Human Rights

Who Was this Man King?

Reverend Richard R. Fernandez Several years ago a longtime friend, Arthur Waskow, said there were five ways individuals and groups tried to minimize or undercut the leadership and influence of Dr. King: You pay him no mind…you pretend he and…

50 anti-racist groups denounce ‘smart borders’ in southern Europe

Border tensions between the governments of Spain and Morocco are accelerating the process of implementing biometric control systems at the borders of Ceuta and Melilla. In view of this, various groups point out the danger of these racist measures. By…

IACHR Court to review quilombolas’ ancestral land claim

The case concerns 152 communities affected by the failure to issue land titles, the expropriation of land and the unconsulted installation of an aerospace base. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) will review the case of the Quilombola communities…

The third wave and a danger for journalism

Source: Ojo Público. The judicial sentence against journalist Christopher Acosta has just set a dangerous precedent for freedom of expression and journalism. Acosta was found guilty of the crime of defamation against politician César Acuña Peralta, former presidential candidate and…

Communiqué from United Court Interpreters of Ontario

Of our high esteem: We are an organized group of court interpreters (CIs) requesting your urgent intervention to stop the Ministry of the Attorney General’s (MAG) improper and unethical practices against us. CIs are a vital – yet underappreciated –…

The journey of solitude

STORY Sometimes I feel panic of loneliness, a deep fear that makes me feel every moment as a new challenge. It is in that pleasant fear that I find clarity and a deep reflection is born that takes me to…

Berber New Year 2972: deprivation of liberty and mass arrests in Kabylia

Like every year in North Africa, the New Year takes place on a date which corresponds to January 12 of the Gregorian calendar. The year 2022 corresponds to the year 2972 of the Berber calendar (Amazigh calendar). Unfortunately, this year…

First hand: Breaking down gender stereotypes to prevent violence against women in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani activist Maryam Majidova fights to improve gender equality in her country and address the daily challenges faced by women and girls. Maryam Majidova is co-founder of the social platform Gender Hub, which brings together advocacy groups, non-profit organisations, feminists…

Santi

4 January 2022. The Spectator Colombia, fourth day of the year 2022. The notebook has 365 pages. They say that the pages are blank, but it is not true: they are tattooed with the emotions, illusions and disappointments of the…

Palestine 2021: the year apartheid went mainstream

What has the year 2021 meant for the struggle of the Palestinian people? At a glance, it may seem that the situation has only worsened, and this is indicated by the numbers of children and young people killed or imprisoned,…

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