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IA-Forum Interview: Fmr. Ambassador David Shinn
IA-Forum talks with Former Ambassador David Shinn about the Darfur situation. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 3/25/2006) Read More...


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Stalinism Forever
The author describes how Russia is using Stalinist methods in its "war on terror" with Chechyans. By Anna Politkovskaya. (Washington Post, 4/1/2006) Read More...


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U.S.: Global Human Rights Report Cites Improvements, And Setbacks
Summary and analysis of the latest US Human Rights Report for the post-Soviet area. By Andrew Tully. (RFE/FL, 8 March 2006) Read More...


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Why Americans should be concerned about human rights reform
Author offers ten reasons for American concern over human rights. By Julie Mertus. (Baltimore Sun, 3/9/2006) Read More...


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A Fate Worse Than Guantanamo?
Umansky describes the predicament of the Guantanamo prisoners that have been released by the US back to their countries. By Eric Umansky. (Washington Post, 3/5/2006) Read More...


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Women Hold the Key
The Guardian examines the growing importance of women in the future of Iran. But is there more to it than that? With a wave of new leadership of women like Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia), Angela Me... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...


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Darfur Descending
The situation in Darfur is worse than ever, the secretary general of the UN writes. By Kofi Annan. (Washington Post, 1/25/2006) Read More...


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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...


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EU Misses Opportunity to Make Solid step towards the Creation of a Coherent Foreign Policy
Author argues that, in not addressing human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, the EU has missed an opportunity to be perceived as a key player in international affairs. By Jaclyn Jacobsen. (IA-Forum, 11... Read More...


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Nobody Loves a Torturer
Ask any American soldier in Iraq when the general population really turned against the United States and he will say, "Abu Ghraib." By Fareed Zakaria. (Newsweek, 11/14/2005) Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Mr. Abda Wone, FLAM North America
International Affairs Forum speaks with the Director of Communications for FLAM North America, Mr. Abdarahmane Wone. By Hussainatu Blake. (IA-Forum, 7/30/2005) Read More...


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Murder's Row Rules
Discusses murders within Tehran. By Michael A. Ledeen. (AEI 7/15/05) Read More...


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Gulag v. Gitmo: Equivalency Test
Discusses Amnesty International's views on the US Detention Center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. By David Bosco. (Carnegie Endowment 6/3/2005) Read More...


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A First Step on African Aid
In the upcoming G-8 Summit in Scotland, President Bush must go beyond the usual rhetoric of promising hope to Africa, he must deliver. (New York Times, 14/06/05) Read More...


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Hungry, and getting desperate
The food shortage in North Korea is reaching crisis levels. Worse yet the World Food Program, one of the only sources of food aid in the small communist state, is running out of donations. By Tony ... Read More...


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United States can't afford to be so stingy with humanitarian aid.
Considering all the political turmoil British Prime Minister Tony Blair has gone through over supporting President Bush’s War in Iraq, the American president should have been more willing to assist hi... Read More...


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Neither famine nor feast
Although President Bush's aid pledge to Africa and climate control rhetoric were viewed as unfavorably by many Europeans; at least their is still hope in debt relief for the poorest nations. (The Gua... Read More...


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North Korea declares permanent end to US MIA recovery work
In response to a US decision to halt a remains retrieval mission over North Korea’s refusal to return to the Six Party Talks; North Korea has announced they were permanently ending the retrieval missi... Read More...


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Religious freedom non existent in North Korea says US Commission
Peter Kenny’s featured article for Ecumenical News International states that although North Korea has pledged to allow Freedom of Religion, the officially atheist state is still highly restricting pub... Read More...


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Just Shut It Down
Friedman writes that to speed victory in the war on terror, the US should close down the Guantanamo Bay prison complex. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Times, 5/27/2005) Read More...


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Russia 'mocking' WWII ceremonies
Fierce criticism of Russia's own democratic record is brought to the fore when preparations for ceremonies commemorating the 60th anniversary of the closing of WW2 are under way. 06 May 05 (BBC News) Read More...


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Bring Charles Taylor to Justice
The author writes that the United States should press Nigeria, which currently is harboring Charles Taylor, the former Liberian dictator, to turn Mr. Taylor over to the Special Court for Sierra Leone.... Read More...


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Repeating Clinton's Mistakes
Like the Clinton administration in Bosnia, the Bush administration has not put political or military muscle behind its efforts to stop the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. By Tom Malinowski. (Washington Pos... Read More...


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A Protected Friend of Terrorism
The Bush administration has done little to bring former Liberian president Charles Taylor to justice, writes Farah. By Douglas Farah. (Washington Post, 4/25/2005) Read More...


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Anti-Muslim discrimination in EU on the increase
Discrimination and intolerance against Muslims in the EU have increased since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, a new report released yesterday (7 March) by the International Helsinki Federa... Read More...


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Report on Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims in the EU
Discrimination and intolerance against Muslims in the EU have increased since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, a new report released yesterday (7 March) by the International Helsinki Federa... Read More...


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Report from seminar on IDPs from Chechnya, August 30 – 31 2004
The seminar was part of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles’ (ECRE’s) advocacy project on IDPs and refugees from Chechnya. The project is coordinated by the Norwegian Refugee Council, and was ... Read More...


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Chechens name new rebel leader
The underground separatist government of Chechnya said Thursday that it had appointed a little-known fighter and religious leader as a successor to Aslan Maskhadov, the rebel president who was killed ... Read More...


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US convinced of Darfur 'genocide'
The US is standing by its claim that Sudan is committing genocide in the Darfur region, despite a UN report stopping short of using the term. (2/1/2005, BBS News) Read More...


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