02 December 2007

is that valdimir putin over there or lee harvey oswald over there...and such...

"The Russian authorities have displayed a systematic disregard for basic human rights in the run-up to parliamentary elections, scheduled for 2 December."

"Over the last few months, the authorities have made numerous attempts to interfere with the right to freedoms of assembly, association and expression - both of supporters of the political opposition and of human rights activists and journalists."

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"The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan is exposing detainees to real risks of torture or other ill-treatment by Afghan authorities, says Amnesty International in a report released today."

"The report documents how ISAF forces – particularly those from Belgium, Britain, Canada, the Netherlands and Norway – have transferred detainees to Afghanistan’s intelligence service, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), despite consistent reports of torture and other ill-treatment by the NDS..."

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peace out <3

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