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RIGHTS-CHILE: Ruling Paves Way for Trials in Forced Disappearances · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
SANTIAGO, Nov 17 (IPS) - Chile's Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling Wednesday that says the amnesty law passed by the de facto military regime of Gen. Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990) cannot be invoked by the former heads of the dictatorship's secret police.

IRAQ-BRITAIN: U.N. Committee Investigates Torture Allegations · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
GENEVA, Nov 17 (IPS) - The British government has submitted a report to the U.N. Committee Against Torture acknowledging 17 possible cases of torture committed by its troops in Iraq, a source close to the committee told IPS.

IRAQ: Reinforce Rules of War, Urges Amnesty · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (IPS) - Amnesty International (AI) has urged the U.S. government to conduct an open investigation into the apparent killing of a wounded prisoner in Iraq by a U.S. soldier, and to make the probe's findings public.

RIGHTS: Governments Fail to Act over Child Soldiers · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
LONDON, Nov 17 (IPS) - Hundreds of thousands of child soldiers are being used in conflicts around the world and governments are doing little to stop this, says a report published Wednesday.

RIGHTS-SUDAN: Arms Trade Said to Underpin Violence in Darfur · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
NAIROBI, Nov 17 (IPS) - As the Kenyan capital prepares to host a two-day meeting of the United Nations Security Council this week, reports about the situation in Darfur, western Sudan, are piling up on the desks of bureaucrats and journalists.

POLITICS-U.S.: Hawks Flying High With Rice Posting · IPS - Neo-consPlus
WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (IPS) - U.S. President George W Bush's nomination of National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice to replace Secretary of State Colin Powell consolidates the control over U.S. foreign policy of the coalition of hawks that promoted the war in Iraq, led by Vice President Dick Cheney.

Le militarisme comme frein au développement, le cas de la République Démocratique du Congo · AlternativesPlus
Dans le cadre des 8e Journées Québécoises de la Solidarité Internationale qui se déroulent du 11 au 21 novembre 2004, Alternatives organise à Québec une conférence qui se tiendra le 18 novembre 2004 à 19h30 au 3F du Pavillon Charles De-Konink à l'Université Laval

Arabica Corsé · AlternativesPlus
Avec la musique de Syncop et la danse du ventre des danseuses de baladi Ce jeudi 18 novembre à 21h Aux Bobards 4328 St-Laurent Billets : 8$ en prévente à Alternatives 10$ à la porte Pour informations : batutaibn (514) 982-6606, poste 2290 Les profits de cette soirée iront aux stagiaires d'Alternatives.

Israël-Palestine : et si c'était vrai ? · AlternativesPlus
La disparition du président palestinien Yasser Arafat est présentée tant par Israël que par l'administration Bush « comme un tournant historique » insinuant par-là que sans Yasser Arafat, « l'obstacle à la paix », des initiatives pour la paix sont désormais possibles.

IRAQ: 800 Civilians Feared Dead in Fallujah · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
BAGHDAD, Nov 16 (IPS) - At least 800 civilians have been killed during the U.S. military siege of Fallujah, a Red Cross official estimates.

BALKANS: Trial of Albanians Could Reopen Old Wounds · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
BELGRADE, Nov 16 (IPS) - The trial of three Kosovo Albanians seeks to establish the impartiality of The Hague tribunal but could also reopen old wounds.

POLITICS-SRI LANKA: Cry the Beloved Country 10 Years Later · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
COLOMBO, Nov 16 (IPS) - Ten years after she was elected as Sri Lanka's first woman president, Chandrika Kumaratunga presides over a nation unable to escape the curse of being burdened by self-inflicted wounds.

RIGHTS-SUDAN: Rhetoric on Darfur Needs to be Backed by Action ? NGO · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
NAIROBI, Nov 16 (IPS) - Human Rights Watch has called on the United Nations Security Council to take substantive action against what it claims are ongoing rights violations in the western Sudanese region of Darfur.

POLITICS: Hardliners Could Isolate Burma Further · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
BANGKOK, Nov. 16 (IPS) - As the purge of pragmatists continues in Burma, there are signs that a major shift of power is also underway within the junta. A new generation of military officers is beginning to emerge which may signal a significant shift in policy, particularly towards the outside world.

MALAYSIA: Pushed to the Edge, Domestic Workers Resort to Murder · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 (IPS) - A ripple of combined fear and anger has hit the lowly paid and brutally worked community of about 250,000 Indonesian domestic workers in Malaysia after one of their compatriots was sentenced to death for killing her employer following a spat over burnt curry.

Les défis de la Palestine après Arafat · AlternativesPlus
Les nations ont pour la plupart des héros qui occupent une place centrale dans leur histoire et leur imaginaire. Les héros sont faits et refaits, souvent après leur mort.

POLITICS-U.S.: The Good Soldier Abandons the Field · IPS - Neo-consPlus
WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (IPS) - Monday's announcement that Secretary of State Colin Powell, by far the most popular of U.S. President George W Bush's war cabinet, has submitted his resignation marks the formal launch of a new scramble for top national-security posts that could bring an even more hard-line configuration to power.

GUATEMALA: UN Mission Wraps Up - Without Fulfilling Its Goals · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
SAN JOSE, Nov 15 (IPS) - The United Nations mission in Guatemala comes to an end on Wednesday, even though its assignment of ensuring compliance with the peace accords signed after 36 years of civil war has not been completed, analysts and activists told IPS.

RIGHTS: Bush Policies Push Racial Profiling - Report · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
NEW YORK, Nov 15 (IPS) - Bush administration policies have "facilitated" racial profiling despite the president's vow to eliminate the practice, says the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in a report that was finished but not publicly discussed until after this month's presidential election.

LABOUR-MALAYSIA: Anwar Hits Out at Whipping of Migrant Workers · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
PENANG, Malaysia, Nov 15 (IPS) - Former deputy premier Anwar Ibrahim, an icon of Malaysia's pro-reform movement, has hit out at the Malaysian government's threat to whip undocumented workers if they fail to take advantage of a current amnesty period to return to their home countries.

IRAQ: The Other Face of U.S. 'Success' in Fallujah · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
BAGHDAD, Nov 15 (IPS) - Everyone saw it coming, only the U.S. forces did not: humanitarian disaster in Fallujah, and stronger resistance against U.S. and allied occupying forces all around Iraq.

Dix ans après la signature de l'Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALENA), la population canadienne est en droit de se questionner sur les bénéfices de cette entente commerciale.

After Bush · AlternativesPlus
There continue to be credible allegations of fraud, particularly in the vote count in the state of Ohio, but most of the United States, including the Democratic Party, has recognized that George W. Bush has been reelected to the presidency with a 3.5 million margin of victory over John Kerry.

APEC SUMMIT: Human Rights Take a Back Seat to Economic Interests · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
SANTIAGO, Nov 12 (IPS) - At the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit to be held next week in the Chilean capital, the agenda will include multilateral cooperation in the fight against terrorism, but will completely ignore the human rights violations committed by a majority of its members.

Ombre et lumière de la mondialisation · AlternativesPlus
Conférence internationale portant sur la mondialisation et les inégalités, les 22 et 23 novembre 2004, au Salon Orange du Centre Pierre-Péladeau (300 boul. de Maisonneuve Est). Organisée par le Centre Études internationales et Mondialisation de l'UQAM (CEIM).

HEALTH-SOUTHERN AFRICA: HIV/AIDS Burden on Women Grows · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 12 (IPS) - ??We cannot have women carrying hospital beds on their heads,?? says Quinton Mageza of global charity ActionAid International, referring to the growing army of women and girls playing the role of nurse at home for relatives living with HIV/AIDS.

INDONESIA: Ethnic Chinese Fear They Could be Made Scapegoats Again · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
JAKARTA, Nov. 12 (IPS) - The public image of ethnic Chinese as rich 'pariahs' is in danger of being resurrected in Indonesia with the recent comments of a key cabinet member in new President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's government. Many fear racial hatred could be directed against small Chinese businessmen and shopkeepers who constitute a critical part of the country's middle class.

RIGHTS: U.N. Report Slams Use of Torture to Beat Terror · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 11 (IPS) - No country can justify torture, the humiliation of prisoners or violation of international conventions in the guise of fighting terrorism, says a U.N. report released here.

LATIN AMERICA: Women Murdered, Raped - and Ignored · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
SANTIAGO, Nov 11 (IPS) - Women, especially if they are young, working class and poor, run the risk of having their murdered, mutilated and raped bodies show up some morning in the streets of numerous Latin American cities, as evidenced by the more than 1,500 cases reported in the last decade that remain unsolved and unpunished.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA: Growing Suppression, Soaring Poverty in Tiny Oil-Rich · IPS - Human Rights and DemocracyPlus
MADRID, Nov 11 (IPS) - The dictator of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, is stepping up suppression of opposition, while social conditions in the tiny West African nation are worsening, an opposition leader told IPS on his visit to Spain.

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