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Human Rights Day Used to Highlight ‘Horrific 2014’

Wednesday is United Nations’ Human Rights Day. Many observers describe 2014 as a horrific year for human rights violations. War is the major source of abuses around the world - and in the past twelve months, major conflicts have intensified. The Syrian civil war is approaching its 4th year. Hundreds of thousands have been killed and millions forced from their homes. In the past twelve months the conflict has splintered and spread to neighboring Iraq, with government forces, moderate...

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