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UN dubs wildlife trafficking 'serious crime'
UN reclassifies timber and animal trafficking as a serious organised crime, winning praise from environmentalists.
Carey L Biron
Last updated: 01 May 2013 10:53 GMT
To make media change, be audacious, be bold
It's time to support an array of different women's voices through funding women-owned media.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 11:52 GMT
UN body adopts women's rights declaration
Religious and liberal nations agree, after two-week debate, on document urging end to violence against women and girls.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2013 20:14 GMT
The protest and the predators
If John Brennan is accepted as CIA director, unchecked drone strikes will increase with little-to-no accountability.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 15:15 GMT
Exxon 'loses' Venezuela nationalisation case
World's biggest oil company receives ten per cent of what it demanded in a dispute over the planet's "largest" deposit.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2012 15:08 GMT
Stigmatising feminism in Latin America
Although more women than ever are leading Latin American countries, few of them base their campaigns on women's issues.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2011 12:54 GMT
Repression and resistance in Kashmir
Even after years of struggle for independence, much of Kashmir remains under the control of the Indian government.
Kashmir: The forgotten conflict
Last updated: 02 Aug 2011 11:44 GMT
Libya's lucrative ties
As world leaders condemn violence against protesters, what is at stake for Western nations with close ties to Gaddafi?
Last updated: 22 Feb 2011 12:52 GMT
UN criticises countries' vague 'terror' laws
The UN Commission on Human Rights has expressed grave concerns about rights abuses by several countries in their quest to deal with perceived security threats.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2004 08:51 GMT
Australia defends human rights record
Australia took the chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights on Tuesday and rejected allegations that it had a dismal rights record, particularly in relation to asylum seekers.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2004 06:34 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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