Human Rights – The World

Human Rights Watch: Gaza: Communications Blackout Imminent Due to Fuel Shortage

  Gaza: Communications Blackout Imminent Due to Fuel Shortage  Israel Should End Blockade, Restore Services   The Israeli government’s decision to bar delivery of fuel to Gaza will trigger a complete communications blackout imminently if not urgently addressed, further endangering the lives of Gaza’s population, Human Rights Watch said today. Israel should allow desperately[Read More…]

by November 16, 2023

Human Rights Watch-Gaza: Unlawful Israeli Hospital Strikes Worsen Health Crisis

From: Human Rights Watch Israel’s Blockade, Bombardment Decimate Healthcare System; Investigate as War Crimes The Israeli military’s repeated, apparently unlawful attacks on medical facilities, personnel, and transport are further destroying Gaza’s healthcare system and should be investigated as war crimes. Concerns about disproportionate attacks are magnified for hospitals. Even the[Read More…]

by November 14, 2023

Nobody Worth Voting For: Democratic Candidate Gabe Amo’s Anti-Ceasefire Stance Highlights Perfectly His Party’s False Claims to Liberalism

  To be fair to Gabe Amo, the only reason he deserves to be singled out in particular for his morally bankrupt stance against a ceasefire in Palestine and Israel is because he is the Democratic candidate and presumptive runaway winner of the RI CD-1 congressional seat due to be[Read More…]

by November 7, 2023

Human Rights Watch: Northwest Syria-Government Uses Cluster Munitions

  Syrian, Russia Forces Also Use Incendiary Weapons   From: Human Rights Watch Syrian government forces used widely banned cluster munitions in an attack on Termanin, a town in northern Idlib, on October 6, 2023, killing two civilians and injuring nine others, Human Rights Watch said today. The next day, a[Read More…]

by November 6, 2023

Human Rights Watch: Pakistan! Afghans Detained, Face Deportation

  End Coercion, Abuse, Forced Return of Refugees From Human Rights Watch: The Pakistani government is using threats, abuse, and detention to coerce Afghan asylum seekers without legal status to return to Afghanistan or face deportation by November 1, 2023, Human Rights Watch said today. Many Afghans at risk of being deported are awaiting[Read More…]

by October 31, 2023

Human Rights Watch: FIFA Broke Own Human Rights Rules for World Cup Hosts

  From: Human Rights Watch:   FIFA Broke Own Human Rights Rules for World Cup Hosts Global soccer governing body FIFA has broken its own human rights rules in announcing a plan for hosting the next two men’s World Cups that effectively eliminates bidding and human rights due diligence, Human Rights[Read More…]

by October 29, 2023

Human Rights Watch: Gaza Telecomm Blackout \ Gaza Hospitals & Patients At Risk

From: Human Rights Watch: Telecommunications Blackout in Gaza amid Israeli Attacks Widespread Internet Cutoff Risks Giving Cover for Atrocities Widespread phone and internet outages occurred in Gaza on October 27, 2023, amid a concerted Israeli bombardment, almost entirely cutting off the 2.2 million residents from the outside world. Palestinian internet providers, including Paltel, the largest telecommunications[Read More…]

by October 28, 2023

United States Department of State – Iraq: Travel Advisory Updated

United States Department of State – Iraq: Travel Advisory Updated   From The United States Department of State: The Department of State updated its Travel Advisory for Iraq on October 20, 2023, following the ordered departure of eligible family members and non-emergency U.S. government personnel from U.S. Embassy Baghdad and[Read More…]

by October 22, 2023

National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON) Writes To President Biden to “Strongly Oppose Your Administration’s Proposed International Military Intervention in Haiti”

    In a strongly worded letter, members of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON) reached out to American President Joe Biden & American Secretary of State Antony Blinken, to “to strongly oppose your Administration’s proposed international military intervention in Haiti.” “If the U.S. is genuinely interested in[Read More…]

by September 27, 2023

Rhode Island Congressman Magaziner & Haitian Community Leader/Cranston City Councilperson Germaine React To Latest Developments in Haiti

Reactions from the “Addressing the Urgent Security Situation in Haiti UN General Assembly Side Event.” Plus, the text of Acting Deputy Secretary of State and Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland and Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian Nichols post Event Press Availability. The fundamental question? Military intervention,[Read More…]

by September 25, 2023