Human Rights

The No-Fly List: FBI Says It's Smaller Than You Think

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Gulet Mohamed of Alexandria, Va., says he wasn't allowed to return to the United States from Kuwait for more than a month....

PHILIPPINES: Murder of Gerry Ortega, an anti-mining activist, cannot be passed off as a robbery

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UN sets humanitarian agenda for 2011: save more lives, more quickly

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Valerie Amos

UN has duty to speak out for human rights, Ban says at Holocaust event

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KENYA: Catholics divided over Pope's condom comments

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Many Kenyan Catholics say the church's opposition to condom use is impractical

THAILAND: AHRC to attend court reading of appeal verdict in disappeared lawyer's case

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) will send international and domestic observers to attend the reading of the verdict on January 21 in the appeal case concerning the disappearance and presumed killing of human rights lawyer Somchai Neelaphaijit...

INDIA: Judge dodging investigation must quit

The Kerala High Court Advocates' Association, in an extraordinary general body meeting held yesterday, resolved to request the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India to undertake an investigation about the charges of corruption alleged...

SUDAN: UN IN FINAL PUSH TO DELIVER BALLOTS FOR INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM IN SOUTH

With preparations for next week’s independence referendum in Southern Sudan in their final stages, the United Nations is seeking to ensure that every last voter in the more than four-million-strong electorate will have a ballot, no matter how remote...

Over 10,000 people appealed to President Ma of Taiwan to put his promise of taxation reform into practice.

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UN refugee agency calls on Thailand not to forcibly return Myanmar nationals

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Two women refugees and their children in one of the camps on the Thailand-Myanmar border