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Article found on AlJazeera.

The life of a sexually trafficked woman in Southeast Asia is almost unimaginable. The majority are tricked into leaving their homes, even in foreign countries, by the promise of a conventional, well-paying job that would allow them to support their families.

What happens next is something they could probably never expect.

Their identification and travel documents are taken by the traffickers, and the women are told they owe the traffickers for all travel expenses - except they…


Added by Chris J Sturgeon on November 29, 2011 at 11:27am — No Comments

Palestinian prisoners in Israel.

A new report on the conditions of Palestinians jailed in Israel says that since the Shalit prisoner transfer deal last month, the situation has improved little, leaving many to wonder if it was a bad bargain.

A report recently published from the Palestinian Ministry of Prisoners Affairs stated that improved conditions for Palestinians in Israeli jails agreed on in the swap deal freeing Israeli IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, are not being implemented.

The report noted that 60…


Added by Chris J Sturgeon on November 29, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments


I think I have a "Bragging right" here,

I know Dr Henry Carse.  :)

Added by Chris J Sturgeon on November 28, 2011 at 10:20pm — No Comments

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