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Mariah Carey Sings for Angolan Dictator; Rights Groups Outraged 2

Mariah Carey Sings for Angolan Dictator; Rights Groups Outraged

Mariah Carey picked up a cool $1 million for a one-off Christmas performance in the poverty-stricken nation of Angola, drawing fire from human rights groups for cozying up to dictator Jos Eduardo dos Santos. dos Santos has been in power since 1979, while his daughter Isabel dos Santos nicknamed “the princess,” has become Africa’s richest woman under his rule....
Chris Brown a Political Pawn in Guyana Human Rights Battle 4

Chris Brown a Political Pawn in Guyana Human Rights Battle

Chris Brown is too controversial to play a concert in Guyana because of his 2009 beat down of then girlfriend Rihanna, but he may be a pawn in a political battle over allegations against the government of human rights abuses. Guyana’s President since last year is Donald Ramotar who is the hand-picked successor of former President Bharrat Jagdeo. Government security forces under Jagdeo were accused of human rights abuses. Evidence surfaced in an unrelated drug case in the United States that government forces were involved with death squads and possibly drug running, according to Amnesty International....
Miley Cyrus Sings Soulful Dylan Cover on Kimmel (watch) 6

Miley Cyrus Sings Soulful Dylan Cover on Kimmel (watch)

Miley Cyrus is fast becoming the voice of her generation for Bob Dylan's legacy. She performed a moving version of his song "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" on Jimmy Kimmel last night. Go figure. Cyrus, 19, is one of a number of artists who cover Dylan songs on Amnesty International's benefit compilation Chimes of Freedom....