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Hack Sparks U.N. Rights Query.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 12/23/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 148, pA6-A6. 1/5p.

Abstract:The article reports on the decision by the United Nations Security Council to put North Korea's human rights record on its agenda in 2014 following U.S. accusations against Pyongyang for a hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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Court Assails Poland on CIA Rendition.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 7/25/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 21, pA9-A9. 1/3p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article reports that the European Court of Human Rights declared that Poland's allowance of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to detain and torture two prisoners at secret facilities in Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Time for the 'Never Agains' on North Korea.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 2/19/2014, Vol. 263 Issue 40, pA13-A13. 2/5p. 1 Cartoon or Caricature.

Abstract:The author discusses the findings of a report released by the commission of inquiry for the United Nations Human Rights Council regarding the North Korean government's crimes against humanity as of February 2014, with topics including North Korea's pri...

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Obama's Magnitsky Walkback.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 1/4/2014, Vol. 263 Issue 3, pA10-A10. 1/6p.

Abstract:An editorial is presented which discusses the U.S. Magnitsky Act that aimed to identify certain abusers of human rights in Russia, arguing that the administration of the U.S. president Barack Obama has not identified new names in 2014 due to Russia's s...

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In Russia, Grim Case Spotlights Distress Of Justice Denied. (cover story)

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 4/26/2006, Vol. 247 Issue 97, pA1-A14. 2p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Graph.

Abstract:The article reports that Russians are turning to the European Court of Human Rights to seek the justice denied to them by their own government. Traffic cop Alexei Mikheyev brought his complaint to the court after he was taken in for questioning by Russ...

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Sri Lanka to Face Rights Investigation.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 3/22/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 67, pA11-A11. 1/4p.

Abstract:The article reports that the United Nations Human Rights Council has criticized the government of Sri Lanka for alleged human rights violations against the Tamil minority group during the country's civil war in 2009, focusing on an investigation promis...

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U.N. Elevates Probe of North Korean Abuses.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 3/22/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 67, pA11-A11. 2/5p.

Abstract:The article discusses a United Nations Human Rights Council investigation into alleged abuses of human rights at political prison camps in North Korea, focusing on the establishment of a "Commission of Inquiry" in March 2013.

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A Korean Rights Breakthrough.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 3/7/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 54, pA16-A16. 2/5p.

Abstract:The editorial looks at North Korea as of 2013, criticizing the country's human rights record and expressing support for an international investigation of its domestic human rights violations proposed by the United Nations (U.N.) High Commissioner for H...

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A Human Rights Victory.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 12/14/2012, Vol. 260 Issue 143, pA16-A16. 1/4p.

Abstract:In this article the author discusses the passage of the Magnitsky Act by both houses of U.S. Congress, legislation which would prevent Russian human rights violators from entering and banking in the U.S., and commends Congress for taking a stand to pro...

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Spain Told to Release Basque Convict.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 10/22/2013, Vol. 262 Issue 96, pA10-A10. 1/2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article reports Spain was ordered by the European Court of Human Rights on October 21, 2013 to release convicted terrorist Inés del Río, a member of the Basque terrorist group ETA, because Ms. del Río's sentence had been unlawfully prolonged. The r...

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