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What human rights legacy for the Beijing Olympics?

1 April 2008

Liu Jingmin, Vice-President of the Beijing Olympic Bid Committee, said In 2001 that allowing Beijing to host the Games would “help the development of human right

Carnage and despair in Iraq

17 March 2008

Five years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the country is still in disarray.

UN resolution on global moratorium on executions

8 December 2007

The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 62/149 on 18 December 2007, endorsing the call for a worldwide moratorium on executions.

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