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Egypt Faces Showdown in the Streets as Morsi Weighs Options
World  (tags: Egypt, sharia law, Morsi, repression, world, politics, middle-east, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 876 days ago -
Egypt is facing a showdown in the streets as President Mohamed Morsi's supporters and opponents alike demonstrate their strength while the country waits to see how a standoff between the military and Mr. Morsi will be resolved.
Hungary Is No Longer a Democracy
World  (tags: world, politics, right wing politics, Hungary, repression, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, news, europe, society )

- 959 days ago -
Europe has been slow to act, but it is not too late.
End US Support for State Repression in Egypt: Stop the Shipment of US Tear Gas! ACTION
World  (tags: Egypt, usa, ethics, humanrights, tear gas, CSI, repression, freedoms )

- 994 days ago -
Tear gas is a dangerous weapon of war on people's movements! Take action and tell the US government that you do not support state repression anywhere and that CSI's export license must be revoked.
"Cultural Circumcision": After Barbie & The Simpsons Iran Bans Buddha
World  (tags: Islamic Republic of Iran, Islam, Mullahs, Repression, Buddha Statues, Buddhism, Intolerance, Barbie Dolls, The Simpsons, Batman, Youthchildren, freedoms, government, humanrights )

- 1009 days ago -
'Buddha statues have become the latest in a line of items banished from public sight as the Mullahs show their opposition to "cultural invasion"... the "cleansing" would continue and authorities would not permit a specific belief to be promoted'
Egypt Islamists Rally Against Violence, for Sharia
World  (tags: Egypt, sharia law, Morsi, repression, world, politics, middle-east, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1013 days ago -
Thousands protest against anti-government violence, show support for Morsi; "The people want an iron fist," reads banner.
GAZA: Hamas Gags Civil Liberties
World  (tags: Hamas, Gaza, civil liberties, repression, women's rights, rights, forced Islamization, sharia, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, government, ethics, corruption, news, palestine, politics, middle-east, world, society, israel, HumanR )

- 1017 days ago -
Gaza is becoming increasingly radicalised as Hamas continues its crackdown on civil liberties, press freedom and the rights of women. In the last few weeks a number of journalists have been arrested and accused of being involved in "suspicious activities"
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, world, Russia, repression, politics, freedoms, society, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1057 days ago -
Human rights organization "Shield and Sword" has become the first Russian non-profit forced to register as a "foreign agent."
Losing Hope In Syria's Devastated Countryside
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, revolt, repression, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, government, crime, news, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism )

- 1303 days ago -
In Syria, regime forces have inflicted such brutal destruction in the country's northwest Idlib province that no one there believes peace is possible anymore.
Human Rights in Cuba Deteriorate, Warns Amnesty
World  (tags: world, repression, Cuba, rights, human rights, government, freedoms )

- 1343 days ago -
Cuba has intensified its repression of dissidents according to Amnesty International
Exclusive: Secret Assad Emails Lift Lid on Life of Leader's Inner Circle
World  (tags: Syria, Iran, crushing dissent, repression, middle-east, news, politics, iran, HumanRights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, world, government, death, blog )

- 1351 days ago -
Bashar al-Assad took advice from Iran on how to handle the uprising against his rule, according to a cache of what appear to be several thousand emails received and sent by the Syrian leader and his wife.
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: Syria: Army Planting Banned Landmines
World  (tags: world, middle-east, politics, Syria, land mines, repression, genocide, news, government, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, ethics )

- 1352 days ago -
Syrian forces have placed landmines near the borders with Lebanon and Turkey in recent weeks and months, Human Rights Watch said today
A PHOTO ESSAY: The Brave Young Faces of Syria's Revolution
World  (tags: children, activists, world, news, politics, protests, Syria, government inspired genocide, repression, middle-east, violence, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms )

- 1360 days ago -
Photos of children protesting President Bashar al-Assad's bloody reign reveal the most vulnerable side of a defiant Syria
Syria Hit List Targets Thousands
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, politics, violence, war, Syria, repression, genocide, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, ethics )

- 1367 days ago -
A detailed document obtained by Mother Jones appears to identify a vast group of Syrian dissidents targeted by Bashar al-Assad's regime.
UN Accuses Syrian Officials of 'Crimes Against Humanity
World  (tags: humanrights, middle-east, world, violence, death, Syria, repression, Refugees&Relief, UnitedNations, unitednations, politics, war, news, conflict, crime, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1371 days ago -
A new UN report accuses Syrian officials of ordering 'crimes against humanity.'
Survival Uncovers Shocking Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia
World  (tags: world, africa, Ethiopia, forced development, native rights, repression, cultural genocide, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, news, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, Refugees&Relief, HumanRights )

- 1372 days ago -
Survival has uncovered shocking new evidence of human rights abuses against tribes in Ethiopia's Omo Valley, as government efforts to develop lucrative sugar cane plantations in the region intensify.

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