Category Human Rights
“…what about the survivors? How can they heal the scars imposed on their psyches? The youth of Gaza has grown up through three wars, each more devastating than the last.
“Disarm, disarm! The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence vindicate possession.”
“Again have the sacred questions of international justice been committed to the fatal mediation of military weapons. “
Hedges/Cohn | “Campaign to Exterminate Muslims” and “Gaza: Israeli Leaders Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes”
Premeditated Use of Deadly Force Against Peaceful Protesters
The drivers should, as farmers did in 2015 with tractors in Paris, shut down the center of the city. And drivers in other cities should do the same. This is the only language our corporate masters understand. Mr. Fish / Truthdig By Chris Hedges Truthdig March 25, 2018 A 65-year-old New York City cab driver from […]
In her eye-opening study of the Second Amendment, Dunbar-Ortiz exposes the racist roots of America’s gun culture.
The people behind the Nobel Peace Prize: ICAN – Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Is there a group of human beings so evil that they don’t deserve human rights? The International Red Cross [ICRC] does not think so.
On a Sunday afternoon in November, Dr. Mona El-Farra spoke with an audience in Minneapolis via Skype from Manchester, England,
Her peace message was part of her intrinsic being, and her presence will be missed by all who knew her.
At least five Minnesota men were among those scheduled for deportation.
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Mahatma Gandhi’s program of nonviolent resistance, satyagraha, had two components: obstructive resistance and constructive programs.
The message of the consumer society, pumped out over flat screen televisions, computers and smartphones, to those trapped at the bottom of society is loud and unrelenting: You are a failure. Popular culture celebrates those who wallow in power, wealth and self-obsession and perpetuates the lie that if you work hard and are clever you too […]
We still could acquire a great hunger: a transforming hunger to share justice with our planetary neighbors.