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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
Stripped of its previously presumed preventive rationale, ritualism, moralizing & mythology, the death penalty stands out as torture (or, employing terminology applied by a significant segment of US Courts, as “cruel & unusual punishment.”) –MORE–

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/prosecuting-death-penalty_b_8351648.html

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According to CVACS, the impact violence has on children resonates long after abuse has ended & can affect quality of lives in long-term. Many young victims experience short term health consequences & risk taking behaviour, with those who experience violence more likely to report moderate mental distress, sexually transmitted infections, self-harm & suicidal thoughts.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49137#.VEf6AOeBG2l

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Watch Film Report: CHILD HEALTHCARE TRANSLATES TO FAMILY WELLBEING & SOCIETY’S REAL ECONOMIC GROWTH
In the remote and poorer areas of the globe, real economic growth begins with healthy families which in turn starts with children and infants receiving the needed care from birth or even before.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/child-healthcare-translates-to-family-welbeing-societys-real-economic-growth/31719Image

Blog Report: ENVIRONMENT DEFENDERS UNDER ATTACK, By Ambassador Mo
Environmentalist has become one of most dangerous job titles around globe. Just as poaching of elephants & rhinos is driving unique species to extinction, vast forests are being consumed for timber, farming & quick profits. UN HR office highlighted murder of Cambodian environmental activist & human rights defender, Chut Wutty, who had worked fearlessly to expose illegal logging & corruption. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/environment-defenders-under-attack/51494Image

Blog Report: FROM ETHIOPIA TO VENEZUELA CIVIL SOCIETY UNDER ASSAULT, By Ambassador Mo
“Civil society – including NGOs, trade unions, human rights defenders, academics, journalists, bloggers & others – plays an absolutely crucial role in ensuring that human rights are protected in individual states,” said the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay. –MORE– for Some Countries Spotlighted —
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/from-ethiopia-to-venezuela-civil-society-under-assault/51189Image