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- Asia – Iran – UN regulations mandate proper medical care for …

Several prisoners of conscience in Iran are in pressing need of proper medical treatment, which is not available inside the various prisons where they are held. However, the Iranian authorities are using

Victims of human trafficking from Baguio hope to move on, recover from injustice

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO “I would like to start all over again. I want to go back to school and become a nurse.” – one of the victims

Saudi Arabia nixes women in Olympics

If the Saudis allowed women in the Olympics, there would exist the horrendous prospect that people might, you know, see them. Maybe even without niqabs. Not to mention the elaborate chaperoning and possibly futile attempts to avoid interaction with unrelated

Go investigate and analyse, journalists challenged

Malawian journalists have been challenged to fully investigate and apply analytical mind on issues to do with gender, human rights and HIV and AIDS other than just reporting. The call was made in Mangochi …

Malawi: The indefensible Bingu wa Mutharika regime

One of the obvious reasons for Malawi’s fight for democracy was for people to get back their freedoms which were denied by Dr Kamuzu Banda’s dictatorship. …

UP, artists reiterate call for release of Ericson Acosta

UP, artists reiterate call for release of Ericson Acosta

UP, artists reiterate call for release of Ericson Acosta (Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea and Fred E. Dabu )

Palparan still no-show, yet issuing statement through ‘lawyer’

By RONALYN V. OLEA Fugitive retired Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. continues to evade public hearing on one of his crimes, even as he seeks sympathy by speaking via his topnotch lawyer.

Palparan still no-show, yet issues statement through ‘lawyer’

By RONALYN V. OLEA Fugitive retired Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. continues to evade public hearing on one of his crimes, even as he seeks sympathy by speaking via his topnotch lawyer.

Sri Lanka: UN Must Act at Next Human Rights Council Session …

(New York) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should address the lack of accountability for wartime abuses in Sri Lanka during its March 2012 session, Human Rights Watch

Divining the Truth about Iran

Exclusive: Like before the invasion of Iraq, the U.S. news media is flooding Americans with alarmist accounts about Iran’s alleged pursuit of nuclear weapons. Even when U.S. officials suggest nuance and caution, the media ignores the signals, as

Arakan farmers decry rights abuses

By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN Davao Today KIDAPAWAN CITY — About 600 farmers belonging to the Arakan Progressive Peasant Organization (APPO) and church people trooped to the municipal gym, …

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