Aboumael, to BBC French
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"Le paradis des riches repose sur l'enfer des pauvres." - Victor Hugo.
[Courrier International] - . Des et sentent le jasmin cueilli par des enfants.

Des fournisseurs de deux géants de la cosmétique ont recours à des mineurs pour la cueillette de fleurs de jasmin, ingrédient clé de la parfumerie. Devant les images tournées clandestinement l’été dernier en par la , et assurent qu’elles prennent déjà des mesures pour faire cesser ces pratiques.


br00t4c, to humanrights
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‘I’m frightened’: the asylum seekers rounded up to be sent to Rwanda (www.theguardian.com)

Asylum seekers from Sudan, Eritrea and Afghanistan detained in government’s Operation Vector share their stories. When Helen arrived at Yarl’s Wood immigration removal centre, she was taken to her cell and handed some cleaning spray and wipes and told to use them before making up her bed. She had no idea why she had been...

remixtures, to random Portuguese
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: "As early as October 9 top Israeli officials declared that they intended to block the delivery of food, water, and electricity, which is essential for purifying water and cooking. Defense Minister Yoav Gallant’s words have become infamous: (...) The statement conveyed the view that has seemed to guide Israel’s approach throughout the conflict: that Gazans are collectively complicit for Hamas’s crimes on October 7.

Since then Israel has restricted the number of vehicles allowed to enter Gaza, reduced the number of entry points, and conducted time-consuming and onerous inspections; destroyed farms and greenhouses; limited the delivery of fuel needed for the transport of food and water within the enclave; killed more than two hundred Palestinian aid workers, many of them employees of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the principal aid provider in the blockaded territory before October 7; and persuaded many donors, including the United States, to stop funding UNRWA by claiming that a dozen of the agency’s 13,000 employees in Gaza were involved in the October 7 attack or have other connections to Hamas. (An investigation by former French foreign minister Catherine Colonna, released on April 22, concluded that Israel had provided no evidence to support its allegations and that UNRWA is “irreplaceable and indispensable.”) The air strikes on April 1 that destroyed all three vehicles in a World Central Kitchen convoy, killing six international aid workers and a Palestinian driver and translator, seemed a continuation of these policies. Israel’s explanation that this was the result of a “misidentification” has aroused skepticism. As a result, other humanitarian groups may be deterred from providing aid.

The cumulative effect of these measures is that many Palestinians—especially young children—are starving."


remixtures, to Israel Portuguese
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: "The former head of the Mossad, Israel’s foreign intelligence agency, allegedly threatened a chief prosecutor of the international criminal court in a series of secret meetings in which he tried to pressure her into abandoning a war crimes investigation, the Guardian can reveal.

Yossi Cohen’s covert contacts with the ICC’s then prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, took place in the years leading up to her decision to open a formal investigation into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in occupied Palestinian territories.

That investigation, launched in 2021, culminated last week when Bensouda’s successor, Karim Khan, announced that he was seeking an arrest warrant for the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, over the country’s conduct in its war in Gaza.

The prosecutor’s decision to apply to the ICC’s pre-trial chamber for arrest warrants for Netanyahu and his defence minister, Yoav Gallant, alongside three Hamas leaders, is an outcome Israel’s military and political establishment has long feared."


gutenberg_org, to humanrights
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Amnesty International was founded in London in 1961 by the lawyer Peter Benenson.

In what he called "The Forgotten Prisoners" and "An Appeal for Amnesty", which appeared on the front page of the British newspaper The Observer, Benenson wrote about two students who toasted to freedom in Portugal and four other people who had been jailed in other nations because of their beliefs.



puneetsiinghal01, to disability
@puneetsiinghal01@mastodon.social avatar

You can choose to wait until you face a disability to see the worth in people with disabilities, or you can start acknowledging it now.

Disability doesn’t care about age, religion, gender, race etc.

Talking facts here.

Feature: Myanmar: Young insurgents changing the course of a forgotten war (www.bbc.com)

The BBC's Quentin Sommerville spent a month with revolutionary forces at jungle bases and on front lines in Myanmar....Two loudspeakers, as big as the men carrying them, are brought to the rocky hilltop. Some 800m below, in the town of Hpasang, lies a sprawling Myanmar army base....

unseenjapan, to Japan
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The legal and social situation for LGBTQ couples in Japan led one lesbian couple to take the dramatic step of fleeing to Canada and applying for refugee status. Canada granted their request, issuing a damning verdict on the state of LGBTQ rights in Japan.


br00t4c, to humanrights
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Human Rights Watch Founder -- and Holocaust Survivor -- Accuses Israel of Genocide on CNN


br00t4c, to China
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China: Volkswagen: Address Uyghur Forced Labor - Supply Chain, Xinjiang Plant Risk Links to Labor Abuses

#china #humanrights


aimilove_nur, to Israel
@aimilove_nur@mastodon.social avatar

Israel distributed leaflets designating area 2371 as a ‘safe’ area and advised civilians to go there. They did this only to SLAUGHTER them.

Block 2371 was then targeted by an Israeli strike, burning over 50 Palestinians in Rafah.

Aleenaa, to news
@Aleenaa@india.goonj.xyz avatar

Gaza has began to attack Central Israel through rockets!
Will the war ever end?

A massive barrage of rockets targeted Tel Aviv and central Israel for the first time in months. The rockets were fired from Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

#news #journalism #war #genocide #humanrights #government #democracy @mastodonindians

alexanderhay, to technology
@alexanderhay@mastodon.social avatar


"'I was misidentified as shoplifter by #FacialRecognition tech...'

"...[Sara] says after her bag was searched she was... banned from all stores using the #Technology.

"I was just crying and crying the entire journey home… 'Oh, will my life be the same? I'm going to be looked at as a shoplifter when I've never stolen'.

"#Facewatch later wrote to Sara and acknowledged it had made an error..."


#News #UK #SurveillanceCapitalism #Privacy #HumanRights

msquebanh, (edited ) to disabled
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I'm struggling with seeing #FathersDay stuff ATM. This year will be 2nd one, without my #Dad. Me & my family still have #traumas from night my Dad died, after #BCNDP failed us all & he lost our personal #covid protections when he was hospitalized in 2022 for ambulatory leg issues. I hate all #BCgovernment #SaanichMayor #SaanichCouncil & every single person who still supports BC NDP #eugenics on #elderly on #disabled & #immunocompromised citizens of #BritishColumbia. Not going to stop yelling.

@msquebanh@mastodon.sdf.org avatar

Again, please see pinned posts with videos of #antimasker #police abusing our #HumanRights & #HealthSafety rights - in our own home. After refusing to leave for a strictly #covid #CardiacArrest 911 call. After being told to leave. After being told my Dad has #PTSD from abusive cops in past. After being told, this is a #WarSurvivors family & #cops aren't welcomed unless absolutely necessary & it wasn't necessary.

#SaanichPolice #AbuseOfPower #SystematicRacism #VictoriaBC #YYJ #bigots #Saanich

puneetsiinghal01, to disability
@puneetsiinghal01@mastodon.social avatar

Did you know that the employees with disabilities often have to go above and beyond to navigate and devise solutions for inaccessible environments?

This additional effort comes with significant mental health costs for these employees.

The burden leads to heightened daily stress levels.

Many people may take these basic necessities for granted, making it challenging for them to empathize with our experience of living in a world not designed for us.

onepict, to humanrights
@onepict@chaos.social avatar

We need to enshrine for everyone, otherwise they do not protect anyone.

One of the reasons for censorship in a country can be because other people's human rights are being violated.

People should read the transcript of @how recent presentation at .

It's about Human Rights, censorship and the gaslighting on the political stage that can happen during conflicts.

You can't hold rogue regimes to account if you allow censorship.


RonjaBiernat, to Podcasts Dutch
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@nobs Guten Morgen, Auf der Suche nach Podcasts bin ich über diese Episode gestolpert mit der Architektin SAMANEH MOAFI. Musste sofort an dich denken, habe die Folge allerdings noch nicht ganz zu Ende gehört. https://rwm.macba.cat/en/podcasts/sonia-335-samaneh-moafi-2/


Properganda, to humanrights
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The silence from the movement, college students, celebrities, & activists is deafening.


msquebanh, to humanrights
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Katherine Strongwind called the move from an “insult.”

She said there is “nothing about the RCMP.”

“They can hire Indigenous people but it doesn’t change their many violations and their continued role in . are & not to be associated with ,” she said, adding whoever thought of the idea should be fired.


br00t4c, to humanrights
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TexasObserver, to news
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Armed vigilantes in TX and AZ are collaborating with law enforcement, who have sometimes failed to arrest or charge them—even when vigilantes were filming committing crimes in front of officers, or when police documented violations.

#news #politics #USpol #border #immigration #police #HumanRights #Texas #Arizona #extremism

Aleenaa, to news
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ICC finally ordered Israel to immediately halt it's violent military operations in Gaza.
What do you think will Israel listen?
The top United Nations court have ordered Israel to halt military operations in Rafah, a landmark ruling likely to increase mounting international pressure on Israel more than seven months into the Gaza war.


Aleenaa, to news
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Peru's new bill classifies LGBTQ people as mentally ill! This is the new of society.
Transgender model Carmen Carrera is speaking out against Peru's new bill that officially classifies transgender, nonbinary, and intersex people as "mentally ill"


#news #journalism #law #government #democracy #humanrights #lgbtq #mentalhealth @mastodonindians

Aleenaa, to books
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“It stops here. With me and you. It ends with us.”

  • Colleen Hoover perfectly portrays that sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most.


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