Human rights

Rising Sea Levels Affect Pacific Islanders

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Evening News
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Mon, 07/28/2008

 

Small Pacific islands are facing increasing pressure as global warming bring higher tides.

KBOO’s Beth Crawford has the story.

 

2:07 minutes (1.95 MB)

Gay Men Abused: Bogus Kidnapping Charges: July 29

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Evening News
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Mon, 07/28/2008

 

Last Tuesday, KBOO reported a story about an alleged kidnapping that was reported in the Salt Lake City media.
Instead of a kidnapping, the story turned out to be a false accusation that resulted into brutal hate crime committed against two gay men.

In a follow-up to this story, KBOO’s Rebecca Nay spoke with Chris Swan, who is one of the roommates of the victims

4:25 minutes (4.04 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 08/14/08

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Thu, 08/14/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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AIDS and Race

African Americans make up 13 percent of the total U.S. population yet they represent 49 percent of HIV/AIDS cases in this country. In Oregon, where African Americans make up only 2 percent of the population, 8 percent of Oregonians diagnosed with HIV/AIDS are black. HIV/AIDS levels in the African American community are surpassing levels in several African nations currently receiving U.S. support to fight the disease.

Civil Liberties Watch: Author Andy Worthington on the Guantanamo Tribunal

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Evening News
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Mon, 08/11/2008

The first US War Crimes Tribunal since WWII concluded this past week with the sentencing of Salim Hamdan. Author of The Guantanamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison, Andy Worthington talks about some of the lessons to take away from it.

4:36 minutes (4.21 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Hamdan Tribunal; Andy Worthington Interview

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 08/10/2008

The Guantanamo Tribunal of Salim Hamdan concluded. Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files;  The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison talks about what we learned.

49.04 MB

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 12

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Mon, 08/11/2008

 Host Joe Uris leads a discusssion of environmental issues like water, air and energy with an emphasis on energy consumption in the U.S. and the world.  Of course, politics and history eek their way into the show.

We do apologize, but due to technical difficulties recording the show, the last 10 minutes of the broadcast are missing from the webcast.

 

 

44:44 minutes (40.97 MB)

Out Loud on 08/12/08

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Out Loud
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Tue, 08/12/2008 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Cascade AIDS Project guests on Out Loud

Tune in to hear from Cascade AIDS Project staff, Alison Frye, Manager of Education & Family Services, who attended the International AIDS Conference that happened in Mexico City last week.

We'll also hear about CAP programs and services, as well as what's happening nationally and in Oregon with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Art Focus on 08/14/08

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Art Focus
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Thu, 08/14/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

At 10:30 Art Focus takes a break. Instead we’ll hear about the Clothesline Project, a visual display by women survivors of violence.  Guests will also discuss Women’s Equality Day coming up on Tuesday, August the 26th.

Radiozine on 08/19/08

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Program: 
Radiozine
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Tue, 08/19/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Hosts Leigh Anne Kranz and Kayse Jama host a program on human rights.

Positively Revolting on 08/15/08

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Fri, 08/15/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Ani Haines interviews David Oakes, director of MindFreedom, a nonprofit organization that unites 100 sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups to win human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities.

We will review the state of mental health care and the rights of patients, including the continuation of forced electro-shock therapy and forced medications.  Also a look at MindFreedom's successes, and how you can help!  Your calls invited at 503-231-8187.

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