Tag Archives: Human Rights

International Summer School in Mostar

Young people who who are interested in human rights and do not  mind sharing their ideas with other enthusiasts and who have eligibility to study at the post high school level and have the ability to relate meaningfully to an … Continue reading

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Transparency is the key to credibility for the EU

A little country in a big union Belgians may quarrel about having to split the country in two or three, having Walloon, Flemish and German speaking people having to live in their own little state, but how would they feel … Continue reading

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Democracy and Freedom according to Atatürk

One of the great contemporary and modern democratic politicians, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938), revolutionary statesman, writer, and the first President of Turkey, wrote: Democracy and Freedom It must never be forgotten that there are ignorant and inattentive people who want the nation … Continue reading

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Catherine Ashton on the EU annual report on human rights

In the previous months Catherine Ashton has said many times that she believes that human rights should be the silver thread that runs through all the statements and actions of the European Union. I also do believe the European Union … Continue reading

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Green Claims in Europe

Green Claims The last few years we saw an increasing amount of environmental (or ‘green’) claims and labels appearing on the products in several sorts of shops. As a consumer they looked interesting and could have been a guide to … Continue reading

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Turkey a wolf in the sheep house of the European Union

Smoke and fire to be seen as warning In Turkey, for several days now riot police had repeatedly clashed with protesters throwing bottles, rocks and fire-bombs. Mr Erdogan defended the police action, saying that an environmental movement had been hijacked … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #9 Where they came from

Caucasian supremacy It is strange that we do hear so many voices from the United States crying against people coming into the North of America. When I wrote some comments on several very right-wing, not to say some neo-nazi blogs, … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #7 Religions

Lots of people are looking for meaning in their life and several of them look into many religious teachings in the hope to find somewhere there a place where they could feel themselves comfortable. According to Leighton Knapp in his … Continue reading

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Damas de Blanco honoured in Brussels

Ladies in White or the Damas de Blanco, the courageous mothers and wives of Cuban political prisoners, were finally allowed to come to Brussels to pick up the Sakharov Prize they were awarded in 2005. Laura Inés Pollán Toledo (1948 … Continue reading

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Collision course of socialist and capitalist worlds

Some thoughts to take in consideration: * “The very fact that four-and-a-half years after the crash, under conditions where there has been no recovery in the real economy, the speculative frenzy is reaching new heights, not just in one or … Continue reading

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