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Afghanistan: Donors Should Act to Protect Rights Gains

by Human Rights Watch on November 25, 2014

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Sometimes when I’m in a group of women, I find myself silently ticking us off by sets of three: one, two, three; one, two, three.  Statistically, I know, 1 in Continue →

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Thailand: Unending Repression 6 Months Post-Coup

by Human Rights Watch on November 24, 2014

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Earthquake in Dartsedo kills five

by Phayul Latest News on November 24, 2014

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on Richter scale hit Dartsedo County, Kardze Prefecture in Sichuan Province on Saturday around 4pm (local time) killing five
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Today, we learned that a grand jury in Ferguson decided not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown — an unarmed 18-year-old — in Continue →

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Spain: Flawed Public Security Bill

by Human Rights Watch on November 24, 2014

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Jordan: Vulnerable Refugees Forcibly Returned to Syria

by Human Rights Watch on November 23, 2014

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Iran: Honors for Persecuted Writers

by Human Rights Watch on November 23, 2014

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First ‘Dhangla Riwo’ magazine released

by Phayul Latest News on November 23, 2014

A newly founded Tibetan writers group Dhangla Riwo Patsok today released its first annual magazine ‘Dhangla Riwo’ at the Library of Tibetan Works and archives' hall in Gangchen Kyi
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ED gives clean chit to Karamapa on forex charge

by Phayul Latest News on November 23, 2014

The Indian Enforcement Directorate (ED) has dropped all charges giving its clean chit to the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje in connection with seizure of foreign currency worth 5.97crore Continue →
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Self Immolator sent home with amputated legs

by Phayul Latest News on November 23, 2014

A Tibetan man who set himself ablaze in protest against China two years ago in Bora has been sent home with both his legs amputated, a Tibeta
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Bangladesh: After Fire, Companies Evade Compensation

by Human Rights Watch on November 23, 2014

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Saudi Arabia: Assault on Online Expression

by Human Rights Watch on November 22, 2014

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Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna’s rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna’s protection.

In May 2014, Brishna, a 10-year-old girl from Kunduz province, was raped Continue →

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Israel: Stop Punitive Home Demolitions

by Human Rights Watch on November 21, 2014

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Gambia: Life Sentence for ‘Aggravated Homosexuality’

by Human Rights Watch on November 21, 2014

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China: Xinjiang Verdict Upholds Unjust Life Sentence

by Human Rights Watch on November 21, 2014

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Libya: Editor’s Harsh Conviction Blow to Free Speech

by Human Rights Watch on November 21, 2014

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Iraq: Spate of Attacks Terrorize Civilians

by Human Rights Watch on November 21, 2014

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US: Immigration Plan Laudable But Incomplete

by Human Rights Watch on November 21, 2014

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China expels over 100 nuns in Dhingri

by Phayul Latest News on November 20, 2014

More than a hundred Tibetan nuns of Changlo nunnery in Dhingri County, Shigatse Prefecture of the Tibetan Autonomous Region, have been expelled by the Chinese authorities earlier this year, reported
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