Rights

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
While close to 200 delegates gathered this week at the f ourth National Aboriginal Women’s Summit in Nova Scotia, the Canadian Public Health Association on Monday joined a growing chorus of calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. In addition, the Association, which calls itself the independent voice for public...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Hong Kong chief executive C.Y. Leung. (Photo: europeanbusinesssumit/flickr/cc)
As talks between Hong Kong protesters and the Chinese government began on...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Observers charge that the "Revictimization Relief Act" will both muzzle prisoners as well as criminalize those media outlets who help to disseminate their voices. (Photo: Joe Piette via Philly IAC)
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Tuesday signed into law a prisoner gag...

Further...

In a stunning indictment of the Gaza assault as the act of a savage nation, its own president has proclaimed Israel a "sick society" incapable of empathy or dialogue and in need of "treatment." In a conference speech, President Reuven Rivlin suggested Israel has forgotten not just how to be Jews, but "how to be decent human beings." For (further) evidence, video of Israeli soldiers arresting a mute, disabled boy for possibly throwing a stone as Israeli settlers cheer. This makes us sick.