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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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Boko Haram Assault on Nigerian Town Kills Dozens.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 8/8/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 33, pA8-A8. 1/5p.

Abstract:The article discusses assaults on Nigerian towns by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram, focusing on the towns and roads controlled by Boko Haram. It also discusses allegations of human-rights violations against the Nigerian military by human rights...

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U.S. to Revoke Visas Of Venezuela Officials.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 7/31/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 26, pA14-A14. 1/5p.

Abstract:The article reports that the U.S. will revoke and deny visas to Venezuelan government officials whom the U.S. says were involved in human-rights abuses during anti-government protests that occurred in Venezuela in 2014, with a focus on foreign relation...

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The Economics Behind the Border Pile-Up.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 7/15/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 12, pA15-A15. 2/5p.

Abstract:In this article the author discusses aspects of the 2014 immigration crisis involving unaccompanied minors, mothers, and small children from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador on the U.S.-Mexico border, immigrant-rights activism, and how migration it...

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The Abyss Between Two Heinous Episodes.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 7/7/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 5, pA11-A11. 2/5p.

Abstract:The author argues that Israel has moral superiority to Palestine and that human rights violations committed by Israel should be treated less severely than those committed by Palestinians, because they are more justifiable.

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Court Upholds French Ban On Full-Face Veils in Public.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 7/2/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 2, pA9-A9. 1/6p.

Abstract:The article discusses the European Court of Human Rights' reported decision in 2014 to uphold the French government's ban on the wearing of full-face veils in public, focusing on women's rights and civil rights in France, as well as legal arguments inv...

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Six Former L.A. Sheriff’s Officers Are Convicted.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 7/2/2014, Vol. 264 Issue 2, pA3-A3. 1/8p.

Abstract:The article reports that six former sheriff's officers from Los Angeles County, California were convicted of obstructing justice during an investigation by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) into allegations of civil-rights violations at th...

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Beijing Now Balks At Foreign Pleas To Free Prisoners.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 5/31/2014, Vol. 263 Issue 126, pA6-A6. 1/3p. 4 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article reports on the trend of Chinese officials refusing to consider lists from human rights activists listing political prisoners for review for release as of May 2014, focusing on the impact of human rights issues on China's foreign relations.

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The Man Who Stood Up to Putin.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 5/10/2014, Vol. 263 Issue 109, pA11-A11. 1/2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article discusses the political and human rights activist William Browder, focusing on his support of the Magnitsky Act which prevents certain human rights abusers in Russia from banking with or visiting the U.S. and his opposition to some of the p...

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Obama Presses Malaysia on Human Rights.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 4/28/2014, Vol. 263 Issue 98, pA8-A8. 1/5p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama stressed the importance of human rights during a visit to Malaysia aimed at strengthening the country's relations to the U.S.

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