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What 2016 has in store for the torture rehabilitation movement

There is no doubt that 2016 will be another significant year for the global torture rehabilitation movement, presenting both challenges and opportunities for the sector. In this blog, we look at what 2016 has in store for us, listing some of the key highlights and challenges coming up. 892 more words

Torture

Threatening on torture

We reproduce this statement from the Asian Human Rights Commission. The ISOC statement , with a link at the end of the document is well wroth reading for more reinforcement of the nature of the military regime and the lies it propagates: 959 more words

Day Forty-Two: TORTURE!

So I don’t have too much time because I have to go to bed, but I just wanted to let you know that I’m being tortured on a daily basis. 81 more words

365 Days Of Leigh

National: Civil society organizations express doubts about initiative for Law against Torture

Press conference Photo @ Luis Barrón, SinEmbargo

On February 3, some 30 civil society organizations, such as the Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights (Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos – CMDPDH), the Collective against Torture and Impunity (Colectivo Contra la Tortura y la Impunidad), and the Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez Centre for Human Rights (Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez – Centro Prodh), shared their indignation at a press conference over the initiative for the Law against Torture. 525 more words

Human Rights

ISOC embedding a parallel state

As happened under the Democrat Party regime led by Abhisit Vejjajiva, the Internal Security Operations Command is politicized. It always has been a deeply political organization, born of counterinsurgency, but between Abhisit, then deputy ISOC commander General Prayuth Chan-ocha and the Army, in 2011, … 304 more words

Between Two Flags

What does it mean to be a Christian nation?

In our church, as in many, there is the church flag on one side and an American flag on the other. 780 more words

Christian Ethics

GOP Candidates Compete

The 2016 election is now in full swing….the candidate pool is diminishing and the rhetoric is heating up……

I have been watching and listening to the GOP candidates when they talk about what they would do to defend the US homeland……I understand the concern over the possibilities of some sort of uncoordinated attacks here and there…..but some of the rhetoric sounds a lot like some sort of crime…. 167 more words

Politics