Palestinian Popular Resistance

By Wasan Abu Baker, Popular Resistance. -

The March of Return, which was launched on the anniversary of the Land Day, imposed new facts. The most important is that it revealed to the Palestinians the right of the return to self [...]

Syria: UN Expert Urges Pause-No Rush To Judgment

By Staff, Ohchr.org -

On 29 September 2011, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution18/6 on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order. The resolution affirmed that a democratic and equitable [...]

50 Years Later, The Poor People’s Campaign Continues

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Poor People's Campaign, called for by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Although Dr. King was murdered a month prior to the Poor People's Campaign, it [...]

Honoring Palestinian Artist Murdered By Israeli Forces

By Wasan Abu-Baker, Popular Resistance. -

Muhammad Abu Amr, 19 years old, is a young Palestinian artist who was killed by the Israeli forces during the Great Return March last Friday in Gaza. He dreamed of sand sculpting an 800 square [...]

Palestinians Will Not Cease To Demand Their Rights

By Basem Naim, Counterpunch. -

The West has long been enamored with the specter of passive resistance with tens of thousands of unarmed demonstrators facing off against a heavily armed and ruthless force in pursuit of [...]

Tasaheel Burnat, A Palestinian Activist On Palestinian Land Day

By Wasan Abu Baker, Popular Resistance. -

The events of the 1976 Palestinian Land Day came after the confiscation of thousands of acres of Arab land within the boundaries of populated areas under the cover of a Galilee Development [...]

American Muslims Organize Grassroots Lobby For Palestine

By Wasan Abu Baker, Popular Resistance. -

This is the fourth year, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) is holding its Palestine Advocacy Day and Training program in Washington, D.C.  This meeting started with a small number of attendees [...]

The ‘Human Rights’ War On Syria

By Jeremy Salt, Ahtribune.com -

The perfidious role of ‘human rights’ organizations in the war on Syria has been exposed again with the Amnesty International report on Syria for 2017/18, followed by an equally tendentious [...]

Brazilian Rights Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated In Rio

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Part of a generation of young Black Brazilians who are becoming increasingly vocal inside and outside statehouses, Franco was elected to office in 2016. A resident of the Favela da Maré, an [...]

Former President Of Association Resigns Over BDS

By Margaret Ferguson, Mondoweiss. -

I write with great regret to tell you that I have decided to resign from the MLA. My decision was long and hard in the making. No other past president has taken such a step, to the best of my [...]

Marathon Reaches Deal With Investors On Human Rights

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

In the face of mounting pressure from investors and the glare of public scrutiny, Marathon Petroleum Corp. officials acknowledged that the company has a responsibility to address environmental [...]

2017 Human Rights Status Report: Advancing Human Rights

By the U.S. Human Rights Network. -

The United States has a complicated and paradoxical relationship to human rights law.  2018 marks 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was proclaimed by the United [...]

Prisoners Suffer Gross Human Rights Violations. Now They’re Standing & Speaking Up.

By Eleanor Goldfield, Artkillingapathy.com -

The message goes on to detail the three main demands via examples such as price gouging prisoners on products like a case of soup that costs $17 in the Canteen as opposed to the roughly $4 it [...]

Corporate Globalization Is Threatening Indigenous Communities With Extinction

By T. J. Coles, truthout.org -

As we speak, some humans are already going extinct. Their extinction is often a consequence of the structural violence of corporate globalization. Communities are under threat, especially those [...]

European Union Trying To Prevent UN Treaty On Corporations And Human Rights

By Staff, stopcorporateimpunity.org -

According to our sources, the European Union (EU) delegation to the United Nations General Assembly’s Fifth Committee, which deals with budgetary matters, is trying to eliminate the financing of [...]