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Bahrain Sentences Medical Workers for Treating Protesters

Edward Yeranian | Cairo A security court in the Gulf state of Bahrain has sentenced 20 doctors and medics to long jail sentences for treating wounded demonstrators during unrest earlier this year. The court sentence is expected to further enrage

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December 10, 1948: United Nations Adopts The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Exactly 62 years ago today, the United Nations adopted its Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Making today, International Human Rights Day. America’s first lady at the time, Eleanor Roosevelt helped inspire the 1948 agreement. A global pledge critics say the

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