human rights

Editor of Bangladesh's only LGBTI magazine murdered

Suspected Islamist militants hacked to death a leading gay rights activist and a friend in an apartment in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, on April 25, TeleSUR English reported that day.

The killings came just two days after a university professor was murdered in similar fashion in an attack claimed by ISIS.

Turkish gov't war policy has killed 868 civilians


Turkish forces destroying homes in the Kurdish city of Nusaybin.

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has published a report on the war crimes, human rights violations and deaths in Kurdish towns and cities since July last year, with a special focus on Cizre, Kurdish Question said on April 22.

Turkey: HDP co-chair urges movement for peace

Co-chair of Turkey’s left-wing, Kurdish-led Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş has told the media that the Turkish government had transformed into a perverted cult that bombs mosques and massacres civilians.

Demirtaş made the comments on a visit to the vigil for jailed academics in Bakırköy Women’s Closed Prison on April 26.

Co-chair of Turkey's left-wing, Kurdish-led Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş has told the media that the Turkish government had transformed into a perverted cult that bombs mosques and massacres civilians.

Bolivian deputy: 'We seek a country that is more socialist every day'

Valeria Silva is a deputy in the Bolivian Plurinational Assembly for the governing Movement for Socialism (MAS) party of President Evo Morales, and a leader within the MAS youth wing.

PHOTO ESSAY: Far right/ultraleft fail to derail Safe Schools rally

Pakistan: Demanding land rights is not terrorism

A massive wave of repression against the militant but peaceful peasant movement — the Anjuman Mozareen Punjab (AMP) — is underway. Most of its leadership have been arrested on false charges under anti-terrorist laws. Dozens are missing while more than 50 remain behind bars.

All have been declared “terrorists” by the Okara district police, working hand in hand with the Military Farms administration, which mainly serves military officers.

Hillsborough — vindication in the face of class hatred

In 1989, 96 fans of Liverpool FC were crushed to death in a disaster at the Hillsborough Football Stadium in Sheffield.

Neglect of stadium conditions, lack of concern for the welfare of working-class football fans and — specifically — woeful dereliction of duty by South Yorkshire Police on the day all led directly to one of the world’s worst football tragedies.

Film and Dinner for West Papua with international guest speaker Chief Benny Wenda

Film and Dinner for West Papua with international guest speaker Chief Benny Wenda

Wednesday May 18 @ 5pm

The Fremantle Environmental Resource Network (FERN), 26 Montreal Street Fremantle

Hosted by Free West Papua Campaign WA

https://www.facebook.com/events/1539614686342638/

Event date: 
Wed, 18/05/2016 - 5:00pm

Inaugural Annual Curtin University Human Rights Lecture Presented By Professor Gillian Triggs

Inaugural Annual Curtin University Human Rights Lecture Presented By Professor Gillian Triggs

Thursday May 12 @ 615pm

Curtin University, Kent Street Bentley, Perth

See event page for ticket details

Hosted by the Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education

https://www.facebook.com/events/1592453361066586/

Event date: 
Thu, 12/05/2016 - 6:15pm
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