Human Rights

26.06.2017

Supreme Court partially allows Trump’s travel ban

Supreme Court partially allows Trump’s travel ban

Washington, June 26 (Prensa Latina) The US Supreme Court accepted today the case of President Donald Trump”s travel ban and decided to enforce parts of the controversial executive order until the final ruling.   The highest court in this country had not formally decided to take the process presented by… »

24.06.2017

London Tower Block Panic

London Tower Block Panic

More than 800 households are being evacuated this evening in a major panic move by Camden Council. The spokeswoman for the council made an official statement a few hours ago: “I know it’s difficult but Grenfell changes everything”. It will definitely be difficult and change everything for those residents leaving… »

23.06.2017

Several neoliberal mantras go up in smoke

Several neoliberal mantras go up in smoke

Obsession with privatisation, fiscal austerity, deregulation, free trade, and reductions in government spending in order to increase the role of the private sector in the economy and society have been the neoliberal agenda pervading the world economic system since the 70s’ after Friedrich Hayek was given the Nobel Prize in… »

22.06.2017

Day of Rage in London

Day of Rage in London

Marchers denounce ‘Corporate Manslaughter’ of Grenfell Tower victims ‘We have a responsibility to raise our voice for justice and equality in society,’ said one marcher by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams Outraged Londoners took to the streets of their city on Wednesday to express solidarity with… »

21.06.2017

A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide

A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide

Robert J. Burrowes It is a tragic measure of the depravity of human existence that genocide is a continuing and prevalent manifestation of violence in the international system, despite the effort following World War II to abolish it through negotiation, and then adoption and ratification of the 1948 Genocide… »

21.06.2017

Photos: World Refugee Day in NYC

Photos: World Refugee Day in NYC

New Yorkers sanding for Refugees on World Refugee Day. The March organized by African Communities Together (ACT) and City of Refuge Coalition went form 59th St and 5th Ave to Trump World Tower and Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in front of the United Nations. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on… »

20.06.2017

‘Empower women and change the structures of power’ – Media and gender equality at the Global Media Forum

‘Empower women and change the structures of power’ –  Media and gender equality at the Global Media Forum

Prominent experts from the media, politics and NGOs called upon the media to step up their efforts for gender equality and diversity at the Global Media Forum. A panel, hosted by the network Gender@International Bonn, focused on the challenges of gender-transformative journalism in the “post-truth” world and explored its capacity… »

16.06.2017

With Grenfell Tower, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like

With Grenfell Tower, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like

by George Monbiot for The Guardian Too often safety has been sacrificed to an agenda of deregulation backed by lobbyists: it’s time to put the public interest above corner-cutting and greed For years successive governments have built what they call a bonfire of regulations. They have argued that “red… »

14.06.2017

Leftism’s Moment

Leftism’s Moment

By David Swanson For the past many years and for many years to come, “extremism” has been unacceptable in U.S. politics. One must be in favor of more fossil fuel pipelines under certain strict conditions, not against them entirely. That would be extreme. The moment when extremism becomes acceptable, or… »

31.05.2017

Five hundred days a prisoner

Five hundred days a prisoner

By Samantha San Romé “Either you love or hate Milagro,” said a local when I visited Jujuy.  “But don’t believe all the bad things they say,” he added.  He didn’t say much more.  He spoke little, but enough for me to understand that this is what happens when you’re… »

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