Category: Human Rights
The United States bombs nations in the name of democracy, yet has one of the least democratic and least functioning of the states calling themselves democracies
We are held back primarily by our accepting and repeating of the propaganda that we have no power
A group of former heads of state issued a joint statement Thursday accusing Venezuela of human rights abuses, even though many of the signatories have themselves faced allegations of committing human rights violations while in office
Barbarism Then and Now
A serious human rights group can only miss that if it wants to
It seems there might be better locations to start a war on discrimination and harassment than an illegal offshore detention facility that shouldn’t exist in the first place
The Iraqi people, once the envy of the Arab world for their outstanding educational and health-care systems, have been reduced to a nation of refugees, flung across the Middle East
Even the most junior level intelligence officers know that torture is both unethical and illegal. So why didn’t our political leaders?
Within a matter of months, the U.S. government seems likely to become the only nation in the world still rejecting the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Would you want to change places with a despised war criminal? Would you really like to change places with John McCain or Henry Kissinger? With Dick Cheney or George Bush or Donald Rumsfeld or any of hundreds of other predators still at large?