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  • At the end of two-day talks that were dubbed a "human-rights dialogue," Michael Posner, assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor, lamented that the Chinese side had rebuffed U.S. efforts to find out about the status of lawyers, political activists, artists, religious leaders and others caught in a police dragnet in recent weeks.

    U.S. Rebukes China, Cites 'Backsliding' on Rights

  • Ng Han Guan/Associated Press SPEAK SOFTLY: Michael Posner, U.S. assistant secretary of state, spoke in the U.S. embassy in Beijing Thursday after dubbed a 'human-rights dialogue.'

    Photos of the Day: April 28

  • The three Latin American leaders are laureates of Mr. Gadhafi's so-called human-rights prize, first won by Mr. Castro in 1998.

    Where Gadhafi's Name Is Still Gold

  • Every time in recent years when I have tried to clean up the Chechens act for them, your so-called human-rights groups have started whining.

    The Edge of Madness

  • She called it a setback for human-rights activists in the country.

    Indian Court Denies Bail to Indian Doctor Jailed For Life

  • The sentence was slammed by civil-rights campaigners who say he is being victimized for highlighting human-rights abuses.

    Indian Court Denies Bail to Indian Doctor Jailed For Life

  • Mr. Sayyaf brought Osama bin Laden, Khaled Sheikh Mohammed and many oth er future al Qaeda leaders into Afghanistan in the 1980s, and is criticized by many human-rights groups for his past abuses.

    Hopes Dim for Legislative Curb on Afghan President

  • The South Asia director of Human Rights Watch in India, Meenakshi Ganguly, said human-rights campaigners are disappointed at the rejection of bail for the doctor.

    Indian Court Denies Bail to Indian Doctor Jailed For Life

  • That program accelerated after 2001, with as many as 100 suspected terrorists shipped to Egypt for que stioning by the country's state security police, according to estimates by human-rights groups.

    Transition Is a Test for Suleiman

  • While Parliament's vote doesn't bind the government to reject the human-rights court's ruling, it will put pressure on Mr. Cameron to ignore the ruling.

    U.K. Lawmakers Keep Ban on Prisoners' Voting


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