Socialize With 4WardEver UK

FacebookTwitterRSSPicasaFlickrYoutubeVimeo
Home » Archives by category » Human Rights (Page 2)

Time the entire world barred capital punishment

Time the entire world barred capital punishment

In the Grassmarket in central Edinburgh, a round stone known as the “shadow of the gibbet” marks the site’s history as an execution spot. While capital punishment continued in Britain…

The bitter legacy of Western intervention in Afghanistan

The bitter legacy of Western intervention in Afghanistan

The majority of Afghans welcomed the overthrow of the fundamentalist Taliban in 2001. Latifa Ahmady, director of the Organisation for Promoting Afghan Women’s Capabilities (OPAWC), was one those celebrating their…

All out for Mumia Abu-Jamal’s 60th birthday

All out for Mumia Abu-Jamal’s 60th birthday

On April 24, political prisoner and world-renowned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal turns 60. He has spent over half his life in solitary confinement on Pennsylvania’s death row, and most recently, since…

We’re still living in the shadow of Rwanda and its genocide

We’re still living in the shadow of Rwanda and its genocide

We live, 20 years after the murder of an estimated 800,000 people, in the shadow of Rwanda. And this weekend, on the anniversary of the start of the Rwanda genocide,…

Women and their children in prison: an American tragedy

Women and their children in prison: an American tragedy

The following piece originally appeared on Beacon Broadside. Author and advocate Deborah Jiang Stein, through her own personal experience, brings to light a world so few of us know exists.…

“CIA Spies and Tortured Lies”

“CIA Spies and Tortured Lies”

“What keeps me up at night, candidly, is another attack against the United States,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein said last month in what was, then, her routine defense of the mass…

Exposing the Invisible : Film Screenings

Exposing the Invisible : Film Screenings

The digital age has profoundly transformed the way people find and share information. The Internet is enabling collaboration between activists, hackers and journalists on an unprecedented scale. This has led…

Uganda leader puts anti-gay law on hold to seek more scientific advice

Uganda leader puts anti-gay law on hold to seek more scientific advice

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has put a bill imposing strict penalties for homosexuality on hold to give scientists a chance to prove that homosexuality could be triggered by genes and…