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Q&A: Peace in Sudan
The Sudan government and rebels from the south have signed the accords making up a peace deal to end 21 years of fighting. (12/31/2005, BBC News) Read More...


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Report shows racism in Austria
Council of Europe report on human rights in Austria says racism and racial discrimination still affect the daily lives of members of minority groups, and particularly of Black Africans, Muslims and Ro... Read More...


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Report shows racism in France
Council of Europe report on human rights in France says Muslims are up against an increase in racist acts and statements and access to education for children of immigrants and Travellers still needs t... Read More...


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Life in Somalia: Personal stories
Eight residents of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, tell us what the new government's priorities should be and how they have survived 13 years of anarchy. (BBC News, 11/29/2004) Read More...


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Born to be a slave in Niger
Slavery continues to blight the lives of many millions around the world. Although officially abolished in some countries two centuries ago, people trafficking, bonded labour and child labour still exi... Read More...


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Court of First Resort
The author writes that the Bush Administration is having a hard time deciding what it hates more: genocide or the International Criminal Court at the Hague, which it is actively working to undermine. ... Read More...


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Council of Europe insists on need to monitor human rights in Russia
Europe's top human rights body said that Russia still failed to meet its standards and rejected a demand by Moscow to stop checking on Russian compliance of the 46-nation organization's code of ethics... Read More...


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UN soldiers arrested in DR Congo
Six Moroccan soldiers serving as UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been arrested over sex abuse claims, Moroccan officials say. By Robert Walker (BBC News, 2/13/2005) Read More...


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Anti-Semitic letter embroils Duma
The condemnation of anti Semites was made by the state Duma, after a letter proposing to ban Jewish organizations was revealed, allegedly to have been signed by legislators within the Duma. A reminde... Read More...


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Ukraine Scraps Veterans' Pension Cuts
Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday staved off what might have been the first big protest of Viktor Yushchenko's presidency by canceling a law that reduced pensions for retired Soviet-era military officers... Read More...


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How US wants to Deliver Freedom (Democracy) to the World
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White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales memo to the President
Decision Re Application of the Geneva Convention of Prisoners of War to the Conflict With Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. (by Alberto R. Gonzales, 1/25/2002) Read More...


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Colin L. Powell memo to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Draft Decision Memorandum for the President on the Applicability of the Geneva Convention to the Conflict in Afghanistan. (by Colin L. Powell, 01/26/2002) Read More...


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Human Rights First Blog - The Gonzales Confirmation Hearings
Human Rights First's Senior Associate for U.S. Law & Security Avi Cover commentary and analysis of the Gonzales Confirmation Hearings. (Human Rights First, 01/06/2005) Read More...


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Belarusian leader has unlimited future
Despite recent Belarussian elections, its less than democratic practices and authoritarian manner discourage its development. By Mark MacKinnon (The Globe and Mail, 18 Oct 04) Read More...


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Darfur insecurity increases, hampers aid effort
Insecurity in Darfur is increasing, leaving victims of violence more vulnerable and more desperate. CARE and other agencies are delivering life-saving assistance but displaced people continue to pour ... Read More...


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Russia's horror
Recent terrorism in Russia is re-examined. Parallels are drawn among numerous terrorist groups & events, though links are vague. The author offers numerous suggestions to battle not only terrorism i... Read More...


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A Broken System
Argues that Atrocities in Africa such as the current crisis in Darfur, Sudan, require an urgent response. In a system ruled by the U.N. Security Council, no such response is possible, due to the autom... Read More...


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Help the African Union
Submits that the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan, needs more attention and intervention from Western powers. By Jon Corzine and Richard Holbrooke. (Washington Post, 9/9/2004) Read More...


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Russian FM welcomes Israeli cooperation on terror
Israeli newspaper reports co-operation and support to Russia in light of recent terrorist attacks. Also discusses foreign policy issues between the two states. (Haaretz International, 9/6/04) Read More...


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Insurgents seize a school in Russia
Recent terrorist attacks in Russia discussed, particularly the explosion of two aircraft departing from Moscow and the takeover of a school. Officials have pointed to Chechen rebels as the root of th... Read More...


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Listen To the Russians
Discusses Russian democratization and calls for increased support by Western NGOs. By Theodore P. Gerber, Sarah E. Mendelson and Grigory Shvedov. (Washington Post, 8/24/2004) Read More...


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Police Are at War With the Russian People
Opinion piece revealing police brutality in Russia. by Yulia Latynina (The Moscow Times, 11/08/04) Read More...


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Darfur: Countdown to catastrophe
Calls for international response in the Sudan. By Stephen Ellis. (Manila Times, 7/21/2004) Read More...


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Racism at root of Sudan's Darfur crisis
Calls for a stronger response by the international community to stop the killings in Darfur. By Makau Mutua. (Christian Science Monitor, 7/14/2004) Read More...


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US can help end Darfur genocide
Outlines a plan for the US to help stop the Sudanese crisis in Darfur. By John Shattuck. (Boston Globe, 7/15/2004) Read More...


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The Patriot Act's Bum Rap
Former U.S. attorney general Edwin Meese III defends the Patriot Act. (Frontpagemag.com, 7/13/2004) Read More...


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Eurolegal
Provides public affairs and legal information related to Europe (also includes some Middle East and U.S. info) Read More...


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Russia's Contradictions
Editorial piece explaining that despite simplistic characterizations, today's Russia is a complex place with great progress mixed in with illiberal dangers. By Nikolas K. Gvosdev (The National Interes... Read More...


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In Sudan's Darfur: action, not just aid
Proposes setting up Darfur as a UN protectorate in the short term. By Joseph Siegle. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/30/2004) Read More...


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