If Israeli human rights groups are labeled fronts for foreign interests due to their funding, what does that make Israel itself? A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on funding for human rights.العربيةעברית
Sex education in British schools is failing to educate
children about consent and healthy relationships, or include LGBT issues and address
harmful gender stereotypes. Do the
government’s new plans go far enough?
Under the rubric of state security on
the one hand and commercial openness on the other, we are being lulled into an
online world of fear and control where our every move is monitored in order to
more efficiently manage us. See Part 2.
More than rights, a set of guiding
principles is needed to counterpose to the reigning ideals of ‘security’,
‘growth’ and ‘innovation’. Alternative ideals, perhaps, such as democracy,
health and environmental sustainability?
John Kerry has gone from calling
Bashar a dear friend to a brutal dictator to thanking him for working with
America to wipe out Syria's chemical stockpile, to wanting to talk. But everything
else has failed.
Anti-trafficking programmes give a humanitarian gloss to national anti-immigration controls, but the citizenship and immigration policies of nation-states are still the biggest danger facing many migrants today.
Although Podemos are unlikely to win an outright majority in the general election, they have galvanised the opposition to the conservative government, while simultaneously challenging the parties of the old left.
On this Land Day, while world powers have recognised the danger of the religion-centric Islamic State (IS), it is ironic that some of the same governments are urging Palestinians to accept Lieberman's "axe"-wielding Jewish version of IS.
509 suspicious deaths of people from BME, migrant and asylum seeker communities in state custody over 23 years. Five prosecutions. Not one single conviction. A chilling report from the Institute of Race Relations.