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Foreign intervention will save lives, Salva Kiir failed

By Davide Odoŋi

Newspapers and other media outlets – following the government sponsored ”demonstration against African Union’s (AU) ruling for a regional military intervention in South Sudan”- may have depicted pleasing headlines for the government in Juba, but the whole thing bears one connotation: civilians in South Sudan, specially in Juba, cannot be taken seriously for anything they do without getting harassed by government security agents. 454 fler ord

Good Governance

Anti-fracking march at US Democratic party convention tomorrow

This video from the USA says about itself:

Sandra Steingraber Will Join the March for a Clean Energy Revolution at the DNC in Philly, July 24…

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Human Rights

Turkey coup: President Erdogan shuts down thousands of institutions, including hospitals

More than 2,000 institutions were closed on Saturday by the Turkish President,
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in reaction to the recent attempted coup by parts of the military.  306 fler ord

European Union

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Re-defining Success

In a recent post written about the mass shootings in America and the escalation of violence in our country,  I wrote that every time there is a shooting those who are leaders—mayors, police chiefs, governors, all the way up to the President of the United States say:   ”This is enough —this must stop.”  But it does not stop—-and it won’t  stop until there is a sea-change in our culture.   712 fler ord

Pastoral Concerns

China demolishes buildings at Tibetan Buddhist academy Larung Gar

By Daniel Uria   |   July 23, 2016 at 2:27 PM

SICHUAN, Tibet, July 23 (UPI) — China has reportedly begun demolishing buildings at Larung Gar, one of the largest Buddhist academies in Tibet. 835 fler ord

Torch of Dignity Relay celebrates Canada's commitment to promote human rights worldwide

WINNIPEG — About 100 torch bearers ran a 19km relay to join an international movement to promote human rights around the world.

The run launched at Thunderbird House and ended with a celebration at Assiniboine Park. 32 fler ord


What does Human Rights mean to me?

I don’t like being told what to do. It’s a failing I’ve had since childhood. As a result, at heart, I’m a Tory. Because if I don’t like being told what to do by other people, I loathe being told what to do by the State. 1 768 fler ord