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Activist Groups Urge Next US President to Focus on Rights

Posted August 2nd, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Human rights groups say the next U.S. president faces several critical challenges in advancing human rights. Those challenges include preventing genocide and atrocities, protecting human rights at home and abroad, fair treatment of immigrants and refugees, and ending gender-based violence. The Freedom House, the Connect US Fund, Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Working […]

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Poland Begins EU Presidency

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 9:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Poland is taking over the European Union rotating presidency from Hungary as Europe struggles with the debt crisis in Greece and other member nations. Poland’s six-month mandate began Friday — its first since the eastern European nation joined the bloc in 2004. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk hosts EU leaders at an inaugural ceremony in […]

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