Wire, May/June 2013. Vol 43, issue 003

Index Number: NWS 21/003/2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: The pure power of testimony: 3) ‘There are no human rights in Sri Lanka’ 4) The painful truth [torture] 5) Five ways to repress a journalist 6) Spotlight on a scandal: activist networks are working fast to expose illegal evictions, locally and globally 7) Papua New Guinea; Toxic brew 8) Risky business: fighting for human rights in China 9) Economic, social and cultural rights: A new route to justice [game] 10) Sudan: ‘Even the big trees were once tiny grains’ 11) ‘This is a cold war’: Human rights talk with Pussy Riot member 12) Good news & updates: China: Woman rights activist allowed home; Nigeria: Police accountability success 13) Worldwide appeals: Mexico: Arbitrarily detained and tortured: Miriam López; Kyrgyzstan: Lawyer tortured in detention: Dilmurat Khaidarov; Russia: Masha Alekhina and Nadia Tolokonnikova; Rwanda: Journalists who are prisoners of conscience: Agnès Uwimana Nkusi and Saidati Mukakibibi; Syria: Journalist subject to enforced disappearance: Ali Mahmoud Othman; Sri Lanka: Journalist’s whereabouts still unknown: Prageeth Eknaligoda 14) Human rights know no borders [Amnesty International Report 2013]

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