Human Rights

19.07.2017

The Sexualities Revolution

The Sexualities Revolution

By Johan Galtung and Antonio C. S. Rosa Like the feminist revolution, this one may be said to have originated in USA.  The two are related.  There is a long, painful history.  From use and abuse of women, also inside marriage, for male sexual satisfaction only, still going on. To… »

19.07.2017

Not Just Black or Muslim, ALL Lives Matter!

Not Just Black or Muslim, ALL Lives Matter!

By Dr Mansoor Durrani United States of America has been the leader of nations for a while. From fashion and food to “war on terror” other nations simply follow the leader. But people embrace American products like McDonald, Nike, iPhone and other American lifestyle by choice. So it is unfair… »

19.07.2017

The US Empire, The CIA, And The NGOs

The US Empire, The CIA, And The NGOs

By Dr Ludwig Watzal The Ancient Greeks knew: “Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.” No less a figure than the late Zbigniew Brzezinski and the CIA made use of this saying by recruiting the Muslim Brotherhood to… »

18.07.2017

Halting Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism, Mission Impossible

Halting Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism, Mission Impossible

By Baher Kamal While the business sector jumps for joy as the number of tourists grew in 2016 for the seventh consecutive year to reach 1.2 billion, and as the first four months of 2017 have registered 6 per cent increase, the sheer speed,… »

18.07.2017

11 passengers thrown off plane following spontaneous protest over on-board deportee

11 passengers thrown off plane following spontaneous protest over on-board deportee

A group of passengers who forced a two-and-a-half delay of a flight between Barcelona and Dakar by protesting against the deportation of a Senegalese man on-board, were barred from re-boarding the plane and are now considering legal action. There were 172 passengers scheduled to depart on low-cost airline Vueling’s flight… »

18.07.2017

Not Just Numbers: Migrants Tell Their Stories

Not Just Numbers: Migrants Tell Their Stories

By Baher Kamal Every single day, print and online media and TV broadcasters show images and footage of migrants and refugees adrift, salvage teams rescuing their corpses–alive or dead, from fragile boats that are often deliberately sunk by human traffickers near the coasts of a… »

17.07.2017

Liu Xiaobo And Liu Xia: A Love That Survived Incredible Odds

Liu Xiaobo And Liu Xia: A Love That Survived Incredible Odds

By Zeenat Khan A photo shared on Twitter by activist Ye Du was inserted in arecent front-page story in the New York Times. The skeletal like couple (Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia) clinging onto one another will break any heart. In the photo, frail Xiaobo is pictured in his hospital… »

16.07.2017

Enforced disappearances continue in Pakistan

Enforced disappearances continue in Pakistan

Pakistani officials answered to the UN Commission on Human Rights over forced abductions carried out by the military and intelligence services. It is the first time that United Nations authorities review Pakistan’s policies on human and civil rights. In the past few years cases of enforced disappearances have reached a… »

12.07.2017

EU: Draft Code for Sea Rescues Threatens Lives

EU: Draft Code for Sea Rescues Threatens Lives

Thousands more refugees and migrants could be at risk of dying at sea if a flawed code of conduct for nongovernmental groups conducting search and rescue in the central Mediterranean is put into practice, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today after reviewing a leaked draft of the document. »

11.07.2017

Interview with Megan Alvarez, An attorney defending Immigrants Victims of Crimes in Indiana.

Interview with Megan Alvarez, An attorney defending Immigrants Victims of Crimes in Indiana.

By Jhon Sánchez Since meeting Megan back in McKinney law school, I’ve always seen her like one of my cousins —well, part of my family has the same last name as Megan’s: Alvarez. Even though we teased each other like many classmates do, Megan was very serious and efficient and… »

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