Category: Human Rights

  • Amnesty International: Well-known satirist Sakit Zahidov imprisoned following an unfair trial with questionable evidence

                            from: Amnesty International USA: Azerbaijan: Appeal Cases 24 January 2007; AI Index: EUR 55/002/2007 (Public)         Well-known satirist Sakit Zahidov imprisoned following an unfair trial with questionable evidence Sakit Zahidov, a well-known journalist in Azerbaijan, was sentenced to three years’ […]

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  • Adonis: ‘We, in Arab society, do not understand the meaning of freedom’

        Duration 4:40 _____     This is from The Middle East Media Research Institute: Special Dispatch Series, No. 1393 The video above is better viewed on the MEMRI site from here: MEMRI TV Clip 1335 Below is the transcript translated into English by MEMRI.     _____     Renowned Syrian Poet ‘Adonis’: […]

  • September 30, 2006: Massacre. September 29, 1960: Tenzin Gyatsu’s prayer.

            May I become at all times, both now and forever A protector for those without protection A guide for those have lost their way A ship for those with oceans to cross A bridge for those with rivers to cross A sanctuary for those in danger A lamp for those without […]