Posts Tagged ‘rights’

Finland passes new, progressive trans rights laws on gender recognition

The legislation gained overwhelming support from all five parties in Sanna Marin’s coalition government, as well as many opposition MPs. Source

Overturning Roe Is Just the Beginning: Anti-Choice Activists Look to Abolish Abortion Rights Nationwide

In a bright pink, purple, and red-lit ballroom in downtown Washington, D.C., last Thursday, anti-choice activists gathered to listen to prominent activists in the anti-choice movement. “For 49 years, our role has been to influence five people on the court,” said Maureen Ferguson, a senior fellow for The Catholic Association. “Now, we have to persuade […]

Ex-Fox Executives Go On Trial In Soccer TV Rights Bribery Case

It’s the latest case to go to court in the sprawling FIFA corruption scandal. Source

Without Papers Pizza Interview – How One Man Lost Everything To Stand Up For Your Rights

Joining me today on Moving Target is Jesse Johnson, former owner of the very prominent Without Papers Pizza in Calgary — and I say “former” because this was one of the many businesses that were unjustly forced to shut down due to illegal and unscientific COVID-19 restrictions. Jesse lost everything, both professionally and personally, simply […]

Yemen calls on international rights organizations to stop IsraHell’s, USA’s & Saudi’s Holocaust Of Yemens Descended From Biblical Hebrews in border areas

Fake Hebrew red Russian Non Semitic Turkmen Mongolian mongrel Khazarians from Occupied Palestine, Occupied America and their Saudi Crypto Jew “royals” of Saudi Holocaust Yemens, the closest living relatives of Biblical Hebrews “Elhaik describes below that the Yemenis have the closest blood links to the ancient Israelis, while the Saudis, with support from Israel, have […]

“Human Rights” and the fight against them by the West

December 10, as is well known, is observed around the world as Human Rights Day, designated as such by the UN. But one of the features of the modern world, thanks to the “efforts” of the West, is the discrepancy between phrases and their true meaning: Freedom, democracy, human rights, and so on. Today the West, […]

Rights group: New Israeli government will deepen occupation, discrimination against Palestinian citizens

The Mossawa Center warns that Israel’s new extreme right-wing government will deepen racism against Palestinian citizens, and expand Jewish settlement on Palestinian lands in the Galilee, Negev, and West Bank. Source

LGBTQ Rights Activist Edwin Chiloba Found Dead In Kenya

Investigators say Chiloba’s body was found stuffed in a metal box. Source

Adverse possession and Squatters’ Rights (“Hristiktisia”) on Greek Properties

Ownership on real estate property in Greece can be acquired not only through a conveyance Deed (purchase, gift, inheritance, etc), but also through adverse possession (“Hrisiktisia”). According to the Hrisiktisia provisions, any person that is exercising acts of possession on any property (even belonging to a third person), claiming it as his, for an uninterrupted… […]

Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine (Weekly Update 15 – 21 December 2022)

December 22, 2022 Violation of right to life and bodily integrity: A Palestinian detainee died in the Israeli prisons due to the medical negligence policy, while 6 Palestinians, including 2 children, were injured, and dozens of others suffocated in Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) attacks in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Details are as follows: […]

Israel Deports Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer, After Holding Him Without Charge

Israel expelled a Palestinian human rights lawyer from Jerusalem to France, citing an alleged terror threat from the 37-year-old. The move has been condemned by Paris, which has labelled the decision as being a violation of International Law, but what else does this incident say about the predicament of Palestinians from the Holy City? Salah […]

‘Absolute Light’: Trans Rights Advocate Henry Berg-Brousseau Dead at 24

Transgender rights activist Henry Berg-Brousseau has died at 24, leaving behind a powerful legacy that inspired many to fight for trans justice. Berg-Brousseau was serving as the deputy press secretary for politics for Human Rights Campaign, a major advocacy group for LGBTQ+ rights in the U.S. His mother, Kentucky State Sen. Karen Berg, confirmed this […]

How a federal agency’s funding crisis imperils workers’ rights

Workers need a robustly funded and staffed NLRB now more than ever as employers invent new ways to subvert union drives and deny workers a voice on the job. Source

American “human rights” against the people of Yemen

As US officials travel the world lecturing everyone on human rights, that same world has accused Washington of being the number one human rights violator. Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen, instigated and widely supported by the West and the United States in particular, is a prime example of this. On March 25, 2015, the then Saudi […]

Palestinian human rights groups release new report ‘Israeli Apartheid: Tool of Zionist Settler Colonialism’

Palestinian human rights organization Al-Haq, along with a coalition of other leading Palestinian civil society organizations, has released a new landmark report on Israeli apartheid, titled ‘Israeli Apartheid: Tool of Zionist Settler Colonialism’. The new report, published November 29, explores apartheid as a “structural element of furthering Zionist settler colonialism” – a framework previously overlooked […]

Human rights group wants U.S. to sanction notorious Israeli battalion with Leahy Law

The human rights group DAWN is calling for Leahy Law sanctions to be placed on the Israel’s Netzah Yehuda Battalion. Source

Israel orders forcible deportation of Palestinian human rights defender Salah Hammouri

Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hammouri, who is currently imprisoned by Israel, has been ordered by the Israeli state to be deported on December 4th, following the revocation of his Jerusalem residency status.  Rights groups and activists have expressed fears that Hammouri’s deportation will set a dangerous precedent for other Palestinians in the city, who […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Start Taking Away Rights

Andrew Torba declares that “we will destroy the GOP before we allow another Zionist bootlicker in office to ‘represent us.’” Neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin (cleverly “hiding” behind the pseudonym “Wang Lin”) tells Matt Evans (aka “Beardson Beardly”) why he’s backing Kanye West’s presidential bid: “It’s the right thing to do to support the guy who is […]

Sanna Marin’s government could collapse, as Sámi human rights laws stalled

One of the five Finnish government parties is digging its heels in over new legislation for indigenous people that would enshrine their rights in Finnish law. Source

New Europol rules expand police powers, reduce rights protections, and allow vast data collection

Allowed to collect data on people that aren’t even suspects in a crime. Source

Court of Human Rights Makes Landmark Decision to End Extradition to China From Europe: Safeguard Defenders

The European Court of Human Rights (Court) unanimously found that the extradition of a Taiwanese to China, which Poland’s courts had cleared earlier, would place him at significant risk of torture, ill-treatment, and deprivation of the right to a fair trial, the European human right NGO, Safeguard Defenders, reported. The NGO indicated that the unanimous […]

US To Seek Iran’s Ouster From UN’s Top Women’s Rights Body

The United States says Iran is “unfit” to serve on the Commission on the Status of Women. Source

Australia’s crime: not allowing UN inspectors in on Human Rights abuse

The colony called Australia is a crime scene. The colonialists in office have been misbehaving since the 1800’s where the imperial government had enough of the ‘rascals and outlaws’ (in office) and installed the Colonial Laws Validity Act in 1865. That didn’t deter the scoundrels in government where the democratic process of law making was […]

EPA launches civil rights investigation into Jackson, Mississippi, water crisis

“We believe we gave compelling evidence that the state of Mississippi intentionally starved the city of Jackson of the resources to maintain its water infrastructure.” Source

“The Civil Rights Movement Was A Revolution Of Blacks & Jews” – Roy Innis To Lubavitcher Rebbe Schneerson

Chabad Mafia associated civil rights leader Roy Innis can be heard (1:31 second mark) telling the Lubavitcher Rebbe Schneerson that the civil rights revolution of the 1950s and 1960s was a revolution of BLACKS and JEWS. Whether it was the judeo-Soviet civil rights revolutions including the BLM riots of today, or the Perestroika Deception in […]

Egypt: Calls to release human rights lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer after 3 years in prison

The World Organisation against Torture is calling on the Egyptian government to release human rights lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer after he spent three years in prison. Mohamed is one of over 80 lawyers now in prison in Egypt as part of a widespread crackdown on human rights defenders. Founder of Adalah Centre for Rights and Freedoms, […]

Protests Grip Iran as Rights Group Says 19 Children Killed

DUBAI—Protests ignited by the death of a young woman in police custody continued across Iran on Sunday in defiance of a crackdown by the authorities, as a human rights group said at least 185 people, including children, had been killed in demonstrations. Anti-government protests that began on Sept. 17 at the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa […]

Protests continue across Iran as rights group reports 19 minors killed

Protests ignited by the death of a young woman in police custody continued across Iran on Sunday despite a fierce crackdown by the authorities, as a human rights group said at least 185 people, including children, had been killed in the unrest, Anadolu reports. Demonstrations that began on Sept. 17 at the funeral of 22-year-old […]

‘Al-Haq: A Global History of the First Palestinian Human Rights Organisation’

Human rights, in itself, have long been a contentious industry, developing over the decades and adapting to particular regions and surroundings. It is no different in Palestine, and perhaps even more so under the ongoing Israeli occupation, which remains one of the greatest focuses for human rights work in contemporary times. Central to the field […]

Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine (Weekly Update 29 September- 05 October 2022)

Date: 06 October 2022 Time: 08:40 GMT Ref: 126/2022 Yesterday evening, a Palestinian civilian was killed, and 7 others, including 2 journalists, were wounded by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) fire during clashes that erupted when the latter cordoned off a house in Deir al-Hatab village, northeast of Nablus, in the northern West Bank. This crime […]

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