Who Gives US The Right To Lecture China About Rights?

By Andre Vltchek, Chinadaily.com.cn -

A long analysis I wrote about "the Uygur issue" earlier this year will be soon published as a book. For some time now, I have been warning that the West, the United States in particular, is [...]

Human Rights In Chile And At Chile-Controlled COP25: Attack Children, Medics & Civil Society

By Anne Petermann, Globaljusticeecology.org -

Then today, 16-year-old #Greta Thunberg was named as Time Magazine‘s person of the year. Celebrating the power of youth. I wonder if either Time or Greta heard about the 15 year old girl in Chile [...]

A US Human Rights Group Is Being Sued By Pro-Israel Organizations Over An Alleged Connection To ‘Balloon Terror’

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss.net -

The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) is the target of a $90 million lawsuit that accuses the group of engaging in environmental terrorism. The legal action was brought forward by the [...]

COP 25 Climate Summit Opens With Controversy

By Anne Peterman, Global Justice Ecology Project. -

Santiago, Chile–While the annual UN Climate Summit (COP25) commences in Madrid, protesters across Chile, the country in which the COP was originally planned, are demanding that Chile be stripped [...]

Honduras: A Dangerous Place For Human Rights And Environmental Defenders

By Maria Faciolince, Oxfamblogs.org -

Honduras is a dangerous place for human rights defenders. Over 120 environmental activists were killed in Honduras between 2010 and 2017 (according to conservative figures), and many others are [...]

Obama Officials Confess Their Sins On Human Rights At J Street

By Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss.net -

At its just-concluded conference, J Street showed itself to be a potent lobby inside the Democratic Party dedicated to support for Israel and opposition to the Israeli occupation, to the point of [...]

Columbus, The Indigenous, And Human Progress

By Howard Zinn, www.historyisaweapon.com -

Columbus and his successors were not coming into an empty wilderness, but into a world which in some places was as densely populated as Europe itself, where the culture was complex, where human [...]

Geneva Passes Resolution In Favor Of Venezuela’s Human Rights

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Jorge Valero acknowledged the UN Human Rights Council for addressing the negative connotations of Washington´s policy against Maduro´s government and the impact of these sanctions on people´s [...]

Court Calls US ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’ Torture

By Associated Press -

A federal court in San Francisco took the unusual step of using the word “torture” to describe the treatment of a Palestinian man while he was in CIA custody following the Sept. 11 [...]

Arms Companies Failing To Address Human Rights Risks

By Staff, Amnesty.org -

As the world’s biggest arms companies prepare to set up shop at a global arms fair in London, a new report by Amnesty International shows how major industry players including Airbus, BAE Systems [...]

The Rise And Fall Of Nicaragua’s ‘Human Rights’ Organizations

By John Perry, Afgj.org -

When political conflict results in people being killed – especially at the hands of a government – the deaths are not just personal tragedies, they are propaganda material. This happened during [...]

Right2Vote Campaign

By Amani Sawari, SawariMi.com. -

This is a nationwide campaign being initiated by people currently confined in the United States. This campaign grew out of the August 21 National Prison Strike Demand #10: The voting rights of [...]

CBP Agents Interrogate US Citizen, Seize His Phone, After Venezuela Solidarity Trip

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone Project. -

A US citizen has told The Grayzone that the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) service detained him on his way home from Venezuela and violated his privacy. Sergio Lazo Torrez, [...]

How To Support The North Carolina Prison Hunger Strike

By Incarcerated Workers. -

Requests for notaries necessary for legal actions and grievances against conditions at this razor-wire plantation are being consistently ignored. Many of these grievances are against Scotland [...]

UN High Commissioner On Human Rights Calls For Action To Avoid Climate Apartheid

By Staff, Ohchr.org -

We are deeply alarmed by the imposition of the death penalty on 30 people by the Specialised First Instance Criminal Court of the de facto authorities in Sana’a. The 30 men – most of whom are [...]