Human Rights

Mozambique: Nyusi and Ramaphosa praise Samora Machel’s heroism

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa joined Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi to mark the 35th anniversary of the death of Mozambique’s first president Samora Machel, both vowing to go after Islamist insurgents wreaking havoc in the north of the country. By…

International Criminal Court’s Investigation into Philippines’ Politics of Mass Murder

Perfecto Caparas, currently pursuing his Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) studies at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, discusses how the investigation by the ICC into the Philippines’ “war on drugs” can result in victim empowerment… Amid Philippine…

People’s court tries US and asks for Assange’s freedom

A people’s court here today condemned the United States for war crimes committed in the name of the fight against terrorism, and demanded the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The symbolic hearing was organised by Progressive International a week…

Bangladesh, a country of all religious groups

Bengali culture/commentary By Pathik Hasan “Bangladesh finalizes agreement to build Buddhist monastery in Lumbini, Nepal” This was the headline of Hong Kong-based Global Buddhist Door’s news headline last October 11, 2021. Can anyone imagine that a Muslim country is…

Why is a Basic Income necessary?

The situation of precariousness and inequality that emerges from the latest social statistics is reaching levels that are difficult to assume, and the pandemic has contributed to its aggravation. Given the manifest ineffectiveness of the benefits that should provide a…

Biden Administration Is Undermining the Venezuela Dialogue

The talks between the Venezuelan government and the extreme-right wing opposition had been going well. There are still outstanding issues to be resolved, like ending the economic war, but the discussions held in Mexico led to concrete electoral developments. The…

Loueila Mint: “There is nothing more revolutionary than treating others well”.

We open this second series of builders of the future, with the Saharawi lawyer and activist, Loueila Mint, protagonist of the documentary Aquí estamos by Javier Ríos, in which the plight of migrants arriving in the Canary Islands from Africa…

Spain: Constitutional Court admits appeal for torture during demonstration in Granada

The High Court considers the case to be of “special constitutional significance”. The organisations Stop Represión and the Granada Delegation of the Andalusian Association for Human Rights (APDHA) have announced in a press release that “the Constitutional Court has admitted…

Senseless propaganda on social media may disrupt interfaith harmony

by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury For the last several days, hundreds of people are seeing enthusiastically published instigative and defamatory posts on social media, particularly Facebook and Twitter, which would seriously jeopardize the atmosphere of interfaith harmony in the country.…

Penelope Moro “Bolivia must put an end to impunity because we cannot allow this to happen again”.

With the support of more than 100 human rights organisations, the family of Sebastián Moro launched an international campaign a few days ago to demand justice for the Argentinean journalist murdered in Bolivia during the coup d’état against Evo Morales…

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