London Olympics security firm G4S helps Israel abuse Palestinian children in solitary confinement (VIDEO)

G4S, the firm at the center of the debacle over security for the London 2012 Olympics, is helping Israel secure facilities where Palestinian children are imprisoned and severly abused. Defence for Children-Palestine (DCI-Palestine) has released an urgent appeal to end the practice of holding Palestinian children from the West Bank in solitary confinement in facilities [...]

“You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind”

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Two prisoners hanged in Iran today: One man was hanged publicly in Shiraz (southern Iran)

Two prisoners were hanged in two Iranian cities today. One man was hanged publicly in Shiraz: One prisoner was hanged publicly in the city of Shiraz (Fars Province, southern Iran) this morning, reported the official web site of the Iranian judiciary in the Fars Province. The prisoner was identified as “A. T.” and was convicted [...]

Mexican Women Human Rights Defenders Testify Before UN Committee against Discrimination

Dear Readers,   The following is a press release on Mexican civil society testimony before the Committee of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The testimony presented by Margarita Martinez and human rights organizations reported widespread violations of women’s rights, a lack of compliance with recommendations issued on [...]

CAMBODIA: Immediately release independent radio owner Mam Sonando

Mr. Hun Sen, Prime Minister, [email protected] Re: CAMBODIA: Immediately release independent radio owner Mam Sonando Dear Mr.Hun Sen, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com. I have been informed by several international human rights organizations regarding the situations of independent radio owner Mam sonando. The information that I have received regarding his [...]

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