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Libraries: A Step Toward Better Education in South Africa
July 14, 2010 | by Hamza Aktan
A campaign aims to address the state of education in South Africa, where only seven percent of public schools have functional libraries.
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Posted in: Africa, Education & Youth
Topics: Hamza Aktan, schools, Soccer World Cup, South Africa
Annie Lennox: Join Me in Vienna
July 14, 2010 | by Paul Silva
Singer Annie Lennox joins HIV/AIDS leaders and activists in Vienna this month to call on governments to protect the human rights of vulnerable groups worldwide.
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Posted in: Europe, Health, Rights & Equality
Topics: Annie Lennox, Austria, HIV/AIDS, human rights, Paul Silva
Treatment, Not Punishment
July 13, 2010 | by Alexandra Kirby
While many countries use UN World Drug Day as an occasion to persecute--and even execute--drug users, some organizations took the opportunity to emphasize the need for honest debate about drugs and for policies which seek to treat, not punish.
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Posted in: Europe, Health, Latin America & the Caribbean, Rights & Equality
Topics: Alexandra Kirby, Brazil, China, death penalty, drug policy, drug treatment, harm reduction, Iran, Vietnam
Exposing Mexico’s Poisoned Justice System
July 13, 2010 | by Denise Tomasini-Joshi
An eye-opening documentary follows two attorneys as they attempt to prove the innocence of a young man wrongfully accused of murder, taking viewers behind the scenes into Mexico’s prisons and courtrooms.
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Posted in: Justice, Latin America & the Caribbean
Topics: criminal justice reform, Denise Tomasini-Joshi, Mexico, pretrial detention
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