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  Human Rights Abuses in a Globalized World: Burma Case Study

The world watched this fall as Buddist monks protested in Burma and as policemen arrested the protestors. Ordinary citizens told their stories to the world by using cell phones to videotape rallies and subsequent police clashes. Blogs and social networking …

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  What U.S. Presidential Candidates (Democrats) Think about Human Rights

The following are quotes from interviews with U.S. Democratic Presidential candidates on their perspectives on human rights, torture, and the genocide in Darfur. Senator Joseph Biden Torture/Waterboarding: “Waterboarding is by any standard, torture. I called on my colleagues today to …

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  What U.S. Presidential Candidates (Republicans) Think About Human Rights?

The following are quotes from interviews with U.S. Republican Presidential candidates on their perspectives on human rights, torture, and the genocide in Darfur. Rudy Giuliani On waterboarding as torture: “It depends on how it’s done. It depends on the circumstances. …

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  Darfur: A Case Study

  Introduction Sudan’s Background and History Sudan’s History of War The Darfur Conflict Darfur–Measuring the Humanitarian Crisis International Reaction International Sanctions International Interests International Intervention Possible Reasons for the Darfur Conflict How to Proceed? Internet Resources Introduction The Darfur conflict …

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  Violence Against Women and the Global War on a Global Issue

Darfur A recent media report1 told the story of Aziza, a 17-year old girl in a refugee camp of victims displaced by the Darfur conflict in Sudan. Aziza was gathering firewood outside her camp one day in October when three …

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  U.S. State Department Report on Trafficking Produces Changes

    Published on :09-25-2004 As a result of intense U.S. political pressure, President George W. Bush was able to announce on September 10, 2004 that four countries—Bangladesh, Ecuador, Guyana, and Sierra Leone—have avoided sanctions due to their serious new …

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  The State and the Future of Georgia: The Effects of War and Power Vacuums on Globalization

While the Georgia crisis has caught the attention of news outlets worldwide, it is clear that Georgia – and its relation with Russia – is not a recent problem but an ongoing one that demands critique and consideration, particularly in …

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