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Afghanistan: Protests grow over civilian deaths

New protests erupted in Afghanistan this week as the number of civilians dying during U.S. and NATO attacks on insurgents continues to soar.

World Notes: September 6

Gaza: Aid, solidarity arrive by sea Switzerland: Inequities kill India: Children die in drug trials Honduras: Joins ALBA, defying Washington Canada: Big gains for union women Cuba: Social security changes

Victory for womens rights in Mexico

Women’s rights groups and allies celebrated Aug. 28th after Mexico’s Supreme Court voted 8-3 in a landmark decision to uphold a law allowing abortion in the country’s capital, Mexico City.