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2012-04-18 09:09:55

Deadly police shootings, racial profiling and discriminatory law enforcement are once again in the forefront of national debate.

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2010-07-02 10:05:00

A new research symposium investigates the interrelationships between terrorism and governmental respect for human rights, regarding both how political authorities respond to terrorist violence and how human rights abuses can predict subsequent terrorist attacks.

2010-07-01 15:22:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new research symposium investigates the interrelationships between terrorism and governmental respect for human rights, regarding both how political authorities respond to terrorist violence and how human rights abuses can predict subsequent terrorist attacks.

2010-02-19 16:42:00

CAIR says 'terrorism' label meaningless if it only applies to Muslims WASHINGTON, Feb.

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2009-06-05 19:45:00

A judge in England sentenced a teenage girl to stay home every night of the week but Saturday for an assault she committed at a party.

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2008-09-03 09:30:00

Little international attention has been paid to the recent conflict between the Peruvian government and thousands of indigenous people in the oil-rich Amazon region over President Alan Garcia's attempt to make it easier for tribal communities to sell their land.

2008-08-13 18:00:23

We all respect the governor's experience garnered during three visits to China as he explained a "language problem" regarding a Mandarin version of the expression "human rights." He stated it "really means personal empowerment." Yet hundreds of thousands of Chinese are still in what they euphemistically call "re-education camps." Millions more have died or just disappeared during the years of ongoing dictatorial oppression.

2008-07-01 09:00:50

Peruvian miners strike for more profit sharing LIMA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Some 85,000 mining workers in Peru started an nationwide strike with an indefinite term Monday, pressing Congress to pass a bill that would improve their benefits.


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