Human Rights

26.04.2017

Free Tibet – for the dignity of Tibetan People

Free Tibet – for the dignity of Tibetan People

By Denise Nanni and Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following interview with Sam of the organization Free Tibet struggling for the rights of Tibetan people and for their dignity as a free people. They denounce the Chinese oppressive regime at a national and international level. We would like to… »

21.04.2017

Middle East, Engulfed by a ‘Perfect Storm’

Middle East, Engulfed by a ‘Perfect Storm’

By Baher Kamal A perfect storm has engulfed the Middle East, and continues to threaten international peace and security. Hardly anyone could sum up the Middle East explosive situation in so few, blunt words as just did Nickolay Mladenov, the UN… »

19.04.2017

Under Activist Pressure, Portland Agrees to End All Corporate Investments

Under Activist Pressure, Portland Agrees to End All Corporate Investments

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout | Report In a sweeping move that follows a wave of divestment activism in Portland, Oregon, and across the country, the Portland City Council voted last week to pull all of the city’s investments in corporate bonds and securities. The decision was a major victory for a… »

11.04.2017

Egypt Imposes State of Emergency After ISIS Attacks Kill 49 at Coptic Churches

Egypt Imposes State of Emergency After ISIS Attacks Kill 49 at Coptic Churches

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has imposed a three-month state of emergency, after bombings at two Coptic Christian churches killed at least 49 people during Palm Sunday services. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi: “Several steps are to be taken, the first of which will be the declaration of a state of… »

06.04.2017

Work, What Future? Seven Big Questions Needing Urgent Response

Work, What Future? Seven Big Questions Needing Urgent Response

By Baher Kamal Around the world, profound changes in the nature of work are underway, that’s clear. So it is a fact that the on-going transformations in the world of labour are disrupting the connection between work, personal development and community participation. »

05.04.2017

Trump Revoked Equal Pay Law, Only Days Before Equal Pay Day

Trump Revoked Equal Pay Law, Only Days Before Equal Pay Day

President Trump is facing criticism for signing an executive order revoking 2014 rules aimed at protecting equal pay for women—only days before Equal Pay Day, which was Tuesday. According to 2016 data from the Pew Research Center, for every dollar a white man in the U.S. earns, white women earn… »

05.04.2017

NYPD Officers Infiltrated Black Lives Matter Protesters

NYPD Officers Infiltrated Black Lives Matter Protesters

An investigation by The Guardian has revealed that undercover officers with the New York Police Department worked to infiltrate a group of Black Lives Matter protesters. The investigation draws on emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, which shows how undercover officers posed as protesters and gained access… »

05.04.2017

Trump Praises Egyptian President Al-Sisi: “We Agree on So Many Things”

Trump Praises Egyptian President Al-Sisi: “We Agree on So Many Things”

President Trump praised Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi during a meeting at the White House Monday, saying the two leaders “agree on so many things.” President Donald Trump: “It’s great to be with the president of Egypt. And I will tell you, President Al-Sisi has been somebody that’s been very… »

04.04.2017

A Marathon in Bethlehem – rather a promenade for the right to movement

A Marathon in Bethlehem – rather a promenade for the right to movement

Hebrew below It is probably the shortest marathon in the world. Bethlehem is encircled by the wall to such extent that there is no 42 km route that the sportsmen and women could pass. On the other hand not many athletes seem to be among the participants. The majority of… »

30.03.2017

Federal Judge Extends Hold on Trump Travel Ban

Federal Judge Extends Hold on Trump Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii dealt another blow on Wednesday to President Trump’s attempt to ban refugees and travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. District Judge Derrick Watson extended a nationwide halt on Trump’s executive order, which would bar citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the… »

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