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Deluded Duncan-Smith says zero-hour contacts need ‘rebranding’ (#UK #Politics #ids #welfare #bedroomtax)

It has been a while since Duncan Smith has put his head above the parapet in the run-up to the general election – no doubt to avoid awkward questions about his conduct and the policies he has implemented while being in charge of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). 852 more words

Government & Politics

Why do women hide their penises? If only the believers could get hypothetical

By David Ince

First posted in No Religion Know Reason 

‘Why do you hate God?’

‘Why are you so mad at him?’

‘What did he ever do to hurt you?’ 3,467 more words

HUMAN RIGHTS

Palestinian Prisoners' Day

Today we stand in solidarity with the over 6,000 Palestinians prisoners in Israel right now. Of those 6,000+ prisoners, over 150 are children. Over 700 Palestinian children are arrested at some point each year. 339 more words

Palestine

Sentencing Of Prominent Azerbaijan Human Rights Defender Sparks Outrage From Activist Groups

First published on The News Hub on April 17th, 2015

Rasul Jafarov, a prominent human rights defender, was sentenced to six and a half year by a court in Azerbaijan, which rights groups call “unacceptable” and “politically motivated” 496 more words

Journalism

Weakening and Discrediting the UN: The Mission of Israeli QGOs

Weakening and Discrediting the UN: The Mission of Israeli QGOs

 

 

 

There are no better texts for assessing the damage done to the role and reputation of the UN by the Israeli Lobby than to consider Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent statements boasting about the U.S. 3,201 more words

Commentary

Help Keep The Water on For Baltimore's Low-income Residents!

“Water is fundamental for life and health. The human right to water is indispensable for leading a healthy life in human dignity. It is a pre-requisite to the realization of all other human rights. 850 more words

Human Rights

17 April - 9 Jalál

MORNING:

I swear by God! Were he that treadeth the path of guidance and seeketh to scale the heights of righteousness to attain unto this glorious and supreme station, he would inhale at a distance of a thousand leagues the fragrance of God, and would perceive the resplendent morn of a divine Guidance rising above the dayspring of all things. 913 more words

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