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By nsnbc On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Venezuela Defends Human Rights Gains Before UNHRC

Lucas Koerner (VA) : Venezuela testified before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Tuesday, defending the country’s advances in human rights under the Bolivarian Revolution amid allegations More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
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Internationally Weaponized NGOs and Proposed Israeli Legislation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Cabinet of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to propose legislation to regulate and limit the rights of foreign-funded NGOs. The proposed bill reflects a growing, international More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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Colombia Ceasefire in Effect from January 1, 2016 – Final Peace by March 23 Unlikely

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : On January 1, 2016 the bilateral ceasefire between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – Peoples Army (FARC-EP) comes into effect. A final peace More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 12th, 2015
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Venezuelan Judge Sentences Leopoldo Lopez for Role in 2014 Violence

Lucas Koerner (VA) : A Venezuelan judge sentenced far right opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to 13 years and nine months in prison Thursday evening for his role in leading last year’s violent anti-government protests. Venezuelan More...

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By IMEMC On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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DCI: UN Shields Israel From Accountability For Atrocities Against Children

IMEMC : Defense for Children International – Palestine Branch (DCIP), issued a statement expressing deep concern regarding the decision of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to exclude the Israeli army from the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Putin signs “undesirable NGOs” Bill into Law

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill, enabling the designation of foreign and foreign-funded NGOs as undesirables after the bill passed both the Lower and Upper House of More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Russian Lawmakers crack down on foreign “undesirables”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian lawmakers have backed draft legislation for the prosecution of “undesirable” foreigners and foreign-financed non-governmental organizations on the grounds of “national More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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HRW urges Egypt to probe ‘dozens’ of deaths in custody

TCP : Human Rights Watch called on Egyptian authorities Wednesday to investigate the deaths of detainees over the past year in a report titled “Egypt: Rash of Deaths in Custody, Holding Police Accountable Key More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Morsi and Co Espionage Trial near Conclusion

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The espionage trial against ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and 35 co-defendants is nearing its conclusion. The next trial date is set for January 31 where after the court will More...