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The Decline of Human Rights.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 1/31/2012, Vol. 259 Issue 24, pA13-A13. 2/5p.

Abstract:The author laments what he sees as trivialization and discrediting of human rights as reflected by the burgeoning number of human-rights cases accepted by the European Court of Human Rights, with a particular focus on the case of suspected terrorist Ab...

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Justices Limit Law's Reach for Acts Overseas.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 4/18/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 90, pA5-A5. 3/5p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article reports on the U.S. Supreme Court's dismissal of a lawsuit filed against oil company Royal Dutch Shell PLC by a group of Nigerian refugees regarding the firm's alleged involvement in human-rights abuses committed in Nigeria.

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Russia Bans Americans In Tit-for-Tat Reprisal.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 4/15/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 87, pA11-A11. 1/9p.

Abstract:The article reports that Russia has banned 18 American citizens from entering its territory in response to the U.S. Magnitsky Act, which prohibits U.S. entry for Russian officials implicated in human rights abuses.

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WORLD WATCH.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 4/12/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 85, pA16-A16. 1/5p.

Abstract:The article presents news briefs from around the world on several topics including a lending commitment by the World Bank to India, claims by humanitarian group Human Rights Watch that government airstrikes in Syria have killed 4,300 or more people, an...

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Two Easters in Castro's Dungeons.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 4/1/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 75, pA11-A11. 1/2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article presents the author's views regarding political conditions and human rights violations in Cuba, with information on the imprisonment of human rights activist Sonia Garro and her husband Ramón Alejandro Muñoz, government propaganda in Cuba, ...

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For North Koreans in the Gulag, a Glimmer of Hope at the U.N.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 3/23/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 68, pA11-A11. 1/6p.

Abstract:The author argues that the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council's March 2013 launch of a commission of inquiry regarding alleged crimes against humanity committed by the government of North Korea is necessary due to purported abuses at prison cam...

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How Cubans' Travel Rattles the Regime.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 3/4/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 51, pA13-A13. 1/6p.

Abstract:The author criticizes the Cuban government on its economic and human rights record, as of March 2013, and discusses criticisms raised by Cuban government opponents traveling abroad, including Rosa María Payá.

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Vietnam Court Sentences Activists to Prison.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 1/10/2013, Vol. 261 Issue 8, pA11-A11. 2/5p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article reports that in January 2013 a court in Vietnam sentenced several political activists and bloggers to prison terms for alleged subversion, while the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam called the sentencing a human rights problem.

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President Draws Flak For Signing Defense Bill.

Publication Type:News

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 1/4/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 159, pA5-A5. 1/5p.

Abstract:The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama was criticized by human-rights groups on January 3, 2013 for signing into law a measure on military spending and policy that leaves intact a system for detaining terrorists established by his predece...

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Passing the Memorability Test.

Publication Type:Review

Source(s):Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 12/29/2012, Vol. 260 Issue 155, pC5-C6. 2p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:A review of the book "Yip Harburg, Legendary Lyricist and Human Rights Activist" by Harriet Hyman Alonso is presented.

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