Posts Tagged ‘rights’

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in Occupied Palestine (18– 24 November 2021)

November 25, 2021 Israeli Human Rights Violations 18 – 24 November 2021 IOF excessive use of force: 5 Palestinians shot and wounded, including 2 children and a journalist, in the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem 1 IOF shooting reported against fishing boats in Western Khan Younis, and two incursions into eastern Gaza In 113 […]

The Indian Farmers Defend the Rights of Farmers Everywhere

On November 19, 2021, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “[W]e have decided to repeal all three agricultural laws.” The prime minister was referring to the three agriculture laws that were rushed through the parliament in 2020. During his speech to announce the rollback, Modi told the farmers that they “should return to [their] homes, fields and to […]

Race As A Factor In Human Rights Abuses

Above Photo: Thousands of people protest against racism, injustice and police brutality. (Darryl Dyck / The Canadian Press via AP) Black America And White Supremacy. The United States is a contradiction. From the stirring words of the Declaration of Independence and the Preamble to the Constitution to the Statue of Liberty beckoning the “huddled masses […]

Israel spying on human rights groups – #32

I want to start by thanking my readers for the outpouring of supportive messages I have received since I tested positive for COVID-19. It was incredibly heartening and helped assuage some of the anxiety I felt at being unable to work for an undetermined period. For us freelance journalists, sick pay is a rare thing […]

NYC Democrats Prepare to Give Voting Rights to Nearly 1 Million Non-Citizens

Democrats on the New York City Council are preparing to give voting rights in local elections to nearly one million non-citizens across the city. According to the New York Times, 34 Democrats on the city council’s 51-member panel have joined forces to deliver a veto-proof majority that will provide more than 800,000 non-citizens on green […]

Banning of Palestinian NGOs: How Israel Tries to Silence Human Rights Defenders

November 22, 2021 By Ramzy Baroud & Romana Rubeo On October 21, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced the issuance of a military order designating six prominent Palestinian human rights groups as ‘terrorist organizations’. Gantz claimed that they are secretly linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a socialist political group that […]

What Do an Apology, Reconciliation, and a Sacred Obligation to Constitutionally Guaranteed Rights of First Nations Look Like in Canada?

Flags mark the spot where the remains of over 750 children were buried at former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, June 25 © AFP / GEOFF ROBINS They send a hundred RCMP to go protect a pipeline and not protect people’s lives so we need to push back. They put industry, they put fracking, they put gas […]

F1 is ‘duty bound’ to raise human rights issue in the Gulf says Lewis Hamilton

Formula 1 is “duty bound” to raise awareness of human rights in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, says British racing driver, Lewis Hamilton. The 36-year-old, who has a record seven world championships, urged other sporting figures to join him in calling for greater scrutiny of Gulf countries that have been newly awarded a race during the […]

Who Decides Whose Rights And Life, Anyway?

Little Muthu was used to her mother returning late and narrating issues and causes that none of her friends mothers are even aware of. She was slowly and steadily understanding the meaning and reason for her mother to be near the oppressed and the needy. This time she closely followed the issue because it involved […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine (11– 17 November 2021)

November 18, 2021 Israeli Human Rights Violations 11 – 17 November 2021 IOF excessive use of force: IOF kill 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, in Tubas and occupied East Jerusalem 3 Palestinians shot and wounded in the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem 1 IOF shooting reported against fishing boats, and twice at agricultural […]

Europe rights court slams Croatia on Afghan family pushback

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ruled against Croatia in a 2017 migrant pushback case after which a 6-year-old girl was killed by a train on the border with Serbia. The death of Madina Hussiny in November 2017 focused international attention on the plight of migrants in the Balkans as they looked for […]

Nearly 200 activists arrested in DC demanding passage of voting rights legislation

Calling for the passage of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, activists from all over took to the streets in Washington D.C. resulting in roughly 200 demonstrators getting arrested.  The Freedom to Vote Act would protect our elections from voter suppression, partisan sabotage, gerrymandering, and dark money. It […]

Video: Rand Paul Warns “Authoritarian” Fauci’s “Casual Disdain” For Rights Is “Recipe For Totalitarianism”

Jordan Peterson says he spoke to a senior government adviser who told him Canada’s COVID restriction policies are completely driven by opinion polls and not science. “In relation to the COVID restrictions, I talked to a senior adviser to one of the provincial governments a couple of weeks ago,” said Peterson. “He told me flat […]

The Climate Crisis Is a Human Rights Crisis

We must continue to demand that international climate negotiations focus on the experiences of those most affected by the climate crisis and their solutions to mitigating it while ensuring that those who speak out against climate-damaging activities are not subjected to repression or violence. Colombian natives and activists protested against the government of Brazilian President […]

In Effort To Overturn The Rest Of The Bill Of Rights, Biden To Start Quartering Troops In People’s Homes

In Effort To Overturn The Rest Of The Bill Of Rights, Biden To Start Quartering Troops In People’s Homes WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a surprise announcement today, the Biden administration has put forward a plan to begin quartering military troops in people’s private homes, in order to finish violating the rest of the Constitution.  “A few days ago, we […]

CDC Admits Crushing Rights of Naturally Immune Without Proof They Transmit the Virus + Natural Immunity Superior to Vaccine Immunity

After formal demand, the CDC concedes it does not have proof of a single instance of a naturally immune individual spreading the virus. You would assume that if the CDC was going to crush the civil and individual rights of those with natural immunity by having them expelled from school, fired from their jobs, separated […]

Fauci: ‘Individual Rights Are Not As Important As The Needs Of The Borg Collective’

Fauci: ‘Individual Rights Are Not As Important As The Needs Of The Borg Collective’ WASHINGTON, D.C.—After suddenly disappearing for a few days, Dr. Fauci returned wearing an odd face mask connecting to metal tubes and covered in blinking lights. The nation’s beloved doctor then gave a speech emphasizing the need to deemphasize the needs and […]

Rights groups step up efforts to protect Palestinian digital rights

Headlines coming out of Israel and Palestine over the past few weeks have confirmed a terrifying suspicion held by many Palestinians that they are being watched.  Last month, Israel designated six leading Palestinian civil society and human rights organizations as “terrorist” institutions. It was soon after revealed that a number of activists belonging to the […]

The banning of human rights defenders: Israel and South Africa compared

Israel has declared six organizations in occupied Palestine committed to the cause of human rights to be “terrorist” organizations.  These organizations are: A- Haq, which monitors human rights violations in occupied Palestine and in recent times has played an important role in providing assistance to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in its investigation […]

As Ansarallah Take More Territory In Yemen, Women’s Rights Again Weaponized In Favor Of Saudi-Backed Forces

Months of bloody battles in Yemen’s Marib have led to huge losses of civilian life, in addition to massive gains for the Ansarallah movement, whose government is based in the country’s Capital Sanaa. Although the conflict gets little attention in Western media, when they do cover it, you can guarantee that they’ll paint Saudi Arabia […]

CDC Admits Crushing Rights of Naturally Immune Without Proof They Transmit the Virus

You would assume that if the CDC was going to crush the civil and individual rights of those with natural immunity by having them expelled from school, fired from their jobs, separated from the military, and worse, the CDC would have proof of at least one instance of an unvaccinated, naturally immune individual transmitting the COVID-19 virus […]

With Attack On Rights Groups, Israel’s Impunity Is On Full Display

 Raja Shehadeh, Palestinian writer, and activist, and founder of the rights group Al-Haq, talks about the recent Israeli decision to designate six organizations as terrorists. He explains the context for the Israeli move, the long history of repression of Palestinian activists, and the resistance put up by these groups and the Palestinian people. Source

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine (04 – 10 November 2021)

November 11, 2021 Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine 4 – 10 November 2021 Israeli occupation issues military order classifying 6 Palestinian civil society organizations as “disallowed associations” Spyware Surveillance targets Palestinian Human Rights Defenders IOF kill child in Nablus IOF shoot and wound 5 Palestinians, including 2 children, in excessive use of force in […]

Video: Geraldo Rivera Tells Fox Viewers “You Have No Rights When It Comes To The Vaccine

In a discussion concerning Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ continued resistance to vaccine mandates, Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera told viewers “You have no rights when it comes to the vaccine.” Rivera said there should be “no accommodation” when it comes to COVID vaccines, saying everyone should be mandated to take it, adding “I […]

Rights Defenders Remain Imprisoned After Lifting of Egypt’s State of Emergency

Repressive Laws Remain After Insufficient Step Towards Religious Freedom 11/10/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi lifted the nation’s state of emergency on October 25, which had been in effect since April 2017. However, the lifting is insufficient to address the ongoing human rights abuses committed by the government, particularly […]

AOC: ‘Woke’ Literally Means ‘Civil Rights!’

Far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared on Sunday that the word ‘woke’ literally means ‘civil rights’ and should be encouraged and celebrated. In a series of tweets, the socialist congresswoman declared that Democrats believing in a “woke problem” will damage their chances for reelection because they “rely on the racial justice issue of voting rights.” “One […]

COVID-19 has led to re-kindling of antisemitism across Europe, says rights agency

COVID-19 has led to a “re-kindling” of antisemitism across Europe as conspiracy theories circulate online that blame Jews for the pandemic, a European rights watchdog warned on Tuesday. The European Agency for Fundamental Rights, which collates data from civil society groups across the continent, warned that Germany and France had seen the biggest increases. Germany […]

Israel Labels 6 Palestinian Human Rights Groups Terrorist Organisations, Is B’Tselem Next?

The Israeli government has designated 6 well-established Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organisations, in attempt to crush dissent over growing abuses by Israeli occupation forces. Yet, despite the move making it more difficult to document the crimes of Israeli forces, it doubles as a gift to the ever-weakening Palestinian Authority. Last month, Israeli Minister […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine (28 October – 3 November 2021)

November 4, 2021 Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine 28 October – 3 November 2021 IOF shoot and wound 3 Palestinians, including a child, in excessive use of force in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem 3 IOF shootings reported against fishing boats, and twice at agricultural lands in the Gaza Strip […]

Palestinian human rights activists target of Israeli spyware hack

Six Palestinian human rights activists were targeted by spyware from the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, a new report revealed on Monday, in the first reported instance of Palestinian activists being targeted by the surveillance company.  In a report from Frontline Defenders (FLD), the group revealed that six activists, who are members of the six […]

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