Posts tagged ‘human rights’

Swift crackdown after calls for “Jasmine revolution” posted online in China

The Chinese authorities suspended searches for content on the country’s Twitter-like microblogging service operated by Sina in a move to stifle mention of a “Jasmine Revolution”…

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No place on Human Rights Council for Iran but they slip quietly onto women’s rights commission

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Iran’s failure to secure a place on the UN’s Human Rights Council may have been seen as an indicator of…

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