Humain rights

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  • Trump-Saudi 2017-05-24 10:24

    By Alex Ward

    What America’s new arms deal with Saudi Arabia says about the Trump administration

    President Trump has just announced the sale of a whopping $110 billion to Saudi Arabia which includes “tanks and helicopters for border security, ships for coastal security, intelligence-gathering aircraft, a missile-defense radar system, and cybersecurity tools,” reports ABC News. It forms part of a 10-year, $350 billion agreement in a “strategic vision” between the two countries, reports the Washington Post.

  • Duterte 2017-04-28 02:29

    Let the world condemn Duterte

    A Filipino lawyer formally asked the International Criminal Court on Monday to charge President Rodrigo Duterte and 11 officials with mass murder and crimes against humanity over the extrajudicial killings of thousands of people in the Philippines over the past three decades. The I.C.C. should promptly open a preliminary investigation into the killings.

  • Trump 2017-02-08 09:39

    Will Worley

    Trump's human rights abuses tracked by legal institutions

    “His administration immediately threatened women’s rights, immigrants’ rights, and indigenous rights, and so many more” says Human Rights Law Review editor, Julia Sherman. 

  • ICE 2017-01-28 04:55

    By Oliver Laughland

    U.S. could face human rights crisis after Trump's xenophobic immigration orders

    Hidden among the promise of a wall and the withdrawal of funding to sanctuary cities is a much more insidious – and immediate – move to replace the ‘catch and release’ border policy with mandatory detention.

  • syria crisis 2017-01-11 14:07

    By António Guterres

    António Guterres: My vision for a better United Nations

    When I was growing up reading history books as a young student, it seemed all wars had a winner. Yet in today’s wars, it is increasingly clear that no one wins. Everyone loses.