February 8, 2014

Le tribunal créé à Dakar par l’Union africaine et le Sénégal pour juger les principaux responsables des crimes internationaux commis au Tchad sous le régime de Hissène Habré célèbre aujourd’hui son premier anniversaire.

December 25, 2013

В последние дни президенты Германии, Франции и США заявили о том, что не будут присутствовать на Зимних Олимпийских играх в Сочи в феврале 2014 года.

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Dispatches: Executions Down, But Not For Juvenile Offenders
April 1, 2015

Last year’s record on the death penalty is mixed: executions declined globally from 2013 to 2014, in a sign that public opposition continued to build around the world against capital punishment, while the few countries that continue to impose the death penalty handed down more such sentences.

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Dispatches: 31 Hours Marooned at Azerbaijan’s Airport
March 31, 2015

I just spent 31 hours in Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan – but not by choice.

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Dispatches: Stopping ‘Pushbacks’ at Bulgaria’s Border
March 31, 2015

Two Iraqi men died from hypothermia at the border between Bulgaria and Turkey, after Bulgarian border guards allegedly beat the Iraqis when they attempted to cross into Bulgaria – an incident that is only the latest horrible reminder of the crisis at European Union borders.

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Dispatches: Mishandling Teen Pregnancies in Sierra Leone
March 31, 2015

Pregnant teenagers and their right to education are in the spotlight again, this time as Sierra Leone tries to ban “visibly pregnant” girls from taking their exams in primary and secondary school.

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¿Libertad para la discriminación en Indiana?
March 31, 2015

"Este proyecto de ley no se trata sobre discriminación", dijo el gobernador de Indiana Mike Pence cuando firmó la enmienda estatal: “Ley de Restauración de la Libertad Religiosa” (RFRA, por sus siglas en inglés) la semana pasada.

Pero sí lo es.

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Dispatches: Positive Step Toward Burma Election
March 30, 2015

There is much to be skeptical of in Burma’s plan for nationwide elections in October. But today one small, yet important, first step toward making Burma a genuine rights-respecting democracy took place.

March 30, 2015

"سيدتي، عسى أن تقلعي الآن عن الدفاع عن حقوق الإرهابيين". إن هذا التعليق، على صفحتي بموقع فيسبوك، يعكس بالفعل تفكير بعض التوانسة في أعقاب الاعتداء القاتل بمتحف باردو، كما أن وسائل الإعلام تردد نفس الرأي بدون توقف كالمطرقة.

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Dispatches: Freedom to Discriminate in Indiana?
March 30, 2015

“This bill is not about discrimination,” said Indiana Governor Mike Pence when he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into state law last week.

But it is.