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France’s Anti-Terror Laws Violate Basic Human Rights

July 2, 2008

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Human Rights Watch Paris, July 2, 2008 In its effort to fight terrorism, France routinely arrests and prosecutes people for being associated with possible terror suspects, undermining international fair trial standards, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Please click here to download a copy of the 2008 Human Rights Watch report entitled […]

Israel Humiliating and Injuring Internationally Renowned Palestinian Journalist

July 2, 2008

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BBC News Mohammed Omer says he was detained for four hours as he crossed from Jordan into the occupied West Bank on 26 June.  […] Mr Omer emailed the BBC the following day, saying he had “difficulty in breathing and pain in my chest” because of the treatment he received. He is now back in […]