Gajewski, Karen Ann
March 2006
Humanist;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p48
The article presents news briefs around the world. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, a former World Bank economist, was elected president of Liberia, and voters in Chile elected their former defense minister, Michelle Bachelet. The military government of Burma has extended the house arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi indefinitely. The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights warns the persecution of activists in Uzbekistan has worsened since May 2005.


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