The Wire, August 2007. Vol. 37, No. 7
1) Iraqis flee to Syria to escape violence 2) Displaced people denied rights in Azerbaijan 3) Whereabouts unknown - thousands still missing worldwide 30 August - International Day of the Disappeared: Small steps towards justice in Chechnya; Fourteen men missing and at risk of torture in Chad 4) Worldwide Appeals: USA/Pakistan: Secret detention of terror suspect; Algeria: Fate of thousands is still unknown; Russian Federation: Military implicated in kidnapping; Democratic Republic of Congo: Doctor abducted 5) The trial of Charles Taylor 6) Defending human rights defenders: Women in Zimbabwe stand up for their rights; Activists at risk in Central America 7) Police violence hits the poor of Brazil 8) 'Nurturing Hope - Seeking Common Ground'
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser