Kavanausea: We Are Living Nineteen Eighty-Four…

Authored by Victor Davis Johnson via NationalReview.com, Truth, due process, evidence, rights of the accused: All are swept aside in pursuit of the progressive agenda.   George Orwell’s 1949 dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four is no longer fiction. We are living it right now. Google techies planned to…

A Closed Trial in Chechnya

Expand Journalists and human rights defends wait on the doorstep of a Chechnyan court building after the judge closed the hearings for human rights defender Oyub Titiev to the public. ©2018 Private Today, the courtroom in Chechnya where Oyub Titiev is on trial on bogus drug…

Noted Kenyan Activist Launches Partnership Initiative

(New York, September 18, 2018) – The prominent Kenyan human rights activist Maina Kiai has joined Human Rights Watch to launch a new partnership initiative aimed at building alliances and engaging communities to promote human rights for all. With authoritarian populists gaining power and influence…

European Court Rules NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human Rights

Via TheAntiMedia.com, Last week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the U.K.’s GCHQ spy agency is in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights with its mass surveillance programs. The court ultimately found that these activities violate the family and privacy rights of British and European citizens,…

US Consumer Rights Agency Under Threat

Expand © Flickr/Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Consumer rights in the US are under threat at the very regulatory agency responsible for protecting them. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has a database where consumers can get information about financial products and companies, and file complaints. But,…

China: Massive Crackdown in Muslim Region

(New York) – The Chinese government is conducting a mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations against Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang in northwestern China. The 117-page report, “‘Eradicating Ideological Viruses’: China’s Campaign of Repression Against Xinjiang’s Muslims,” presents new evidence of the Chinese government’s mass…

Iran: Intensified Crackdown on Rights Defenders

Expand Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and Farhad Meysami, a human rights defender, protest the suspension of  Sotoudeh’s law license in front of the Tehran bar association in Tehran, February 2015.  © Private 2015 (Beirut) – Iranian authorities have ramped up their crackdown against human rights defenders, Human…

Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China – SFGate

… the company not to offer censored internet search in China, amid … Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China BEIJING (AP … urging Google not to offer censored internet search in China, amid … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Rights groups to Google:…

Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China – SFGate

… the company not to offer censored internet search in China, amid … Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China BEIJING (AP … urging Google not to offer censored internet search in China, amid … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Rights groups to Google:…