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Archbishop of New York Warns Obama of Consequences of DOMA Repeal

Timothy Dolan, Catholic Archbishop of New York, wrote a strong letter to President Obama. He stated that "recent actions" taken by the Administration "escalate the threat to marriage." He then urged the President to perpetuate the discriminate against gay and … Continue reading

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Ghana rights group warns of anti-gay crackdown

[JURIST] The Centre for Popular Education and Human Rights Ghana (CEPEHRG) [advocacy website] warned Friday that the nation is on the verge of an “anti-gay hate campaign,” following reports of government-endorsed anti-gay sentiments. A spokesperson for the CEPEHRG said that … Continue reading

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UN warns Internet restrictions violate human rights

[JURIST] The UN warned [press release] in a report [text] Friday that government restrictions on the right to freedom of opinion and expression on the Internet impinge on human rights. Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political … Continue reading

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UN warns Ivory Coast shelling may be war crime

[JURIST] The UN peacekeeping operation (UNOCI) [official website] in the Ivory Coast [BBC country profile; JURIST news archive] on Thursday denounced the shelling of a market [press release, in French] in the capital Abidjan which killed 25 to 30 civilians … Continue reading

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UN pledges to defend Ouattara and warns of consequences for war crimes in Ivory Coast

[JURIST] Officials from the United Nations [official website] on Friday warned [UN News Centre report] supporters of ousted Ivory Coast [CIA backgrounder; JURIST news archive] president Laurent Gbagbo not to attack the Golf Hotel, where UN peacekeeping forces now stand … Continue reading

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