Human Rights

Impunity and its social roots October 26, 2014 12:16

Impunity and its social roots

In November IFEX is organising an international campaign to end impunity for crimes against journalists. And impunity concerns everyone, as long as the powerful [...]
 
Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed: It’s dangerous to be a gay Imam” October 19, 2014 23:54

Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed: It’s dangerous to be a gay Imam”

This progressive imam is convinced that the rejection faced by homosexuals in the majority of  mosques in the West comes from the manipulation by [...]
 
Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy October 19, 2014 23:52

Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy

Violence is a part of everyday life for some LGBT Muslims, and not only the type of physical violence doled out on the streets [...]
 
 
Abdullah Al-Andalusi: “Gay marriage makes no sense” October 19, 2014 23:50

Abdullah Al-Andalusi: “Gay marriage makes no sense”

An expert in the Islamic world, and defender of the principles of the Q’uran, this son of a Portuguese mother and a North African [...]
 
Seven days to eliminate hate crime October 17, 2014 01:03

Seven days to eliminate hate crime

Every year since 2012 “National Hate Crime Awareness Week” has been celebrated. It is an event to commemorate victims of hate crime, killed in [...]
 
Homeless & spikes October 4, 2014 00:00

Homeless & spikes

Demonstrations carried out by activists have served to eliminate the sharp studs installed in certain parts of England. The 130,000 signatures collected by activist [...]
 
 
“Nuclear slaves” in Fukushima August 9, 2014 20:50

“Nuclear slaves” in Fukushima

Covered from head to toe in anti-radiation suits, hundreds of workers struggle to clean and repair the reactors in suffocating heat, day after day. [...]
 
Radical nun Teresa Forcades: “People cannot be second place and money placed first” August 3, 2014 12:30

Radical nun Teresa Forcades: “People cannot be second place and money placed first”

She has stunned atheists and put Christians on the warpath with her statements that have always raised more than a few eyebrows. As a [...]
 
Palestine: why always under Israel’s indiscriminate fire? July 27, 2014 22:23

Palestine: why always under Israel’s indiscriminate fire?

The dead are already in the hundreds, many of them children in a conflict whose causes originate from imperial domination, and are kept alive [...]
 
 
Black history month July 21, 2014 13:23

Black history month

A celebration will be held on the 11th of October in Sydenham (London) with an event  to commemorate the slaves who suffered and fought [...]
 
Pragna Patel: “There is more racism & pressure to silence” July 13, 2014 01:08

Pragna Patel: “There is more racism & pressure to silence”

 The activist in favour of women’s rights witnesses at her daily work how the religious pressure on ethnic minorities is increasing, exacerbating the situation [...]
 
When you do whatever you must do in order to survive July 12, 2014 20:44

When you do whatever you must do in order to survive

Filipinos’ “indigenous” and Asian features keep them oppressed by racism, because in the 21st Century they are still seen as the servants of the [...]
 
 
Bread, freedom and social justice July 6, 2014 00:01

Bread, freedom and social justice

On the 10th and 11th of July a conference will be held in Cambridge, where social justice, the freedom of Latin America, Europe and [...]
 
Men and boys who’ve been raped: shame, pain and stigma June 30, 2014 00:12

Men and boys who’ve been raped: shame, pain and stigma

Males who have been raped find themselves condemned to silence for being ‘less men’ and ridiculed as ‘homosexuals’.     In the Democratic Republic [...]
 
John Lennon: “All rapes are violent but this was extreme” June 28, 2014 22:02

John Lennon: “All rapes are violent but this was extreme”

“He was mixed race, a good looking guy. He said he liked me and asked me out for a drink. I said yes, I [...]
 
 
 

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