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Nigerian security forces fire on journalists, prot

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Abuja, November 15, 2019 ndash; Nigerian authorities should investigate attacks by security forces on journalists at a recent protest in Abuja, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On November 12, security forces fired live rounds to disp ...

AHRC urges the Supreme Court to Stand with the Dreamers:

Thursday, November 14, 2019
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) urges the US Supreme Court to side with the DACA recipients. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. These are undocumented who were brought to the US as children and spent their life in the US. The Obama administration recognizing the hum ...

Getting a Grip on Central Sahel’s Gold Rush

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
In Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, a gold boom is offering a new source of funding and potentially even recruits to several armed groups, including jihadists. Sahelian states should reassert their presence in mining areas and take steps to formalise artisanal gold mining. What rsquo;s new? e ...

Ending Violence, Exploitation, Ecological Destruction and War: Creating a Cultur

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The date 11 November is well known and commemorated in many parts of the world because it marks the Armistice ending World War I ndash; lsquo;the Great War rsquo; ndash; in 1918. In the evocative words used by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., an atheist humanist, in his novel Breakfast of Champions, ...

American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) Calls for Protection of Peaceful Iraqi

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The American Human Council (AHRC-USA) adds its voice to the rest of the human rights community in America and abroad in calling for the full protection of Iraqi civilians who are peacefully protesting for better living conditions and an end to corruption and dysfunctional governance. AHRC affirms ...

Trade War: China wants Trump re-elected in 2020 for its economic agenda – here’s

Friday, November 8, 2019
November 8 2019: China wants Trump re-elected in 2020 to achieve medium-term and long-term economic objectives, affirms the CEO of one of the world rsquo;s largest independent financial advisory organizations. The comments from Nigel Green, chief executive of deVere Group, come after China ...

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) deepens database of attacks on the press

Friday, November 8, 2019
He couldn rsquo;t have known it at the time, but when a Moroccan court sentenced editor Mohammed al-Herd on August 4, 2003, to three years in prison, he was emblematic of a new trend, one that would accelerate and continue to the present day. Because of an article published in his weekly newspape ...

Three Troubling Trends at the UN Security Council

Thursday, November 7, 2019
China and the West are increasingly at loggerheads in Turtle Bay. So are European capitals and Washington. The handling of African crises is contentious as well. Amid these frictions, it is the job of UN diplomats to keep channels for quiet communication up and running. Security Council di ...
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