Tag Archive: human rights abuses

Syria Denounces UN Resolution as Death Toll Rises

Syria’s Foreign Ministry says a U.N. Human Rights Council resolution that accuses the country of “gross” and “systematic” human rights violations is “blatantly politicized.” The U.N. body passed the resolution on Friday and also agreed to appoint a special investigator… (READ MORE)

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UN Human Rights Council Condemns Syria

The U.N. Human Rights Council has strongly condemned “the continued widespread, systematic and gross violations of human rights” in Syria where the government is entering its ninth month of a bloody crackdown on dissenters. During an emergency session convened Friday… (READ MORE)

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Bradley Manning treatment in custody concerns MEPs

More than 50 members of the European parliament have signed an open letter to the US government raising concerns about the treatment of Bradley Manning, the US soldier in military detention for allegedly leaking classified US documents to the whistleblowing… (READ MORE)

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Honduras: America’s great foreign policy disgrace | Mark Weisbrot

Imagine that an opposition organiser were murdered in broad daylight in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador or Venezuela by masked gunmen, or kidnapped and murdered by armed guards of a well-known supporter of the government. It would be front page news in… (READ MORE)

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