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UN Top Trumps: Does 'Islamophobia' beat freedom of speech?

defense of freedom of expression at the U.N. General Assembly. Obama made a strong condemnation ... Barack Obama’s defense of freedom of expression at the U.N. General Assembly.  ... international action to stop religious insults in a challenge to U.S. President Barack Obama’s defense ...

Editor's Choice - 26/09/2012 - 08:16 - comments 2

Limited freedoms: Post-Revolutionary Egypt has MORE sexual harassment

to self-defense classes , which are organized for free by Tahrir Bodyguards. The aim is to combat “systematic ... an end to any attempts to marginalize women, diminish their rights, or suppress their freedom ... rights organizations,” Eltahawy noted, questioning the viability of such a scheme. Dr. Omaima Kamel, ...

Editor's Choice - 03/06/2013 - 08:25 - comment 0

No more Palestinian "savages": glossy poster campaign hits streets of DC

the American Freedom Defense Initiative, was hogging the limelight  in the metro stations and subway trains ... © 2013 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) Last year, the American Freedom Defense ... were designed to equate only Israel to “civilization” . But the Defense Initiative is not the only ...

Editor's Choice - 05/03/2013 - 14:12 - comment 0

Mona Eltahawy arrested but was it freedom of speech or 15-minutes of fame?

last night in jail.  The notorious American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) were behind ... be arrested from the outset and had organized the hash tag in advance casting her fight for freedom of speech ... in the Subway.   Her attempts to exercise her own 'freedom of speech' turned into a bizarre war ...

Editor's Choice - 01/10/2012 - 16:30 - comment 0

Bloody Sunday in Syria: At least 136 killed in military operations

rights activists said. Abdul Karim Rihawi, head of the Syrian League for the Defense of Human Rights ... the National Organization for Human Rights, said that elsewhere, "19 people were killed in Deir Ezzor ... rights activists said. Abdul Karim Rihawi, head of the Syrian League for the Defense of Human Rights ...

26/03/2012 - 10:17 - comments 2

Syrian protestors stage demonstration calling for more ''freedom'', release of prisoners

Freedoms and Human rights said in a statement issued during the sit-in, cited by AP.     ... freedoms, Over 150 Syrian pro-democracy activists staged a sit-in Wednesday outside the Prime Minister's office in downtown Damascus, calling for more freedoms, the release ...

18/05/2010 - 14:23 - comment 0

Israeli Human Rights Organization says government torturing Palestinian children in cages

An Israeli human rights organization has accused ... An Israeli human rights organization has accused the government of torturing Palestinian children, after ... The organization said it demands that “the right to be free from torture be anchored in Israeli domestic law ...

Editor's Choice - 02/01/2014 - 14:50 - comment 0

Tunisia: Press freedom organization chief denied access to UN summit

of the worldwide press freedom organisation that he had no right to get off the plane since he did not have ...

18/05/2010 - 13:02 - comment 1

Human Rights Organizations Want Tunisia Human Rights Record Reviewed by EU

The London-based human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, and a number of similar organizations have called ... and the World Organization Against Torture.  “The deterioration of the human rights situation since ... association, or assembly;  - restoring the right to freedom of movement to all persons who are arbitrarily ...

18/05/2010 - 19:40 - comment 0

Lebanon's Economic Committees say no to basic freedoms

attitudes to civil rights and basic freedoms. That is to say, with the exception of the freedom to hoard ... revealed their hostile attitudes to civil rights and basic freedoms. That is to say, with the exception ... private sector interests and employers, have revealed their hostile attitudes to civil rights and basic ...

03/02/2013 - 15:02 - comment 0