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Police recruits tested for virginity


The Indonesian police continue to use invasive physical testing to check recruits for virginity, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has claimed. 518 more words


Malaysian Court Legalizes Muslim Cross-Dressing

An appeals court in Malaysia Friday struck down a law prohibiting Muslim men from wearing women’s clothing, calling the ban “degrading, oppressive and inhumane.”

“It has the effect of denying the appellants and other sufferers of GID to move freely in public place,” Judge Hishamudin Yunus said of the ban, according to the… 77 more words

BBC WS does promo for Human Rights Watch

As regular readers are no doubt well aware, one of the NGOs most frequently quoted and promoted by the BBC is Human Rights Watch. Despite the organisation’s… 380 more words


“We are supporting a democratic state”: Propaganda and the new Iraq War

“We are supporting a democratic state”: Propaganda and the new Iraq War
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
24 October 2014

We are in the middle of a propaganda war and you are the target. 1,098 more words

UK Foreign Policy

United Arab Emirates - Migrant domestic workers trapped, exploited, abused says Human Rights Watch

Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited, and trapped in forced labor situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. 139 more words

Politics & Policies

Ecuador Slams Human Rights Abuse Claims

Opposition protesters took sticks and other objects to attack policemen (Photo: ANDES).
teleSUR | October 22, 2014

The Ecuadorian government hit back on Tuesday against a report claiming it repressed protestors during a recent demonstrations.

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