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Gaza-bound flotilla set to leave Greece
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Sunday, 26 June 2011
Gaza-bound flotilla set to leave Greece
ATHENS - Hundreds of activists are preparing to board aid ships bound for Gaza this week in defiance of an Israeli blockade and UN warnings and in spite of the violent end to an operation last year which left nine dead.Read Full Article ...
 
States must take effective measures to prevent torture
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Sunday, 26 June 2011
States must take effective measures to prevent torture
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today exhorted States to take effective legislative, administrative and judicial measures to prevent torture, calling the practic...
 
Khmer Rouge trial fraught with drama in Cambodia
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Sunday, 26 June 2011
Khmer Rouge trial fraught with drama in Cambodia
Four former Khmer Rouge leaders accused of genocide go on trial in Cambodia on Monday before a U.N.-backed tribunal amid charges of political meddling in the i...
 
Brazil's marijuana march for freedom | Siân Herbert
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Sunday, 26 June 2011
Brazil's marijuana march for freedom | Siân Herbert
Recent protests in Brazil are not just another legalise cannabis campaign, but are opening a public debate on the 'war on drugs' Thousands took to the streets ...
 
Comment: States obligated to compensate and rehabilitate torture victims
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Sunday, 26 June 2011
Comment: States obligated to compensate and rehabilitate torture victims
Torture is a brutal attempt to destroy a person’s sense of dignity and sense of human worth, writes UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in his statement on Intern...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.