Tag Archives: human-rights

Trump administration to review ‘role of human rights in public policy’

Pompeo pimps for faux-religionists who are actually cyrpto-fascists!

Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reforms

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBTQ and women’s reproductive freedoms.

Pompeo announced the launch of the “Commission on Unalienable Rights” at the state department in Washington on Monday, telling reporters: “As human rights claims have proliferated, some claims have come into tension with one another provoking questions and clashes about which rights are entitled to gain respect.”

Related: Revealed: the fringe rightwing group changing the UN agenda on abortion rights

Related: Trump administration wants to remove ‘gender’ from UN human rights documents

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Aleut Concentration Camps, Migrant Child Concentration Camps: US Violates Human Rights with Ongoing Torture and Imprisonment



Aleut children in internment camp 

Update six and one-half years later. The original article below was posted on Nov. 18, 2012.
Censored News came under attack by trolls who wanted to discredit the facts this weekend in June of 2019, so we have reposted it, with our current Facebook comment added:
“Aleut Concentration Camps — It took a long time to find this link, which Google buried, of

UK rights advocate co-owns firm whose spyware is ‘used to target dissidents’

money corrupts

Exclusive: Yana Peel co-owns NSO Group that licensed Pegasus software to authoritarian regimes

A leading human rights campaigner and head of a prestigious London art gallery is the co-owner of an Israeli cyberweapons company whose software has allegedly been used by authoritarian regimes to spy on dissidents, the Guardian can reveal.

Yana Peel, the chief executive of the Serpentine Galleries and a self-proclaimed champion of free speech, co-owns NSO Group, a $1bn (£790m) Israeli tech firm, according to corporate records in the US and Luxembourg.

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Volkswagen Declares War against Works Council and German Union

Too big but not too big to fail

Group of workers in matching green T-shirts outside the plant

A top employee representative in Volkswagen’s Global Works Council was denied entry into the company’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory today as the union election began.

The plant’s 1,700 eligible hourly employees began voting this morning on whether to form a union with the United Auto Workers. The results will be announced Friday night.

According to a statement from the Global Works Council, Johan Järvklo arrived at the plant to be an election observer. Workers confirmed that he was booted.

Under Pressure from Trump, Mexican Police Arrest Immigration Activists in Mexico


Mexican Police Arrest Immigration Activists Cristóbal Sánchez and Irineo Mujica
Democracy Now!
In Mexico, police arrested two prominent immigration rights activists Wednesday. Cristóbal Sánchez was arrested by six plainclothes police officers outside his home in Mexico City and driven away in an unmarked car. And in the border town of Sonoyta, Sonora, police detained Irineo Mujica, director

Sacred Land, Sacred River — Carrizo Comecrudo Protecting their Cemetery from Border Wall, Smokescreen for Land Seizures



Sacred Land, Sacred River — Carrizo Comecrudo Protecting their Cemetery from the Border Wall, a Smokescreen for Land Seizures

On Memorial Day, Carrizo Comecrudo Protect their Cemetery, Their Land, Their Lives

Video by Govinda Dalton
Article by Brenda Norrell
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SAN JUAN, Texas — On this ground, their ancestral homeland, Carrizo Comecrudo tribal members are protecting the

US Supreme Court Affirms Crow Tribe Treaty Rights


US Supreme Court Affirms Crow Tribe Treaty Rights

By Native American Rights Fynd
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May 20, 2019
Categories: Hunting and Fishing Rights
Despite an 1868 Treaty providing that the Crow Tribe retained the right to hunt off-reservation on certain lands ceded by the Crow Tribe pursuant to that Treaty, the State of Wyoming cited Crow Tribal citizen Clayvin Herrera for hunting elk in