Posts Tagged ‘rights’

Arab riots challenge private Jewish ownership rights in Jerusalem

May 10, 2021 by David Singer Read on for article Tension between Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem has reached boiling point as Arab riots erupt threatening the postponement of Court-ordered evictions of Arab squatters from Jewish-owned houses in the area known as Sheikh Jarrah. The facts – as is usual in the Arab-Jewish conflict – […]

Saudi women’s rights activist summoned for questioning three months after prison release

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Pope Francis Calls for ‘Temporary Suspension’ of Property Rights to Vaccines During ‘Vax Live’ Concert

ROME — Pope Francis called for universal access to coronavirus vaccines and “the temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” Saturday. “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit to abandon our individualism and promote the common good,” the pope told participants in the VAX LIVE concert, “a spirit of justice that mobilizes […]

Former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating rights of George Floyd

Image Credit: Andres Guzman (IG: @andresitoguzman) The Justice Department announced Friday that a federal grand jury has returned indictments against the four former Minneapolis police officers responsible for causing the death of George Floyd. In an attempt to establish a pattern of violent behavior, the prosecution charged Derek Chauvin with deprivation of rights in a […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Palestine (28 April – 05 May 2021)

Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine 29 April – 5 May 2021 IOF kill Palestinian child near Odala checkpoint in Nablus, and an elderly woman for alleged stab-attack at Gush Etzion Junction, southern Bethlehem IOF excessive use of force in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem: 63 Palestinians wounded, including 3 children […]

Israeli spyware firm vows transparency after rights groups claim it’s not acting in ‘good faith’

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BBC Spreads Human Rights Watch Lies About Israel — Violating Own Standards

An aerial view of the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. In recent years, we’ve documented the BBC’s amplification of anti-Israel campaigns involving or run by the controversial political NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) — including the FIFA campaign, the Airbnb campaign, and the UN BDS database campaign. Readers may […]

Quibbling Over Cruelties: Human Rights Watch, Israel and Apartheid

Criticism of Israel’s policies towards Palestinians has always induced a defensive rage from its defenders and advocates.   A Threshold Crossed, a report by Human Rights Watch, lit several fires of rage and disapproval.  Israel, according to the authors, is responsible for apartheid policies. The word, and the application of its meaning, is immemorially nasty.  This […]

Israel Is An Apartheid Regime According To Mainstream Human Rights Groups

last Tuesday, leading human rights organisation, Human Rights Watch (HRW), became the first major international human rights group to declare that Israel was committing the crime of Apartheid against the Palestinian people. HRW released a lengthy report, which may now lead to further action being taken against Israel. The 224 page document, released last Tuesday, […]

‘NYT’ coverage of the Human Rights Watch ‘Apartheid’ report is a game-changer

Having grown up in a secular liberal Jewish family in and around New York City, I’ve been reading the New York Times daily since I was a kid – take it from me, that’s a long time. Since I started speaking out about the Israeli oppression of Palestinians after Operation Protective Edge in 2014, I’ve come […]

Human rights attorney Leigh Dundas warns that Covid-19 tyranny is becoming “a second Holocaust”

New Human New Earth Communities (Natural News) When the Orange County Board of Supervisors in Southern California announced potential plans to test out a vaccine “passport” pilot program, human rights attorney Leigh Dundasstood up and vocally opposed it, calling it “a second Holocaust” during a public hearing on the proposal. Dundas’ statements were so powerful […]

The ‘NY Times’ article on Human Rights Watch ‘apartheid’ report is largely an attack on the finding

Normally, the New York Times trusts Human Rights Watch and relies on the organization often. This April alone, for instance, the Times has already cited the group 12 times, using its expertise on rights violations in places as varied as Myanmar, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. But the Times’s respectful view disappeared suddenly yesterday — after Human […]

Human Rights Watch finds Israel guilty of ‘crimes against humanity of apartheid, persecution’

Human Rights Watch (HRW), one of the global leaders in documenting and combating human rights abuses around the world, released a report on Tuesday accusing Israel of the crime of apartheid.  The 213-page report, entitled “A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution,” found that Israel is responsible for committing “crimes […]

Supreme Court Takes Up Major NRA-Backed Gun Rights Case

The Supreme Court on Monday decided to take up a major, National Rifle Association (NRA)-backed lawsuit that challenges a New York law restricting an individual from carrying a concealed handgun in public. It has been more than 10 years since the Supreme Court weighed in on a significant case involving the Second Amendment, coming in […]

Syria rights group urges world to reject presidential vote

A leading Syrian rights group Monday called on the international community to reject next month’s presidential elections because they will take place under the rule of President Bashar Assad who is implicated in war crimes. Paris-based Syrian Network for Human Rights, describing the elections as a sham, said the vote was scheduled by Assad’s government […]

‘Human Rights Watch’ will accuse Israel of ‘crime of apartheid,’ rightwing site reports

A leading American human rights group will declare this week that Israel is committing the crime of apartheid, according to a rightwing pro-Israel publication. The apartheid finding by Human Rights Watch has been rumored for weeks, including on our site. Yesterday Algemeiner said that the report will be published tomorrow and is titled, “A Threshold […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Palestine (15 – 21 April 2021)

Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine 15 – 21 April 2021 IOF excessive use of force in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem: 7 Palestinians wounded Four IOF shootings reported at agricultural areas (east) and six others on fishing boats in Gaza sea Poultry farm damaged in Israeli air strikes on the […]

Iran realizing the rights to participate in Beach Soccer World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran beach soccer national team are pursuing their right to participate in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021. Following the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announcement, and based on two agreed criteria, Japan, Oman, and United Arab Emirates have been chosen to represent the AFC in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. […]

UN Votes Iran to Women’s Rights Commission

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted on April 21 to elect Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women. According to UN Watch, Iran received 43 votes (out of the 54 nations that are a part of the commission). The vote was conducted by secret ballot, but UN Watch believes that […]

Iranian Women’s Rights Activists Condemn Iran’s Election to UN Women’s Rights Commission

Iranian women watch the practice session of Iran’s national soccer team from behind the railings as they banned from entering the stadium at Azadi (freedom) sport complex in Tehran, Iran May 21, 2006. Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl. Iranian women’s rights activists condemned the election of Iran on Tuesday to the United Nations Commission on the Status […]

OPCW NATO Klan Strips Syria Voting Rights in The Hague

MIRI WOOD APRIL 21, 2021 OPCW NATO klansmen and their terrified house servants in The Hague, stripped Syria of its voting rights on Wednesday 21 April. The threat was originally launched by P3 member France, at the monthly anti-Syria chemical file meeting of the NATO klan ruling the UN, on 6 April. A whopping six days later, […]

Inside the Democratic strategy to expand voting rights state by state

To be sure, not all Republican legislatures are opposed to expanding voting access. In Kentucky, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear signed a sweeping electoral reform law passed by the Republican-controlled legislature that broadens early and absentee voting and establishes recount procedures. More broadly, Republicans push back against criticism from Democrats that they’re engaged in a scheme […]

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul awarded 2020 Vaclav Havel prize

The Council of Europe has awarded its 2020 Václav Havel Human Rights prize to Loujain al-Hathloul. The Saudi activist pushed to end a ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia, but was arrested in 2018 and sentenced to almost six years in prison last December under a broad counterterrorism law. Her sister Lina al-Hathloul accepted […]

Human Rights report: ‘Tibet’s Buddhist girls and nuns are routinely raped by their guards ’

Human Rights report: ‘Tibet’s Buddhist girls and nuns are routinely raped by their guards’ Prepare For Change / Derek Knauss From thebl.tv: Female detainees in forced labor camps run by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Tibet are “routinely raped” by their guards, Bitter Winter, a human rights journal, reported on Thursday, Feb. 25. Muslim […]

Know your rights Canada | Police are not allowed to stop and ID you + The Canadian Charter of rights supersedes all other legislation including the Reopening Ontario Act | Messages of truth about Canadians rights from police that are standing Up for the people

This was tweeted by Toronto police. They are quoting a specific regulation made by the Ontario government: What is Regulation 58/16? Due to the disproportionate stops of Black, Racialized and Indigenous people in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario the provincial government created Regulation 58/16 – the “street check” regulation. This regulation prohibits the arbitrary collection […]

Civil Rights Pioneer Bob Woodson: MLK Statues Will Be Targeted Next

Appearing on Steve Malzberg’s weekly Saturday commentary show Eat the Press, civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s statue would likely be targeted next and if he were alive today he’d be selected for “anti-bias” reeducation. The show opened with a quote […]

Maryland becomes first state to repeal police Bill of Rights, overriding Hogan veto

One of the new laws will also require officers to use force only if it is “necessary and proportional.” The move, a win for police reform advocates, comes amid a national reckoning with policing after the death of George Floyd, a Black man, at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year. Many states […]

European Court of Human Rights Rules That Mandatory Vaccinations Are Legal

    The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that mandatory vaccinations are legal in a significant judgment that could have a big impact on the rollout of the COVID-19 jab. The ruling was in response to a complaint from a group of Czech families who had been fined and had their children denied […]

Colombia: Over 3,600 Indigenous Rights Violations In The First Months Of 2021

The recent upsurge in state and right-wing violence has left all of Colombia reeling, but Indigenous communities have been particularly affected by it. This is evident from recent data published in a report by the Human Rights Observatory of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC). The report revealed that between January 1st and March […]

Despite Saudi reforms, rights group says many still face death penalty for crimes committed while minors

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