VOA News: Human Rights and Law Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:16:45 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America German Courtroom Killer Gets Life Sentence Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:16:45 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:16:45 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:16:45 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa31.cfm?rss=human rights and law Alex Wiens admitted to stabbing Marwa El-Sherbini to death during a July 1 court hearing in Dresden "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa31.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Zimbabwe Judge Allows Testimony in Bennett Weapons Case by Controversial Witness Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:32:45 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:32:45 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:32:45 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-11-voa34.cfm?rss=human rights and law Justice Chinembiri Bhunu ruled that Hitschmann, who says he was tortured into confessing to weapons charges in 2006 and implicating others, can be called as a state witness "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-11-voa34.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Zimbabwe Land Seizures Reportedly Intensify Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:39:27 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:39:27 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:39:27 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa35.cfm?rss=human rights and law Zimbabwe's few remaining commercial white farmers report they are under increasing pressure, some of it violent, to leave their land "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa35.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Zimbabwe Court to Allow Torture Allegations in Bennett Trial Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:49:15 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:49:15 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:49:15 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa36.cfm?rss=human rights and law Long-delayed trial of Roy Bennett has strained country's power-sharing government "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa36.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" US Urges 'Full, Expeditious' Implementation of Kimberly Plan for Zimbabwe Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:53:36 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:53:36 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:53:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-11-voa37.cfm?rss=human rights and law A State Department spokesman said Washington expects that if the Kimberly work plan is not "thoroughly implemented," the organization will then proceed to suspend Zimbabwe "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-11-voa37.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Answers Sought in Deadly Fort Hood Assault Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:32:00 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:32:00 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:32:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa47.cfm?rss=human rights and law As US continues to mourn last week's deadly shooting rampage at Army base in Texas, Americans are grappling with disturbing, difficult questions "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa47.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Iranian Nobel Laureate Ebadi Criticizes Human Rights in Iran Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:40:06 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:40:06 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:40:06 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa1.cfm?rss=human rights and law She urged international community to support UN resolution condemning lack of human rights in Iran "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa1.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" As Alleged Fort Hood Shooter Recovers, New Questions Arise Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:01:27 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:01:27 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:01:27 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa8.cfm?rss=human rights and law Some speculate post-traumatic stress disorder made Major Nidal Hasan take aim at his colleagues "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa8.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" Lawyers in Zimbabwe Weapons-Terror Case Ask Judge to Recuse Himself Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:54:31 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:54:31 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:54:31 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-12-voa29.cfm?rss=human rights and law Lead defense lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa said her team learned only yesterday that Judge Bhunu ruled in 2006 on a bail application by star prosecution witness Peter Michael Hitschmann "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-12-voa29.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law" US Army Charges Alleged Fort Hood Shooter with Premeditated Murder Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:10:30 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:10:30 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:10:30 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa30.cfm?rss=human rights and law Major Nidal Hasan to face 13 counts of premeditated murder  "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa30.cfm?RSS=Human Rights and Law"