Texas Photo Identification Law Blocked Source: The New York Times
The Justice Department blocked a Texas law requiring voters to present a pre-approved form of photo identification before voting at their polling location. The Justice Department found that the law may unduly burden eligible Hispanic voters and deter them from voting, thereby violating the Voting Rights Act.
Bill Protects Juveniles' Rights
Deports North Korean Refugees
China deported 31 North Korean refugees that were arrested last month while trying to flee North Korea during the mourning period for Kim Jong-Il. The refugees were sent back despite international pressure from South Korea and the United States. The refugees are likely to be treated as traitors and will face severe retribution.
Lose Voting Rights
Releases Political Dissidents
Urged to Recognize Human Rights
Pregnant Women to Greece
In Bulgaria, three people have been arrested for allegedly
trafficking pregnant women to Greece. Authorities believe the women were
trafficked to Greece by a possible crime ring to sell their newborn
children. The three who were arrested are being held under house-arrest
for 72-hours while the investigation is underway.
Rules Kettling Tactics Lawful
Police Code in Bahrain
Prison Invasively Search Women
Arrests Tibetan Protesters