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August 13, 2012 By Maron Soueid This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Guor Marial, Age: 28 Country: None (Independent Olympic Athlete) Event: Men’s Marathon If there is a...
August 09, 2012 What are “traditional values?” There is no universally agreed upon definition and so the answer often depends on one’s culture and life experience. That’s why this week’s collective exercise of the U...
August 08, 2012 By Rasika Teredesai This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Imke Duplitzer: 37 years old from Germany. Events: Women’s Epee (Individual and Team). Photo by...
August 07, 2012 By Molly Lao This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Lopez Lomong: 27 years old, represents the United States in the Olympics. Events: 5000 meter race Lopez...
August 06, 2012 By Maron Soueid This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Oscar Pistorius: 25 years old, South Africa. Events: 400m race, 4x400m relay race. Photo credit to www....
August 06, 2012 By Rachel Morgan This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Sarah Attar, 19 years old, Saudi Arabia. Event: 800m track event. Photo courtesy of Channel Guide Magazine...
August 03, 2012 By Christiana Renfro This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Dorcus Inzikuru: 30 years old Ugandan. Event: 3000m steeplechase (Friday, August 3) Dorcus Inzikuru...

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