Human Rights Activist Leyla Yunus Detained In Azerbaijan.
Human Rights Activist Leyla Yunus Detained In Azerbaijan. Human Rights Activist Leyla Yunus Detained In Azerbaijan.

Prominent Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus was detained on July 30 and could face charges, a family spokesman said. The award-winning campaigner was forced into a car in the courtyard…

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Humanitarian crisis swells in Gaza
Humanitarian crisis swells in Gaza Humanitarian crisis swells in Gaza

Power, water and other necessary resources are becoming increasingly inaccessible to many Gaza residents as Israel continues its assault on the small territory. Experts do not expect the growing humanitarian crisis to lessen anytime soon, and they warn the situation may grow even worse.

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“UN Human Rights director breaks down in tears live on TV after witnessing Israe…

“UN Human Rights director breaks down in tears live on TV after witnessing Israeli war crimes.” #GazaUnderAttack #freeGaza #IsraelApartheid /pL UN Member for human rights in Gaza cries He survived as a witness of genocide at a supermarket in Gaza right now!Share!!!A UN Speaker couldn’t go on to speak about Israeli genocide. He saw a lot of bodies only a few hours ago and wanted to make a statement about the misery and the Israeli Terror!

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U.S. Revokes Visas for Venezuelan Officials After Alleged Human Rights Violations

The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it revoked the visas of several top Venezuelan officials allegedly involved in human rights violations. “Venezuela in recent months has witnessed large-scale protests by demonstrators concerned about deteriorating economic, social, and political conditions

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USA: One year after her conviction Chelsea Manning must be released #ChelseaMann…

USA: One year after her conviction Chelsea Manning must be released #ChelseaManning #whistleblowers #Manning USA: One year after her conviction Chelsea Manning must be released | Amnesty International www.amnesty.org A year after Chelsea Manning was convicted of leaking classified government material,  the US authorities should grant her clemency, release her immediately, and urgently investigate the potential human rights violations exposed by the leaks.

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occupied Palestinian territory: Statistics: Victims of the Israeli Offensive on Gaza since 08 July 2014

Source: Palestinian Centre for Human Rights Country: occupied Palestinian territory [Published in AidNews – Read

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Peter Himmelman: Humans, Bridges and the Grunting of Animals

The war in Gaza roars on and a storm of words are bandied about, unfiltered and at times, even un-thought. In the past few weeks I’ve done my own share of opining — I won’t be doing only that here. Rather, I’m going to show you an example of bridge building, as of late, an activity in short supply

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Human Rights First Urges the Obama Administration to Make International Religious Freedom a Policy Priority

Religious Freedom Washington, D.C.  –  Human Rights First today said that following the nomination of Rabbi David Saperstein for Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, the Obama Administration should refocus efforts to make protecting religious freedom a key foreign policy priority. If confirmed, Saperstein will lead the administration’s efforts to advocate for the human rights of religious minorities around the world, a key component of U.S.

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UN monitoring body urges Canada to adopt the 90-day limit on detentions

UN human rights body slams Canada’s immigration detention system. UN human rights body slams Canada’s immigration detention system

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US to impose travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials cited for complicity in human rights abuses linked to protests – @marieharf,…

US to impose travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials cited for complicity in human rights abuses linked to protests – @marieharf, @Reuters

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