"Free trade should be premised on fundamental respect for human rights, especially the rights of the workers producing the goods to be traded. In Colombia, workers cannot exercise their right without fear of being threatened or killed."
Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the Arab world. It faces corruption, malnutrition and water shortages. Its population of 23 million owns over 23 million firearms. It's a witch's brew of potential disaster.
100,000 civilians held hostage by Tamil Tiger rebels on a stretch of land just twice the size of New York's Central Park have come under repeated indiscriminate shelling by the Sri Lankan armed forces.
"No one will hire me because I was at Guantanamo... There is a girl I am interested in, but I can't ask her father for her hand because I don't have bride money or a way to support her," says a former detainee.