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From red carpet to blacklist.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 7/11/2020, Vol. 436 Issue 9202, p45-45. 2/3p.

Abstract:The article reports on the decision of the British Foreign Office to implement sanctions against human rights violations on July 6, 2020 based on the case of Russian tax advisor Sergei Magnitsky who died for uncovering tax fraud in Russia. Topics discu...

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The mouse that ruled.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 2/3/2018, Vol. 426 Issue 9077, p29-30. 2p.

Abstract:The article reports on the legalization of same sex marriage in the Latin American and Caribbean countries by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR). It cites on the legality of same sex marriage in Costa Rica which provoked an outcry in the ...

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The power of shame.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 12/5/1998, Vol. 349 Issue 8097, Human-Rights Law Survey p5-8. 4p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Diagram.

Abstract:Presents information on the United Nations system of human rights monitoring. How it expanded as the Cold War began to wane; Attitude of the Soviet Union and the United States regarding international human rights issues in countries where they had int...

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The blame game.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 11/17/2018, Vol. 429 Issue 9118, p79-80. 2p.

Abstract:The article offers information on inquiry by the Philippine Commission on Human Rights, which heard evidence on whether large emitters violate basic human rights by causing climate change. It mentions that impacts of climate change threaten the enjoyme...

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Chaguan: Totalitarian and proud.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 11/23/2019, Vol. 433 Issue 9170, p42-42. 1p.

Abstract:The article reports on documentary evidence leaked in November 2019, which shows that China has built a vast and cruel police state in Xinjiang. Topics covered include the secret speeches by China's President Xi Jinping encouraging the repression of Mu...

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Collateral damage.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 4/28/2018, Vol. 427 Issue 9089, p33-34. 2p.

Abstract:The article investigates whether the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) helped the Russian government destroy Igor and Irina Bitkov, whose firm in Russia was forced into bankruptcy by state banks. Topics discussed include th...

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Narrative violation.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 2/3/2018, Vol. 426 Issue 9077, p24-26. 2p.

Abstract:The article discusses the approach of U.S. president Donald Trump's administration towards human rights and corruption. Topics mention including the Executive Order 13818 signed by the U.S. president, Global Magnitsky Act also known as GLOMAG passed by...

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Lexington | Rowing about rights.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 8/10/2019, Vol. 432 Issue 9155, p23-23. 1p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the opposition to the creation of Commission on Unalienable Rights by U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to be headed by Harvard professor Mary Ann Glendon. Topics covered include contributions of Glendon to the human rights ...

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