Human Rights

26.08.2013

50 Years Later, the Untold History of the March on Washington & MLK’s Most Famous Speech

50 Years Later, the Untold History of the March on Washington & MLK’s Most Famous Speech

Transcript of Democracy Now! Amy Goodman with Juan Gonzalez, William P Jones and Gary Younge One week out from the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom — and just days away from a major march this Saturday commemorating the event — we spend the… »

25.08.2013

Manning Wronged AND Miranda’s Rights

Manning Wronged AND Miranda’s Rights

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan “There is not a flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people,” wrote the late historian Howard Zinn, author of “A People’s History of the United States.” These words were included in a statement by Pfc. Bradley Manning, read by his… »

23.08.2013

The Other 9/11: 40 years after the Pinochet Coup. Winchester, UK

The Other 9/11: 40 years after the Pinochet Coup. Winchester, UK

The local section of Amnesty International is organising  a screening of Missing by Costa Gavras followed by a Q & A session and a small exhibition at the Winchester Discovery Centre in order to create awareness of the International day of the Disappeared and the 40th anniversary… »

21.08.2013

Fahrenheit 2013

Fahrenheit 2013

In 1966 we flocked to the cinema to watch the daring Truffaut’s science fiction film Fahrenheit 451 based on the 1953 novel by Ray Bradbury, about an oppressive future in a totalitarian regime in which firemen’s duty is to destroy all books. Although Bradbury had written the novel to warn… »

18.08.2013

Peace Prize winner calls for release of kidnapped “lovers of Yemen

Peace Prize winner calls for release of kidnapped “lovers of Yemen

[divide] [clear] “If not for the sake of Judith, do it for the sake of Yemen’s reputation which is getting worse each day the kidnap lasts.” Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman has added her voice to the growing number of Yemenis demanding the release of kidnapped Dutch couple Judith… »

13.08.2013

International solidarity against inhuman sanctions

International solidarity against inhuman sanctions

With the escalation of unilateral inhuman sanctions against the people of Iran on the pretext of Iran’s nuclear activities, which have caused countless economic and medicinal problems and a shortage of vital medical equipment in Iran, a petition has been prepared entitled International Solidarity against Inhuman Sanctions, prepared by NGOs in Consultative Status to ECOSOC,… »

10.08.2013

Cities and Good Living

Cities and Good Living

ECUADOR, 2/7/2013 Government promotes project that seeks to recover and protect heritage cities. “People have the right to fully enjoy the city and its public spaces — under the principles of sustainability, social justice, respect of different urban cultures, and equilibrium between the urban and rural. Exercising the right to… »

01.08.2013

Manning verdict blow for investigative journalism and its sources

Manning verdict blow for investigative journalism and its sources

Reporters Without Borders regards today’s verdict in U.S. Army private Bradley Manning’s trial as dangerous. Although acquitted of “aiding the enemy,” he was found guilty of five counts of espionage and five counts of theft, for which he could receive a combined sentence of more than 100 years in prison. »

11.07.2013

Immigrant Communities in Action (ICA) expresses our collective alarm and opposition to the Senate bill, S.B. 744

Immigrant Communities in Action (ICA) expresses our collective alarm and opposition to the Senate bill, S.B. 744

July 10, 2013 New York City “A Call to Immigrant Organizations, Workers Centers, and Allies: Building for a Just, Humane and Inclusive Immigration Reform, and Beyond”             As a coalition of multi-racial and grassroots immigrant membership-based organizations and allies, Immigrant Communities in Action (ICA) expresses our collective… »

09.07.2013

Evo Morales: ‘These are the peoples times and we can no longer be silenced’

Evo Morales: ‘These are the peoples times and we can no longer be silenced’

The President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia communicated by telephone with the journalist Victor Hugo Morales. They spoke in a tone of respect and camaraderie. The Indigenous leader spoke of the amazing reception his compatriots gave him in El Alto as well as the fast and decisive reaction… »

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