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Pambazuka - Malawi democracy in a test tube

Pambazuka - Malawi democracy in a test tube | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
How healthy is #Malawi's leader for democracy in that country? http://bit.ly/kAxLtG #Mutharika #disciplinarian #notadictator? #modernmoses?
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Misrata survivor: 'Oh God, it's like a horror movie' - News.IndiaLocals.com

Misrata survivor: 'Oh God, it's like a horror movie' - News.IndiaLocals.com | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
The United Nations' humanitarian chief is expected Monday to brief the Security Council on fighting between Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's forces and rebels, including the heavy toll it has taken in the port city of Misrata.
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More Tanks Fan Out Through Syria as Crackdown Intensifies - Global - The Atlantic Wire

More Tanks Fan Out Through Syria as Crackdown Intensifies - Global - The Atlantic Wire | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Iran's support of the Syrian regime is being scrutinized (Humanitarian crisis growing.RT @TheAtlanticWire: More tanks fan out through #Syria as crackdown intensifies: http://theatln.tc/jQ6rC3...)...
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Nato units left 61 African migrants to die of hunger and thirst | World news | The Guardian

Nato units left 61 African migrants to die of hunger and thirst | World news | The Guardian | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Boat trying to reach Lampedusa was left to drift in Mediterranean for 16 days, despite alarm being raised (#NATO busy bombing #Libya for democracy.
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Foreign Affairs Crashes eBook on Middle East Revolutions - GalleyCat

Foreign Affairs Crashes eBook on Middle East Revolutions - GalleyCat | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Foreign Affairs Crashes eBook on Middle East Revolutions (RT @ForeignAffairs: Check out Editor Gideon Rose on @GalleyCat talking about the new eBook on #MidEast revolutions.)...
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The "Humanitarian" Bombing of Libya

The "Humanitarian" Bombing of Libya | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
The "Humanitarian" Bombing of Libya: Gary Younge

'Despite the enormous power of the American government," arg...
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Religious conflict becomes the biggest enemy of Egypt's revolution

The  clashes between thousands of Muslim extremists and Coptic Christians that left 12 people dead, more than 200 injured and a burned church on Sunday rings yet another alarm to the threat Egypt faces over deepening religious animosity.
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Policy Network - Opinion

Policy Network - Opinion | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
The left needs a new language to differentiate between good and bad capitalism; a radical, shared conception of fairness – based on equity rather than equality – to underpin an economy of reciprocity, proportionate reward and mutual ownership...
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Counterrevolution in the Gulf - By Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Counterrevolution in the Gulf - By Kristian Coates Ulrichsen | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Counterrevolution in the Gulf - By Kristian Coates Ulrichsen | Foreign Policy http://t.co/skL00Mn...
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Syrian forces use soccer stadiums as prisons, human rights groups say

Syrian forces use soccer stadiums as prisons, human rights groups say | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Syrian security forces were using soccer stadiums as makeshift prisons Monday after raiding homes and arresting hundreds of residents in at least two cities, the directors of two human rights organizations said.
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IRIN Middle East | SYRIA: Allow humanitarian access to Deraa - ICRC | Syria | Conflict | Early Warning | Human Rights | Migration | Refugees/IDPs | Urban Risk

IRIN Middle East | SYRIA: Allow humanitarian access to Deraa - ICRC | Syria | Conflict | Early Warning | Human Rights | Migration | Refugees/IDPs | Urban Risk | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
RT @irinnews: SYRIA: Allow humanitarian access to Deraa - ICRC http://bit.ly/lonAV3...
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Unholy Alliance: How Syria is Bringing Israel, Iran, and Saudi Arabia Together - Steven A. Cook - International - The Atlantic

Unholy Alliance: How Syria is Bringing Israel, Iran, and Saudi Arabia Together - Steven A. Cook - International - The Atlantic | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
In the new Middle East, a previously unthinkable coalition is joining up in defense of Syrian President Bashar al Assad and the status quo (RT @Ali_Gharib: Also, recent events show "authoritarian stability" is a myth, a band aid, not sustainable.)...
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Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC)

Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC) | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Give voice to war victims around the world.
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The Photographers That Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros Left Behind -- New York Magazine

Check it out: Christopher Anderson's portraits of conflict photographers for New York Magazine: http://cot.ag/laJzna...
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The Predators: Where is Your Democracy?

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The Predators: Where is Your Democracy?: Kathy Kelly

On May 5, 2011, CNN World News asked whether killing Osa...
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The United States to Contribute $8.5 Million for Côte d'Ivoire Humanitarian Response

The United States to Contribute $8.5 Million for Côte d'Ivoire Humanitarian Response | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
The United States to Contribute $8.5 Million for Côte d'Ivoire Humanitarian Response (RT @UNRefugeeAgency: The United States to Contribute $8.5 Million for Côte d'Ivoire Humanitarian Response http://ow.ly/4Qi13 ^LM...)...
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Capoeira After Conflict | Cultures of Resistance

Capoeira After Conflict | Cultures of Resistance | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Capoeira After Conflict | Cultures of Resistance: Capoeira teacher and entrepreneur Tarek Alsaleh founded Capoei...
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Dear UN Secretary-General, tell us what you know about Sri Lanka | Amnesty International

Dear UN Secretary-General, tell us what you know about Sri Lanka | Amnesty International | Human Rights & Freedoms News | Scoop.it
Join us in calling on the UN Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki-moon, to make public a report on accountability issues in Sri Lanka.
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Citizens' videos capture Syrian uprising - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

Comprehensive showcase of citizen video capturing the protests that have rocked Syria since March.
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