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Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary, Resigns

Friday, July 21, 2017
Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday morning, The New York Times has reported. It was only a matter of time after Mr. Spicer and President Trump seemed to have fallenfall out in recent months. Mr. Spicer is leaving the White House after six months and a day. A press ...

AHRC calls for Israel to end its provocations in Jerusalem:

Friday, July 21, 2017
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is alarmed by the closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound sanctuary in Jerusalem and other measures taken by the Israeli authorities. Israel 39;s actions interfering with and denying the rights of Muslims to attend prayers at the third holiest shrine in I ...

AlphaBay, The Largest, Darkest Criminal Market Place On The Internet Captured

Friday, July 21, 2017
The United States Government announced on Thursday ldquo;the seizure of the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet rdquo;. The U.S. Justice Department said in a statement that ldquo;AlphaBay operated for over two years on the dark web and was used to sell deadly illegal drugs, stolen and ...

US Navy tests laser weapon that can hit missiles at speed of light

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The U.S. Navy successfully tested the world's first laser gun system that has been designed to target drones. The Laser Weapons System ( LaWS ) gun was tested by the USS Ponce, an amphibious transport ship on a mock enemy drone, CNN reported Monday. Naval officers claim the laser moves at the sp ...

Social media uproar over video of Saudi woman in miniskirt

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
A woman in Saudi Arabia has become the center of an investigation in the Islamic kingdom after she posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and walking around empty streets, according to reports Monday. The video triggered debate in the country, with some praising the woman for her bravery wh ...

AHRC recognizes Nelson Mandela International Day- July 18: 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The American Human Rights ((AHRC-USA) Council joins people throughout the world as they honor the lifelong work, legacy, leadership and activism of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the United Nations 39;Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18, 2017. AHRC-USA recognizes Nelson Mandela 3 ...

CPJ announces 2017 International Press Freedom Award winners

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
New York, July 18, 2017 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen with its 2017 International Press Freedom Awards. The journalists have faced government harassment, death threats, or imprisonment in their pursuit of the truth. CPJ i ...

Again, Obamacare repeal fails as Senate health bill collapses after GOP defectio

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace 8220;Obamacare 8221; was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump. The announcements from Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Mor ...

Poll shows Trump's approval rating the lowest since 1975, and he is so sad

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
President Trump's approval ratings have fallen during his first six months in the White House and is the lowest of any chief executive since Gerald Ford in 1975, according to a poll released on Sunday. Only 36 percent of Americans approve of Trump's job performance, a 6 percent slide since his ad ...

US Secret Service dismisses Trump lawyer's claims they vetted Donald Jr.'s meeti

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The Secret Service has disputed claims made by Donald Trump's lawyer that they would have vetted anyone meeting with his son, in the wake of revelations Donald Jr. met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer in June 2016. Jay Sekulow, a member of the president's legal team, said in an interview with ABC's [ ...

Why Is Noone Here Talking About Liu Xiaobo...even After Death?

Sunday, July 16, 2017
The repressive Chinese regime of Xi Jinping is not much different from its neighbour in North Korea, is it? It is so consumed with hate that it fails to luxuriate in the honor its own prime citizen had bestowed on it...and has hounded this good man even unto death and beyond...considering its act ...

BBC Somali celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Saturday, July 15, 2017
To mark the 60th anniversary of BBC Somali, specially commissioned programming will be broadcast starting today (Friday 14 July). BBC Somali launched on the 18th July 1957, and now reaches Somali-speaking audiences around the world on TV, online, social media and on radio, w ...

AHRC salutes the military defeat of ISIS and calls for the protection of civilia

Thursday, July 13, 2017
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the peace-loving people across the globe, welcoming the Iraqi army military defeat of the terrorist group ISIS in the city of Mosul, Iraq. The liberation of Mosul and the liberation of thousands of innocent Iraqi civilians who were held hostages ...
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