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Ukraine used cluster bombs to hit rebels in 'utterly irresponsible' attacks, HRW says

Ukrainian government forces used cluster bombs in the city of Donetsk this month, Human Rights Watch said, urging the country to stop the practice that may amount to a war crime and join a treaty to ban such munitions. 411 more words

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Ukraine Government Responsible for Cluster Attacks on Donetsk

Remnants of a misfired Uragan cluster munition rocket lying in a field in territory controlled by the Ukrainian government near Novomykhailivka, Ukraine on October 14, 2014. 3,896 more words

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Part 3: Case Studies

Crony Capitalists, Bunga-bunga, Policy Corruption and Fucked-Up Priorities: Abramovich, Berlusconi , Shinawatra and Mansour

Roman Abramovich – Chelsea’s owner – made his reported $14.6 billion (USD) fortune during perestroika. 2,973 more words

"You Don’t Have Rights Here" US Border Screening and Returns of Central Americans to Risk of Serious Harm.

(16/10/2014). This 37-page report details the US border policies and practices that place migrants at risk of serious harm back home, based on the accounts of people sent back to Honduras, people in detention, and an analysis of deportation data obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. 62 more words

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Masomeh Zia, a supporter of master Taheri has been arrested

Halgheh News reports, following a peaceful protest in front of the Evin prison on October 14 and the Revolution courthouse on October 16 in support of the prisoner of conscience Mohamed Ali Taheri, about seventy of demonstrators were arrested. 167 more words

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Students rally in Vancouver-Canada to request release of Mohammad Ali Taheri

Halgheh News reports on October 13th, the students and human rights activists rally in Vancouver-Canada to request release of Mohammad Ali Taheri. On this peaceful demonstration, students show their support for their teacher, and collected campaign signatures from Canadian citizens. 53 more words

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