the wire, July 2008. Vol. 38, No. 6

the wire, July 2008. Vol. 38, No. 6

Index Number: NWS 21/006/2008
Date Published: 1 July 2008
Categories: Cambodia, Canada, China, Equatorial Guinea, Europe And Central Asia, Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories, Kenya, Laos, Latvia, Mexico, South Africa, Sudan, UK, Viet Nam

1) State of denial: Europe's role in rendition and secret detention 2) Migrants attacked in South Africa 3) China's human rights record overshadows Olympic spectacle 4) Worldwide Appeals: Laos: Imprisoned after unfair trial; Viet Nam: Critic of government silenced; Mexico: Indigenous defendant's rights not upheld 5) Update: Still unjustly imprisoned in Cambodia; Baha Mousa's death – UK government announces a public enquiry; Equatorial Guinea – Presidential pardon for prisoners of conscience 6) Act for equality! Pride 2008 in Latvia 7)Day for Darfur's displaced children 8) Living in the shadow of the bulldozers 9) News in brief: Kenyan truth commission seriously flawed; Land protest success wins concessions; The ASEAN Charter and human rights – window of opportunity or window dressing?

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