‘There Is a Clear Connection between Torture, Ill-treatment and Corruption’ – UN Rights Expert

‘There Is a Clear Connection between Torture, Ill-treatment and Corruption’ – UN Rights Expert

Human Wrongs Watch The incidences of torture and ill-treatment around the world have not been diminishing and the need for effective prevention is “as great as it ever has been,” a ...

‘Clock Is Ticking’ for War-Ravaged Gaza; Promises on Rebuilding Must ‘Quickly Materialize’

‘Clock Is Ticking’ for War-Ravaged Gaza; Promises on Rebuilding Must ‘Quickly Materialize’

  Human Wrongs Watch On the heels of last week’s visit to Gaza, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 21 October 2014 told the Security Council today that promises m ...

Notes about the ‘look’ of Pressenza

Notes about the ‘look’ of Pressenza

Peace is the absence of war, it is coexistence without conflict, but we can’t just limit nonviolence to the absence of violence.  Even if it is an end that we want to achieve, nonv ...

Hong Kong: seventeen years and nothing…

Hong Kong: seventeen years and nothing…

Things are not looking too bright in Hong Kong. The press is releasing news of ‘sources’ saying the main figures of the Occupy Central campaign are to be arrested. These include th ...

UK – Creating Real, Voter-Driven Recall

UK – Creating Real, Voter-Driven Recall

Please excuse the non-personal nature of this email but I have had many people contact me on this. You may have already had a reply from me saying I was reviewing the amendments an ...

Understanding and Defeating Resurgent Fascism

Understanding and Defeating Resurgent Fascism

As fascism is being intruded more widely and deeply into key areas of world politics, it is important to identify this trend, to explain the psychology of fascism and to nominate k ...

When the last tree was cut down

When the last tree was cut down

Easter Island was a closed system for 1400 years according to scholars specialising in the history of the place.  It was populated by Polynesians coming from the West who arrived o ...

Maternity Leave: Women’s Survival vs. Family Responsibilities in Rwanda

  Human Wrongs Watch Kigali, 22 October 2014 (ILO)* – Kanyange’s (not her real name) baby is crying intermittently as they wait to meet a doctor at a health care centre in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.  Source: ILO “My baby has been like this over the last two days. This st more ...

October 22, 2014

Understanding and Defeating Resurgent Fascism

As fascism is being intruded more widely and deeply into key areas of world politics, it is important to identify this trend, to explain the psychology of fascism and to nominate key elements of any strategy to defeat it. By Robert J. Burrowes Fascism is best known for its rise i more ...

October 22, 2014

Podemos: an unusual process

Deliberation in Podemos[1] is public and open, it allows for varying degrees of involvement, within it are participating people from social movements and its structure is designed not only for militants but rather for popular participation. By Olga Rodríguez for Zona Crítica Pode more ...

October 23, 2014

UK Health Service at risk from TTIP: The Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Nursing Press Release “We want a cast-iron guarantee that TTIP will not leave the NHS vulnerable to privatisation through the backdoor” - RCN warns of trade deal’s impact on the health service > The NHS needs to be protected from the Transatlantic Trade and In more ...

October 23, 2014

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