Humain rights

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  • Saudi Arabia 2017-12-02 05:37

    By Sarah Leah Whitson

    When elites get a taste of their own medicine

    In late 2006, I traveled to Saudi Arabia on behalf of Human Rights Watch to discuss human rights with Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, then the assistant interior minister for security affairs. He explained to me the merits of his country’s project to rehabilitate extremists by detaining several thousand Saudis until religious leaders declared them reformed.

  • Nasser Abu Sharif 2017-11-19 12:06

    By Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Israel is unbridled regime: Islamic Jihad rep.

    TEHRAN - Representative of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Tehran says “the Zionist regime is formed on the basis of a violation of human rights backed by the world's greatest powers.”

  • Myannmar 2017-07-17 09:07

    Congress shouldn’t let Burma backslide on democratic reforms

    As a political prisoner, Aung San Suu Kyi relied on the exiled television station Democratic Voice of Burma and magazine Irrawaddy to tell her story.

  • Yemen 2017-07-15 02:19

    By Nafeez Ahmed

    U.S. and UK acting above the law to support the Saudi war in Yemen

    Britain and America are above the law. Our complicity in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen proves it.

  • Dr.Ben_.Santer 2017-07-11 08:16

    By Ben Santer

    I’m a climate scientist. And I’m not letting trickle-down ignorance win.

    How to fight the Trump administration's darkness

  • Kofi Anan 2017-06-21 02:25

    By Kofi Annan

    Why are only poor countries taking refugees?

    It has now been almost two years since the world was confronted with the harrowing image of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach.

  • 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.