Tag Archives: human rights

Phillippines | March for Human Rights and Democracy in the Philippines

MALAYA US Movement Against Killings and Dictatorship and for Democracy in the Philippines invites Americans to join them in on the March for Human Rights and Democracy in the Philippines. The movement states:

“This march aims to register our opposition to and rejection of the brutal Duterte administration and our affirmation of human rights and democracy in the Philippines.

USA | Ray McGovern: Gina Haspel Supervised Nazi-Era Interrogation Techniques

During her Senate confirmation hearings, CIA nominee Gina Haspel evaded questions about her role in using “enhanced interrogation” (torture) techniques, which have their origins in the Nazi-era, explains for CIA analyst Ray McGovern

Palestine | Israel must address excessive use of force and deaths in Gaza protests – UN rights chief

With over 40 Palestinians killed and more than 5,500 injured during protests in Gaza over the past month – many by live ammunition – the top United Nations human rights official on Friday called on Israel to ensure that its security forces do not resort to use of excessive force amid the ongoing demonstrations.

Warning on the serious situation of Sahrawi political prisoners on hunger strike: Saharawi National Human Rights Commission

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories), March 29, 2018 (SPS) – The Sahrawi National Commission for Human Rights (CONASADH) warned on Wednesday, in a statement, of the seriousness situation of Saharawi political prisoners, particularly the prisoners of Gdeim Izik, on hunger strike since last March 9, in protest of the bad treatments and their conditions, contradictory to the international conventions related to the prisoners.

UK | Ban on killer robots urgently needed, say scientists

Technology now exists to create autonomous weapons that can select and kill human targets without supervision as UN urged to outlaw them.