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United Nations: Human Rights A school girl at the Sitara School in Kabul pushes her classmate, a double-leg land-mine amputee in a wheelchair. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted on 13 December 2006. UN Photo/Hassan Zakizada UN Bodies General Assembly Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) Documents, press releases, related links. Pirate Fishing - People & Power The precious marine resources of some of the world's poorest people are being targeted by industrial-scale pirate fishing operations, to feed the seafood hungry markets of Europe and Asia. The problem is particularly acute in West African waters where fish is a vital - and often the only - protein source for millions of people. In a special two-part investigation, People & Power sets out to identify and expose some of those involved in the multi-million dollar trade and to look in particular at its consequences for the impoverished West African nation of Sierra Leone.

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