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2014/12/20 00:50
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Clampdown: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is accusing his political enemies of "dirty operations". Photo: AP Beirut: The timing of the arrests could not have been more pointed, punishing...
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2014/12/19 18:41
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There is growing concern about corruption in Ireland especially about elected politicians, Europe’s foremost human rights authority has warned. Various reforms recently introduced, such as the...
2014/12/19 13:43
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As soon as you step out of the terminal at Heidar Aliyev airport and into one of a queue of Baku 2015 branded London-style taxis, touching down in the Azerbaijani capital feels like arriving in a...
2014/12/18 15:03
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... - The EU's top court ruled on Thursday that the bloc cannot join the bedrock European Convention on Human Rights as planned because to do so would undermine its own laws. The ECHR is a...
2014/12/16 22:53
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The Council of Europe (CoE), the continent's leading human rights organization, has warned about rights violations in Hungary. The body cautioned about exacerbating discrimination against the...
2014/12/16 16:39
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United Nations human rights experts have told the Dutch government to offer emergency help to failed asylum seekers before Christmas in an Urgent Appeal Letter. The letter says homeless migrants...
2014/12/16 11:49
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Media freedoms are at risk in Hungary. Thats the message coming from the Council of Europe after the publication of a new report raising significant human rights concerns. Press freedoms in the...
2014/12/15 06:53
2014/12/15 06:53
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Statement and petition initiated by two former UN Assistant Secretaries-General, UN Humanitarian Coordinators for Iraq: Hans von Sponeck and Denis Halliday. On 9 December 2014, the US Senate released...
2014/12/15 04:27
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To boost tourism, EU funds help Poland re-fit CIA rendition hub WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's next big European-funded airport project is at Szymany, a remote airfield which the CIA used just over a...
2014/12/14 21:28
2014/12/14 21:28
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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said in an interview Friday that torture isn't "an easy question." Washington (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says torture -- depending on the...
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2014/12/14 03:09
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After all, the reality of the allegations involving CIA rendition flights and Scottish airports does not approach even black comedy. The world's most powerful country stands revealed, in a vast report...
2014/12/12 10:29
2014/12/12 10:29
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Casablanca — Some Moroccan youths decided that the most effective way to encourage tolerance in the kingdom would be to launch their own activist group. The "No hate speech in Morocco" campaign made...
2014/12/11 23:26
2014/12/11 23:26
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In the war on terror, one historian says, the C.I.A. “didn’t just bring back the old psychological techniques—they perfected them.”Credit GUY BILLOUT In March, Mariane Pearl, the widow of the...
2014/12/10 21:29
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... -- To thunderous and sustained applause, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday, an award that a Nobel official said he hopes...
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2014/12/10 16:30
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The CIA torture report details the techniques used on detainees held at secret prisons worldwide.Getty Images Former Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski has conceded for the first time that the...
2014/12/10 14:27
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2014/12/10 12:56
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Handout picture taken and released by Ukrainian presidential press service on June 21, 2014 shows Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (C) during his broadcast address to the nation. Credit:...
2014/12/10 12:11
2014/12/10 12:11
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After the shock of the CIA torture report, those responsible for the programme must be held accountable. There will be concerted efforts by the CIA and by ex-Bush era officials to defend their...
2014/12/10 07:48
2014/12/10 07:48
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The American Department of Justice's legal spat with Microsoft keeps sending out wider ripples, with Ireland now unhappy with the DoJ's blasé attitude about its jurisdictional reach. Microsoft has...
2014/12/10 00:53
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Dead British prisoner’s mother awarded after two decades Dead British prisoner’s mother awarded after two decades It’s been going on for decades. As another mother spends years fighting for justice....
2014/12/20 00:50
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