Human Wrongs Watch

Everybody talks about human ‘rights’ and this is just great. Nevertheless, human beings have been perpetrating, systematically, all kinds of wrongs–they kill each other, they destroy forests, seas, lands, and atmosphere. Simply, humans are now more than ever under the mercy of two dominant powers: the ‘market lords’ and the ‘war lords’–everything, humans included, are now subject to trade deals. Human wrongs Watch informs about some of the so many human ‘wrongs’–it’s our way to draw your attention. Maybe this initiative can help correct some of our misdoing. human-wrongs-watch.net

U.S. National Lawyers Guild Condemns U.S. Illegal Occupation of Hawaii

By James Albertini | Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action On 28 Nov 1843, the United Kingdom and France jointly recognized the Hawaiian Kingdom as a sovereign and independent State, which was followed by formal recognition by the United States…

The ‘Extremely Active’ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Officially Ended, with a ‘Record-Breaking’ 30 Named Tropical Storms…

The extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on 30 November with a record-breaking 30 named tropical storms, including 13 hurricanes and six major hurricanes. There were 12 landfalling storms in the continental United States. This is the most…

Call to Join Civil Society Advisory Body for the Principles for Responsible Banking

27 November 2020 (UNEP)* — The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has issued a public call to civil society institutions around the world to declare their interest in joining the Civil Society Advisory Body until 15 December 2020. The body – which is…

Epistemic Violence against Indigenous Peoples

By Silvel Elías – IWGIA Injustice regarding the validity of ancestral knowledge has been one of the many racist practices established by the colony. For five centuries, a systematic attack has persisted, in a bid to bring an end to…

The End of Illusion for Indigenous Peoples in Colombia

The Peace Agreement signed in 2016 between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) raised hopes among the Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendant populations and peasant communities that they might henceforward be able to live in peace…

The Coup Is Being Televised

10 October 2020 (Wall Street International)* — We are watching now what may very well be the last American election. Before 2016, such words would have been unthinkable and unspeakable. The rapidity with which they have become not only possible, but…

Global Military Expenditure Sees Largest Annual Increase in a Decade, Reaching $1917 Billion in 2019 – SIPRI

Total global military expenditure rose to $1917 billion in 2019, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The total for 2019 represents an increase of 3.6 per cent from 2018 and the largest annual growth…

World Meteorological Day

Human Wrongs Watch World Meteorological Organization Fresh water is vital for life. On average, a human being cannot survive more than three days without it. Water is essential for the production of our food, virtually all of our goods and…

Acute Food Insecurity Hotspots Need Urgent Attention

FAO calls for $900 million to support the livelihoods of 43 million people facing acute hunger While global attention has focused on the swarms of Desert Locusts attacking crops in East Africa, a number of other countries and regions are…

The Huge Potential of Agriculture to Slow Climate Change

Soil’s contribution to climate change, through the oxidation of soil carbon, is important, and soils—and thus agriculture—can play a major role in mitigating climate change. “Through multiple agricultural practices, we could help store vast amounts of atmospheric carbon in the…

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