August 13, 2008
by Liaquat Ali Khan
L. Ali Khan: It is all but certain that Pervez Musharraf- America's hireling who ordered disappearances and murdered scores of innocent men, women, and children to appease the Bush Administration's unquenchable thirst for Muslim blood- will soon step down and relinquish a high seat... ...[read more]
March 31, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Aung Din: All the points mentioned in the resolution are truly strong and necessary. However, this resolution can not be called strong as it does not have binding power and enforcement mechanism. There were more than a dozen resolutions adopted by the then UN Commission on Human R... ...[read more]
July 14, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Andrew Wood, Pitt Law '08, files from Manila:As governments around the world work hard to implement legislation to aid in fighting terrorism, some common effects of such legislation are predictable and even inevitable; it is the nature of any anti-terrorism measure to both empower the executive... ...[read more]
February 11, 2006
by Greg Sampson
Military leaders in Myanmar on Saturday announced that Win Aung, Myanmar's former head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been put before a special tribunal at the Insein jail to face charges of abusing his powers while he was in office. Aung held his position as foreign affairs minister u... ...[read more]
October 10, 2005
by Alexandria Samuel
A UN human rights expert Monday said the Iraqi Special Tribunal (IST) that will soon be trying Saddam Hussein did not meet international standards and should be replaced by an independent UN body, and criticized US and UK anti-terror laws for undermining human rights. Leandro Despouy, Special ...[read more]
January 22, 2005
by Tom Henry
A spokesman for Iran's hard-line Guardian Council indicated Saturday that women can run in June's presidential election. The council ruling clears up an ambiguous aspect of the Iranian constitution which states that the president must be elected from among political rejal, an Ar... ...[read more]

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