Cover via Amazon When I was growing up in Bangladesh, Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi never ceased to amaze me.
.......However, is it what Suu Kyi is not saying that may be most telling of the kind of leader she will be, beyond the borders of our imagination? In reality, how will “The Lady” rule? Burma’s ethnic minorities may hold some clues.
UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has called for the resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, paving the way for a sovereign state of Palestine,...
NSA whistleblower to meet human rights groups at Sheremetyevo airport to discuss his next steps forward as he claims US is illegally denying his right to seek asylum (Edward Snowden to meet Amnesty and Human Rights Watch at Moscow airport
Update June 11. 2013: And now NEDA!: Action of Evil from Norway: - The police smashed the window and took us half two in the night The time is 1:30 in the night it happened the family of Neda Ibrahim has feared most.
The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies issued its monthly report on the Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel, and stated that Israeli soldiers carried out more than 280 invasions, in May, and kidnapped 370 Palestinians.
This is simply a scandal and a disgrace for Norway!
Butt v. Norway (no. 47017/09) The applicants, Johangir Abbas and Fozia Butt, brother and sister, are Pakistani nationals who were born in 1985 and 1986 respectively and live in Oslo. They arrived in Norway in1989 with their mother and were granted a residence permit on humanitarian grounds.
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Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals" Nearly 75,000 people living in temporary camps and shelters following inter-communal conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in June face deteriorating living conditions, say local aid workers and residents.
We continue our conversation with the legendary poet, author and activist, Alice Walker, who has also been a longtime advocate for the rights of Palestinians. Last summer, she was one of the activists on the U.S.
Rachel Corrie, a September 2002 photograph. She was run over by a bulldozer driven by an Israeli soldier.
To people living under Israeli occupation, the acquittal on August 28 of the Israel Defence Force (IDF) soldier responsible for the death of the young American peace activist Rachel Corrie came as no surprise ( Frontline, April 11, 2003). They have had a long experience of Israel’s dubious legal system. Thousands of Palestinians languish in Israeli jails. Israeli security personnel responsible for gross human rights abuses in the recent wars in Gaza and Lebanon remain free.
About 60.000 people were forcibly evicted in Cambodia in 2011 alone, local human rights group ADHOC reports. Those who refuse to abandon their house or dare to demonstrate face risk of arrest or violence, and human rights defenders working on housing rights are persecuted. In a country where many non-governmental organisations are afraid to support human rights issues, Ee Sarom, and his organisation, stands tall. ”Sometimes I am scared but I have to do my job”, says Ee Sarom.
President Zillur Rahman addresses the 4th Extra-ordinary Session of the organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) held in Mekka on August 15, 2012 and says: "We must take a pro-active role towards a lasting solution to this long-standing (Rohingya) problem both bilaterally and multilaterally."