After a week which tragically witnessed a sudden uptick in refugee and migrant incidents and drowning deaths in the Mediterranean, a dramatic video has been published online showing the Turkish Coast Guard resorting to extreme measures while intercep
Non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch warned Wednesday that if China continues to go unchecked, it threatens to enslave the entire global population and eviscerate freedom for good.
Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has defended killing babies in late-term abortions. He believes that it's alright to end the life of a baby at or after viability because only 12,000 such babies are killed in late-term abortions each
Humanity must 'act to sustain life' by reducing fertility (voluntarily)
The Supreme Court meets Friday to consider for the first time whether the Constitution gives homeless people a right to sleep on the sidewalk.
A notably rare and bold move for a Hollywood celebrity, actor Rob Schneider took to Twitter the other day to chastise Big Tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Google, and YouTube for censoring freedom of speech about vaccines on their platf
A series of classified Chinese government documents were leaked by a group of journalists describe the secret operations of detention camps in Xinjiang, reported Reuters.
The watch towers, double-locked doors and video surveillance in the Chinese camps are there "to prevent escapes."
Both the corporate media and human rights groups have been silent as journalists and indigenous protesters have been targeted as Bolivia's self-declared right-wing government uses violence to secure its tenuous hold on power.
Reuters reports that Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday condemned the US move to reverse decades-long official policy which viewed Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank as illegal.
It has been a week of appalling abuses committed by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank – little different from the other 2,670 weeks endured by Palestinians since the occupation began in 1967.
The United Nations' independent expert on human rights in the Palestinian territories issued a damning verdict last week on what he termed "the longest belligerent occupation in the modern world".
An orangutan which spent 20 years in an Argentine zoo is being moved to a US animal sanctuary after being granted the same legal rights as humans.
I've written about the lack of social capital in my adopted home of Tucson and in much of the United States, as evidenced by, among other social ills, the cruelty of letting the homeless, most of whom are addicts or mentally ill, live and die in the
Privacy is a basic human right. It's there in Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: "Freedom from Interference with Privacy, Family, Home and Correspondence." Attaining that right in an era of dragnet surveillance, mass data
Every man, woman, and responsible child has an unalienable individual, civil, Constitutional, and human right to obtain, own, and carry, openly or concealed, any weapon--rifle, shotgun, handgun, machinegun, anything--any time, any place, without as
In what is considered one of the greatest abolitionist speeches, Frederick Douglass presented "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" to the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society in New York on July 5, 1852.
As issues of life and death become more pronounced in our society, it is time for those who value freedom, liberty, and nonaggression to re-examine their political position on abortion.
The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential
The Israeli occupation has left its physical and political mark within the historic walls, with most Palestinians barred from visiting Al-Aqsa
With Benjamin Netanyahu under pressure and the US signaling its support, the time to realize this catastrophic ambition may be fast approaching
– God's judgement on Planned Parenthood should be equal to the barbaric acts they carry out every day
As Honduran teachers and doctors resist the neoliberal restructuring of health and education services, educator and organizer Bayron Rodríguez Pineda explains the roots of the mobilizations and the growing people power in the streets. The bills a
-in Belmarsh to check he is being treated decently