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Intimate portraits of Gaza's lost

Charlotte Silver The Electronic Intifada Obliterated Families is a newly released multimedia project produced by Anne Paq, a member of the photography collective ActiveStills, and journalist Ala Qandil.Two years in the making, it profiles ten fa...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 23, 2016

US-Backed Syrian Rebels Film Themselves Beheading 10 Year-Old Boy

Mint Press News One video shows five men posing with the frightened child, who could be as young as 10, in the back of a truck. One of the men grips him by the hair.The same man is later filmed apparently cutting the boy’s head off.The incid...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 21, 2016

17 deaths an hour: Gadkari must walk the talk on killer Indian roads-Killer Roads and National Apathy: Time to Educate People

17 deaths an hour: Gadkari must walk the talk on killer Indian roads Killer Roads and National Apathy: Time to Educate People (http://www.sify.com/news/17-deaths-an-hour-gadkari-must-walk-the-talk-on-killer-indian-roads-news-columns-qhmpUOdjbihaj...
by INDIAS NATIONAL SECURITY on Jul 19, 2016

La hipocresía de Human Rights Watch

Arthur González/El Heraldo Cubano Es mucho el dinero que se gastan los Estados Unidos para mantener la guerra mediática contra Cuba y, como cualquier producto de consumo, no dejan de publicar diariamente alguna noticia para mantener la matriz de op...
by Miradas Encontradas on Jul 18, 2016

Not finding any place that will accept dogs, even

spam deleted. Thanks! 'here's to your health!'service ones. Blatantly say on phone that no dogs allowed,even when say,not a pet. Illegal. Can go to human rights but don't have time for that when looking, unless. They can make them give me the apt.
by Closer to SAne on Jul 16, 2016

Police State Roundup: Cops assault, rape, and shoot civilians - lie about it - and get away with it

Brently KopopolousSott.netShocking and horrific stories from around the USA this week as the police everywhere are becoming unhinged and violent. The above photograph comes from Memphis, TN, where 19-year-old Hannah Cohen was attempting to travel...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 5, 2016

Saraki, Ekweremadu, Fayose, Do Not Have Absolute Immunity – Femi Falana

Prominent human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, on Saturday, urged the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, to face their criminal trials and stop politicizing it. Falana stated this while...
by Oh Zina on Jul 4, 2016

US only country to oppose UN holding Israel accountable for war crimes, yet again

Mondoweiss The US was the only country in the world to oppose a resolution calling for Israel to be held accountable for war crimes, at the 29th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), held from 15 June to 3 July 2015...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 2, 2016

Rights group says US undercounts drone civilian casualties

A US made Reaper drone International human rights organization Reprieve has accused the White House of...

US police more likely to use tasers on minorities: Report

An officer holds a stun gun used by his police department in Farmington, Connecticut, on Oct. 28, 2004. (AP photo)...

Afghan media rights group reports sharp rise in violence against journalists

People carry the coffin of Saeed Jawad Hossini, 29, who was killed in an attack on a minibus carrying employees of the Afghan TV channel TOLO in Kabul, Afghanistan, January 21, 2016. (AFP photo)A leading Afghan media rights group has reported a sharp...

Donald Trump calls for racial profiling of American Muslims

"I think profiling is something that we're going to have to start thinking about as a country," Donald Trump told CBS News on Sunday. (Reuters photo)Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called for racial profiling of Muslim...

Blacks Americans incarcerated 5 times more than whites in US: Report

Black Americans are incarcerated five times more than white people, according to a new report.African Americans are incarcerated in state prisons at an average rate of 5 times that of white Americans, according to a new report.In some US states, the...

Newly released CIA files expose details of torture program

The CIA has released dozens of previously classified documents about the US spy agency’s torture program. (file photo)The CIA has released dozens of previously classified documents that expose grim details about the US spy agency’s torture progra...

Saudi Arabia demands sources for UN blacklist of child rights violators

A Yemeni child stands outside his family’s house which was destroyed several months ago in a Saudi airstrike at the capital Sana’a, on March 12, 2016. (AFP)Saudi Arabia wants the UN to hand over the information of those who contributed to blackli...

Nemici dell’umanità: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin. La Storia non dimentica

Nemici dell’umanità: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin La Storia non dimentica i crimini contro l’umanità Iannozzi Giuseppe Il comunismo – frammischiato a una forte dose di capitalismo – è oggi la dittatura che vige in Cina; il fra...
by Iannozzi Giuseppe on May 30, 2016

Argentina court jails ex-army officers for rights violations

Argentina's former President and Army Chief Reynaldo Bignone sits in a courthouse during the first day of his trial, accused of participating in “Operation Condor”, in the capital, Buenos Aires, March 5, 2013. © ReutersA court in Argentina has f...

Joanna Palani, Islamic State killer: Terrorists are 'easy to kill'

Joanna Palani is now back home studying in Copenhagen after fighting alongside Kurdish-led forces in Iraq and Syria. Photo / FacebookA young, beautiful and educated woman who dropped out of university so she could fight against Islamic State has reve...

#UK seeks #Saudi cluster bomb assurances over #Yemen

UK seeks Saudi cluster bomb assurances over Yemen Image copyrightAMNESTY INTERNATIONALImage captionAmnesty claims it found these UK-made cluster bombs in Yemen The UK government has sought fresh assurances from Saudi Arabia that British-made cluste...
by semsam on May 25, 2016

US Supreme Court overturns black man death's penalty

An AFP file photo shows the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.The US Supreme Court has overturned a death sentence handed to an African American man in Georgia, ruling that prosecutors unconstitutionally barred all potential black jurors from his tr...


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