29 Jan 2011

Joshua Rosenzweig [Senior Manager of Research and Hong Kong Operations, The Dui Hua Foundation]: The past several years have been frustrating ones for those who hoped that growing international engagement with China would result in improvements in human rights in that country. While there is no question that economic and [read more]

27 Jan 2011

Kyrsten Sinema [Senator, Arizona State Legislature]: "As an Arizonan, I was outraged when I learned of planned protests at the funerals of the victims of the January 8 shooting that killed six and wounded 17. The families of nine-year old Christina Taylor Green and Judge John Roll deserve to grieve [read more]

21 Jan 2011

Gerolf Hagens [Teamleider, Kaveity and Kaveity]: "On November 4th, 1950 the European Convention on Human Rights was brought to life; 13 countries (including Ireland, the United Kingdom, Greece and the Netherlands) signed the convention in Rome. Over time, 47 countries have joined the Council of Europe, which promotes human rights [read more]

13 Jan 2011

Bob Edgar [President and CEO, Common Cause]: "The fall of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is a well-timed warning to the House's new GOP leaders — and Democrats too — about what can happen when lawmakers put themselves and their pursuit of power above the law. DeLay, once known [read more]

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