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Learn about access to water and the global water shortage Clean, safe drinking water is scarce. Today, nearly 1 billion people in the developing world don't have access to it. Yet, we take it for granted, we waste it, and we even pay too much to drink it from little plastic bottles. Water is the foundation of life. And still today, all around the world, far too many people spend their entire day searching for it. Global Water Shortage: Water Scarcity & The Importance of Water
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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has joined scores of other dissidents who have simply disappeared (“Artist silenced in ‘New China,’ ” Web, Thursday). While British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Germany Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle have called for his immediate release, there is little evidence to suggest that Washington is outraged over the incident. If anything, the insipid response of the Department of State would suggest quite the opposite. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama silent on China's human rights abuses
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Nigeria: Shell’s New Human Rights Abuses Often the story of Shell’s atrocities in Nigeria has focused on its complicity in the death of the Ogoni Ken Saro-Wiwa, or the human rights abuses that were committed in the mid-nineties. But now a great new report from the oil industry watch-dog Platform, and published in coalition with a number of NGOs, has looked at Shell’s more recent misdemeanours in the Delta over the last decade. Once again it makes disturbing reading for the oil giant.
On November 29, 2013, French MPs voted in support of a version of the Swedish law on prostitution that criminalizes the purchase of sex with a fine of €1500 ($2040 US). The fine is doubled for a second offense. The French Parliament also repealed criminalization of people selling sex, and proposed setting aside €20 million for programs helping women to exit prostitution. Prostitution Research & Education Website
By consistently behaving as if human rights law does not apply to itself, the USA poses a challenge to the universality of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. By Reed Brody May 1999 AMERICA'S PROBLEM WITH HUMAN RIGHTS
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