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Edward Joseph Snowden – A hero!

Edward Joseph Snowden – A hero! | HumanRight | Scoop.it
What choices did he have?  1.     Turn to the US “Whistleblower Protection Program”. Do you really think they would treat him fairly?
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What is Happenning in Istanbul?

What is Happenning in Istanbul? | HumanRight | Scoop.it
To my friends who live outside of Turkey: I am writing to let you know what is going on in Istanbul for the last five days. I personally have to write this because most of the media sources are shu...
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48,000 Children in India Paralysed by Bill Gates' Polio Vaccine

48,000 Children in India Paralysed by Bill Gates' Polio Vaccine | HumanRight | Scoop.it
India and Chad? Definitely part of the Illuminati eugenics agenda. Bill Gates waffles in reply to a journalist’s question quoting 48,000 Indian children paralysed.  He doesn’t deny the figure. ‘Is ...
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Edward Joseph Snowden – A hero!

Edward Joseph Snowden – A hero! | HumanRight | Scoop.it
What choices did he have?  1.     Turn to the US “Whistleblower Protection Program”. Do you really think they would treat him fairly?
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Turkey: Stop police violence - allow the protests!

Turkey: Stop police violence - allow the protests! | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Please support this LabourStart urgent action campaign and spread the word.
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What Would it Be Like if Heroin Were Legal?

What Would it Be Like if Heroin Were Legal? | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Right now, street thugs and international cartels have the power. Does that really make us safer?
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The Silence of a Laureate: Ethnic & Religious Tensions Rise in Burma - Forbes

The Silence of a Laureate: Ethnic & Religious Tensions Rise in Burma - Forbes | HumanRight | Scoop.it
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.

 

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Iran's MEK loses US terror tag

Iran's MEK loses US terror tag | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The US has removed the dissident Iranian group Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK) from its terror blacklist, after years of intense lobbying.
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Pakistan calls for steps to establish Palestinian state

Pakistan calls for steps to establish Palestinian state | HumanRight | Scoop.it
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,...
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Senior Catholic cleric: 'If Jews want respect, they must respect others'

Senior Catholic cleric: 'If Jews want respect, they must respect others' | HumanRight | Scoop.it
In the wake of the 'price tag' vandalism at the Latrun monastery, Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa cautions Israelis over how Christians are treated in Israel.
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Obama and Netanyahu Use Propaganda to Cover Their Plan to Attack Iran

Obama and Netanyahu Use Propaganda to Cover Their Plan to Attack Iran | HumanRight | Scoop.it

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu continues to decry that Iran is endeavoring to build a nuclear weapon and admonishes Obama’s slow move toward military strike.

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Rachel Corrie's parents describe ruling as 'bad day for human rights' - video

Cindy and Craig, the parents of Rachel Corrie who was killed by an Israeli military bulldozer in 2003, say the absolving of responsibility of Israel is deeply saddening and troubling...
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For first time, U.S. State Department defines settler violence as terrorism

For first time, U.S. State Department defines settler violence as terrorism | HumanRight | Scoop.it
In annual report on terrorism in foreign countries, U.S. government report defines so-called 'price-tag' attacks against Palestinians in the West Bank as acts of terror.

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Myanmar allows OIC assistance for riot-hit Muslims

Myanmar allows OIC assistance for riot-hit Muslims | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Arakan Rohingya National Organisation...

YANGON — Myanmar has allowed entry of Islamic relief organizations into its territory to provide needed assistance to the violence-hit and displaced Rohingya Muslims.

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Jimmy Carter: ‘America no longer has a functioning democracy’

Jimmy Carter: ‘America no longer has a functioning democracy’ | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Former president Jimmy Carter condemned the effect U.S. intelligence programs had on U.S. moral authority in the wake of NSA revelations brought to light by leaker Edward Snowden, Der Spiegel reports.
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Edward Snowden appears at Moscow airport and renews asylum claim – live

Edward Snowden appears at Moscow airport and renews asylum claim – live | HumanRight | Scoop.it
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
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Norway – A children hostile country!

Norway – A children hostile country! | HumanRight | Scoop.it
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.
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370 Palestinians Kidnapped In May - International Middle East Media Center

370 Palestinians Kidnapped In May - International Middle East Media Center | HumanRight | Scoop.it
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.

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Norwegian asylum policy convicted in the “European Court of Human Rights”

Norwegian asylum policy convicted in the “European Court of Human Rights” | HumanRight | Scoop.it

 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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UNHCR | Refworld | Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals"

UNHCR | Refworld | Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals" | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status.

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.

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Palestine Conditions "More Brutal" Than in U.S. South of 50 Years Ago, Says Author Alice Walker

Palestine Conditions "More Brutal" Than in U.S. South of 50 Years Ago, Says Author Alice Walker | HumanRight | Scoop.it
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.
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Palestine: Getting away with murder

Palestine: Getting away with murder | HumanRight | Scoop.it

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.

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Human rights defender of the Month – Ee Sarom

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.

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Active Vista Human Rights Film Fest in 20 cities this year - Home » Other Sections » Breaking News

Active Vista Human Rights Film Fest in 20 cities this year - Home » Other Sections » Breaking News | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Active Vista Human Rights Film Festival travels to 20 different cities nationwide to bring a plethora of films that project truth in social realities.
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Rohingya issue: Bangladesh should play a more proactive role ~ Rohingya Blogger

Rohingya issue: Bangladesh should play a more proactive role ~ Rohingya Blogger | HumanRight | Scoop.it

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."

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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces rare criticism over Rohingya Muslims

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces rare criticism over Rohingya Muslims | HumanRight | Scoop.it
For weeks, Suu Kyi, often called Burma’s Gandhi, has dodged questions on the plight of the Muslim minority, prompting criticism from human rights groups.
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