UN resolution calls for end to Israeli occupation
Human Rights Council denounces Israel’s refusal to cooperate with Gaza…
Social Democracy Is 100% American
For some time we have feared that Republican politicians were losing their minds. Now it seems we must worry, as well, that Democratic politicians…
NYPD Cops Terrified of New Bills that Will Stop them from Choking and Illegally Searching People
New York * People who attempt to assert their rights in police encounters many times learn that officers will rarely actually respect the rights of…
Outrage as Ghana Demolishes ‘Sodom and Gomorrah’, the Country’s Biggest Slum
Residents watching bulldozers demolishing their homes and businesses. Photo by Hassi Baniaz. Used with…
Public manifesto against PEC 215 signed by 70 entities and delivered to Brazilian Congress
Indigenous Peoples, parliamentarians, organizations and social movements participated in a June 11 ceremony to launch a manifesto in opposition to…
Is Klayman Now Trump’s Lawyer
Donald Trump is suing Univision for dropping their broadcasting of the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants and, amusingly, for defamation. He’s…
Eritrea faces more UN scrutiny
The U.N. Human Rights Council continues the independent investigation on crimes against humanity, Eritrea faces a step closer to global…
The Tragedy of Harper’s Canada
“This abuse of executive power is tilting toward totalitarian government and away from the foundations of democracy and the rule of law on which…
Popcorn Time Blamed For Movie Streaming Piracy Explosion
Up until last year, downloading content using BitTorrent was an activity that needed a reasonable level of technical competence. In addition to…
Let’s change how we think about mental health
Seeing psychological distress as a mental health problem supports a modern cultural myth. My depression story. Credit:…
Oxfam Germany director: ‘TTIP would intensify inequality in developing countries’
Developing countries will be among the biggest losers if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is implemented, warns Marion…
Public opinion on human rights is the true gauge of progress
External, “objective” measures of South Korea’s human rights progress will only take us so far. What we need now are the opinions of the…