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The average rate of execution is one person hanged every eight hours since the beginning of the year, a rights group monitoring the Islamic republic says.
"The Iranian judiciary is on an execution binge orchestrated by the intelligence and security agencies," Aaron Rhodes, a spokesman for the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, has said.
A statement by the New York-based group said at least 47 prisoners had been hanged since January 1, including a reported Kurdish…Continue
Added by Patrick Mac Manus on January 17, 2011 at 7:31pm — No Comments
The Hamas resistance group praised the recent Tunisian uprising, calling it a "milestone in contemporary Arab history", and asserting that injustice can only be countered with sacrifice.
"We believe this uprising is a milestone in contemporary Arab history, an assurance of their aspirations for freedom and dignity, and an imposition of the people's will."
"What occurred in Tunisia confirms that the path of dignity and confronting injustice, aggression and tyranny is not by…Continue
Added by Patrick Mac Manus on January 17, 2011 at 6:49pm — No Comments
Japan announced its defense program in mid-December foreseeing a more dynamic, proactive and flexible military approach in the next decade. This policy shift could be simply described as rebalancing and adjusting Japan’s threat assessment and priorities from the Cold War era to the rising power of China. In fact, it has even wider implications: the new Japanese blueprint offers an insight into future strategic developments in the Asia Pacific region where,…
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Sami Sunchild Peace Center - a living-peace museum
“Being the change we want to see in the world”
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This is a memoir of my life experiences during the last ten years. It is a story of my journey from Osire refugee camp in Namibia to Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (UK) as an international…Continue
Added by Dr Francisco Ngongo on January 17, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Asian bourses continue to perform excellently, and the Philippines is a contributor to this bullish trend. In the past year, there were some junctures when the bourses did dip a bit, but never too dip as not to be able to surge back ahead. The bourses reflect the optimal growth patterns in Asia and are bound to replicate the feat in 2011.
By the start of 2010, I was of the opinion that the Philippine stock exchange will trade very…Continue
Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on January 16, 2011 at 11:15pm — No Comments
you can read my paper Crime and Sport Participation Evidence from Italian Regions over the period 1997-2003.
it is comprehensive reasoning about potential in sports for benefiting societies.
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The Tunisian uprising, which succeeded in toppling Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the Tunisian president, has brought down the walls of fear, erected by repression and marginalisation, thus restoring the Arab peoples' faith in their ability to demand social justice and end tyranny.
It is a warning to all leaders, whether supported by international or regional powers, that they are no longer immune to popular outcries of fury.
A model of…Continue
Added by Patrick Mac Manus on January 16, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Most conflicts and wars arise as a result of political injustices emerging from marginalization, oppression, religion and race inequality and prejudice against a particular group or section of the society.
If we analyse the responsibility of the government in place, one should believe that every individual participating in the government has interests and a role to play. The first individual interests are basic needs and having a family. If this needs are met, then the…Continue
Added by Francis Okeny Silvio on January 15, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments
Hello all! Hope everything is well with you!
As always, just a reminder that if you have any information about conflicts (or efforts towards peace) happening each week, I would love your feedback and inclusions. As the weekly conflict update is done on a volunteer basis, I cannot independently verify all reported stories. Therefore my scope is limited to what is found in outside news sources. If you disagree with any of the information provided, or have any stories to…Continue
Added by Mohamed H. Osman on January 15, 2011 at 10:16am — No Comments
Left Israeli MK Nitzan Horowitz, a member of Mertz Party, disclosed the new suggestions made by the McCarthyite Knesset Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Organizations.
According to Horowitz, the commission is now considering the following measures:
Added by Patrick Mac Manus on January 14, 2011 at 10:19pm — No Comments
Earlier this month I sat down with Dr. Craig Zelizer, Associate Director of the Conflict Resolution MA Program at Georgetown University and TechChange Advisor, to talk about the online professional network that he created in 2008 called the Peace and Collaborative Development Network (PCDN). PCDN has grown to over 16,000 members, 250,000 hits a month and is one of the most well respected and utilized sites in the field of peace and…Continue
Added by Adonai Dgodz on January 14, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments
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A New Approach to Ending and Preventing Wars – Women Mediators
WHAT: Experienced women mediators from around the world are in the United States to call…