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National Jul 22, 2011

Rights activist calls for pressure on Ethiopia

Yosef Mulugeta, an Ethiopian lawyer and former secretary general of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHCRO), is asking for the support of the international community in his struggle to bring about peaceful change in Ethiopia. Donor nations, including Japan, "must use their leverage for human ...

Commentary / World Jan 10, 2011

North Korea's forgotten crisis

North Korea's lack of concern for upholding the international commitment to human rights and security became clear once again after it rained an artillery barrage on Yeonpyeong Island on Nov. 23, killing four South Koreans including two civilians. In response, the secretary general of the ...