Human Rights

23.04.2019

‘Despicable: Trump Administration Threatens to Veto UN Resolution Combating Rape as Weapon of War

‘Despicable: Trump Administration Threatens to Veto UN Resolution Combating Rape as Weapon of War

The U.S. is reportedly opposing the resolution over language on reproductive health for victims of rape.  by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams In what critics denounced as the Trump administration’s latest attack on women’s rights across the globe, U.S. officials are reportedly threatening… »

23.04.2019

Sri Lanka attacks: government’s social media ban may hide the truth about what is happening

Sri Lanka attacks: government’s social media ban may hide the truth about what is happening

Meera Selva, University of Oxford for The Conversation Sri Lanka has temporarily banned social media and messaging apps in the wake of the coordinated Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels across the country, which killed at least 290 people. The ban is ostensibly to stop… »

22.04.2019

Sri Lanka explosions: More than 200 killed, Churches and hotels targeted

Sri Lanka explosions: More than 200 killed, Churches and hotels targeted

More than 200 killed and at least 500 injured as eight explosions rocked Catholic churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka while Christians began Easter Sunday celebrations. Media report said: The blasts started at around 8:45am local time at St. Anthony’s Church in Colombo and St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo,… »

14.04.2019

Mairead Maguire asks to visit Assange in prison

Mairead Maguire asks to visit Assange in prison

Nobel Peace Laureate Maguire requests UK Home Office for permission to visit her friend Nobel Peace nominee Julian Assange in prison in London. Press Release: Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, Co-Founder, Peace People Northern Ireland.   www.peacepeople.com   12th April, 2019 `Mairead Maguire has requested… »

14.04.2019

The Human Rights Organizations Are Part of the Problem

The Human Rights Organizations Are Part of the Problem

Human rights organizations have sacrificed their credibility and become a sophisticated part of the U.S. foreign policy machine—or, to put it more bluntly, a part of the U.S. empire.   By Justin… »

13.04.2019

Joint Statement – the case of Alan Kurdi

Joint Statement – the case of Alan Kurdi

We have learned that Sea-Eye’s rescue vessel, the ‘Alan Kurdi’, has finally been allowed to disembark the people who were rescued on April 3 when in distress on the Mediterranean Sea. These 64 people (of whom two were evacuated already due to medical emergencies) are allowed to reach land… »

13.04.2019

Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

…The American empire is not good for the American people. The way it’s sold to the American people is that this is good for all Americans… but it’s quite the opposite: it’s good for an elite, especially arms manufacturers and the fossil fuel industry… by Brandon Soderberg, originally published on… »

13.04.2019

Chomsky: Arrest of Assange Is “Scandalous” and Highlights Shocking Extraterritorial Reach of U.S.

Chomsky: Arrest of Assange Is “Scandalous” and Highlights Shocking Extraterritorial Reach of U.S.

Attorneys for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are vowing to fight his possible extradition to the United States following his arrest in London, when British police forcibly removed Assange from the Ecuadorean Embassy, where he had taken asylum for almost seven years. On Thursday night, Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman spoke to… »

13.04.2019

Chelsea and Julian are in jail. History trembles.

Chelsea and Julian are in jail. History trembles.

By Craig Murray Tonight both Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange are in jail, both over offences related to the publication of materials specifying US war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq, and both charged with nothing else at all. No matter what bullshit political and MSM liars try to feed… »

12.04.2019

Julian Assange: A Scapegoat For History’s Violent Male Aggression

Julian Assange: A Scapegoat For History’s Violent Male Aggression

By Jerome Irwin Historically, the masculine ideological world view – professed by politicians of both gender’s, their counterparts in the corporate and military world’s and all those citizenry who support them – have dominated the evolution of human civilization in both war and peacetime; life on Earth an endless… »

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