Daily Archives: May 15, 2016

Brazil | Dilma Out: Brazilian Plutocracy Sets 54 Million Votes on Fire

Never in modern political history has it been so easy to “abolish the people” and simply erase 54 million votes cast in a free and fair presidential election.

Hungary | UN review of Hungary shows country ‘treats human rights as a public enemy’

By Jean-Paul Marthoz

On May 9, a stern review of Hungary’s conduct in human rights issues and press freedom was released at the United Nations Human Rights Council. The report, drafted by the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, listed concerns from U.N. member states about the controversial policies of Viktor Orbán’s government on asylum seekers and hate speech, as well as the poor state of press freedom.