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Taiwan’s ‘Formosa Incident’ and International Human Rights Day

TAIPEI – December 10th is celebrated as International Human Rights Day. But in Taiwan the event takes on a more somber tone as the day to commemorate the 1979 Formosa, or Kaohsiung Incident. This was a defining moment in Taiwan’s

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Tanzanian Women In Action For Development

ARUSHA, Tanzania – When a six-year-old girl named Salma, accompanied by her grandmother, entered Maria Mushi’s office in Arusha claiming she hadn’t been payed for work as a housemaid, this 55-year-old sprang into action. Mushi listened to Salma’s case and decided to

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