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Heather Gray – A Message to American Mothers About Sex in the Military

Amnesty International just made a decision regarding decriminalizing the sex industry and I frankly wonder if they understand anything about it. In the dialogue about this within the Amnesty International circles, the Philippines is mentioned. Here’s an excerpt of what Janice G. Raymond who is the former co-director of the “Coalition Against Trafficking in Women” had to say about this …

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Chris Hedges – Amnesty International: Protecting the ‘Human Rights’ of Johns, Pimps and Human Traffickers

The decision by Amnesty International’s decision-making forum, the International Council Meeting, to call for the decriminalization of prostitution is another in a long line of triumphs for heartless neoliberal economics and the grotesque commodification of human beings that defines predatory capitalism. Salil Shetty, secretary-general of Amnesty International, said: “Sex workers are one of the most marginalized groups in the world …

UK Government Caught Spying on Human Rights Organisations By Michaela Whitton

Edward Snowden didn’t just expose the possibility that state surveillance may have intruded into the lives of British citizens. He actually accused U.K. authorities of operating a system where ”anything goes,” and new details revealed this week confirm his suspicion. The U.K. government is one of the main culprits for privacy infringement. Mass indiscriminate surveillance programmes include monitoring of emails, calls, internet …

Global refugee crisis worst since World War II By Joseph Kishore

The global refugee crisis is more dire than at any point since the end of the Second World War, according to a report released yesterday by Amnesty International. The report provides a partial picture of the disaster produced by global capitalism and the operations of imperialism in different parts of the world, with a focus on Syria, North Africa and the Mediterranean, …

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Majority Of U.S. Citizens Are Against Surveillance By Their Government, Shows Poll

The United States’ mass surveillance of internet and mobile phone use flies in the face of global public opinion, according to a new poll published in mid-March by Amnesty International. The majority of U.S. citizens, 63%, are against their government’s surveillance The release marks the launch of a worldwide UnfollowMe campaign, a global initiative calling on the leaders of the …