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Boycott of Israeli varsities is counter to academic freedom
Boycott of Israeli varsities is counter to academic freedom
Every so often, certain South Africans of Jewish origin feel the need to announce to the world that they condemn and distance themselves from the...
Bid to block Burundi from European Union trade pact with other East African countries
Bid to block Burundi from European Union trade pact with other East African countries
European lawmakers have launched a campaign to stop Burundi becoming a beneficiary of a free trade agreement between the European Union and the East...
[Video]Gambia: Two decades of fear and repression revealed
[Video]Gambia: Two decades of fear and repression revealed
An HRW report details how Gambia’s government commits serious human rights violations against perceived critics and political opponents.
The case of Wang Yu, emblem of China's human rights crackdown
The case of Wang Yu, emblem of China's human rights crackdown
Wang Yu knew they would come for her. "Nobody is safe under a dictatorship," the human rights lawyer told a visitor to her Beijing home at the...
[Video]Russian authorities target Muslim group in Dagestan unjustly
[Video]Russian authorities target Muslim group in Dagestan unjustly
An HRW report finds Russian authorities treat adherents of Salafism, a form of Sunni Islam, as criminal suspects despite the absence of any grounds.
[Video]More forced evictions in Swaziland
[Video]More forced evictions in Swaziland
Family homes are being destroyed under the orders of King Mswati III, to make land available for a Science, Innovation and Biotechnology Park.
Editorial: SA complicit in Swazi rot
Editorial: SA complicit in Swazi rot
There are two theories about what lies behind the intensifying campaign of repression directed at the media and political opposition in Swaziland....
Lethal force: SA warned on human rights
Lethal force: SA warned on human rights
Human Rights Watch has issued a "warning" to the South African government, that human rights are "taking a turn for the worst"...
Zimbabwean police return pictures to gallery
Zimbabwean police return pictures to gallery
Zimbabwean police on Wednesday returned graphic photos of human rights violations under President Robert Mugabe to an art gallery they had raided...
UN Human Rights Council condemns Gaza strikes
UN Human Rights Council condemns Gaza strikes
A divided United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday adopted a resolution condemning Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip and accusing it of...
New modes of terror
New modes of terror
A series of abductions of anti-government figures has left Zimbabwean rights activists terrified, as fears rise that President Robert Mugabe will...
Locked in Burma
Locked in Burma
It is hard to imagine what life must be like for Aung San Suu Kyi, locked up inside her Rangoon home, separated from her children, denied visitors,...

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