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By Vanessa Castañeda

The final report, presented to President Dilma on 10 December 2014, consists of three volumes. The first provides a history, description and the goals of the National Truth Commission (CNV) . 171 more words

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Second Vietnamese bride murdered in South Korea within 3 weeks

Thanh Nien News

A South Korean man has allegedly strangled his Vietnamese wife to death in the east-southern province of Gyeongsangbuk-do, 300 kilometers away from Seoul, local media said Wednesday. 580 more words

Oaxaca: 344 women killed during the administration of Gabino Cué, according to Consorcio Oaxaca

To commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, Eduardo Liendro Zingoni, director of the Center for the Re-Education of Men, indicated that the… 496 more words

Human Rights

DISAPPEARED

Copyright–Sandra Crook

Well, here we are this week, gathered in a virtual cabin beside a stream in the woods. It would be even prettier if it hadn’t flooded recently, washing debris up onto the shores. 203 more words

100 brains are missing from the University of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (PIX11) - Campus officials from the University of Texas at Austin are on the hunt for about 100 formaldehyde-soaked brains that mysteriously vanished from the school’s collection. 179 more words

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Of Human Rights and Human Hearts

These things happened in Punjab, not in the dark of the night, but in bright daylight, at the hands of the police.

A somebody – sometimes a brother, sometimes a sister, maybe a father, even a mother – was stripped naked, electrocuted, nail beds pulled out, raped, beaten with belts, legs torn apart, and water boarded.   238 more words

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