» 08/14/2008, 00.00
Green light from mullahs for killing of Shirin Ebadi?
The charge has been prompted by an accusation issued by official sources, saying that the Nobel laureate has become Bahai. For the Iranian criminal code, this makes her worthy of death, and if someone were to kill her he would not be punished.
Iran closes human rights center of Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi
The center wanted to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the UN declaration of human rights. The police threatened and beat those present, and confiscated cameras. According to Human Rights Watch, it is "a challenge" to the entire worldwide human rights movement. Concern over the fate of the Nobel laureate.
Mystery shrouds fate of Iranian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy
The Supreme Court had overturned the decision on the condition of the evangelical leader return to Islam. The sentence for apostasy, not covered by the Code of laws of Iran of political origin.
Chinese government uses terrorism charge to eliminate Uighur people
Thus claims Rebiya Kadeer, Nobel Peace Prize candidate for her defence of Uighur rights and of women's rights in China. She described the accusations of terrorism levelled by Beijing as unfounded and said she hoped for more international attention for her people's plight.
Hong Kong journalists badly beaten outside Liu Xiaobo’s wife’s house
The activist Yang Kuang attempted to visit Liu Xia and two cameramen wanted to film the encounter. A group of unidentified men accosted them and savagely beat them, then took the activist away in a police car. The woman is under house arrest since her husband won the Nobel Peace Prize (2010).
12/10/2012 EUROPEAN UNION
European Union: A half-deserved Nobel Prize
The Oslo Committee has decided to award the Peace Prize to the EU, for achieving 60 years of peace on the continent. But they have forgotten Bosnia and Kosovo. Europe seeks to promote respect for human rights and religious minorities in Turkey and Central Asia, but is silent with regards China. The embarrassing campaigns for "new rights" (homosexual unions, reproductive health, etc. ..). Perhaps this award (also) seeks to garner support for Barack Obama.
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