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Human rights or politics? BROKEN WATCH.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 8/22/88, Vol. 199 Issue 8, p8-11, 4p

Abstract:Analyzes the contradictions between a report issued by human rights group Americas Watch and the claims of the U.S. administration under Ronald Reagan regarding the number of political prisoners held by Nicaragua. Estimate of the State Department which...

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Another Cup of Coffee.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 5/13/78, Vol. 178 Issue 19, p7-8. 2p.

Abstract:Criticizes the United States government's lack of effort to intervene in the human rights violations in Uganda under the leadership of Idi Amin. Estimated number of people who have been killed since Amin seized power in Uganda; Author's call for the U....

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The Human Right to a Job.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 11/5/77, Vol. 177 Issue 19, p2-38. 2p.

Abstract:Focuses on human rights in general and rights to work in particular in the United States. Report that 50 percent black teenage joblessness continues; View that the country has been edging toward a more specific declaration of economic rights for citize...

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THE SIX-DAY WAR AND JEWISH POWER.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 6/8/87, Vol. 196 Issue 23, p7-11, 4p

Abstract:Reports on the restoration of the Jewish power to the stage of world history. Response to the wave of anti-Jewish propaganda and persecution; Focus on the demand for Jewish rights; Discussion of the benefits from the establishment of the State of Israel.

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FROM DICTATORSHIP TO DEMOCRACY.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 12/16/85, Vol. 193 Issue 25, p17-21, 5p

Abstract:Discusses the role of Argentinean President Raul Alfonsin in relation to the political conditions prevailing in Argentina. Hailing of Alfonsin's election as a major milestone in South America's journey toward democracy; Alfonsin's sponsorship of human ...

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THE WAITING.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 5/10/93, Vol. 208 Issue 19, p11-12. 2p.

Abstract:Reports on the political violence and human rights violations in Haiti. Possible scenario if negotiations to restore President Jean-Bertrand Aristide would fail; Haitians' practice of "dechoukaj," the violent systematic uprooting of the people from the...

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The Right to Leave.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 10/20/73, Vol. 169 Issue 16, p9-10. 2p.

Abstract:Discusses the international law of the right to travel under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Freedom of an individual to move and reside within the borders of each state; Ability of an individua...

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THE KILLING OF CAMBODIA.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 11/15/82, Vol. 187 Issue 20, p17-21, 5p

Abstract:Presents information on political leader Pol Pot's brutality in Cambodia. Number of people who died at the hands of Pol Pot; Opinion that evidence about Pol Pot's brutalities continued to be shrouded in polemic and rationalization; Reference to the sur...

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WINNING THROUGH NEGOTIATION.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 3/17/82, Vol. 186 Issue 11, p13-16, 4p

Abstract:Focuses on the foreign policy of the U.S. towards the crisis in El Salvador. Amendment of the International Security and Development Cooperation Act by the Congress to instruct the President to withhold aid to the government of El Salvador unless that ...

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The Good Fight.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 05/10/99, Vol. 220 Issue 19, p20-21. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:Discusses principles of individual freedom and humanitarian ideals in context of the United States military policy in Yugoslavia. Reluctance of the U.S. government to lose any American life in the conflict in Kosovo, Serbia; Discussion of political cal...

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