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Will the U.S. Ever Abolish the Death Penalty?

“We simply cannot say we live in a country that offers equal justice to all Americans when racial disparities plague the system by which our society imposes the ultimate punishment.”

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Amid declining human rights, U.S. faces tough review at UN

The United States is scheduled to undergo its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on May 11, with UN member countries raising past U.S. 791 more words

Human Rights At Home

Sweden speaks out for Sombath

There are at least nine reported cases of forced disappearances in Laos. The disappearance of the civil society activist Mr Sombath Somphone is one of the most internationally renowned cases.

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Statements Of Concern

"Very high" incidence of anti-Christian discrimination in Austria, Observatory reports

It often seems that mechanisms to report and monitor so-called “discrimination” and “hate crimes” have been developed specifically with the purpose of promoting the interests of certain minority groups that have developed a strategy to hold themselves out as “victims” and claim special protections. 150 more words

Religious Freedom

The Lao PDR is a People's Democratic State

The Lao PDR is a people’s democratic state. All powers belong to the people, and are exercised by the people and for the interests of the multi-ethnic people.

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