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A “Selective” Concern for Universal Human Rights? – Inter Press Service



Inter Press Service
A “Selective” Concern for Universal Human Rights?
Inter Press Service
The OHCHR emphasised the fundamental importance of the adoption and construction of an international human rights system based upon the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 68 years ago. The statement described the progressive declaration as “the …

Why Christmas time in China means jail for human rights activists – The Guardian


Why Christmas time in China means jail for human rights activists
The Guardian
“When the most prominent human rights activists are put on trial during the Christmas period, that's definitely deliberate,” said William Nee, a China researcher at Amnesty International. “The government doesn't want international attention and they

Egypt: Mass Attack on Prisoners – Human Rights Watch



Human Rights Watch
Egypt: Mass Attack on Prisoners
Human Rights Watch
(Beirut) – Egyptian Interior Ministry security forces stormed into prison cells attacking and injuring hundreds of political prisoners at Borg al-Arab Prison in Alexandria during the week of November 13, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks

Facebook temporarily banned a social justice activist for … – TechCrunch



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Facebook temporarily banned a social justice activist for …
TechCrunch
Facebook removed content from social justice activist and co-founder of Safety Pin Box Leslie Mac, and banned her from the social network. The ban was..

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The Saudis at the UN Human Rights Council – Gatestone Institute



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The Saudis at the UN Human Rights Council
Gatestone Institute
A few days after Ensaf's appeal, the United Nations welcomed Badawi's executioners, the Saudis, at the UN Human Rights Council. The Saudi representative, Abdulaziz Alwasil, will be decisive on three major issues at the UN Palace of Nations in Geneva: …

Facebook temporarily banned a social justice activist for commenting on racism – TechCrunch



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Facebook temporarily banned a social justice activist for commenting on racism
TechCrunch
Facebook removed content from social justice activist and co-founder of Safety Pin Box Leslie Mac, and banned her from the social network. The ban was originally in effect for 24 hours. Update: As of 11:50 a.m. PT, Facebook has restored the content and …

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Asia Pacific|Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines Calls UN Human Rights Chief an ‘Idiot’ – New York Times



New York Times
Asia Pacific|Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines Calls UN Human Rights Chief an 'Idiot'
New York Times
MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines called the United Nations' human rights chief an “idiot” on Thursday, days after the diplomat suggested that Mr. Duterte be investigated for murder. “You there in the United Nations, you do not
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Whole Foods Sends Social Justice Warriors Into Frenzy With $8 Chopped Cheese Sandwich – Heat Street



Heat Street
Whole Foods Sends Social Justice Warriors Into Frenzy With $8 Chopped Cheese Sandwich
Heat Street
In addition to trying to crack down on Halloween costumes and Christmas celebrations, social justice warriors have also made the chopped cheese sandwich a cause celebre. For most of this year, they've been making the case that the Harlem classic has …

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Left Behind in Aleppo – Human Rights Watch



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Left Behind in Aleppo
Human Rights Watch
Boys, one of them in a wheelchair, go down a street in the rebel-held al-Sheikh Said neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria September 1, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail. Amidst the desolation of the Syrian civil war, there they were – 148 people, trapped for …

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Obama’s Real Estate: The Injustice of Social Justice – Townhall



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Obama's Real Estate: The Injustice of Social Justice
Townhall
At some point the left has to decide whether “evil One Percenters” like the outgoing president are friends or foe, if the accumulation of personal wealth is good or bad, and if legitimate success, unlike wealth redistribution (a.k.a. theft) through