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Pistorius prosecutor Gerrie Nel reported to the Human Rights Commission

The prosecutor in the Pistorius trial, Gerrie Nel, has been reported to the Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Friday for his abrasive style.

The commission’s spokesman, Isaac Mangena, said the commission had received notice of an intent to file a complaint over Nel’s gruelling cross-examination of Pistorius in the High Court in Pretoria over the past week. 805 more words

Ageist, racist, sexist

Having been brooding on this for two weeks now, I feel I have no choice but to refer to the Human Rights Commission an egregious and unacceptable case of ageist, racist and sexist public comment, found on the ABC of all places. 811 more words

Philosophical And Speculative

In Gays vs. Evangelicals Poll, Gays More Popular

In a poll commissioned by an LGBT activist group, it was suggested that Americans view Evangelicals less favorably than gays and lesbians. The results of a… 194 more words


Crusade to root out homosexuality like malaria

Author: Satang Nabaneh
Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of The Gambia.

The Gambia is largely Muslim-dominated, with about 95 per cent of the population being Muslims. 842 more words

Human Rights

Child suicides trigger inquiry

The Australian Natasha Bita 31 March 2014

YOUNG Australians including teenagers are more likely to kill themselves than die in a car crash, a reversal of death trends that has triggered a national inquiry into youth suicide. 30 more words

Forensic Pathology

The unbearable ignorance of Tim Wilson, Human Rights Commissioner for *Freedom*

Tim Wilson, recently appointed Human Rights Commissioner for Freedom, declared today that race hate laws are bizarre and unequal because while members of a community are permitted to use “racially loaded language” among themselves, outsiders are not permitted to do the same. 340 more words


My Son Is, After All, My Son

Raising gender fluid (just heard “gender expansive” – I like that!) kids is hard and I am in so deep that sometimes I am totally startled by an encounter with someone who is seeing it for the first time. 429 more words