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WRONG ABOUT RIGHTS.

Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic. 2/2/87, Vol. 196 Issue 5, p38-41. 4p.

Abstract: Reviews the book "The Uncertain Crusade: Jimmy Carter and the Dilemmas of Human Rights Policy," by Joshua Muravchik.

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Swifter, Higher, Crueler.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 2/27/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 3, p20-21. 2p. 1 Illustration.

Abstract: In this article the author examines the impact the 2008 Olympic Games will have on China, its host country. There have been claims by the Chinese and by westerners that the Olympics would enhance human rights in the country. However, according to the a...

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Mad Hattar.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 3/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 11/12, p14-15. 2p.

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Abstract: Focuses on the human rights violations in Jordan. Reference to comments made by political activist Ali Hattar in Jordan against the United States; Report that Hattar criticized the U.S. and called on Jordanians to boycott U.S. products; Statement that ...

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Again and Again.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 7/19/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 3, p17-18. 2p.

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Abstract: Offers a look at human rights violations in Ethiopia as of July 2004. Refugees of the Anuak tribe of Ethiopia who fled attacks on their villages led by the Ethiopian army; Reports of human rights abuses in Ethiopia; Attention given to Ethiopia in fore...

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THE NEW PORN WARS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 6/25/84, Vol. 190 Issue 25, p15-20. 6p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract: Explains that Indianapolis, Indiana Mayor William Hudnut signed into law an ordinance that made pornography a violation of women's civil rights. Pornography is central in creating and maintaining sex as a basis for discrimination; Other cities such are...

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Emergency.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 6/30/79, Vol. 180 Issue 26, p5-8. 4p.

Abstract: Comments on genocide in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Expulsion of Chinese from their jobs, their schools and businesses; Destruction of the ethnic Chinese population in Vietnam; Response of United States President Jimmy Carter to the human right...

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SILENT TREATMENT.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 06/22/98, Vol. 218 Issue 25, p14-15. 2p.

Abstract: Highlights the case of Desi Mendoza, a physician who was arrested by the Cuban government for remarks on dengue epidemic, as indicative of human rights status in the country and the way Fidel Castro's government share information on infectious diseases...

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Dirty War. (cover story)

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 11/11/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 20, p18-21. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

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Abstract: Highlights the move of countries allied to the U.S. allies in the war on terrorism to implement drastic methods to deal with suspected terrorists and political oppositions as of November 2002. Allegation of human rights violations committed by the all...

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Kristol Unclear.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 6/27/81, Vol. 184 Issue 26, p18-19. 2p.

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Abstract: Presents information on article by scholar Irving Kristol related to the different attitudes of the human rights activists toward Huber Matos, principal leaders of the Cuban revolution and Jacobo Timerman, the Argentinc journalist that was published in...

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The Plot Against Human Rights.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 12/8/78, Vol. 179 Issue 24, p11-12. 2p.

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Abstract: Describes efforts in Washington, D.C. to dilute or destroy United States President Jimmy Carter's human rights policies in Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Question of human rights in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; Carter's refus...

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