Human Rights

World Bank’s ridiculous suggestions on Rohingya issue

by Nazmul Haq Shamal Since August 2016, Bangladesh has been enduring the extreme burden of hosting 1.20 million Rohingyas in the country, who were forced to flee Myanmar due to cruel genocide perpetrated by Burmese military junta. Despite repeated promises…

Honduran people have an impressive capacity for resistance and hope

In the context of the bicentenary, Honduran writer Julio Escoto argues that the Honduran people have an impressive capacity for resistance, and resistance itself implies hope. “One can enter a stage of illusion with two approaches: the concrete illusion, one…

The Ladder: A Conversation with the Incarcerated Poet İlhan Sami Çomak, Part II

This is the second part of our conversation with Ilhan Sami Çomak, who has been in prison for the last 27 years. Ilhan has written eight books of poetry. In part I of the interview, describing his situation, Ilhan writes:…

International Criminal Court begins the probe into thousands of civilian deaths in Duterte’s “drug war”

by Perfecto Caparas HEEDING victims’ clamor for justice, the International Criminal Court begins its preliminary investigation into thousands of cases of crimes against humanity allegedly orchestrated by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pursuant to his state policy to wage a so-called…

Iran’s Vice President Ansieh Khazali supports child marriage

by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury While Taliban jihadists have vandalized the Norwegian embassy in Kabul and set children’s books on fire, the Iranian regime has got Ansieh Khazali as the Vice President who advocates the marriage of children in defiance…

Ecuador: Environmental defenders sentenced to pay 151,000 dollars to palm grower

Four Afro-descendant farmers, defenders of the environment, will have to pay 151,000 dollars to the company Energy Palma, which exploits African palm in the province of Esmeraldas. Judge Fernando Saldarriaga of the Multicompetent Unit of the San Lorenzo canton, ruled…

(International Campaign) Pegasus Espionage: End the global trade in spyware

An Indian-led initiative is trying to ensure that the scandal surrounding the large-scale use of NSO Group’s Pegasus cyber-weapon does not simply die down (as previous scandals have). We reproduce this call to organise and continue campaigning around some basic…

Iranian people are constantly rising up to overthrow the illegitimate regime

by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury The existential enemy of the Iranian regime are the Iranian people. The regime is deadly afraid of them. It tries to prop up terrorist proxies across the region to project power. But it is severely…

12th Meeting of Relatives Survivors of Femicide: “We need facts”.

Once again the group that brings together mothers and fathers who lost their daughters as a result of male violence demanded an audience with the President and delivered in a letter concrete measures to demand justice and prevent femicides. There…

Indian Farmers’ Protest: Karnal Day-Night Dharma

AIKMS GS, Dr. Ashish Mital, KKU Press Secretary Jatinder Chinna and several AIKMS members participated in the Karnal protest, September 8, 2021 at the Mini Secretariat and extended support to farmers. Karnal farmers, led by SKM are sitting on a…

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