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2009-02-12 10:23:00

Human Rights Organization Organizing Call-in Week Beginning February 17 to Urge Congress to Fully Investigate Past Abuses WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-01-12 22:00:00

Human Rights Organization Urges Royal Thai Government to Crack Down on Use of Torture, Ensure Accountability for Abuse WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By Greg O'Keeffe Live From Abbey Road (Sat, C4, 12.15am) FILMED at the legendary recording studio in London, Live From Abbey Road has seen a whole host of world-renowned musicians perform in the famous Studio One since the show began in 2006.

2008-10-04 18:00:16

Saturday 4MUSIC: LIVE FROM ABBEY ROAD (channel 4, 12.10am) The penultimate edition of the second series sees one of the most innovative musicians in popular music perform in the world-famous London studio.

2008-10-01 00:11:23

News in brief COMEDY The actor Robin Williams is to return to the British stage in November after a 25-year absence. He will appear alongside John Cleese and Rowan Atkinson in a gala performance celebrating the Prince of Wales's 60th birthday.

2008-09-17 12:00:22

Amnesty International is marking the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the 'Small Places Tour'.

2008-08-12 12:01:05

By MAUREEN COLEMAN TWO of Northern Ireland's best-known singer/songwriters are teaming up for a special concert to support human rights. Duke Special and Neil Hannon of The Divine Comedy will perform together at a one-off concert at Vicar Street in Dublin on Tuesday, October 14.

2008-08-11 00:00:13

By Sophie Morris NEW MEDIA CHARITIES Whether it's an online soap opera or cutting- edge film, Sophie Morris reports on how web-savvy charities are using the net to raise funds Kroo Bay has everything you would expect from an online soap opera.

2008-08-02 12:00:32

Rather than enhancing human rights, the Beijing Olympic Games have led to a human rights crackdown by the Chinese government, activists say.

2008-07-30 15:00:44

By Doug Gillon THE International Olympic Committee is to investigate alleged censorship of the media internet service at the Beijing Olympics, writes Doug Gillon.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.