Tag archive for ‘Rights’
By admin On Saturday, February 1st, 2020
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Only working-class action can defend workers’ rights

TRADE union determination to “generate industrial power in the workplace” is the correct approach to attacks on our rights from the Boris Johnson government. Discussions on the impact of leaving the EU on More...

By admin On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ is about ignoring Palestinian rights & legitimizing Israel’s occupation – Turkish President Erdogan

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blasted a plan for resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict presented by Donald Trump, saying the proposal is a blatant attempt to ‘legitimize Israel’s occupation’ More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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Trading diplomacy: Why is Britain silent on a growing human rights crisis in Bangladesh?

The rollback of democracy and human rights in Bangladesh should matter to the UK. As a long-term ally, Britain is Bangladesh’s third largest export’s destination, the fifth largest source of remittances, and More...

By admin On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Natalie Bennett: The government took just 60 minutes to brush child refugees’ rights aside

Several people on Twitter last night noted to me that there was no coverage on major news of the Lords “ping pong” debate on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. There had been some coverage of the earlier, expected, More...

By admin On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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UK: Prevent review ‘will go ahead’ following concerns by rights groups

UK: Prevent review ‘will go ahead’ following concerns by rights groups Conservative party pledges to review counter-terrorism strategy facing renewed criticism from Muslim community  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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‘Stop lecturing us’: Saudi diplomat dismisses human rights concerns by EU lawmakers

‘Stop lecturing us’: Saudi diplomat dismisses human rights concerns by EU lawmakers At European parliament, Adel al-Jubeir says kingdom has independent judicial system that tries activists  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Virginia gun rights rally attracts massive American militia turn-out

Virginia gun rights rally attracts massive American militia turn-out Around 22,000 protesters, many of them armed, gather for pro-gun rally in Richmond, Virginia Sheren Khalel Tue, 01/21/2020 More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Rights group hopes new evidence of Islamic State ‘justice’ bureau can identify perpetrators

Rights group hopes new evidence of Islamic State ‘justice’ bureau can identify perpetrators Syria Justice and Accountability Centre aims to bring militants responsible for meting out horrific More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Rights group demands UN reveal companies involved in Israel settlement activities

Rights group demands UN reveal companies involved in Israel settlement activities A database of businesses working in Israeli settlements was supposed to be released in 2017 MEE staff Tue, 01/14/2020 More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Prominent Tunisian gay rights activist flees to France after death threats

Prominent Tunisian gay rights activist flees to France after death threats Mounir Batour ran in Tunisia’s presidential election as an openly gay candidate. He now says his life is in danger  More...