Tag Archives: War crimes

How far is a government willing to go to hold up press freedom?

Assange has been held in Belmarsh since April 2019 when he was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He had spent seven increasingly surreal years there, after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. His imprisonment is an attack on the freedom of expression. Continue reading

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Continued attacks clearly targeting civilians

In the face of the despicable attack on a major department store, we cannot help but wonder how long the international community will stand by and watch all those war crimes that Russia continues to commit with impunity. Continue reading

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2016 review Human rights

From the ‘forgotten to publish’ material, written on March 2017 After 2015 brought court sentences to some human traffickers and Great Britain voted to exit the EU it did not end the traffic. A court in Leuven heard how a … Continue reading

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Rampaging, demolishing sacred sites and cultural heritage

At the beginning of April a shocking video founds its way on several international television station showing another horrible war crime by ISIS. In the moving pictures we can see ISIS militants using sledgehammers, AK-47 rifles  and bulldozers to destroy … Continue reading

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2014 Human Rights

Women and children A group of girls play in Beijing, China, where the constitution does not include a non-discrimination clause. Photograph: AP Which countries have laws preventing violence against women? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? … Continue reading

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Continues Syrian conflict needing not only dialogue

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has warned both sides in the Syria conflict that they are on “a path to mutual destruction” and said that dialogue is imperative. Lavrov was speaking at the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, attended by the head … Continue reading

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