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David Cameron and George Osborne 'too rich' to care about migration, claims cabinet minister




By Tim Ross, Senior Political Correspondent… 890 more words

Thirteen Hundred Feet

First, some housekeeping.  To see the latest on the Ride, including daily distances and places updates, go to rideforhumanrights.com .  That’s where you can find the “Donate” button too. 483 more words

Human Rights

Case Law: R(Ben-Dor) v The University of Southampton: Censorship or justified Concern? - Dominic Ruck Keene

In the case of R(Ben-Dor & Ors) v The University of Southampton EWHC 953 (Admin)) Mrs Justice Whipple dismissed one claim for judicial review, and refused permission to bring a further claim, in respect of decisions made by Southampton University regarding a proposed conference on the legality of the existence of Israel under international law. 1,462 more words

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Afghanistan: No Country for Women - Al Jazeera English

In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women – it is their own families.

Source: Afghanistan: No Country for Women – Al Jazeera English

Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,  Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people,  Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law,  Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations,  Whereas the peoples of the United Nations have in the Charter reaffirmed their faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person and in the equal rights of men and women and have determined to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,  Whereas Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in cooperation with the United Nations, the promotion of universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms,  Whereas a common understanding of these rights and freedoms is of the greatest importance for the full realization of this pledge,  Now, therefore,  The General Assembly,  Proclaims this Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by 1,435 more words