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EU-Africa Summit Fails To Downplay Human Rights: KUDOS To Merkel

Ignoring Darfur crisis · African and European MPs attack summit agenda · British boycott criticised by EC president Barroso A worker hoists Italy’s flag and others who are participating in the EU-Africa summit in Lisbon. Photograph: Armando Franca/AP

European and African leaders arriving for today’s summit in Lisbon were accused by parliamentarians […]

Japanese Play Down Historical Indiscretions, Just Like We Do

By CHISAKI WATANABE, Associated Press Writer

TOKYO – More than 100,000 people protested Saturday in southern Japan against the central government’s order to modify school textbooks which say the country’s army forced civilians to commit mass suicide at the end of World War II.

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Publishers of […]

Darfur Refugees – Where Will They Go Now

Border anarchy Jerusalem Post, Israel – Among the more disconcerting anomalies in the judgmental pronouncements by purported human-rights advocates is their scathing criticism of Israel in recent …

‘Israel creating unnecessary drama’ Ynetnews, Israel – Sudanese minister promises his country ‘will find the way to deal with refugees’. Israel to […]

US Strike Still Too Sloppy – Let God Sort ‘Em Out …

NEWS CENTRAL/S. ASIA

Many Afghans killed in air strike

 

 

 

Civilian deaths caused by US and Nato-led troops have infuriated Afghan people and the Afghan president

Fundamentalist Social Destruction Is Everywere

Egypt forbids female circumcision By Magdi Abdelhadi BBC Arab Affairs Analyst

Egypt has announced that it is imposing a complete ban on female circumcision, also known as genital mutilation.

… the death of a 12-year-old girl in Upper Egypt a few days ago triggered an angry […]

Creating More Orphans – Leaving Them In Careless Hands

Story from BBC NEWS: US finds neglected Iraqi orphans. The orphans were found by chance by US soldiers on patrol Iraqi orphans. Two dozen boys have been found starved and neglected at a government-run orphanage for special needs children in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. The children were discovered last week by a […]

Human Rights & Law – Bring Our Constitution Back!

Bush suffers court setbacks in war on terrorism

By James Vicini of Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush’s broad assertions of power in his war on terrorism are under assault by U.S. judges who have rejected his indefinite imprisonment of enemy combatants and the domestic spying program.

A pair of […]

US History of Funding Human Rights Violations

 

Rights Violators Are Largest US Military Aid Recipients

The United States still props up governments with the worst legacy of Human Rights violations in the world with Military funding and Arms deals.

Why should American citizens care what terrible things our country is doing to ordinary citizens of […]

39 “Disappeared” In U.S. War On Terror

You really have to scratch your head and wonder how Bush, his administration and branches of this government can continue to lie to the world about secret prisons; how can they live with themselves. World organizations who research, track, document abuse, disappearances and deaths of the world’s citizens continue to beat […]

Nations Must Spread Fear To Justify Human Rights Abuses

Thank you for this informative article By Nora Boustany, Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, May 24, 2007

Powerful governments and armed groups are spreading fear to divert attention from human rights abuses, exacerbating polarization in an increasingly dangerous world, Amnesty International said yesterday in its annual assessment of rights worldwide.

That is […]