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20 December 2008

Stories from 20 December 2008

Cuba: Best Books of 2008

Brazil: Against Illegal Abortion or Against Women?

Abortion is a very complex issue in Brazil, just like almost everywhere else in Latin America, where it is considered a crime. Despite this, over 1,000,000 clandestine abortions take place...

Former Tunisian Diplomat Sentenced To 8 Years By French Court

Khaled Ben Said, an ex-vice-consul in Strasbourg, was convicted of having ordered acts of torture and barbary upon fellow countrywoman Zulaikha Gharbi when a police superintendent in the Tunisian city...

Israel/Palestine: Violence Hurts Both Peoples

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Israel: Decking the Halls in the Holy Land

Israel: Celebrating Hanukkah with YouTube

Israel: Kibbutz Features Argentinean Murals

Egyptian Spinsters

The outcasts of the Egyptian society – the spinsters – are raising their voices in an attempt to change how society views them. Khokha – the anonymous author of The...

Egypt: Gamal Eid detained and deported from Jordan

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