Tag Archives: human rights

Order has not been restored in Egypt: a reply to the Telegraph’s Con Coughlin

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The Telegraph’s defence editor is spinning hard for the Egyptian generals, writes Daniel Wickham.

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Atheists are now the terrorists in Saudi Arabia. You couldn’t make it up

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The world’s number one exporter of Wahabi jihadis considers atheists its foremost terrorism concern.

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Christians face execution in North Korea

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North Korea remains the most difficult country to be a Christian in the world.

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What the war on terror could have been like

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Andrew Noakes of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights asks a pertinent question: what if the war on terror has turned out differently?

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Why are the SNP so relaxed about dancing to the Kremlin’s tune?

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Why are senior SNP politicians so relaxed about appearing on RT (Russia Today)?

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Spain cracks down on judicial human rights activism

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The Spanish Parliament has voted to press ahead with a bill which will limit the ability of Spanish judges to pursue human rights cases outside the country.

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Top ten US aid recipients all practice torture

The top ten recipients of US foreign assistance this year all practice torture and are responsible for major human rights abuses, reports Daniel Wickham.

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Steer clear of Russia Today if you are serious about human rights

So-called ‘alternative’ media should be viewed with no less scepticism than the mainstream.

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Is the British government ignoring gay rights in India for trade?

It would appear that way from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s mealy-mouthed response to the effective criminalisation of homosexuality in India.

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Why the UK should be taking notice of Saudia Arabia

A report published last Friday by the Foreign Affairs Committee shows how easily the UK government is willing to sacrifice human rights in return for Saudi oil.

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