Human Rights

20.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Human Rights – an empty container in most of Asia

Human Rights – an empty container in most of Asia

ASIA: “We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform.”  This is the title of a speech delivered by Basil Fernando at  The Fifth  Human Rights Cities Forum-  As the keynote address for the Special  Session on Asian Human Rights – … »

19.05.2015 Pressenza Berlin

Faces of the struggle against homophobia and transphobia

Faces of the struggle against homophobia and transphobia

At 17th of may, the International day against homophobia and transphobia, the LGBT activists Stosh Mugisha from Uganda, Alfonso Pantinsano from Germany and Kirill Kalugin from Russia met at the demonstration in front of the Brandenburg Gate. Stosh had to leave Uganda after a newspaper had published his name in … »

17.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Welcome and accept Rohingya refugees on Indonesian soil

Welcome and accept Rohingya refugees on Indonesian soil

Petitioning Joko Widodo, president of Indonesia Please welcome and accept Rohingya refugees on Indonesian soils Marco Kusumawijaya Jakarta, Indonesia and Dede Oetomo Rohingya refugees will die if they are not first and quickly allowed to land on Indonesian soils, as other countries in the region would not accept them. Indonesia, … »

16.05.2015 Johanna Heuveling

Angela Davis speaks with refugees in Berlin

Angela Davis speaks with refugees in Berlin

The US-human rights activist Angela Davis visited the refugees who occupied the Gerhard Hauptmann school in Berlin at the 15th of may After the district had forbidden a visit within the school for a talk, the refugees explained their situation in front of the school on the street. They also … »

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