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Migrants attempting to cross from China to Vietnam by sea -- fleeing religious and political persecution

By James Hookway and Nguyen Pham Muoi
The Wall Street Journal

HANOI—Vietnamese security forces intercepted 21 illegal migrants attempting to cross from China by sea just hours after a clash with another group of migrants left seven people dead, state media reported on Sunday. 522 more words

HRW Research on Custom and Border Protection Officer Abuses: Info Request

Dear Listmates,

Human Rights Watch is investigating allegations of discriminatory and or abusive treatment by Customs and Border Protection Officers, including the Border Patrol and port of entry agents, in the borderlands and at border crossings.   651 more words

Human Rights Abuses

Venezuela’s Justice System stands out as one of the most submissive in the Americas

By Francisco Peregil

El País Internacional – Published April 7, 2014

HRW indicates the country’s Supreme Court is one of the “crudest examples” of lack of judicial independence in the region. 1,101 more words

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Launch Event for Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in Canada

In Ottawa?

Come join us to launch the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in Canada.

Join us at Ottawa City Hall for a panel discussion on fully autonomous weapons, led by Mines Action Canada and including guest speakers: 95 more words

Killer Robots

HAS CANADA FORGOTTEN ITS STANDARDS 12 YEARS DOWN THE ROAD? ​

​ARE WE BEING PLAYED BY THE NEW FACE OF TERRORISM?  ​

Canada pinches Tamil Tigers’ pocketbooks

It labeled the Sri Lankan rebels ‘terrorists’ to stem coerced fundraising among Tamil expatriates. 1,002 more words

Hotel Rwanda's Director Terry George Speaks Truth and Destroys the Lies about Paul Rusesabagina

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/terry-george/how-a-film-could-get-you-_b_5135407.html

How a Film Could Get You 25 Years in Jail!

Twenty years ago this April close to one million Rwandans were slaughtered by machetes, hand grenades and bullets in the swiftest and, perhaps, most savage genocide in modern history. 880 more words

Rwanda