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7 July 2012

Daily archive · 3 posts

Stories from 7 July 2012

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Palestine: Documentary About Arafat's Death Prompts Questions

The news channel Al Jazeera recently broadcast a documentary on the mysterious death of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat in Paris on 11 November, 2004. The documentary alleges that rather than...

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Guatemala: Wave of Attacks Against Female Activists

In the last couple of weeks two female activists have been attacked. The victims are Lolita Chavez, an indigenous leader and member of the K’iche’ People’s Council, and human rights...

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Pakistan: Women's Rights Activist Killed

Fareeda Kokikhel Afridi, a prominent and tireless rights activist has been shot dead. She was the head of an NGO working for women's empowerment in the conflict-ridden tribal areas of...

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