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David Hicks speaks out for Julian Assange & WikiLeaks

Torture victim David Hicks' first rally speech since his 7 years in Guantanamo concentration camp and his message of support for Julian Ass...

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Communists await decision in Russia human rights battle ...

Communists await decision in Russia human rights battle ... | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Communists await decision in Russia human rights battle. A human rights complaint against Russia from the country's Communist Party will be decided next week, the European Court has confirmed. Judges are scheduled to ...
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Human Rights Watch holds the centre responsible for mining mess - Economic Times

Human Rights Watch holds the centre responsible for mining mess - Economic Times | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
BBC NewsHuman Rights Watch holds the centre responsible for mining messEconomic TimesHuman Rights Watch blames the govt for systematically failing to enforce key human rights & environmental safeguards in the mining industry.Rights group says India...
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BBC News - Syria accused of war crimes by Amnesty International

VIDEO: Amnesty accuses Syria of war crimes - The human rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Syrian g...
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International humanitarian law: a universal code

Is international humanitarian law up to the job of protecting the people affected by modern-day armed conflicts? This film looks in turns at the poor securit...
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humanrights - YouTube

humanrights - YouTube | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Curating the most powerful human rights content - breaking news, cutting edge activism video, under-covered stories, and more. We're a platform for education and action on issues around the world.
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Human Rights Act 1998

An Act to give further effect to rights and freedoms guaranteed under the European Convention on Human Rights; to make provision with respect to holders of certain judicial offices who become judges of the European Court of Human Rights; and for...
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JURIST - Paper Chase: Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 13 years imprisonment

JURIST - Paper Chase: Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 13 years imprisonment | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
JURIST - Paper Chase: Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 13 years imprisonment (What do you get if you're a successful #HumanRights lawyer?
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Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks

The controversial website WikiLeaks collects and posts highly classified documents and videos. Founder Julian Assange, who is reportedly being sought for que...
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European Court of Human Rights « Dr. Myron Evans

European Court of Human Rights « Dr. Myron Evans | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
A case against Betws and Mynydd y Gwair may be filed in the European Court of Human Rights on the grounds of violations of the following human rights. 1) Article 19 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
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IRAN: Advocates speak out as human rights attorney is exiled to remote prison - Women News Network

IRAN: Advocates speak out as human rights attorney is exiled to remote prison - Women News Network | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
Women News NetworkIRAN: Advocates speak out as human rights attorney is exiled to remote prisonWomen News Network(WNN) PARIS/GENEVA: The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for...
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'Transgender' added to Ontario human rights code, first in North America

'Transgender' added to Ontario human rights code, first in North America | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
First jurisdiction in North America to protect transgendered, lawmaker says.
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Exposing the Truth, One Video at a Time

http://www.witness.org | For 20 years, WITNESS has been empowering activists to expose human rights abuse through video. Together, we have seen men, women an...
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Human rights defenders speak about events in Egypt during the revolution

In this short documentary film, Human Rights Watch researcher Heba Morayef, other human rights defenders and Foreign Office staff reflect on developments in ...
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The 30 Articles of Human Rights

Music - Coldplay "Life in Technicolor" Directed/edited/created by Ani Boghossian A self-made video for the UN Declaration of Human Rights and the Internation...
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UN review lashes SA over secrecy Bill

UN review lashes SA over secrecy Bill | Human Rights Issues: The Latest News | Scoop.it
South Africa found itself on the receiving end of significant international condemnation, during a UN review of its human rights record this week.
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