Human Rights

US protesters demand release and repatriation of Aafia Siddiqui | Human Rights News | Al Jazeera
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Boston, United States – Dozens of protesters and human rights activists are calling on tpakishe Pakistani government to work to end the continued imprisonment of Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui in the United States. Carrying pictures and banners, the protesters gathered outside the Pakistan Consulate in New York on Wednesday to decry Siddiqui’s situation and urge […]

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Biden ties US global leadership on human rights to its record at home – The Washington Post
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The president was invited to the Dodd Human Rights Center at the University of Connecticut by former senator Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.), Thomas Dodd’s son and a longtime friend of Biden’s. In earlier years, Biden said, the push for global human rights was sometimes wrongly seen as separate from the struggle for civil rights in […]

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U.S. regains seat on U.N. Human Rights Council, reversing Trump withdrawal – The Washington Post
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Officials said the council is flawed but still provides a forum to address pressing human rights issues. This content was originally published here.

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Through a child’s eye: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights | Travel Manitoba
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#COVIDCarefulMB​ While Travel Manitoba strongly recommends that all tourism businesses adhere to the operating protocols and capacity restrictions allowed by the Manitoba government, we cannot guarantee the compliance of any business featured in our blog content. SHARE Through a child’s eye: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights Posted October 07, 2021 | Author Jillian Recksiedler […]

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Kerry Owns Stake in Chinese Investment Group That Funds Company Blacklisted for Human Rights Abuses
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Climate czar John Kerry and his wife have at least a $1 million stake in a Chinese investment group that is a major funder of China’s artificial intelligence sector—including a tech company blacklisted by the United States for human rights abuses against the Uyghurs, according to financial records reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon. Kerry […]

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The climate crisis is destroying the human rights of those least responsible for it | Patrick Verkooijen and AK Abdul Momen | The Guardian
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Climate breakdown is making a mockery of human rights. Start with the most fundamental right of all: the right to life, liberty and security. Two million people have died as a result of a five-fold increase in weather-related disasters in our lifetimes. And given that 90% of these deaths have occurred in developing countries, which […]

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Biden just tore up his ‘human rights first’ policy in Egypt
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The Biden administration’s decision to withhold $130 million of military aid to Egypt is an insult to the many Egyptians who took seriously Joe Biden’s now tangibly false electioneering rhetoric to “get tough” on the totalitarian regime of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Firstly, there’s the sheer absurdity of the scale. The $130 million is a paltry fraction […]

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Forbidden: Basic Human Rights Denied Under Guardianship – Real News Spark
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By Terri LaPoint, Real News SparkOctober 4, 2021 When a person commits heinous crimes, it should come as no surprise when a criminal court sentences them and they lose many of their rights. However, when a person is injured in an accident, develops an impairment, or simply grows older, they too can lose many, even most, […]

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