All Rights All Around the World (Jan. 22, 2011)

UN human rights chief voices concern over migrants missing in Mexico
UN News Center
Preview: “The United Nations human rights chief today voiced deep concern over the fate of a group of about 40 migrants who have been missing since they were abducted in Mexico last month, and death threats to a prominent human rights defender assisting other migrants who escaped the kidnapping ordeal.”
Related: UN rights chief urges Mexico to locate 40 abducted migrants (Monsters and, UN urges probes into abuse of migrants in Mexico (The Associated Press), UN: Mexico should step up search for missing migrants (CNN International)

Human rights panel chairman: Hosting Hu gave Beijing moral legitimacy
The Hill
Preview: “The new chairman of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee that focuses on human rights said Friday that President Obama’s summit and state dinner with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week left many Chinese ‘bewildered, demoralized and left behind.'”
Related: Hu Jintao meets with lawmakers, hears concerns on human rights (Washington Post)

Rights experts to investigate jail death of Russian lawyer
The Washington Post
Preview: “U.N.-appointed human rights experts have agreed to explore the death in pretrial detention of a Moscow lawyer who was arrested after filing accusations of police involvement in a multimillion-dollar embezzlement scheme, a colleague who has vowed to avenge his death said Thursday.”
Related: Rights experts to probe Magnitsky case (, UN Looking Into Case Of Russian Lawyer’s Prison Death (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty), Moscow rules out international probe into Magnitsky case (RIA Novosti)

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