The Conclusions of the ICJ on the 8 December Trial (VIDEO)

The International Committe of Judicials, represented by Dr. J. Handmaker,  has published its findings and observations on the 11 May 2012 Trial, presided by Mrs C Valstein Montnor, president of the Court Martial, founded to try those individuals suspected of having committed crimes against humanity on 8 December 1982. The Main conclusions of the ICJ [...]

NL-Aid author William Gomes blocked by Bangladesh government because of a poem

William Gomes is one of NL-Aid’s authors (see Our Network), contributing to our content by writing articles about current human right issues. Like Amnesty International, he refers in his articles to authorities/governments about a certain issue and asks questions to them. The government of Bangladesh were campaigning for blocking his site and filed sedition [...]

BANGLADESH: Brutal attack on bdnews jurnos

Mr. Frank La Rue, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, [email protected] Re: BANGLADESH: Brutal attack on bdnews jurnos Dear Mr.Frank La Rue, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem I am writing to voice my deep concern regarding the Brutal attack [...]

The Chen Guangcheng Case: Hollywood’s Batman, China’s Legal Daredevil and the Rest

(John Givens, who joins the Center for Asian Democracy in August, guests for The Durian again, this time blogging on the Chen Guangcheng affair)In mid-December of 2011, Christian Bale, Hollywood’s Batman, made headlines when he accompanied by a CNN camera crew was rebuffed and chased by plain-clothes guards for attempting to visit the unlicensed lawyer, [...]

Kenya’s hospital insurance fund managers pilfe fundrs as patients suffer

Kenya’s National Hospital Insurance Fund, a government body charged with providing health insurance to millions of poor Kenyans has been accused of spending close to half of its revenue on administrative costs leaving most public hospitals in dire need of funds to efficiently run. “This is an anomaly,” said Njenga Ragu of Morris Moses Foundation, [...]

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