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Language, Media and the Public Mind - A Case Study of Reporting of the 'Ricin' Incident

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An analysis of how overt and covert racist and Islamophobic stereotyping in the media works, with specific reference to the 'ricin incident' in the UK earlier this year.

Prisoners of War and the Current Gulf War

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Since the War on Iraq began on 20 March 2003, concerns have been raised with regards to the treatment of Prisoners of War (POW) by both sides to the conflict.

Cluster Bombs: The Indiscriminate Killer

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The unleashing of cluster bombs by the US-British forces upon the Iraqi population, massacring and terrorizing the very people whom they purport to liberate.

Kyrgyzstan - The Increasing Failure of Askar Akayev

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A brief overview of post-independence Kyrgyzstan and the human rights abuses that mar its progress to an open and civil society.

Niyazov's Turkmenistan: The Land of the Personality Cult

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An overview of the recent political history, human rights abuses and international issues pertaining to Turkmenistan.

Post-Saddam Iraq - The Pentagon's Far-Right Poised to Take Over and Ayatollah Sistani's Fatwa

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IHRC is deeply concerned as to the possible nature of post-war Iraq. With no respect and regard for international law and human rights, the post-Saddam US regime may witness one tyranny replace another.

Tajikistan's Civil War and Post-1997 Eevents

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Tajikistan is the poorest nation in Central Asia, with over 80% of the population living in poverty. Since its 1992 independence Tajikistan has been plagued by epidemic unemployment and a collapsed economy.

Derogation from A Non-Derogable Right? Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Immigration and the British Government

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In an increasingly globalised world, where law is seen as the principal carrier of the few values still shared by diverse nations, it is ironic that the UK Government is undermining its commitment...

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