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Far-right Dutch politician, Geert Wilders (photo, from aljazeera.net), has gone on trial in the Netherlands on charges of inciting hatred against Muslims. (more…)

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A female human rights activist and journalist has been tried by a court in the Iranian capital on charges including “warring against God,” which has the potential punishment of death. (more…)

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In Puntland, Somalia’s semi-autonomous region, a court has jailed a journalist for interviewing a Muslim leader with ties to al-Qaeda-inspired fighters, local media and an international watchdog have said. (more…)

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The Obama administration will miss the January 2010 deadline set for closing the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba (photo, from aljazeera.net), admitted the US president. (more…)

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A court has accepted to hear the appeal made by Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers against her latest sentence.

On 18 September, an appeal against Myanmar’s pro-democracy opposition leader will be heard in Rangoon, said legal representatives. (more…)

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Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy opposition leader, have launched an appeal against the extension of her house arrest. (more…)

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Iran has opened the first trial of people allegedly involved in post-election violence. The charges included rioting, vandalism, “acting against national security”, and conspiring against the ruling system, state media reported.

Leading members of the opposition reform movement, such as a former vice-president, are included in the defendants. (photo, from bbc.co.uk) (more…)

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