Space Launch Privatization Costing Taxpayers Dearly

Space Launch Privatization Costing Taxpayers Dearly

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket carrying a cargo spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) exploded seconds after liftoff on October 28. The Antares rocket ...

Initiative on Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons Takes Centre Stage at UN General Assembly

Initiative on Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons Takes Centre Stage at UN General Assembly

  Human Wrongs Watch It took a full 5 minutes for New Zealand’s Ambassador for Disarmament, Dell Higgie, to read out the list of the 155 co-sponsors of the Joint Statement on ...

With 2.6 Million More During Recession, Total Number of Children Plunged into Poverty In Rich Countries Reaches 76.5 Million

With 2.6 Million More During Recession, Total Number of Children Plunged into Poverty In Rich Countries Reaches 76.5 Million

  Human Wrongs Watch Rome/Geneva/New York,  28 October 2014* – A new UNICEF report shows that 2.6 million children have sunk below the poverty line in the world’s most affluen ...

Celebrating diversity: Mardi Gras 2014

Celebrating diversity: Mardi Gras 2014

/ Texts and Photographs: Daniela Quinteros Rosas / Celebrating diversity and tolerance in a party was never as important to the streets of Sydney, Australia as this year. Mardi Gra ...

In Gaza, justice delayed is justice denied

In Gaza, justice delayed is justice denied

Ahmad Abu Raida (Photo courtesy of DCI-Palestine) Israeli army investigators have not even contacted the teenage victim of one of the few alleged war crimes it says it is probing.  ...

OPINION: Ebola, Human Rights and Poverty – Making the Links

OPINION: Ebola, Human Rights and Poverty – Making the Links

By Alicia Ely Yamin  Lecturer on Global Health and Policy Director at the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, and Chair of the Center fo ...

Putney Debate 2014 – 01 – Crash, Cuts. Crisis – Causes, Consequences, Solutions

Putney Debate 2014 – 01 – Crash, Cuts. Crisis – Causes, Consequences, Solutions

The New London Putney Debates began with a reflection on the history of activism and its achievements in the UK, followed by reflections on the environment, the economy, the Media ...

Israelis Picking Palestinian Olives

  Human Wrongs Watch Jerusalem, 28 October 2014 (IRIN)* — It is still dark when the minibus rolls into Jerusalem, picking up Israelis bound for occupied Palestinian land. Their leader, a rabbi, dons a shawl and quietly prays in the back seat.  During the autumn olive harvest more ...

October 29, 2014

Space Launch Privatization Costing Taxpayers Dearly

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket carrying a cargo spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) exploded seconds after liftoff on October 28. The Antares rocket lifted off from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Virginia. Approximately ten s more ...

October 30, 2014

Muhammad, Where Are You?

  Human Wrongs Watch By Uri Avnery*, TRANSCEND Media Service 25/10/14 It sounds like a joke. But it isn’t. About a month ago, on the eve of the Jewish New Year, the government statistical office published a set of interesting items about the population of the state. It is in more ...

October 29, 2014

Israelis Picking Palestinian Olives

  Human Wrongs Watch Jerusalem, 28 October 2014 (IRIN)* — It is still dark when the minibus rolls into Jerusalem, picking up Israelis bound for occupied Palestinian land. Their leader, a rabbi, dons a shawl and quietly prays in the back seat.  During the autumn olive harvest more ...

October 29, 2014

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