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Violence and Resistance in Palestine
World  (tags: Israel, Human Rights Violations, Apartheid, Civil Rights, Oppression, Persecution, Illegal Settlements, Brutal Military Occupation, Ethnic Cleansing, Dispossession, Racist Zionism )

Bruce C
- 103 days ago -
I left wondering how anyone with a modicum of humanity and any sense of morality could reconcile living in that environment from the spoils of Palestinian dispossession and degradation and how any nation could support the Israeli political project.
Democracy Now: Noam Chomsky at United Nations: It Would Be Nice If the United States Lived Up to International Law
World  (tags: UN, Noam Chomsky, principles, tactics, US Law, International Law, BDS, BD tactics, principles, civil rights, human rights, activism )

- 132 days ago -
"One important action that the United States could take is to live up to its own laws. Of course it would be nice if it lived up to international law, but maybe that's too much to ask,"
Yemen: End Child Marriages By Enacting and Enforcing a Minimum Age of Marriage Law
World  (tags: women, equality, girls, petitions, Yemen, civil rights, marriage )

- 531 days ago -
My message to other parents is that they should not think of marrying their daughters at a young age, girls should go to school. I don't want any girl to suffer as I did. Girls should be educated in order to be able to live happily and in dignity.
When We Kill Without Caring -- Bill Moyers
World  (tags: americans, civil rights, Human rights, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, violence, world )

- 753 days ago -
The Times told of a Muslim cleric in Yemen named Salem Ahmed bin Ali Jaber, standing in a village mosque denouncing Al Qaeda. It was a brave thing to do - a respected tribal figure, arguing against terrorism. But two days later, when he and a police-->
Secrecy in the State Police ACTION US
World  (tags: government, police, transparency, NJ, Christie, civil rights, acluethics )

- 888 days ago -
The methods used by the State Police to avoid sharing information with the public go far beyond anyone's security interests. They leave the public in the dark about issues that directly affect them.
Australia's Painful Journey Towards Indigenous Rights
World  (tags: world, news, indigenous rights, Aborigines, Australia, civil rights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, society, politics, conflict, HumanRights )

- 1122 days ago -
The fracas that engulfed the country's prime minister during Aboriginal protests on Australia Day speaks volumes about a society still coming to terms with its past
World  (tags: world, politics, Jordan society, society, law, civil rights, news, middle-east, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, interesting, government, ethics )

- 1305 days ago -
The husband and children of a Jordanian woman can never become a citizen, and enjoys no basic rights in the country. Many of those shut out are Palestinian, which makes the law even more difficult to undo.
Nothing Humanitarian About U.S. Intervention
World  (tags: Civil Rights, children, conflict, death, freedoms, government, humanrights, HumanRights, Libya, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, United States, violence, world )

- 1444 days ago -
This "mission creep" is typical in the history of so-called "humanitarian interventions," from Somalia to Kosovo to Iraq, as the focus shifts from addressing an immediate crisis to achieving the longer-term goals of the most powerful governments --->
Iran Opposition Leader 'Ready to Pay Any Price' for Change
World  (tags: world, news, iran, politics, freedoms, unrest, civil rights, Iran, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, interesting, government, humanrights, middle-east )

- 1478 days ago -
Karroubi statement follows lawmakers' calls for his execution; Ahmadinejad acknowledges "there's a lot of hostility against the gov't," but says protest leaders "want to tarnish the Iranian nation's brilliance."
10 Small Ways Your Civil Rights Are Violated Daily
World  (tags: Civil rights, Constitution, Rights, Law, Violation )

- 1619 days ago -
You might not realize it, but as Americans we choose to give up small parts of our constitutional rights every day. It's true. There are unconstitutional laws in effect as well as unconstitutional practices in our everyday lives that limit our freedoms.
Exposed: Naked Body Scanner Images Of Film Star Printed, Circulated By Airport Staff
World  (tags: Airport, civil rights, child pornography, invasion privacy, violation, lie, star, abuse, virtual strip search )

- 1848 days ago -
The revelation that airport security staff are completely abusing any notion of the professionalism promised by authorities by printing out and circulating images of naked body scans should set alarm bells ringing, especially in light of the fact that s
Uncle Sam Denying Soldiers Citizenship
World  (tags: Uncle Sam, soldiers, military, civil rights, Memorial Day, personnel, citizenship, immigration, policy, U.S., United States )

- 2106 days ago -
Loopholes in immigration policy are preventing U.S. military personnel from becoming citizens even after years of service to the country, reported a civil rights organization this Memorial Day.
Violence-Plagued Mexico Sees Hope in US Border Plan
World  (tags: world, violence, mexico, america, economy, marijuana, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

- 2171 days ago -
U.S. officials announced a $184 million program to add 360 security agents to border posts and step up searches for smuggled drugs, guns and money, as Mexico's spiraling drug war seeps over the border into the United States.
Mexican Drug Wars Now Worse Than Iraq
World  (tags: world, violence, mexico, america, Iraq, economy, marijuana, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

- 2171 days ago -
Mexican drug cartels are as heavily armed as America's enemies during the Iraq war and are extending their bloody conflict into the United States, say security experts. Armed with rockets and grenades, they've brought death and chaos south of the border.
The Success of Drug Decriminalization in Portugal
World  (tags: world, economy, marijuana, pot, joint, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

- 2178 days ago -
There is a growing worldwide recognition that, strictly on empirical grounds, criminalization approaches to drug usage and especially the "War on Drugs" are abject failures because they worsen the exact problems they are ostensibly intended to address.

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