Post Tagged with: "human rights"

US Actions on Guantanamo Issue Do Not Respect International Laws – Experts

March 26, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
US Actions on Guantanamo Issue Do Not Respect International Laws – Experts

The US President Barack Obama regrets not closing the prison camp at Guantanamo right after his victory in the 2009 election, he said on Thursday, March 19. “I should have closed Guantanamo on day one,” the US President said during a Q&A session after a speech on economics in Cleveland, […]

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Eastern Europeans Suffer from Britain’s Failure to Grasp Food Importance

February 18, 2015 1:41 pm0 comments
Eastern Europeans Suffer from Britain’s Failure to Grasp Food Importance

Busy agencies hiring seasonal workers for the UK’s farms invite many Eastern Europeans every year and in full contrast to the domestic low interest in agriculture, the allowance of 21, 250 places for seasonal workers is never spared. But essentially UK fails to grasp its heavy dependence on citizens from […]

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US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

September 17, 2014 12:25 pm0 comments
US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

The actions taken by the police against the protesters and journalists in Ferguson (a suburb of St. Louis, USA) during the weeks-long mass demonstrations caused by the death of Michael Brown, an African American teenager who was shot by the police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, caused an […]

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Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

February 25, 2014 8:27 am0 comments
Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

The international community continues to discuss the Ukrainian political crisis that started in November 2013. Protests in response to a government decision to suspend the integration process with the European Union escalated into violent clashes between radical opposition members and law enforcement officials in January, when the Verkhovna Rada adopted […]

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Why You Should Care That Ellen Page Came Out

February 22, 2014 12:30 pm1 comment
Why You Should Care That Ellen Page Came Out

I often forget, cocooned as I am in my network of queer blogs and websites, that not everybody has the same reaction to a celebrity coming out as I do. Obviously, I don’t mean those who dwell on the extremely conservative right, every positive mention of the LGBTQ+ community in the media […]

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Gay Mountain Wins Gold

February 17, 2014 7:00 pm0 comments
Gay Mountain Wins Gold

It’s a Monday evening and I have just had my double dose of Corrie (guilty pleasure), switching the channel over to watch Benefit Street (don’t judge me, this is only on a Monday, I swear), and one of the best adverts I have ever seen pops up on the box: Channel […]

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‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

February 14, 2014 11:15 am0 comments
‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

A spectre is haunting Russia — the spectre of totalitarianism. While everything seemed set and ready for the first ever Winter Olympic Games in the country; the human rights activists from ‘Pussy Riot’ believe more important issues need the President’s attention, such as the promotion of togetherness and tolerance. ‘Pussy […]

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Winter Olympics – Sending the Right Message to Russia

February 9, 2014 10:59 am0 comments
Winter Olympics – Sending the Right Message to Russia

The Winter Olympics are now underway and the host country is in the midst of disturbing human rights abuse. Suddenly it has become acceptable to openly, and in broad daylight, unleash horrific attacks on other human beings and the government is willfully turning a blind eye. Unbelievably, these perpetrators are […]

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