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These Amazing Women Defy Local Logic To

October 31, 2013

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These Amazing Women Defy Local Logic To Tell Their Countries’ Stories—And Make Us Really Proud http://ow.ly/qnhHm Advertisements

Outrage Over Kenya Rape Grows … police

October 31, 2013

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Outrage Over Kenya Rape Grows … police ordered the men to to cut grass as their only punishment; the men were then let go–even though under Kenya’s Sexual Offences Act they should receive no less than 15 years in prison. http://ow.ly/qnib7

An Afghan Tragedy: The Pashtun practice

October 31, 2013

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An Afghan Tragedy: The Pashtun practice of having sex with young boys – The Independent … teenage boys have become the objects of lustful attraction and romance for some of the most powerful men in the Afghan countryside. http://ow.ly/qnigN

Americas’ rights commission questions Gu

October 31, 2013

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Americas’ rights commission questions Guantanamo treatment The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Monday demanded the United States explain abuses allegedly committed at Guantanamo prison, especially its practice of force-feeding inmates on hunger strike… http://ow.ly/qnfQW

Solitary confinement’s invisible scars

October 31, 2013

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Solitary confinement’s invisible scars I spent 2,054 days in solitary and other forms of isolated confinement, out of sight and invisible to other human beings – and eventually, even to myself… http://ow.ly/qnfRX

Poland asks court to hear CIA jails case

October 31, 2013

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Poland asks court to hear CIA jails case in private http://ow.ly/qnfUN

Billboard campaign draws attention to pl

October 31, 2013

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Billboard campaign draws attention to plight of human-trafficking victims http://ow.ly/qng21