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Human Rights Watch & ACLU condemn solitary confinement for youth

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The American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch have published a report called "Growing Up Locked Down: Youth in Solitary Confinement in Jails and Prisons Across the United States", condemning the use of solitary confinement in any case against young

Young Filipinos urged to defend internet freedom

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Manila, Philippines: Members of Akbayan Youth today hanged a banner on Welcome Rotonda expressing its opposition to the Cybercrime Prevention Act or Republic Act 10175. Akbayan Youth National Spokesperson JC Tejano today called on the youth to defend internet freedom as a necessary space for a growing democracy.

Petition to ban some of the worst animal cruelty practises on this planet

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October/November 2012

Art-Activists Plan To Entomb H&K In Concrete

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Image previewA group of performance artists and activists has come up with a bold plan to rid the world of the scourge of

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  • Carnival blast victims stage rally vs Philippine rebels

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    DAVAO CITY -- Victims of the latest grenade attack in a remote village here, including their relatives and supporters, staged an indignation rally in front of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) church in this city Thursday morning.

    Earth Liberation Prisoners Network seeks volunteers

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    ELP Information Bulletin (4th Oct 2012)

    Dear friends Sorry for the recent silence
    from ELP. The good news is, apart from a few arrests (which have so far only led to
    short periods of detention) the main activity has been prisoners being released from
    prison.

    However we do recognise we do need to keep up a regular newsletter, which

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    Cybercrime Prevention Law of the Philippines

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    As the country commemorates the 40th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, the nation remembers the dark era of the dictatorship and honors the memory of those who fought to restore democracy. However, while the days of military rule are long gone, vestiges of its legacy have found its way to the present times. A case in point is the recently passed Cybercrime Prevention Law.

    Syria: Total solidarity with the people, down with the dictatorship.

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    September 16, 2012 -- CounterPunch, via Green Left Weekly -- Angered by the non-stop, one-sided propaganda on CNN and BBC World, usually a prelude to NATO bombing campaigns (including the six-month onslaught on Libya, the casualties of which are still hidden from the public) or direct occupations, I was asked to explain my views on RTV [Russia Today].

    Muslim anger and the ethical human rights approach.

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    Muslim anger and the ethical human rights approach.



    Anthony Ravlich
    Chairperson
    Human Rights Council (New Zealand)
    10D/15 City Rd.
    Auckland City.
    Ph: (0064) (09) 940 9658
     


    Statement by our council on the recent riots in Bangladesh.