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Murders in Aguán
Human Rights Latin America

Murders in Aguán

At least 35 Honduran peasants have been murdered during the last few months in the Valley of Aguán, where for decades there has been a conflict over lands, agrarian organizations have revealed. Tomás Armenteros The most recent case occurred in a farm called El Tumbador on November 15, when private […]

Five steps for Human Rights
Human Rights World

Five steps for Human Rights

China, Gambia, Guatemala, Romania and Tunisia. Five countries. Five cases of Human Rights violations. On the 10th of December, Amnesty International will commemorate the International Day of Human Rights recalling cases for which this organisation fights. I have here a very brief description of why each one of these nations […]

Afghan death toll
Globe Human Rights United Kingdom

Afghan death toll

John Sloboda, the director of Oxford Research Group’s ‘Recording Casualties in Armed Conflict Programme’ leapt to the public’s attention almost seven years ago as the founder of ‘Iraq Body Count’, which remains the only continuously updated source of information about civilian casualties in the ongoing Iraq conflict. John recently appeared […]

Queer Muslims in the contemporary world
Human Rights In Focus

Queer Muslims in the contemporary world

For years, they have been having to compromise their identity—choosing to either stay deeply closeted or cast off their faith—but increasingly today they are carving a path for themselves, challenging homophobic interpretations of Islam and embracing all parts of who they are. Lori DeGolyer   Queer* visibility in the heteronormative […]