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Ecuador grants political asylum to Julian Assange – a victory for human rights

In this era where most governments seem intent on dismantling human rights, it is pleasing to be able to praise the government of Ecuador for their decision to grant political asylum to Julian Assange.

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William Hague’s deportation of Malyshevs to torture in Uzbekistan

Below is a repost from Craig Murray’s excellent blog . Craig, has a very clear knowledge of the Karimov regime as he was British Ambassador there from 2002 to 2004. Uzbekistan is a state with widespread torture, kidnapping, murder, rape by the police, financial corruption, religious persecution, censorship, and other human rights abuses.

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Bombing of Zlitan by the RAF

This is an update on the recent HRI report on the RAF bombing of Zlitan which reportedly killed 85 civilians including children. According to the BBC (who have avoided reporting that the RAF as the perpetrator): Almost 48 hours after the first strike hit the cluster of buildings in the countryside to the south of Zlitan, […]