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The Importance of a Woman 

Can you imagine a world where both men and women were to live in equality and harmony? Nowadays, it seems as if this idea is so far-fetched. 217 fler ord

Case Law, Strasbourg: Guseva v Bulgaria, More freedom of information under Article 10 (with dissents) - Hugh Tomlinson QC

In the case of Guseva v Bulgaria (Judgment of 17 February 2015) a Chamber of the Court of Human Rights has again recognised an Article 10 right to access to information and found a violation where a public authority had failed to provide public interest information despite court orders.  1 432 fler ord

Human Rights

Israelis starting to see Netanyahu as the dangerous fascist he is

From the Guardian here:

A former head of Israel’s foreign intelligence service Mossad is urging voters to oust Binyamin Netanyahu in the next general election, accusing the prime minister of endangering the country’s security with his stance on the Iranian nuclear programme.

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D. Politics

The Sacred Geometry of Consciousness*

The Sacred Geometry of Consciousness*

Those that seek to control us know that the key to who we really are, and what is within us to become is embedded in our hearts, our souls, our bodies, our environment and all nature above and below. 232 fler ord

Society

Empowering the Moderates in Iran

Today’s New York Times had a long OpEd by David Brooks that argued it is naive to negotiate with Iran. Brooks warns that, ”It could be that Iranian leaders are as apocalyptically motivated, paranoid and dogmatically anti-American as their pronouncements suggest they are.” At least in my reading, Brooks implies that ”could” should be replaced by ”is.” 439 fler ord

WHAT 'CULTURE OF IMPUNITY'?

This week,

a 10-year-old boy… was beaten with an iron bar by a group of settlers in Hebron city. On the following day, Israeli forces detained the boy for a few hours, allegedly for throwing stones at an Israeli soldier.

Human Rights

China issues 20 illegal Tibetan activities

Dharamshala: – Chinese authorities in Rebkong County, Amdho region of north-eastern Tibet (Ch: Tongren County, Qinghai Province, northwest China) have issued a notice of 20 ”illegal activities related to the independence of Tibet”, according to sources in the region. 785 fler ord