Posts Tagged ‘rights’

U.S. arms sales to UAE draw fire from 29 rights groups

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Indian ‘Love Jihad’ law will be used to entrap and harass interfaith couples, rights lawyers say

A new law brought in by the government of India’s most populous state will be used to harass and incarcerate legitimate interfaith couples, rights lawyers have warned. The law against so-called “Love Jihad”, an Islamophobic conspiracy theory, was passed as an executive order by the BJP government of right-wing Hindu monk-turned chief minister Yogi Adityanath […]

WSJ: Joe Biden to Restore ‘Civil Rights’ by Reversing Trump Education Policies

The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that former Vice President Joe Biden plans to strengthen “civil rights” by reversing several of President Donald Trump’s education policies. Trump has allowed states to determine their own policies on transgenderism, rolling back a federal directive issued by the Obama administration. Under Secretary of Education Besty DeVos, he has also ended the […]

Invoking UAPA against rights activist in AP condemned

Can demand of justice for rape survivors be called ‘anti-national’? Can providing food and shelter to Adivasi women who have come from remote areas to depose in a criminal trial mandated by the law be a crime? The present allegation of ‘anti-national’ against VS Krishna of HRF (AP and Telengana) and other human rights and […]

UN official implies to assassination of Iranian scientist rights violation

TEHRAN – Agnes Callamard, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions, has reacted to the assassination of prominent Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, implying that the killing of the scientist could be a violation of human rights. “Murder of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist: many questions still as to the circumstances of his […]

Carrefour withdraws advertising campaign from Polish news website over LGBT rights

The French retail chain Carrefour has confirmed the withdrawal of its latest advertising campaign from Polish state television over LGBT rights. The company announced on Twitter that they had suspended the campaign from Telewizja Polska (TVP) after a user notified them. A Carrefour advertisement was displayed online next to news stories about Poland’s LGBT community, […]

In rare occurance, jailed Saudi women’s rights activist given day in court

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Pope goes ‘woke’, supports BLM, Gay Rights, Social Justice and More in new Book

    Pope Francis is getting ever more political, with recent statements on same-sex relationships, social justice and BLM marches. Christians are entitled to be concerned about this constant pandering to the radical left. A new book by Pope Francis praises the BLM protests that took place over the death of George Floyd, and at […]

Jailed Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain Al-Hathloul to stand trial

A prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist who recently launched a hunger strike is set to stand trial in the kingdom on Wednesday. The campaigner’s younger sister, Lina al-Hathloul, told The Independent the family have just been notified Loujain will be in court tomorrow. Lina, who has been tirelessly campaigning for Loujain’s release from jail, […]

Japan’s handling of Carlos Ghosn was wrong, say rights experts

A panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations said Monday that former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was wrongly detained in Japan and has urged “compensation” for him from the Japanese government. The Japanese government denounced the report as a “totally unacceptable” viewpoint that will change nothing in the country’s legal process. In […]

Canadian Charter Rights – Individuals | Empower Yourself – Know Your Rights! | Understanding how COVID-19 measures violate your Charter Rights | Stand Up Canada

Understanding how COVID-19 measures violate your Charter Rights Sections: 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 15 including other provincial/territorial legislation standupcanada.solutions Background Information on the Charter You May Find Useful: Your Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is referred to as your Constitution or simply the Charter. It contains 34 sections. When you hear people […]

Canadian Charter Rights – Businesses | Understanding how COVID-19 measures violate YOUR Charter Rights AND Understanding how COVID-19 measures YOU ENFORCE violate Your Employee’s and Patron’s Charter Rights | Stand Up Canada

Stand Up Canada.solutions Empower Yourself – Know the Rights of Your Business, Employee’s and Patron’s! Understanding how COVID-19 measures violate YOUR Charter Right under Section 7 (applies to non-incorporated business)  AND Understanding how COVID-19 measures YOU ENFORCE violate Your Employee’s and Patron’s Charter Rights under  Sections 2, 7, 8, and 15 including other provincial/territorial legislation […]

Egypt holding head of human rights group in ‘inhumane conditions,’ lawyers say

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City Workers Push For Collective Bargaining Rights

By Brett Hall and Jane Alvarez-Wertz, WAVY. November 19, 2020 Above photo: WAVY. Virginia Beach, VA – While local government employees are not legally allowed to engage in collective bargaining in the commonwealth until May 1, a group of workers from public utilities and public works making known their desire to have “a seat at […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine (12- 18 November 2020)

Source 12 – 18 November 2020 In 101 IOF incursions into the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem: 77 civilians arrested, including 5 children Annexation and settlement expansion: Israel issues calls for tenders for the construction of 1,365 settlement units IOF demolished 5 houses and confiscated 6 tractors; several establishments in the West Bank and […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine (22– 28 October 2020)

22- 28 October 2020 IOF assault and murder Palestinian boy near Ramallah 6 Palestinian civilians wounded in IOF excessive use of force in the West Bank shootings reported at agricultural lands and 1 other against fishing boats eastern and western Gaza Strip IOF demolished 5 houses in Jerusalem, and another under-construction house in Jenin; several demolition and […]

Pandemic Transforms People Into Voting Rights Activists

By Tom Hals, Reuters. October 28, 2020 Above photo: A voter places their ballot in a curbside ballot drop box to help prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during the Maryland U.S. presidential primary election as other voters stand in a long line waiting to cast their votes in College Park, Maryland, U.S., June […]

LGBT rights bill falls as lawmakers from Gantz’s party abstain

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Warren: We Cannot Let ‘Handful of Zealots’ on SCOTUS Take Away Rights

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Monday on MSNBC given the Republican-controlled Senate voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Democrats must restore balance to the court. Warren said, “Focus on the court for a second, that’s the real problem. The Republicans have now tilted the Supreme Court and the Court of […]

President of US-Based Human Rights, Religious Liberties Group China Aid Receives Death Threats

Public domain (Mission Network News) — Bob Fu, the president of China Aid, has received death threats and currently is being protected by U.S. law enforcement. China Aid is an international human rights organization that seeks to expose the human rights violations of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and promote religious freedom in the country. […]

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Our rights and our duties

In the United States, we have considered the political rights of all citizens: freedom of speech, the right to vote, freedom of the press, equal justice under law.  We are moving towards the right to a free education, to Medicare for All, and even to affordable housing.  These are economic rights.   I think the […]

Persecuting Assange Is A Blow To Reporting And Human Rights Advocacy

Above photo: Chip Gibbons. CounterSpin interview with Chip Gibbons on Assange extradition. Janine Jackson interviewed Defending Rights & Dissent’s Chip Gibbons about Julian Assange’s extradition hearing for the October 9, 2020, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Janine Jackson: If it were not for a tiny handful of journalists—ShadowProof’s Kevin Gosztola preeminent among them—Americans might be utterly […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine (08– 14 October 2020)

08– 14 October 2020 18 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, wounded in IOF excessive use of force in the West Bank; 10 wounded in IOF incursion into Am’ari camp; 2 wounded near the annexation wall in Jenin; 4 in Kafr Qaddum village in Qalqilya; and 2 others in Rafat village in occupied East Jerusalem. 4 […]

Amnesty International: Human Rights Law Is Clear That ‘Human Rights Apply After Birth, Not Before’

Photo Credit: Vidal Balielo Jr./Pexels (The Christian Institute) — The unborn child has no right to life, according to Amnesty International’s updated policy. Amnesty now states human rights protections only “apply after birth, not before.” The organization, which is one of the biggest promoters of abortion in the world, continues to call for its universal […]

Brexit and fishing rights: Will battle for control of seas torpedo trade deal?

It’s an industry that makes only a tiny contribution to the overall economy in the UK and the EU. And yet fishing has cast a huge net over the Brexit trade talks from the beginning. As European leaders meet for Thursday’s EU summit, there are signs that the ongoing tussle over fishing rights could blow […]

Pro-Life Speaker Shannon Dingle Comes Out as Now Supporting Abortion ‘Rights’

Photo Credit: ShannonDingle.com Shannon Dingle, a former pro-life speaker who appeared at Evangelicals for Life conferences, has released an op-ed outlining that she now supports abortion “rights.” “I’m not pro-life anymore, not in the political sense,” she wrote in an article released by USA Today on Sunday. “I firmly believe that decisions regarding pregnancy should […]

Aoun Underlines Protecting Lebanese Rights amid Demarcation Talks

Posted on October 13, 2020 by martyrashrakat By Staff, Agencies Lebanese President Michel Aoun stressed on Tuesday that the indirect border talks between Lebanon and the Zionist entity would be on technical issues only, ahead of the US-mediated negotiations on the disputed maritime borders with the occupied Palestine. Aoun further underscored that a solution should […]

US Is the Top Human Rights Violator in the World, and It’s Not Even Close

By Danny Haiphong Source Few things are more politicized and distorted in the United States than the subject of human rights. Over the last two generations, the U.S. political class and its conduits in the corporate media have weaponized human rights to serve an imperialist agenda. NGOs such as Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International […]

Labor Unions File UN Complaint Over ‘Outrageous’ Violations Of Workers’ Rights

Labor Unions File UN Complaint Over ‘Outrageous’ Violations Of Workers’ Rights Above photo: The U.S. Department of Labor building is pictured in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images. Covid-19 “has demonstrated that not only is the U.S. violating workers’ rights, but those violations are resulting in people […]

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