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Entries by Craig and Marc Kielburger from 04/2012

Canada's Dirty (Water) Secret

| Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada

Why is Canada resistant to recognizing clean water as a human right? Perhaps it's because if we were to do so, we would have to face the fact that our country, a world leader in fighting for human rights, is denying a human right to hundreds of thousands of our own people.

In Pakistan, A Spelling Mistake Can Ruin Your Life

| Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada

A member of Pakistan's Christian minority, a 13-year-old girl was responding last September to a test question about a poem praising the Prophet Mohammed. But when she tried to write the Urdu word for "praise," an unfortunate typographical error instead produced the word for "curse." Faryal Bhatti was hauled before the class, beaten by her teacher, then expelled from school.

Kony's Murderous Bro Finally Faces Justice

| Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada

Charles Taylor's men dragged out a corpse, hacked it into four pieces then made the boys walk through the gore. Then they were forced to eat parts of the body. Taylor's men told the new recruits it was ancient tribal magic that would make them invulnerable to bullets.