Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

metro: Pictured: Thousands of Filipino prisoners crammed into prison built for 800

3. August 2016 Leave a comment
Unbelievable pictures unveil an overcrowded prison in the Philippines where 3,600 inmates are crammed into a space built for just 800. [more…]

Categories: Human Rights, Manila

Mirror: Stunned Primark shopper finds disturbing note from ‘Chinese torture victim’ in sock

11. December 2015 Leave a comment
The letter, found by Lucy Kirk’s dad in the Huddersfield store, calls for a media coverage for the Chinese man’s seemingly tragic story [more…]
Categories: China, Human Rights, Primarkt

#MakingAStand: British Muslim Women Tell their Stories

28. October 2015 Leave a comment

Avaaz: Stop the beheading and crucifixion

29. September 2015 Leave a comment

Saudi Arabia is about to behead a 21-year-old man and then crucify him to display his body in public. This same country was just chosen to head a U.N. Human Rights Council panel. If it weren’t so serious this would be funny! [more]

guardian: Qatar failing on forced labour, says UN agency

27. September 2013 Leave a comment

International Labour Organisation says Qatar does not properly inspect migrant workers’ conditions despite signing convention [more…]

Categories: Human Rights

guardian: Afghan judges free three jailed for torture of child bride Sahar Gul

12. July 2013 Leave a comment

Three freed despite imprisoning, starving and burning girl sold into marriage as new laws could prevent relatives testifying against each other [more…]

Categories: Afghanistan, Human Rights

Human Rights Watch: Hate on the Streets – Xenophobic Violence in Greece

22. July 2012 Leave a comment

The 99-page report documents the failure of the police and the judiciary to prevent and punish rising attacks on migrants. Despite clear patterns to the violence and evidence that it is increasing, the police have failed to respond effectively to protect victims and hold perpetrators to account, Human Rights Watch found. Authorities have yet to develop a preventive policing strategy, while victims are discouraged from filing official complaints. No one has been convicted under Greece’s 2008 hate crime statute. [more…]