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Sri Lanka: A look at the Rajapaksas prior to the UPR

Paper No. 5273                                   Dated 29-Oct-2012

Guest Column:  By Usha Sriskandarajah

As Sri Lanka’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) gets underway on November 1, 2012, the Rajapaksas seem impregnable, their grip on power stronger than ever before.

Tibetan Self-Immolations mount, spread geographically as CPC Congress Nears

Paper No. 5269                                   Dated 28-Oct-2012

By B.Raman

As the 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China scheduled to take place in Beijing on November 8,2012, approaches, members of GenNext of Tibetans are desperately taking to more and more self-immolations in an attempt to awaken the conscience of the international community to the plight of the Tibetans.

More Unrest in Xinjiang:

Paper No. 5255                                                                  19-Oct-2012

By B.Raman

 

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