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Three Juvenile Offenders Executed in Southern Iran

April 18, 2014

Iran Human Rights, April 18, 2014: Four prisoners were hanged in the prison of Bandar Abbas (Southern Iran) yesterday April 17.

According to the group “Human Rights and Democracy activists in Iran” (HRDAI) five prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement on Wednesday April 17, for implementation of their death sentences. 158 more words

ASIA-PACIFIC

Hello, Seoul!

I was always intrigued by Korea’s culture.  They have a very vibrant and interesting culture.  So when I saw a good schedule and price to go there, I immediately booked the flight.   592 more words

Travel

Contestations of Memory: Comfort Women and East Asian Politics

“To ignore violative conduct is to invite its repetition and sustain a culture of impunity.”[1]

If survivors from a tragic event do not step forward to share their experiences, how will historians and the public know the truth about what happened? 1,389 more words

US Foreign Policy

WINTER OF DISCONTENT PART II: HOW WESTERN MEDIA IS FAILING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE


A Taiwanese protestor holds a sign featuring a “V for Vendetta” quote, which reads “The country belongs to the people. People should not be afraid of their government. 1,794 more words

POLITICS

Saudi beheaded for killing man with machinegun

April 16, 2014

Riyadh: The authorities in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a citizen convicted of shooting dead a compatriot, the interior ministry said.

Mohammad Matrak Mohammad Al Dosari… 154 more words

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Tehran government postpones execution of woman charged with killing her accused attacker

April 15, 2014

The Tehran government has postponed Tuesday’s scheduled execution of a 26-year-old Iranian woman charged with killing a man accused of attempting to rape her. 459 more words

ASIA-PACIFIC

UN condemns Brunei over new law allowing gays to be stoned to death

April 15, 2014

The United Nations has condemned Brunei for adopting a new penal code that calls for death by stoning for same-sex sexual activity. 257 more words

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