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VOA Interview: Former First Lady Laura Bush Reflects on Sept. 11

This is from a BBG press release but it is an example of how VOA journalists succeed at their jobs despite all odds. One wonders, of course, why it was not the current First Lady being interviewed by VOA about …

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Balkans: Greater Commitment Needed on Rights

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Brussels) - Efforts toward European integration for the Western Balkans are hampered by persistent human rights problems, Human Rights Watch said

Russia: Vienna Trial Should Prompt Inquiry

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (New York) ­- The Russian government should closely examine evidence gathered by the Austrian police relating to Chechnya's leader, Human Rights

Kyrgyzstan: Ensure Safety, Fair Trial for Rights Defender

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - Update: (September 3, 2010, Bazar-Kurgan) - On September 2, 2010, the trial against Azimjon Askarov and another seven defendants on charges

Russia – Police raid Moscow weekly in bid to identify sources

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday's three-hour raid on The New Times, an independent Moscow-based weekly, by armed and masked police officers

Russia: Reverse Judgment Against Human Rights Defender

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Moscow) - The Russian courts should quash a finding of guilt against a prominent human rights defender, Yuri Samodurov, former head

Russia: A Year Later, No Prosecution in Estemirova Murder

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - Originally posted here: Russia: A Year Later, No Prosecution

Russia: Investigate Beating of Human Rights Lawyer

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Moscow) - Russian authorities should investigate the beating of a human rights lawyer by police in Dagestan and bring the perpetrators

Russia: Reverse Conviction of Human Rights Defender

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Moscow) - The Russian authorities should free the human rights defender Aleksei Sokolov and carry out an independent and effective investigation

Russia: Act on Findings Implicating Chechnya Leader

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (New York) - The Russian government should closely examine evidence gathered by the Austrian government which indicates the president of Chechnya,

Russia: Ratification of Protocol Promotes Justice

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (New York) - Russia's ratification today of a key reform to the European Court of Human Rights is a positive move

Kyrgyzstan: Release Rights Activists

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (New York) - The Kyrgyz authorities should immediately release the human rights activists Bakhrom Hamroev and Izzatilla Rakhmatillaev and allow them

EU: Urge Russia to Protect Activists

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Moscow) - European leaders should use the upcoming EU-Russia summit to convey alarm over deteriorating human rights in Russia and to

Russia: Drop Criminal Libel Charges Against Activist

(Moscow) - Russian authorities should immediately drop criminal libel charges against Oleg Orlov, the prominent activist who heads Memorial Human Rights Center, Human Rights Watch said today. The

Россия: уголовное дело о клевете против Олега Орлова

(Москва) - Российские власти должны немедленно прекратить уголовное преследование руководителя правозащитного центра «Мемориал», заявила Хьюман Райтс Вотч.


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