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July 15, 2014

Five years after the kidnapping and murder of leading Chechen human rights defender Natalia Estemirova, there has been no progress in the investigation into this this crime. 

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May 21, 2012

On May 18, Governor Robert Bentley signed HB 658 into law, despite expressing concerns about the amended version of the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.   

April 29, 2011

On April 27, 2011, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the elimination of the city's backlog of 6,132 untested sexual assault evidence kits, or "rape kits," collected through December 2008.

Hosni Mubarak Tries Xenophobia to Stay at the Helm
February 10, 2011
Hosni Mubarak Tries Xenophobia to Stay at the Helm

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January 28, 2011

(Alexandria) - Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director:

Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students in U.S. Schools
October 1, 2010
Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students in U.S. Schools
August 28, 2009

(New York) - In mid-August 2009, a sixth round of heavy fighting erupted in the north of Yemen between government forces and Huthi rebels. The conflict first broke out in 2004, and the previous round of fighting ended with a cease-fire in mid-July 2008.