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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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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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