Collateral Damage: There Is No Safe Place For Palestinians

Photo Credit: america.aljazeera.com United Nations Human Rights Chief says that Israel may be Guilty of War Crimes. Gaza is a prison city surrounded by walls that do not allow its residents to evacuate to safe places. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the purpose of the invasion of Gaza is to destroy the tunnels that connect Gaza with Israel, which he says are used by Hamas terrorists to slip into Israel to launch attacks

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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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Larken Rose is Coming to Las Vegas – Saturday, August 2nd

(This was originally published at: EYEAM4ANARCHY ) “Government Is Not Your Friend”   Learn why government is not merely inefficient and corrupt, but can never and will never be conducive to civilized society. Larken Rose will be coming to Las Vegas Saturday, August 2nd , to do a talk about the government and its true effects on society. The talk will start at 5:00 p.m.

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Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova said any money they win will go to other human right…

Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova said any money they win will go to other human rights as well as to Zona Prava, the group they founded to advocate for prison system reform. #Solidarity Pussy Riot Sue Russian Government in European Human Rights Court jezebel.com Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina are suing the Russian government over their 2012 imprisonment.

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Inside A Converted New Mexico Detention Center, ‘Swift Process’ May Mean Asylum Claims Overlooked

Sharita Gruberg is a Policy Analyst for the LGBT Immigration Project at the Center for American Progress. CREDIT: Sharita Gruberg ARTESIA, NM — On the morning of July 22, a plane of Guatemalan migrants was en route to deport its passengers back to their home country, when Guatemalan consulate officials intervened. These officials concluded that a third of the women and children on the plane exhibited fear of return, and could not be deported without having their asylum claims assessed.

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Bulgaria’s 3rd Biggest Party, DPS, Rejects Mandate to Form Govt

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has rejected the mandate to form a government. DPS, the third biggest political party, declined the invitation of President Rosen Plevneliev on Wednesday. DPS’s rejection was declared after center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) and the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) gave up the proposal to form a government

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Lawyers: Revoke Annual Assessmen
Lawyers: Revoke Annual Assessmen Lawyers: Revoke Annual Assessmen

Follow us on TWITTER: Like us on FACEBOOK: Seventeen lawyers from nine provinces demand the Ministry of Justice revoke lawyer’s annual assessment and all administrative records. The lawyers indicate the assessment is anti-rule of law and anti-democracy.

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The refugees are welcome here

Activists report on a series of immigrant rights protests organized to counter the racist message of anti-immigrant groups and mainstream political leaders. Texans for immigrant rights rally in McAllen (Human Rights Coalition of South Texas) THE DEMOCRATIC Party establishment’s response to the recent arrival of thousands of young refugees from Central America has created a hostile climate that opened the door for a reinvigorated anti-immigrant movement to go on the offensive.

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Stephen Harper not welcome on Treaty 6 north territory

pic via – Kirstin Scansen On Wednesday July 30 Stephen Harper will be in La Ronge to make an announcement and for a photo opportunity to celebrate the new cooptation of the Northlands College by uranium mining corporations. He will be at the Northlands College Satellite campus– 50 meters from the Montreal River bridge on the south side- at noon. Media is to be there at 11:45 and that is when we will be there as well.

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If you know folks in Texas, have them to join The Abortion Rights Freedom Ride t…

If you know folks in Texas, have them to join The Abortion Rights Freedom Ride this weekend, with Gloria Steinem, Eve Ensler, Cynthia Nixon and others! The “Stop Forced Motherhood” flyer at the bottom of the page, at this link, has a list of dynamic speakers. Abortion Rights Freedom Ride www.stoppatriarchy.org Activism Against Patriarchy

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