VOA News: Human Rights and Law Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:33:41 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Amnesty International: Iraq Has 1,000 Prisoners on Death Row Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:33:41 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:33:41 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:33:41 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa52.cfm?rss=human rights and law Rights organization calls on Iraq to halt all executions because country's death penalty process continues to lack 'transparency' "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa52.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Suicide Bombing Kills Senior Afghan Intelligence Official Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:58:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:58:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:58:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa7.cfm?rss=human rights and law Powerful bomb in Laghman province, east of Kabul, kills country's deputy chief of intelligence, 22 others "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa7.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Freed Reporters Describe North Korean Ordeal Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:44:40 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:44:40 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:44:40 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa8.cfm?rss=human rights and law Laura Ling and Euna Lee say they never intended to cross frozen river into communist country "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa8.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" UN Reports Decline in Afghanistan Opium Production Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:42:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:42:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:42:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa18.cfm?rss=human rights and law Report says Afghan farmers making less money on poppy crops, causing them to switch to more lucrative crops "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa18.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Rwanda Working with Finland on Genocide Trial Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:00:42 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:00:42 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:00:42 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa20.cfm?rss=human rights and law Kigali offers subdued praise for Finnish trial of former Baptist pastor Francois Bazaramba suspected of genocide crimes "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa20.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" South African Police Patrol New Rapid Bus System After Drive-By Shooting Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:24:44 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:24:44 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:24:44 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa40.cfm?rss=human rights and law Some minibus operators oppose new bus service that was launched this week to serve daily commuters and football fans during next year's soccer World Cup "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa40.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Saudi Arabia Reports Surrender of Wanted Militant Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:09:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:09:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:09:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa51.cfm?rss=human rights and law Interior ministry says Fawaz al-Otaibi gave himself up after telling his parents that he wanted to return to his home country "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa51.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" World's Biggest Drug Company Pays Record Fine Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:15:11 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:15:11 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:15:11 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa56.cfm?rss=human rights and law Pfizer agrees to pay $2.3 billion in fines and penalties for marketing several drugs improperly "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa56.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" 4 Iraqis Sentenced to Death for Bank Robbery Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:24:35 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:24:35 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:24:35 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa57.cfm?rss=human rights and law Security force members were convicted of shooting al-Rafidain bank guards in Baghdad, stealing more than $3 million in July "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa57.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Taliban Bomber Captured in Kandahar Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:38:32 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:38:32 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:38:32 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa43.cfm?rss=human rights and law NATO statement says suspect involved in attacks using IEDs was apprehended on roadway without incident Wednesday "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa43.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law"