Official Iraqi sources state that the American military command may have delayed the release of Iraqi women prisoners in their custody to show that they will not budge in dealing with the kidnappers of Jill Carroll, the American journalist for the Christian Science Monitor who was kidnapped on January 7 in Baghdad. She appeared on video for the first time on January 17. Her kidnappers are militants in a group known as "The Revenge Brigades"; in exchange for Carroll’s freedom, the kidnapers demanded release January 20 of all of Iraqi women currently held in American prisons in Iraq by
They are known as night commuters. They are the children of the northern districts of Uganda who leave their villages in droves every evening to head for the cities in order to escape the attacks of the rebels of the LRA
Collisions between BTR armoured vehicles and cars in Grozny, as a result of which civilians frequently die, have become systematic. Meanwhile, those at fault – the drunken drivers of BTRs from the federal forces – as a rule get away with a meaningless disciplinary reprimand
In the community of X’oyep, in the Altos area in Chiapas, a group of people exist which, even in extreme situations, succeed in surviving just the same, and they are also able to resist against injustice
Clamping down against UN blue helmets’ sexual crimes. Will this be sufficient?
How can we speak of justice for a people that see many of its fellow citizens tortured and humiliated in the prisons set up by those who claim to be liberators?