the Wire, May 2008. Vol. 38, No. 4

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Index Number: NWS 21/004/2008
Date Published: 1 May 2008
Categories: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Colombia, Honduras, Iran, Japan, Kenya, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, USA, Zimbabwe

1) Mauritania's 'Guantanamito' 2) Leave or be killed 3) 3 May – World Press Freedom Day: Zimbabwe – Radio Dialogue: still denied a licence; Azerbaijan – heightened concerns for safety of independent journalists 4) 1 May – International Workers' Day: Honduras- a step closer to justice; Trade unionists targeted by all parties to Colombian conflict 5) Worldwide Appeals: Japan: 35 years on death row; Azerbaijan: Editor sentenced to 11 years; Saudi Arabia: Brothers charged with 'incitement to protest'; Turkey: Turkish lawyer threatened 6) News and update: USA – Georgia Supreme Court upholds death sentence; Good news! Iranian death sentence prisoner freed 7) Thousands reach out to end violence in Kenya 8) Support networks improve for survivors of domestic violence in Belarus 9) UN Committee criticizes USA on race issues


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