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Just before N. Scott Momaday won the a 1969 Pulitzer Prize for "House Made of Dawn," Marshall Sprague reviewed the book for the New York Times and began: "This first novel, subtly wrought as a piece of Navajo silverware, is the work of a young Kiowa...
Thirteen people will remain imprisoned, eight of them for life, after Bahrain's high court upheld their convictions Monday for plotting to overthrow the state. The decision cements a deeply controversial case that has troubled human rights groups and the...
Tags: Prisons, Prosecution, Human Rights, Defendants, Bahrain
MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican government on Wednesday enacted a controversial law aimed at giving recognition and recourse to tens of thousands of victims of the drug-related violence that has raged across the nation for the last six years. In a ceremony...
A Bahrain court has sentenced two policemen to spend seven years in jail for beating a man to death, one of those killed amid anti-government protests last year. The court decision was handed down Sunday, according to Reuters news service and Bahraini...
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
MEXICO CITY -- Questions are dogging police this week after nearly 100 people were detained and at least 100 others injured -- two seriously -- during hours of raucous demonstrations in central Mexico City as Enrique Peña Nieto was sworn in as president...
Tags: Business, Israel, National Government, Mexico, Activism
A poet will face life in prison in Qatar after penning verses that state officials deemed insulting to the nation's emir and an incitement to topple the government, his attorney told news agencies Thursday. Rights activists say Mohammed Ajami was...
PolitiCalEven as inmate leaders held in isolation within California's toughest cell blocks threaten renewed hunger strikes, the state has begun reviewing and moving segregated prisoners into general housing. As of this week, corrections spokesman Bill Sessa said,...
CNNCAIRO, Egypt -- The sun rises over Cairo, and the city's landmark Tahrir Square is buzzing. Not with traffic, not with commerce, but with protest -- a tent city packed with people rife with anger at a man they blast as a dictatorial president, one who put...
Tags: Shootings, Hamas, Egypt, Armed Conflicts, Revolutions
Chinese artist and outspoken political activist Ai Weiwei has a big fan in pop star Elton John. In a controversial move, John openly dedicated his two-hour Beijing concert Sunday night "to the spirit and talent of Ai Weiwei," he told the audience at...
Tags: Human Rights, Bjork, Ai Weiwei, Arts, China
Nigerian saxophonist Femi Kuti plays live in his home country at least three times a week, sits in on studio sessions with some artists who request his collaboration, and is finishing a new album with his band, the Positive Force. He's also a family...
Tags: Mos Def, Skype, Google Play, Music, Human Rights
While Australia tries to steer boats crammed with immigrants away from its shores, it is beckoning wealthy foreigners with a new visa that smooths the path to Australian residency — for a price. Under a new visa program that goes into effect...
Tags: Australia, Immigration, Hamas, Human Rights, Interior Policy
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