EU shows how to do a dodgy survey
Anne Fleck | 16 May 2013 |
tags: EU, homophobia, human rights
The EU's largest-ever survey of hate crimes and discrimination against LGBT people claims that they labour under a terrible burden. But the figures don’t support the conclusions.
Pro-lifers taking a new direction
William West | 15 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, human dignity, human rights, prisons, pro-life
Prison reform is human dignity issue that needs to be addressed urgently.
Wrongful conviction: lessons from the Chamberlain case
Joanna Kyriakakis | 21 June 2012 |
The dingo did take Azaria Chamberlain. The criminal justice system does get it wrong, each error bearing its own human cost.
The shining city on a hill slams its doors
Constance Kong | 07 May 2012 |
tags: Chen Guangcheng, China, human rights
The Obama Administration's treatment of two Chinese dissidents has been shameful.
Martin Shaw | 01 May 2012 |
tags: Barack Obama, genocide, human rights
The Obama Administration has created an agency to identify and address threats of atrocity around the world. Will it be effective?
Should the US be an idealist or a realist about Egypt?
George Friedman | 07 December 2011 |
tags: foreign policy, human rights, Islam, Stratfor
What if there are democratic elections and the people choose a regime that violates the principles of Western human rights?
A Srebrenica in the making?
David Alton | 05 December 2011 |
tags: human rights, Iran, Iraq
The American withdrawal from Iraq has left some Iranian refugees at risk of being slaughtered.
The arrest of Ratko Mladic is a victory for human dignity
Mishka Gora | 30 May 2011 |
tags: Bosnia, human rights, justice
Bringing maniacs like Mladic to justice signals that the dream of a tolerant Bosnia is not dead.
Fundamental rights - or fundamental confusion?
Gudrun Kugler | 07 May 2011 |
tags: discrimination, European Union, human rights
Voicing an opinion at a human rights forum can be a scary business.
The puzzle of intolerant tolerance
Michael Casey | 28 March 2011 |
tags: human rights, tolerance
How can liberal democracies justify prosecuting people who wear crosses or refuse to preside at same-sex marriages and still pride themselves on being tolerant?
Gender bending: let me count the ways
Babette Francis | 22 March 2011 |
tags: Australia, gender, human rights
Few countries can be taking gender inclusiveness more seriously than Australia.
Your Constitutional right to be crazy
Theron Bowers | 24 February 2011 |
tags: human rights, insanity, law
The man who killed six people and seriously wounded a Congresswoman in Tucson was crazy. But not crazy enough to be locked up.
Mass torture in America
Lance Tapley | 18 February 2011 |
tags: human rights, prisons, torture
There's Guantanamo Bay, and then there are America's supermax prisons, where tens of thousands of citizens are kept in solitary confinement.
First, look in the mirror
Joanna Wagner | 13 December 2010 |
tags: abortion, gendercide, human rights, India
How can we point the finger at female gendercide in India when we have the same problem in the US for both genders?
Scoundrels and freedom
Brian Lilley | 01 April 2010 |
tags: Ann Coulter, free speech, human rights
Ann Coulter, hate speech and do jokes violate human rights?