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Freedom House: Political rights, civil liberties in Belarus ranked worst of the worst

Tibet ranked Worst of the Worst for political and civil rights

] In a report on freedom in the world in 2014, Tibet has ranked alongside North Korea, Syria and Saudi Arabia as one of the world's most repressed societies. The report, by US-based advocacy group Freedom House, highlighted the Chinese government's ... Tibet Relief Fund of the UK, 2 days ago

18 images for civil and political rights

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We are witnessing quiet revolution on political scene

Juliet Ibekaku, a lawyer and women's rights advocate, says it is time for women to stand up and be counted. The pioneer staff member of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), an active member of the civil society and deputy ...
 The Guardian Nigeria4 days ago Iraqi activists establish new women's rights group  Asharq Al Awsat6 days ago Libyan Women's Platform for Peace launches a Charter of Libyan Women's Constitutional Rights  Libya Business Info6 days ago 'We Are Witnessing Quiet Revolution On Political Scene' [interview]  Individual.com3 days ago
Metro Weekly

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Chile-politics-gays-rights Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. Chile approves same-sex civil unions =(Graphic)= SANTIAGO, Jan 28, 2015 (AFP) - Chile's Congress on Wednesday approved the country's first law authorizing civil unions of gay and lesbian ...
 Namibia Press Agency3 days ago Chilean Congress votes in favor of same-sex civil unions  Metro Weekly3 days ago Chilean lawmakers approve civil unions bill  Washington Blade1 week ago
Town Hall

Justice Department Close To Clearing Darren Wilson Of Civil Rights Charges: Report

The Justice Department is taking the final steps toward closing the politically charged investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., and clearing the white police officer involved of civil rights charges. ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago DOJ: No Civil Rights Charges To Be Filed Against Darren Wilson  Town Hall1 week ago Justice Department to Reportedly Clear Darren Wilson of Civil Rights Charges  Black Enterprise1 week ago

Conservatives Can't Stop Re-Framing: MLK... Civil Rights... Jesus?

Ten years ago, UC Berkeley Professor George Lakoff defined the concept of political framing in Don't Think of an Elephant -- The Essential Guide to Progressives . Yet, conservatives "out-frame" progressives: Estate taxes are" death" taxes. The ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Crimean Tatars: Civil Liberties and Political Rights Declining according to Freedom House

In its recent publication Freedom in the World 2015, Freedom House has ranked Crimea as not free with a rating of 6.5 out of 7. The human rights organization ranks civil and political rights in states on a scale from 1 to 7, with 7 being reserved ...
 United Nations and Peoples Organisation2 days ago Nation ranked among world's freest  Taipei Times Online2 days ago Could The New Syriza Government Be Good For Greece's Economy?  Free-i-News10 hours ago President Ma attends 2015 World Freedom Day celebrations  Office of the President, Taiwan1 day ago

W&L’s Robert Strong to Lecture on Jimmy Carter in the Civil Rights Era

Robert A. Strong, the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, will give a lecture at W&L on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5:00 p.m. in Huntley 327. The title of the talk, which is free and open to the public, is ...
 Noodls1 day ago
World Bank

Civil Society Groups Urge Compliance With Abuja Peace Accord

The Human Rights Monitor and other civil society groups have advised the presidential candidates and stakeholders in next's month general elections who signed the recent peace pact in Abuja to abide by the terms of the pact, saying it is necessary ...
 Individual.com1 week ago Postponement of election may lead to civil unrest  Daily Trust Nigera1 day ago Civil Society Groups Urge Myanmar to Drop Bills to Protect Religion, Race  Radio Free Asia2 days ago Civil Society and the Dangers of Monoculture: Smart New Primer from Mike Edwards  World Bank2 days ago

Civil disobedience's history in US politics

Maybe it began when Henry David Thoreau refused to cough up a poll tax for fear the government would use it to bankroll the Mexican-American War. Perhaps when Martin Luther King and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., challenged the Alabama State Troopers on ...
 FOXNews.com4 hours ago From Henry David Thoreau to Henry Kissinger and Code Pink, civil disobedience has a history in US politics  FOXNews.com5 hours ago
Huffington Post

The Right-Wing Christians Who Think 'American Sniper' Embodies Christian Values

They use patriarchal language to defend the American sniper in the clash of civilizations. When George W. Bush launched his war of choice in Iraq in 2003, it was easy to compare the invasion to the Crusades of the Middle Ages. As much as any ...
 AlterNet.org1 hour ago 'American Sniper' Has Led to Increase in Threats Against Muslims: Civil Rights Group (Report)  Yahoo! News5 days ago Arab Rights Group Urges 'American Sniper's' Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper to Condemn Muslim Threats  Yahoo! News5 days ago 'American Sniper' Triggers Flood Of Anti-Muslim Venom, Civil Rights Group Warns  Huffington Post1 week ago
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