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2011-08-09 12:00:00

CLEVELAND, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will award its 2011 Inamori Ethics Prize on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa.

2011-05-25 10:43:00

Entertainment industry leader becomes the GAVI Alliance's first Envoy GENEVA, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) is proud to announce that Bill Roedy, the architect behind the internationally known MTV Networks, has joined the GAVI family to advocate for immunisation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110525/DC08813-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110525/DC08813LOGO-b) \As the Alliance's first GAVI Envoy, Mr.

2011-03-31 06:00:00

CLEVELAND, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zimbabwean human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa is a hero to victims of human rights abuses, civil society activists and foreign journalists covering unrest in her country.

2008-12-08 15:20:00

PARIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Jimmy Carter, former Irish President Mary Robinson, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other members of The Elders (http://www.theelders.org) gathered in Paris at a celebration Dec.

2005-11-21 13:34:24

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Iraq war has weakened the moral authority of the United States and its allies to tackle the likes of China and Russia over their poor records on civil liberties, human rights campaigner Mary Robinson said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.