3,000 PEOPLE KILLED IN SYRIA UPRISING: WHY HAVE THE BRICS COUNTRIES TURNED A BLIND EYE TO THE SITUATION?

The United Nations (hereinafter UN) affirms that as of 14 October more than 3,000 people have been killed in Syria.[1] On 4 of October 2011, the Security Council gathered to discuss the issue. The US, the UK, France, Germany and Portugal proposed a resolution which was vetoed by China and Russia. The media refer to … Continue reading

Egypt and revolution: the human rights violations continue

Image: Ben Curtis/Associated Press I am quite sure that there are many among you following the situation in Egypt closely. Perhaps you’re eager to see an otherwise undemocratic nation become more democratic, thereby giving the Egyptian people a real chance at effective self determination. Maybe you are curious to see what form of government emerges … Continue reading

Top 5 Human Rights Failures of 2010

As the new year begins, most news sites have been putting together their lists of such trivial matters as the top 10 movies or the top 10 sporting moments of 2010. Much of this irrelevant blabber draws great attention, as people look back on fond memories of another year gone by.  But while this distraction … Continue reading