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For decades now, certain policies of China defined their state as having a lot of power on the citizen’s lives. These policies include the one-child family restrictions and the “re-education through labor” camps. In the article ‘China to Ease Longtime Policy of 1-Child Limit’ published on November 15th, 2013 and written by Chris Buckly, new motives in China are being discussed.

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According to the article '' Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar'' written by Moshahida Sultana Ritu on July 12th in 2012 in the New York Times, a civil war between the people of Myanmar exploded in the streets. Near the border of Bangladesh, in many villages belonging to the Arakan State, the Muslim population has been chased and murdered since the begining of June.

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In the article Qatar World Cup construction 'will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead' published on

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The article ‘India child sex victims 'humiliated'’ posted on the BBC news and written by ‘The US-based Human Right Watched’ discusses about the lack of awareness the country of India has towards children getting abused sexually.  The HRW (Human Rights Watched) reports that children in India whom have been victimized of child sexual abuse are often neglected and humiliated by the police.

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The article by Associated Press written on October 18, 2013 mostly talks about the Cuban entrepreneurs gird for ban on import sales. The central of Havana, situated in Cuba has many market places where you can find just about anything. These market places consist of many manner goods that were imported such as watches, shampoos, facial creams, fashion designer clothing and etc. It started three years ago that this area is mostly known for its markets, beaches, and various worldwide known cigars.

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In the article on BBC News written by Nina Lakhani, the situation of abortion that El Salvador is facing is exposed. It is said that women have the obligation to keep a baby if pregnant, and therefore abortion is illegal. Not only it is illegal but the women who are denouced are accused of murder of their child, and a case of miscarrying is therefore considered suspicious. Women who are denouced are sent to women's prison where they face their sentence for years. Even if a women is pregant by the result of a rape, abortion is not accepted.

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The article Why Russia's Sochi Olympics are now a battleground for gay rights, posted by CNN on August 10th, 2013, describes and explains the controversy that has emerged following the adoption by the Russian parliament of what is considered to be an “anti-gay” law. The law in question, signed by Russian president Vladimir Putin and brought under the spotlights in the perspective of the forthcoming 2014 Sochi Olympics, prohibits “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations to minors”.

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According to an article published the Sixth of August, 2013 in the Globe and Mail, France is debating on extending the ban around the Muslim headscarf to its universities. In fact, complete veiling of the face is already forbidden in public places in France since 2010. The ban is also applicable to Muslim headscarf in the public schools of the country since 2004 in order not to influence young children.

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The article by a Russian author, Will Englund, reflects on Russia’s perhaps desire to help the Syrians. It also touches on United States’ reaction towards Russia’s behavior. The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, is betting on something unsure when offering his aid to the Syrian crisis. It has been common for Putin to give his input on sure things, though this time, his success will only depend on forces out of his control.

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