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How to Engage Latino Voters
July 20, 2011 | by Cristobal Josh Alex
Maria Teresa Kumar, executive director of Voto Latino, shares three surprisingly simple and effective ways to encourage Latinos to make their voices heard.
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Posted in: Governance & Accountability, United States
Topics: Cristobal Alex, Democracy and Power, Democracy and Power Fund, elections, immigrants, Latinos, Maria Teresa Kumar, voter engagement, Voto Latino
Cambodia’s Alarming New Drug Law
July 20, 2011 | by Kathleen Kingsbury
Cambodia's new drug law has human rights groups concerned that the country's abusive practices toward drug users will intensify.
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Posted in: Asia, Health, Rights & Justice
Topics: Cambodia, Campaign to Stop Torture in Health Care, criminal justice, drug detention, drug policy, drug users, harm reduction, human rights, Kathleen Kingsbury, public health, Sara Bradford, torture, Vietnam
Changing Relations Between Europe and Africa
July 15, 2011 | by Rachel Hart
The Joint Africa-EU Strategy is trying to shift the relationship between the two continents from one of donor and recipient to equal participation and representation, but is it working?
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Posted in: Africa, Europe, Governance & Accountability
Topics: African Union, economic development, EU, Joint Africa-EU Strategy, Marta Martinelli, Rachel Hart
International Justice Day: Monitoring the Process
July 15, 2011 | by Taegin Stevenson
To mark World Day for International Criminal Justice, here's a quick look at the work that the Open Society Justice Initiative is doing to monitor the proceedings of the International Criminal Court and the special tribunals set up for Sierra Leone and Cambodia.
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Posted in: Africa, Europe, Rights & Justice
Topics: Charles Taylor, extraordinary chambers in the courts of cambodia, Germain Katanga, ICC, International Criminal Court, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Kenya, Khmer Rouge, Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, Sierra Leone, Taegin Stevenson, Thomas Lubanga
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