According to media reports Vatican, Iran, Russia and other nations resist UN efforts to stop sexual violence against women. The objections are based on the argument about the different cultures and religion.
Two Iranian imprisoned activists, lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and film director Jafar Panahi, are this year’s joint winners of the European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. They were chosen by president Martin Schulz and political group leaders.
What was the Chinese President talking about?
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Do Chinese communists perceive Liu Xiaobo as a threat?
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UN Secretary General is famous for his quiet diplomacy. But human rights group has criticized Ban Ki-moon for failing to raise human rights issues at talks with China’s President Hu Jintao.
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According to this poll it is. And US Treasury Department is allowing the export of Internet communications services such as instant messaging, e-mail and Web browsing to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.