High Steaks: Did Switzerland Steal Water from France to Save 20,000 Thirsty Cows?
The small French town of Les Rousses had a rude wake up call late last month: the Swiss army “stealing” water from French lakes. In the middle of…
Defending the human right to water and sanitation at the United Nations
Chip in to keep stories like these coming. Five years ago, the United Nations formally recognized the human right to water and sanitation by passing…
Under Indian security garb whistleblower to be restricted from complaining on wrongdoing in military deals
Armed with a crucial Cabinet note date May 6, 2015, a senior activist, Venkatesh Nayak of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Delhi, has…
Phil Bloomer: From The European Games To Formula 1: How Sport Is Ignoring Human Rights
The photo -- and the event itself -- gave the president a patina of international legitimacy and credibility. That's exactly why the International…
International outcry after Burundian rights activist shot
Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - The attempted killing of a leading Burundian human rights activist, shot in the face by a gunman, triggered international…
It TOOK TWO DECADES for Russia and China to Understand How US Operates
Washington’s Fifth Columns Inside Russia and China It took two decades for Russia and China to understand that «pro-democracy» and «human…
Israeli Occupation Forces Detain 21 Palestinians, Summon Three From West Bank Districts
BETHLEHEM, August 4, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained early Tuesday 21 Palestinians and summoned three others from various West Bank…
Bosnia mired in ethnic politics and frustration
... If you have worked in ‘democracy’ for 20 years and suddenly everything is OK, what would you do? As a human rights oligarch you have no…
Pakistan ignores international appeals and hangs Shafqat Hussain
Pakistan has executed a man whose case triggered an international outcry after his lawyers said he was arrested as a juvenile and tortured into…
Burundian rights activist stable after shooting
A leading Burundian human rights activist, shot in the face by a gunman, was in a stable condition in hospital Tuesday morning, his family said. "His…
Internationalisation: lessons from the women’s movement
The internationalisation debate can learn a lot from women’s movements in terms of opening spaces and opportunities for the voiceless. A…
Burundi rights activist Pierre Claver Mbonimpa ‘seriously wounded’ in gun attack
London: Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, a prominent Burundi human rights activist, was shot and seriously wounded by gunmen on motorbikes in Bujumbura.…