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  1. 111. news | 10 Dec 2014

    UN rights chief slams indifference over migrant deaths at sea

    By AFP

    » GENEVA - More than 3,400 people have died in the Mediterranean this year trying to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday, urging governments to take more action to save lives.

  2. 112. news | 10 Dec 2014

    World nations, rights groups outraged over CIA torture report

    » China Wednesday led a global outcry of outrage and demands to sanctions against the United States over its report on torture practices by the CIA.

  3. 113. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Indonesia's Widodo vows no pardons for death row traffickers

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - New Indonesian President Joko Widodo has pledged there will be no pardons for drug traffickers on death row, including several foreigners, drawing criticism Wednesday from rights groups.

  4. 114. news | 10 Dec 2014

    North Korea urges UN action over 'inhuman' US torture

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - North Korea, rattled by UN condemnation of its human rights record, urged the Security Council Wednesday to censure the United States for its use of "inhuman torture" methods.

  5. 115. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Four teens killed in violence in Indonesia's Papua

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - At least four teenagers were shot dead in eastern Indonesia's restive Papua province in clashes with security forces, authorities said Tuesday, although rights campaigners accused police of opening fire on...

  6. 116. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Amnesty International accuses Israel of war crimes

    By AFP

    » LONDON - The Israeli military committed war crimes during its Gaza offensive this summer and must be investigated, human rights monitor Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

  7. 117. opinion | 09 Dec 2014

    Inform the people

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    Newspaper section: News

    » I agree with the Constitution Drafting Committee that students be taught their civil rights at all educational levels so they will know their duties and responsibilities. To promote commitment to what they learn, we shou...

  8. 118. news | 06 Dec 2014

    Marseille and PSG in race for Christmas bragging rights

    By AFP

    » PARIS - With three matches until the Ligue 1 winter break, the enthralling battle between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain promises more twists in the race to be top of the table at Christmas.

  9. 119. news | 05 Dec 2014

    Accused timber poachers get bail

    By King-oua Laohong, Newspaper section: News

    » The Rights and Liberties Protection Department and the 3rd Army have obtained court approval for the release on bail of 16 accused timber poachers in Mae Hong Son’s Mae Sariang district.

  10. 120. news | 04 Dec 2014

    Amnesty says police torture thriving in Philippines

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Torture of suspected criminals by police in the Philippines has thrived under the administration of President Benigno Aquino, human rights monitor Amnesty International said Thursday.

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