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Bob Franken: Religious bigotry's Sunnis versus Shiites. That's the biggest reason why Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ally even with its disgraceful human-rights record, is facing off against its historical adversary Iran. Each has a supporting cast of other nations in the region...

...animosity over recent U.S. sanctions against the North and Pyongyang's fury about a U.N. push to punish its alleged human rights abuses.Activity at the 5-megawatt Nyongbyon reactor is closely watched because North Korea is thought to have a... WHO for a generation," said Lawrence Gostin, director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights at Georgetown University."Ebola revealed all of WHO's inherent weaknesses and the international community saw painfully...
Rich Lowry: The sad plight of Jihadi John

...Jihadi John: 'Radicalized' by Britain" was the title of a press release from the terrorist-defending, British "human rights" group Cage. It maintains that young Muslims like Mohammed Emwazi have "turned to violence because of British counter-terrorism...

...prison sentences to a number of human rights workers, peaceful dissidents...sedition and sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer, Waleed Abul-Khair...charges of inciting public opinion.Human Rights Watch recently warned that "Saudi...

...Center benefit auction hosted by Christie's. PEN raised $1 million overall, a major boost for the literary and human rights organization, which officials say has an annual budget of around $4 million. Other popular items included annotated...
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...under heavy criticism from militants for its participation.Also Thursday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that government airstrikes in another Syrian stronghold of the Islamic State group killed over 21 people...
Rich Lowry: Obama's Cuban olive branch

...postcard from Obama. The leader of the free world comes bearing gifts and understanding. He is willing to overlook human-rights abuses. And his idea of burnishing his legacy is to clinch deals with his country's enemies.Who helped negotiate...
Bob Franken: Cuba si, Congress no

...United States soon making plans to construct an embassy in Pyongyang. While opponents charge the Cuban government with human-rights violations, the conduct of the North Korean leaders is inhuman. Their dealings with the rest of the world range between...

...many HIV/AIDS advocacy groupsThe Human Rights Campaign, which recently has been...Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign. "There is no reason...part of its announcement, the Human Rights Campaign called on insurers, regulators...


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