The Wire, October/November 2009. Vol. 39, issue 005

1) Worldwide Appeals: DRC: Tortured in detention; Paraguay: Yakye Axa and Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous communities; Iraq: Detained without trial for nine years; Nepal: Threatened for defending women’s human rights; Nicaragua: Women human rights defenders intimidated; Greece: Acid attack on trade unionist 2) Postcards: Public security reforms and human rights in Jamaica; Afghanistan: Protect women human rights defenders; India: Our land, our choice 3) Rights in the rubble 4) Act Now – End forced evictions in Africa 5) LiveWire: A very loud tribute to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Calling for more justice and freedom in Gambia; Standing in support of ‘Tissa’ 6) Help women in poverty break out 7) Assault on human rights in the name of security in Saudi Arabia 8) Police torture and other ill-treatment in Moldova 9) T he Unheard Truth 10 ) Q&A Shirin Ebadi 11) How to: Activism by email 12) Young lives on death row 13) Afghan women rights defenders under attack 14) Public security reforms and human tights in Jamaica 15) Mining plans jeopardize lives in India 16) Political prisoners intimidated and harassed after serving sentences in Tunisia 17) Did you know: Another human rights defender killed for her work in Russian Federation; Angola: Journalist freed

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