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Singer Angelique Kidjo wins human rights award

Benin’s Grammy Award-winning musician Angelique Kidjo, along with three African youth activist movements, has been awarded the 2016 human rights award  for standing up to injustice by Amnesty International. 133 mots de plus

Art & Style

A Small Chink of Light at the End of the Tunnel

I know I don’t have a great many readers but find it uncanny that shortly after my plea for EU ministers to grow a spine and stand up to US bullying, the French foreign tradee minister Mattias Fekl has called a halt to any further negotiations with America on TTIP. 468 mots de plus

Democratic Rights

How The NY Times Whitewashes the Scandal of Israel's Child Prisoners

Dima al Wawi, 12, was released from an Israeli prison last week, and according to The New York Times, her experience there was not all that bad. 920 mots de plus

Israel

Montreal this morning: It's warmer today

Now this is more like it . . . We’re in for a mix of sun and clouds today with a high of 13 C to 15 C this afternoon and a UV index of 6 or high. 441 mots de plus

News

Years later, SAO denies Amnesty International student group application

This article was first published by The Daily Free Press Oct. 15, 2015.

Boston University’s Student Activities Office denied the request of BU’s Amnesty International chapter to reinstate itself as an official student group, rejecting its application on Oct. 870 mots de plus

Prints

Day one of the three day quote challenge

Hello all.  My wonderful WordPress friend Eddie Mae, or Emz, has nominated me for the three day quote challenge.

The challenge has a simple set of rules.   398 mots de plus

Blogging

Amnesty condanna le minacce di Israele contro gli attivisti BDS

Amnesty International sollecita il governo israeliano a porre fine alle minacce e agli attacchi contro i difensori dei diritti umani dei palestinesi e degli israeliani, tra cui i leader del movimento di boicottaggio, disinvestimento e sanzioni (BDS). 1 222 mots de plus