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Controversial punishment for Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani put on hold amid "review" following international outcry.
Rights groups call for full independent investigation into alleged abuses during war.
Andrew Wander
UN human rights commission alarmed by number of abductions and killings.
UN human-rights chief wants US courts to defend rights of prison-camp's detainees.
The UNHCR calls for stay of execution of Barzan al-Tikriti and Awad al-Bander.
Rich countries urged to help the poor by cutting farm subsidies and military spending.
Right group condemns Israeli human rights violations in Palestinian territories.
The United Nations has said it was "very disturbed" by the death in prison of a human rights activist and journalist in Turkmenistan, and called for an independent investigation.
The UN human rights commissioner has urged the Nepalese government and Maoist rebels to stop fighting and end their abuse of civilians.
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has defended human rights chief Louise Arbour followning US criticism of her comments that secret detention of terrorist suspects was eroding the global ban on torture.
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'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.

 
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