Archive for the category ‘HUMAN RIGHTS’


People Are Living Inside Landfills as the World Drowns in Its Own Trash
Jacopo Pasotti and Elisabetta Zavoli – HuffPost
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
The Tragedy of Saudi Arabia’s Slaughter of Yemenis
Declan Walsh – The New York Times
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
‘Primitive People’: The Untold Story of UNHCR’s Historical Engagement with Rohingya Refugees
Jeff Crisp | Humanitarian Practice Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Slave Labor Found at Starbucks-Certified Brazil Coffee Plantation
Daniela Penha | Repórter Brasil, Mongabay – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 24th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
India Court Legalises Gay Sex in Landmark Ruling
BBC News – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 10th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
The Palestinian Cause on World Humanitarian Day – 19 August
Dr Essam Yousef - Middle East Monitor
August 27th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
A Distant Flickering Light: The Hibakusha Peace Movement (Part 2)
Robert Kowalczyk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Inside Facebook’s Myanmar Operation: Hatebook
Steve Stecklow | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
How Has the Declaration of Human Rights Changed the World?
Peace News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Is India Creating Its Own Rohingya?
Hartosh Singh Bal – The New York Times
August 13th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
What Happens to India’s Four Million ‘Stateless’ People?
Soutik Biswas – BBC News
August 13th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
A Distant Flickering Light: The Hibakusha Peace Movement (Part 1)
Robert Kowalczyk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( 11 Comments »)
Account from a Doctor on Board the Freedom Flotilla Boat Al-Awda Hijacked by the Israeli Navy
Dr Swee Ang | 21st Century Wire – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Account from a Doctor on Board the Freedom Flotilla Boat Al-Awda Hijacked by the Israeli Navy)
Outgoing UN Rights Chief: No Regrets for Speaking Up
Edith M. Lederer | Associated Press – Fox News
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Outgoing UN Rights Chief: No Regrets for Speaking Up)
‘Freedom’ under Attack by Israel as It Carries Medical Supplies to Gaza
Freedom Flotilla Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Freedom’ under Attack by Israel as It Carries Medical Supplies to Gaza)
Diabolical Plot to Extradite Assange to US
Stephen Lendman | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Diabolical Plot to Extradite Assange to US)
Swedish Woman Shows Quiet Power of Civil Disobedience as She Blocks a Deportation (video)
Robert Mackey – The Intercept
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Swedish Woman Shows Quiet Power of Civil Disobedience as She Blocks a Deportation (video))
Genocide Hoax Tests Ethics of Academic Publishing
Reuben Rose-Redwood – The Conversation
July 16th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
UN-Burma/Myanmar MOU: Why the Hush Hush?
The Daily Star [Bangladesh] – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN-Burma/Myanmar MOU: Why the Hush Hush?)
The Rise of a New, Global, Indigenous Left
Ikaika Hussey, Will Caron and Ed Lane | Summit Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Rise of a New, Global, Indigenous Left)
Trump Administration Pulls US out of UN Human Rights Council
Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2018 ( 3 Comments »)
‘True’ Peace Requires Standing Up for Human Rights, Says UN Chief Guterres
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘True’ Peace Requires Standing Up for Human Rights, Says UN Chief Guterres)
Ecuador’s Ex-President Rafael Correa Denounces Treatment of Julian Assange as “Torture”
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
May 21st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Ecuador’s Ex-President Rafael Correa Denounces Treatment of Julian Assange as “Torture”)
Declaration on the Right to Peace (2)
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 7th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
Declaration on the Right to Peace (1)
UN Human Rights Council – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Why Violent Buddhist Extremists Are Targeting Muslims in Sri Lanka
Andreas Johansson – The Conversation
April 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Why Violent Buddhist Extremists Are Targeting Muslims in Sri Lanka)
The Isolation of Julian Assange Is the Silencing of Us All
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Isolation of Julian Assange Is the Silencing of Us All)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities—In Their Own Words (Part 2)
Michael Brull – New Matilda
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities—In Their Own Words (Part 2))
Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities–Solitary Confinement (Part 3)
Michael Brull – New Matilda
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities–Solitary Confinement (Part 3))
Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities–Overcrowding, No Medical Treatment, No Accessibility (Part 4)
Michael Brull – New Matilda
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities–Overcrowding, No Medical Treatment, No Accessibility (Part 4))
Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities (Part 5)
Michael Brull - New Matilda
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities (Part 5))
The Assassination of Human Rights Activist Marielle Franco Was a Huge Loss for Brazil — and the World
Shaun King – The Intercept
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Assassination of Human Rights Activist Marielle Franco Was a Huge Loss for Brazil — and the World)
Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities (Part 1)
Michael Brull – New Matilda
February 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Behind Bars: Australia’s Shocking Cruelty to Aboriginal People with Disabilities (Part 1))
Myanmar Forces and Buddhist Villagers Torched Rohingya Homes, Then Killed
Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo, Simon Lewis and Antoni Slodkowski | Reuters – US News & World Report
February 12th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Forces and Buddhist Villagers Torched Rohingya Homes, Then Killed)
‘Whitewashing’ Genocide in Myanmar
Ramzy Baroud | Politics for the People – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Whitewashing’ Genocide in Myanmar)
The Slow-Burning Genocide in Myanmar Continues – We Cannot Be Passive
Lubka Mieresova | RightsInfo – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Slow-Burning Genocide in Myanmar Continues – We Cannot Be Passive)
Real Concerns about Rohingya Repatriation
Julian Francis | BD News – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Real Concerns about Rohingya Repatriation)
Richest 1 Percent Bagged 82 Percent of Wealth Created Last Year – Poorest Half of Humanity Got Nothing
OXFAM International – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Richest 1 Percent Bagged 82 Percent of Wealth Created Last Year – Poorest Half of Humanity Got Nothing)
Reworking the Colonial-Era “Indian Peril”: Myanmar’s State-directed Persecution of Rohingyas and Other Muslims
Maung Zarni & Natalie Brinham - TRANSCEND Media Service
January 22nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Reworking the Colonial-Era “Indian Peril”: Myanmar’s State-directed Persecution of Rohingyas and Other Muslims)
2018 Brings No End to Violence against Rohingya as Refugees Continue to Flee to Bangladesh
UN International Organization for Migration – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 8th, 2018 ( Comments Off on 2018 Brings No End to Violence against Rohingya as Refugees Continue to Flee to Bangladesh)
The Evolution of the Refugee Crisis
Erik Berglöf | Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Evolution of the Refugee Crisis)
Crumbling Congo – The Making of a Humanitarian Emergency
IRIN – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Crumbling Congo – The Making of a Humanitarian Emergency)
In 2017, the World Let another ‘Genocide’ Unfold
Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington Post – Chicago Tribune
December 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on In 2017, the World Let another ‘Genocide’ Unfold)
The EU’s Complicity in Refugee Abuse in Libya
John Dalhuisen – Al Jazeera
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The EU’s Complicity in Refugee Abuse in Libya)
Red Cross Says Life Has Stopped in Myanmar’s Rakhine
Stephanie Nebehay | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Red Cross Says Life Has Stopped in Myanmar’s Rakhine)
What Libya’s “Slave Auctions” Tell Us about the Humanitarian System
Nanjala Nyabola | IRIN – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on What Libya’s “Slave Auctions” Tell Us about the Humanitarian System)
Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya
Ben Norton | Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya)
Rohingya Women Sold as Sex Slaves in Bangladesh
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Women Sold as Sex Slaves in Bangladesh)
The Rohingya Tragedy Shows Human Solidarity Is a Lie
Tawakkol Karman – Al Jazeera
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Rohingya Tragedy Shows Human Solidarity Is a Lie)
Starved, ‘Mutilated’ and Blackmailed Migrants Auctioned Off as Slaves by Smugglers in Libya
Lara Rebello – International Business Times
November 27th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Myanmar: Rohingya Trapped in Dehumanizing Apartheid Regime
Amnesty International – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar: Rohingya Trapped in Dehumanizing Apartheid Regime)
Migrants Sold into Slavery in Libya for as Little as US$400
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Manus Island: Those for Whom We Cannot Grieve
Elise Addlem – New Matilda
November 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Manus Island: Those for Whom We Cannot Grieve)
With the Rohingya of Myanmar: Haunting Images of the World’s Next Genocide
Jerry Adler – Yahoo News
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on With the Rohingya of Myanmar: Haunting Images of the World’s Next Genocide)
Nations without Nationality – An ‘Unseen’ Stark Reality
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Nations without Nationality – An ‘Unseen’ Stark Reality)
The Unwanted: A Haunting Look at the Rohingya Who Escaped Ethnic Cleansing
Elizabeth Rubin and Paula Bronstein – The Intercept
November 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Unwanted: A Haunting Look at the Rohingya Who Escaped Ethnic Cleansing)
Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
Bangladeshis Open Their Hearts, Homes to Rohingya Refugees
Hala Jaber – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 30th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Independent International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar Conclude Visit to Bangladesh
UH High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Independent International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar Conclude Visit to Bangladesh)
Human Rights & Humanitarian Law: Genocide
Jean Paul Sartre | Tamil Nation – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 31st, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
End of Mission Statement by Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
UN Information Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on End of Mission Statement by Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
The Killing Fields of Australia – A Matter of Routine
Chris Graham – New Matilda
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Killing Fields of Australia – A Matter of Routine)
On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People)
Are NGOs Responsible for the Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean?
Antoine Pécoud and Marta Esperti – The Conversation
June 26th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred
Parvati Nair – The Conversation
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred)
Why Washington Was a No Show at Human Rights Hearings
Lauren Carasik – Al Jazeera
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Why Washington Was a No Show at Human Rights Hearings)
China Releases Human Rights Report on US: ‘Terrible Problems’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on China Releases Human Rights Report on US: ‘Terrible Problems’)
Politicizing Victimhood: Human Rights as a Propaganda Weapon in Aleppo and Mosul
Anthony DiMaggio - CounterPunch
January 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Politicizing Victimhood: Human Rights as a Propaganda Weapon in Aleppo and Mosul)
Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (Rome) Takes Up ‘Urgent Case’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya
International State Crime Initiative – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (Rome) Takes Up ‘Urgent Case’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya)
Human Rights Day: A Call to Care
Kathy Kelly | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Human Rights Day: A Call to Care)
Rohingya Tribunal Request to Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Tribunal Request to Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal)
Towards a Rational Legal Philosophy of Individual Rights
Denis Rancourt | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Towards a Rational Legal Philosophy of Individual Rights)
America’s Astounding Human Rights Hypocrisy in Cuba
Harvey Wasserman - Reader Supported News
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on America’s Astounding Human Rights Hypocrisy in Cuba)
2015: When Global Governments Trampled Human Rights in Name of National Security
Andrea Germanos – Common Dreams
March 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on 2015: When Global Governments Trampled Human Rights in Name of National Security)
600 Refugees Detained by Australia Say They Want to Die
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on 600 Refugees Detained by Australia Say They Want to Die)
Human Rights and the Targeting by Drone
Robert McCorquodale - European Journal of International Law
September 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Human Rights and the Targeting by Drone)
Two Short Paragraphs That Summarize the US Approach to Human Rights Advocacy
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Two Short Paragraphs That Summarize the US Approach to Human Rights Advocacy)
World Bank Group: Project Critics Threatened, Harassed, Jailed
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on World Bank Group: Project Critics Threatened, Harassed, Jailed)
The Americas, First Region to Have Convention on Protecting Human Rights of Older Persons
Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
The State of The World’s Human Rights 2014/15
Amnesty International – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The State of The World’s Human Rights 2014/15)
Back to Child Labor and Slavery?
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 26th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Back to Child Labor and Slavery?)
What Are Human Rights? [Legendado em Portugues] (VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
TMS Editor
January 30th, 2012 ( Comments Off on What Are Human Rights? [Legendado em Portugues] (VIDEO OF THE WEEK))
Human Rights Yes, Bombing No
Pia Figueroa – InDepth News
June 27th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Human Rights Yes, Bombing No)
Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak
Janet Redman – Yes! Magazine
May 3rd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak)
Indegenous Peoples’ Declaration – World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth
Many Authors – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 3rd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Indegenous Peoples’ Declaration – World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth)
Changing the Climate for Justice
Joseph Huff-Hannon – ColorLines
April 26th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Changing the Climate for Justice)
Message to Bolivia: Nature’s Rights Are Also Human Rights
Eduardo Galeano – Znet
April 26th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Message to Bolivia: Nature’s Rights Are Also Human Rights)
ON OLYMPICS, WORLD CUPS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Am Johal – Znet
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on ON OLYMPICS, WORLD CUPS AND HUMAN RIGHTS)
LET CASTER RUN!
Dave Zirin and Sherry Wolf – Znet
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on LET CASTER RUN!)