Human Wrongs Watch

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

23.08.2016

The Time Is Ripe to Act against Drought

The Time Is Ripe to Act against Drought

Human Wrongs Watch By Monique Barbut*,  Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification  WINDHOEK, Aug 18 2016 (IPS) – Let us start with some good news.  Sort of.  The strongest El Niño in 35 years is coming… »

22.08.2016

Sailing to the Arctic with the People Who Call It Home

Sailing to the Arctic with the People Who Call It Home

Human Wrongs Watch By Farrah Khan* 18 August, 2016 (Greenpeace) – The courageous Inuit community of Clyde River is standing up to protect their Arctic home from devastating seismic blasting. The circumpolar Arctic is home to four million people representing a diversity of cultures. »

21.08.2016

‘UK Officials Patrolling the Internet, on Road to Creating ‘Thought Police’’

‘UK Officials Patrolling the Internet, on Road to Creating ‘Thought Police’’

Human Wrongs Watch 15 August 2016 (RT)* – We have activists who have been detained for saying that they would like to do something – not the fact that they had done something – and this is a worrying trend, Annie Machon, former MI5 agent, told RT. Scotland… »

20.08.2016

South Sudan: Hundreds of Children Recruited into Armed Groups

South Sudan: Hundreds of Children Recruited into Armed Groups

Human Wrongs Watch Reporting that 650 children have been recruited into armed groups in South Sudan since January, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNCEF) on 19 August 2016 called for an immediate end to recruitment and an unconditional release of all children by armed actors.   “The dream we… »

19.08.2016

Why Is Global Community Ignoring Slaughter of Yemeni Children?

Why Is Global Community Ignoring Slaughter of Yemeni Children?

Human Wrongs Watch By Catherine Shakdam* 14 August 2016 (RT) – Following 18 months of violence, engineered starvation and a blatant media blackout, Yemen’s suffering has risen to the surface – one hot bubbling shame, the one conflict few have dared discuss for fear of financial repercussions. I realize… »

18.08.2016

Time for a Woman to Lead the UN

Time for a Woman to Lead the UN

Human Wrongs Watch By Lyndal Rowlands* UNITED NATIONS, Aug 17 2016 (IPS) – Judging by the latest polls it now seems more likely that the United States will have a female President in 2016, than the United Nations will have… »

17.08.2016

4 Stories of Indigenous Peoples’ Struggle for Climate Justice

4 Stories of Indigenous Peoples’ Struggle for Climate Justice

Human Wrongs Watch By Martin Vainstein* 9 August, 2016 (Greenpeace) Racism, deforestation, powerful mining companies, colonialism, the oil industry – Indigenous People across the world are fighting so many things in the struggle for climate justice.  From Canada to Honduras to Brazil to Finland, Indigenous… »

15.08.2016

‘Youth Directly Affected by the Tragic Contradictions Prevailing Today’

‘Youth Directly Affected by the Tragic Contradictions Prevailing Today’

Human Wrongs Watch 12 August 2016 – The world’s young people – who make up the largest generation of youth in history – can lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future, United Nations Secretary-General… »

14.08.2016

‘Youth Have Tremendous Potential in Helping to Create a Fair Future for All’

‘Youth Have Tremendous Potential in Helping to Create a Fair Future for All’

Human Wrongs Watch By Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director UN Women*  12 August 2016 (UN Women) – Increasing prosperity, reducing exploitation, and encouraging new ideas and habits that support sustainability is the message behind the theme for this year’s International Youth Day: “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving… »

09.08.2016

Pan African Parliament Endorses Ban on FGM, Underage Marriage

Pan African Parliament Endorses Ban on FGM, Underage Marriage

Human Wrongs Watch By Desmond Latham* JOHANNESBURG, 6 August, 2016 (IPS) – After years of wrangling and debates among African leaders, the movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM) is gaining real momentum, with a new action plan signed this… »

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