human rights


Why is Diane Shima Rwigara in a Rwandan jail?

Mathew Otieno | 08 November 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, human rights, Rwanda


‘Right to life’ means right to abortion and euthanasia, says UN committee

Jonathan Abbamonte | 02 November 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, euthanasia, human rights, UN


Why the Chinese Communist Party ‘murdered’ Liu Xiaobo

Steven W. Mosher | 18 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: china, human rights, liu xiaobo, nationalism


Why Ireland should not have a referendum on the right to life

David Quinn | 16 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, human rights, unborn child
It would subject the most vulnerable human beings to a tyranny of the majority.


The spy in your pocket

Michael Cook | 23 Sep 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: human rights, privacy, smartphones


‘Refugees want to begin again’ - a call to invest in their future

Christine Mahoney | 14 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, refugees
There are 65 million forcibly displaced persons, most without the right to work or move.


Africa needs a sober debate on homosexuality

Mathew Otieno | 14 July 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: dignity, homosexuality, human rights


Gorilla activism

Sheila Liaugminas | 02 June 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: genocide, gorilla, human rights, social activism


When Europe demands that religions become ‘liberal’

Oliver Roy | 12 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Europe, human rights, religious freedom
Debate surrounding Islam in the European Union has wider implications for religious freedom.


Freedom of conscience and new ‘LGBT rights’

L. Lin and Travis Weber | 08 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience rights, human rights, international law, LGBT activism
Major conflicts develop in international human rights law.


The Four Freedoms, 75 years later!

Vincenzina Santoro | 07 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, World War II
FDR's stirring words have lost none of their relevance.


The new dignity: gnostic, elitist, self-destructive will-to-power

Roberta Green Ahmanson | 04 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: dignity, freedom, human rights, human will
The end of an era for inherent human dignity.


After Aung San Suu Kyi’s victory, what is future of human rights in Myanmar?

Andrew Fagan | 10 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, human rights, Myanmar
The powerful military and persecution of a Muslim minority are major stumbling-blocks.


Chen Guangcheng and the truth about Chinese human rights abuses

Arthur Waldron | 06 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Chen Guangcheng, China, human rights
The memoirs of Chen Guangcheng challenge claims of 'change' and 'reform' in China.


Migrant or refugee?

Charlotte Taylor | 15 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, linguistics, prejudice
Our choice of words holds real-world implications


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