Tag archive for ‘Rights’
By admin On Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
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UN expert condemns Egypt’s detention of journalists, human rights defenders

UN expert condemns Egypt’s detention of journalists, human rights defenders Special rapporteur calls on authorities to stop silencing dissent and shrinking civic space in country MEE staff More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Israel bans schools from hosting rights groups critical of occupation

Israel bans schools from hosting rights groups critical of occupation The announcement came after Likud complained about the director of rights group B’Tselem who was scheduled to give a talk at a More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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HOPE not hate: What we need to remember from the Civil Rights Movement

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. The commemoration marks the anniversary of King’s birth with a public holiday in honour of one of the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. After the More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Government plans to “rip up” workers’ rights met with outrage

UK workers’ rights previously protected by EU law are at risk of being “ripped up” under proposals being drawn up by the government. The planned shake-up of regulations is part of the government’s post-Brexit More...

By admin On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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One Night in Miami: civil rights at the crossroads – review

One Night in Miami provides a vivid depiction of segregated America and an exploration of the meaning of Black liberation, finds Yonas Makoni Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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‘Legacy of isolation & defeat’: Cuba slams US over sanctions on Interior Minister for alleged ‘human rights abuse’

Washington has imposed a new round of sanctions on Cuba’s Interior Ministry, also blacklisting the agency’s head over his alleged role in “human rights abuses” as Havana condemned the move as ”coercive” More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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EXPOSED: Boris Johnson’s plan to decimate Workers’ Rights, slash Holiday Pay entitlements, bin rest breaks, and force longer hours on workers

Boris Johnson’s Conservative government are set to break one of their key post-Brexit promises after plans to decimate YOUR rights at work – including laws to slash holiday pay entitlements, bin rest More...

By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Rights group calls on US Muslims to be ‘extra vigilant’ in wake of Capitol riot

Rights group calls on US Muslims to be ‘extra vigilant’ in wake of Capitol riot Council on American-Islamic Relations says threat posed by far-right white supremacist violence is high and More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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At least 4 Tory MPs join extremist right’s favourite chat platform

At least four Tory MPs, probably five or more, have joined Parler, the social media platform of choice for right-wing extremists. Parler has gone offline today after Amazon withdrew its ‘cloud platform’ More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Israel is an ‘apartheid’ state, says the country’s leading human rights group

Israel is an ‘apartheid’ state, says the country’s leading human rights group B’Tselem’s latest report analyses Israel’s efforts to cement ‘supremacy of Jews over More...