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Shooting the Messenger! Myanmar Journalists Jailed

On September 3, sentences of 7 years were handed down to journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, arrested in early December last year and whose only crime is that of reporting on the murder of innocent civilians in the outrage of ethnic cleansing by the military regime in Myanmar

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Burmese Military Murder Campaign INDICTED!

August 25, marked the first anniversary of the most recent assault by the Burmese military (the Tatmadaw), against the Rohingya people as well as other ethnic minorities in northern Myanmar

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Aretha Franklin: Her legacy in music and social justice lives on

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has died at the age of 76. Franklin was a trailblazer and history make

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Irish State Rules to Deprive Vulnerable Man of Liberty

How ‘modern’ then or how relevant to contemporary developments is Ireland’s current legal system? Or maybe how compassionate is it?

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El retiro de Estados Unidos del Consejo de Derechos Humanos: breves apuntes

Este 19 de junio, Estados Unidos anunció oficialmente que se retira del máximo órgano de derechos humanos de Naciones Unidas, el Consejo de Derechos Humanos

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Why human rights groups are beginning to support the rights of non-human animals

Solidarity must extend, not only to all people but also to animals, the earth, and the environment

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ASHRAF FAYADH Never Forgotten!

once more…just to tell the world that Ashraf Fayadh is NOT forgotten, along with the many other prisoners of conscience whose only crime was to offend the easily offended

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Ireland: Constitutional Ban on Abortion Defeated

Many of the civil liberties enjoyed elsewhere in Europe (contraception, divorce, abortion) were, for a long time, denied in Ireland, largely on the grounds of the Roman Catholic faith

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Women, the Church & the Irish State: A history of misogyny & repression

The power of the Catholic Church in Ireland was cemented even before the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922

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LOS IRLANDESES DECIDEN EN REFERENDUM SOBRE EL DERECHO AL ABORTO

Este viernes, 25 de Mayo, Irlanda celebra un referendum histórico relativo al derecho al aborto

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