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Bruised and battered.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 9/9/2017, Vol. 424 Issue 9057, p50-51. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article reports on the instances of beatings and torture of Kurdish militants, according to human rights groups, despite the zero tolerance for torture proclaimed by the Turkey government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Topics covered include th...

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America, you’re still needed.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/3/2017, Vol. 423 Issue 9043, p51-52. 2p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the exit of the U.S. from Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN) due to partisan appointments such as Richard Falk, an outspoken anti-Zionist and Jean Ziegler, a Swiss revolutionary apologist for Fidel Castro. It mention...

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Remember, remember.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 11/5/2016, Vol. 422 Issue 9014, p43-44. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article discusses how Russian politics is targeting the human rights group Memorial. Topics discussed include the creation of Memorial to commemorate victims of repression during the time of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, the introduction of foreign-...

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Boll and chain.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 11/10/2018, Vol. 429 Issue 9117, p42-42. 2/3p.

Abstract:The article discusses the effort of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan to uphold the rule of law and to protect human rights. Mirziyoyev dismissed deputy prime minister Zoyir Mirzayev because of his involvement in two incidents of human rights ...

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Worse than even imagined.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 9/1/2018, Vol. 428 Issue 9107, p36-36. 1/2p.

Abstract:The article focuses on human rights abuses in Myanmar as of 2018 with particular focus on an authoritative report published by the United Nations' (UN) Human Rights Council accusing the Burmese army of genocide.

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The art of the empty gesture.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/23/2018, Vol. 427 Issue 9097, p24-24. 1/2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article examines the withdrawal of the U.S. from the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council. According to U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the Geneva, Switzerland-based body is a protector of human-rights abusers and a cesspool of political...

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