the wire, July 2008. Vol. 38, No. 6

1) State of denial: Europe’s role in rendition and secret detention 2) Migrants attacked in South Africa 3) China’s human rights record overshadows Olympic spectacle 4) Worldwide Appeals: Laos: Imprisoned after unfair trial; Viet Nam: Critic of government silenced; Mexico: Indigenous defendant’s rights not upheld 5) Update: Still unjustly imprisoned in Cambodia; Baha Mousa’s death – UK government announces a public enquiry; Equatorial Guinea – Presidential pardon for prisoners of conscience 6) Act for equality! Pride 2008 in Latvia 7)Day for Darfur’s displaced children 8) Living in the shadow of the bulldozers 9) News in brief: Kenyan truth commission seriously flawed; Land protest success wins concessions; The ASEAN Charter and human rights – window of opportunity or window dressing?

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