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October 2006 Archives (International News)

18th October 2006

Council of Europe Anti-Torture Committee visits Ireland

Press release from the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture Read more

25th October 2006

U.S. STUDY: Media rarely notes when Alcohol plays role in Violent Crimes and Accidents

The news media seriously underreport the role alcohol plays in violent crimes, injuries and traffic accidents, according to a new national study. Read more

Press Release from ACT UP Philadelphia: "Philadelphia Prison Commisioner Approves Condoms forHIV Prevention after AIDS Activists Challenge Broken Policy"

Philadelphia Prison Commissioner Leon King will approve a revised condom availability policy after months of negotiation with ACT UP Philadelphia. Read more