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Netizens slam UN rapporteur Dr. Callamard: Go to Syria and Africa, your attention is much needed there!

When United Nations special rapporteur on summary executions Agnes Callamard agreed to come to the Philippines to investigate the situation caused by Duterte's drug war, netizens reacted with loathing.Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panela than ga...
by FilipiNews PH on Dec 17, 2016

Halab Syria War and Butcher People of The World

Halab Syria War and Butcher People of The World Deaf Dumb And Blind. There is no Human rights Organisation or even the word Humanity exists for the People of Halab Syria.
by Sovereign Pakistan on Dec 15, 2016

Stand Up

At first glance, we had little in common. In fact, of all the people in the room the only one I knew was my wife. We were gathered together to find ways to defend ourselves against our government. Those who … Continue reading →...

Aleppo: World's biggest hostage crisis comes to an end - but the fake news continues

Christoph GermannNewsbudAs Syrian government forces recapture more parts of eastern Aleppo, many civilians are risking their lives to flee the besieged opposition-controlled areas, telling the world that the so-called "rebels" stop at nothing to p...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 10, 2016

European rights group slams Turkey post-coup excessive emergency decrees

File photo shows the panel of Venice Commission of the Council of Europe in session.Europe’s leading human rights organization says Turkey has gone “too far” with emergency measures adopted after an abortive mid-July coup, violating internation...

December 10 Human Rights Day

Today day is December 10 Human Rights Day observed every year across the world. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, “the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).”...
by TodayDayInfo on Dec 9, 2016

Human Rights Watch says US complicit in Saudi atrocities against Yemen

This September 22, 2016 photo shows buildings destroyed during Saudi airstrikes in the western Yemeni port city of Hudaydah the previous day. (Photos by AFP)Human Rights Watch has called for an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia over its atrocious aerial b...

India using indiscriminate force in Kashmir: Rights group

Indian army soldiers patrol on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, in Jammu, November 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP)A rights group has accused Indian security forces of using indiscriminate force against protesters in Kashmir, saying the forces have been routinely...

US judge of South Carolina declares mistrial in police killing of black man

This image grab shows former police officer Michael Slager (R) shooting at Walter Scott during a traffic stop.A judge in the US state of South Carolina has declared a mistrial in the prosecution of a white former police officer who shot dead an unarm...

Two US Muslim women subjected to hate crime

A Muslim woman in New York (File photo via AP)Two Muslim women in the US state of New York have been injured in what officials describe as a hate crime.On Monday, a uniformed city transit employee was pushed down the stairs at Grand Central Term...

Corporate Exploitation of Global Refugee Crisis Masked as Humanitarianism

Project Censored According to a June 2015 United Nations report, sixty million people worldwide are now refugees due to conflict in their home nations. The UN report indicated that during 2014 one out of every 122 people was a refugee, internally...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 4, 2016

Saudi court increases human rights activist’s prison sentence by two years

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Issa al-HamidA Saudi Arabian court has extended the jail term of a human rights activist by two years, demonstrating “the authorities’ continuous ruthless and relentless crackdown” on political dissidents&nbs...

US could be complicit in Saudi war crimes: Prominent rights body

Unconfirmed image shows an American-made air-delivered BLU-108 bomblet with four smart submunitions still attached in the Sa’ada Province in northern Yemen on April 17, 2015.Human Rights Watch (HRW) has renewed the call for Washington to “immedia...

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 12)

Initially, studies did get in the way. Though Faisal's first breakthrough came in 2004, when he played for Bahawalpur's U-19 team in an inter-district tournament, he soon went back to studying for a master's degree at Rabwah's School of Theology. It...
by Finding Neverland on Nov 24, 2016

United Nations High Commisioner for Human rights warns for Wilders and other demagogues

Zeid warns against populists and demagogues in Europe and U.S. Dear Friends, I wish to address this short statement to Mr. Geert Wilders, his acolytes, indeed to all those like him – the populists, demagogues and political fantasists. To them,...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Sep 5, 2016

Obama to Duterte: Observe due process and international norms in the War on Drugs

In his most direct criticism yet of his fellow head of state, United States President Barack Obama has called on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to [read more]...
by The Filipino Scribe on Sep 5, 2016

Bahrain must release human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab: Human Rights Watch

A file picture taken on November 2, 2014, shows a Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab looking on at his home in the village of Bani Jamrah, West of Manama. (Photos by AFP)Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on countries who “support pe...

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 1)

Faisal bin Mubashir thought he could make it. On January 4, 2014, he thought he could pull through to a double-century. "The season was going very well, but I had [been getting out in] the nervous 90s," he recalls as we chat at the ground of the club...
by Finding Neverland on Sep 4, 2016

The Quotation of the Week (September 4 - 10, 2016)

A quotation of Martin Luther King, Jr. on 'state-approved gross injustices,' compiled by Jerome D'Costa...
by Bangladesh Canada and Beyond on Sep 4, 2016

Imprisoned American political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal denied hepatitis C treatment

American political prisoner Mumia Abu-JamalA federal judge in the United States has rejected a request from American political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal for life-saving medication that could cure his hepatitis C.The former Black Panther and journalist...


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