed by the movement included a man who refused to hand his sons over to the rebels, a motorcycle driver who refused to give them money, and recruits caught trying to escape.

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World Bank: Ducking Human Rights Issues - Human Rights Watch

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A detainee in a government-run drug detention center in Vietnam.
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“Egyptian security forces should be on high alert to prevent and halt sectarian violence in the current tense and polarized situation,” said Nadim Houry

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