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SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS. STILL THE SCHOOL FOR KILLERS?

Global Witness: “Honduras, the most dangerous country per capita to be an environmental activist for the last five years, with 101 deaths between 2010 and 2014”

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Musician’s identity to be respected as a human right says Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology

Post Views: 5 PUBLIC STATEMENT 11 January 2017 In October 2016, The Finnish Migration Office (Migri) denied asylum from an Iraqi viola player. In the decision, it was accepted as a fact that in Iraq, the person in question had been

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Human Rights Watch, 2017 WORLD REPORT 

Human Rights Watch (HRW) have recently launched their World Report 2017 – Events of 2016

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FRONT LINE DEFENDERS. The Human Rights Defenders Report 2016

The Dublin-based HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS launched their Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2016, January 5th 2017

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Roboski Massacre: Five Years on, still no Justice

On the night of 28 December 2011 Turkish warplanes carried out a bombing in the district of Uludere/Roboski resulting in the death of 34 civilians, 18 of whom were children

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TURKEY: DEALING DEATH BLOW TO DEMOCRACY

“If the law supposes that,” said Mr. Bumble,… “the law is a ass – a idiot. If that’s the eye of the law, the law is a bachelor; and the worst I wish the law is that his eye may be opened by experience – by experience.”

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“In  the first 9 months…” TERROR IN ‘TURKISH’ KURDISTAN

There isn’t a poem or a text or a piece of music that can adequately describe the terror and the outrage and the pain inflicted on humans in the course of our long history

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The Death Penalty For Drug-Related Offences

33 countries or territories continue to impose the death penalty for drug-related offences, resulting in approximately 1,000 executions annually. Drug-related offences account for the majority of executions carried out in some countries and are mandatorily punished by death in a number of States

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Ungass 2016: what’s at stake?

Interview to  Marie Nougier,  coordinator of Civil  Society Forum on Drugs (CSF) UNGASS working group  and senior researcher and responsible for communications and publications of IDPC – International Drug Policy Consortium

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Qatari Poet Muhammad Al Ajami, Serving 15-year Sentence, Pardoned by Emir

Qatari poet Muhammad al-Ajami — who was the target of an international solidarity movement because of his 15-year prison sentence — has been pardoned

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