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Brazil, Latin America & Palestine
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Brazil, Latin America & Palestine

For some time now Brazil has been the major Latin American diplomatic force, no one disputes it, not even Mexico which has had that position snatched away from it and is now too occupied with the devastating “war on drugs” instigated by the President Felipe Calderón. Pablo Sapag M. What […]

In India, anything is possible
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In India, anything is possible

Young teaching project volunteer turn art student Natasha Grace Cranston speaks artificial happiness, building trust within an Indian community and about pursuing her philosophies in life. She gives an inside view on how India as a third world country is really coping with poverty… Leonie Ann Garlick “The younger ones […]

AI: Caning in Malaysia still legal
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AI: Caning in Malaysia still legal

First introduced to the country by their Colonial masters in the nineteenth century, this practise has reached an “epidemic” according to an Amnesty International report released on last Monday. The report describes the torturous and horrific practise that not only ensues in Malaysia but is implicitly encouraged through a scheme […]

USA: Blind justice
In Focus World

USA: Blind justice

Since 1976 and the reintroduction of the death penalty in the United States (it was abolished in 1972 by the Supreme Court for being considered anti-constitutional), 1,171 people have been sentenced to Death Row in prisons all over the country; over 464 of those cases occurred in the State of […]

Five steps for Human Rights
Human Rights World

Five steps for Human Rights

China, Gambia, Guatemala, Romania and Tunisia. Five countries. Five cases of Human Rights violations. On the 10th of December, Amnesty International will commemorate the International Day of Human Rights recalling cases for which this organisation fights. I have here a very brief description of why each one of these nations […]