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Chile, Argentina talk collaboration in human rights investigations

Chile, Argentina talk collaboration in human rights investigations | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Chile, Argentina talk collaboration in human rights investigations.
Argentina’s federal prosecutor calls for information sharing in investigation of Operation Condor.
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Rights activists concerned about status of human rights under AEC

Rights activists concerned about status of human rights under AEC | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Rights activists concerned about status of human rights under AEC The Nation Despite so much excitement in the run-up to the inception of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, experts and activists on human rights and...
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Moscow disagrees with UN Ban's remark on Security Council role in settling Syria crisis

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Israel ends stalemate with stranded African migrants

Israel ends stalemate with stranded African migrants | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Israel ended a stalemate Thursday with about 20 African migrants stranded along its border with Egypt for more than a week.
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Rights group calls on Egypt to combat human trafficking

Rights group calls on Egypt to combat human trafficking | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
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Opposition, Human Rights Groups Condemn Bahraini Sentences

Opposition, Human Rights Groups Condemn Bahraini Sentences | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Human rights and Bahraini opposition groups are denouncing the U.S.-backed monarchy in Bahrain for upholding the convictions of 20 activists on allegations of plotting to overthrow the U.S.-backed regime.
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Lawyer to ask if US is investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Telegraph.co.ukLawyer to ask if US is investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian AssangeWashington PostMADRID — The lawyer who is coordinating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's legal defense against extradition to Sweden said Wednesday that he will...
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India urged to implement UN recommendations on human rights

India should repeal the AFSPA to end the scourge of impunity that has existed over many decades according to the New York-based Human Rights Watch.
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Angola's ruling party declared election winner

Angola's ruling party declared election winner | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Angola's ruling party was declared the winner of weekend elections Sunday after taking nearly three-quarters of the vote.
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Censorship at Apple: No drone strike notification app for iPhone users | Privacy SOS

Censorship at Apple: No drone strike notification app for iPhone users | Privacy SOS | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
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Bahrain forms high commission for human rights

Bahrain forms high commission for human rights | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
A new human rights commission in Bahrain seeks to ensure local laws are in harmony with human rights conventions, among other duties.
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Paraguay Creates Security Council to Fight Elusive Guerrillas

Paraguay Creates Security Council to Fight Elusive Guerrillas | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
According to Paraguay’s Interior Ministry, a new security council will be dedicated to strengthening intelligence operations in the fight against drug trafficking and guerrilla group the Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP).
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Delivered Into Enemy Hands Full Report of US Rendition

Delivered Into Enemy Hands Full Report of US Rendition | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
This report is based on interviews conducted in Libya with 14 former detainees, most of whom belonged to an armed Islamist group that had worked to overthrow Gaddafi for 20 years.
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Bahrain government to sue opposition over banned march

Bahrain government to sue opposition over banned march | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
MANAMA (Reuters) - Authorities in Bahrain said on Saturday they would take legal action against the opposition Al Wefaq group after it held a banned anti-government march, a move the group said was...
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Rights group slams Morocco expulsion of migrants

Rights group slams Morocco expulsion of migrants | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
A Moroccan rights group slammed the authorities' harsh treatment and expulsion of sub-Saharan illegal immigrants, after hundreds were deported in a swoop that began earlier this week.
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Romney backs Russia trade bill only with human rights added

* Business groups hope for vote soon on Russia trade bill* Still no date for action in U.S.
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Amnesty accuses Maldives regime of human rights abuses

Amnesty accuses Maldives regime of human rights abuses | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Rights group Amnesty International today accused the Maldivian regime of carrying out a campaign of violent repression, and said there would not be any meaningful reconciliation in the unrest-hit country without an end to abuses.
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New Attacks in Southern Thailand | Foreign Policy Blogs

New Attacks in Southern Thailand | Foreign Policy Blogs | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
A Malaysian flag is removed by security forces in southern Thailand.
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Syrians fleeing war start to trickle into Europe

Syrians fleeing war start to trickle into Europe | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
KOPINGEBRO, Sweden (Reuters) - Ali Jamal travelled thousands of miles on foot, by train and road to flee violence in Syria while Jomaah piled his family into a camper van to smuggle them north to Europe.They...
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Syrian rebels bomb regime army base, 4 injured

Syrian rebels bomb regime army base, 4 injured | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
A rebel spokesman said the bombing was revenge for an attack by the military last month that killed more than 300 people...
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Female bomb clearance teams created in Laos

During the Vietnam War, the US dropped millions of cluster bombs on Laos. Forty years on, an estimated 80 million remain buried and unexploded - posing a ris...
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Britain says no solution in sight to standoff with Ecuador over WikiLeaks founder Assange

LONDON — Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague acknowledged Thursday there was no swift end in sight to the diplomatic standoff with Ecuador over the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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Security Council extends UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon for another year

Security Council extends UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon for another year | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
The Security Council today extended the mandate of United Nations peacekeepers in southern Lebanon until 31 August 2013, while urging all parties to abide scrupulously by their obligation to respect the safety of the world body’s staff.
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