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Universal Periodic Review: Europeans pressuring Latin Americans to allow abortion

Turtle Bay and Beyond has a very interesting piece by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D, explaining how some European countries (in actual fact, some very few) instrumentalize the UN system to impose their abortion agenda on the rest of the world. 293 more words

Abortion

Chinese Communist Party's Real Attitude towards International Law

By Lan Wuyou, published: October 29, 2014

Affirmation in words, negation in actions

In today’s world, mankind has developed a common understanding of values like freedom and democracy, even dictatorships feel compelled to make claims of being free and democratic, except that they make up a different set of interpretations to suit themselves. 1,592 more words

Rule Of Law

Recommended Link: New Videos Confront Iran’s Rights Violations through Personal Stories of Persecution

Yesterday a crucially important piece was posted on the website International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. I am taking the unusual step of copying the entire post below. 443 more words

Iran

Consultation or Censorship?

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organised a consultation meeting on the draft National Report of the Lao PDR under the UPR for representatives of stakeholders including social, professional, academic and non-profit organisations in Vientiane recently.

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