Human Rights, Abuses & Poverty

Humans have been using and abusing each other since the dawn of time. Fortunately, human rights legislation is becoming increasingly intollerant to such abuse. However, we still have a long way to go, and there are still millions of people around the world suffering hellish lives.

An Honest Israeli Jew tells the Truth about Israel / Dec 2012
Miko Peled was born in Jerusalem into an influential Zionist family. His father was a well-known General in the Israeli Army. Peled is one of the growing number of Israeli's and Jews around the world who are against Zionism and racist State of Israel.

Leading Israeli Politician Calls For Palestinian Concentration Camps (Aug 2014)
Moshe FeiglinMoshe Feiglin, Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset and member of Netanyahu's ruling Likud Party, has posted a message on his Facebook page calling for concentration camps in Gaza and "the conquest of the entire Gaza Strip, and annihilation of all fighting forces and their supporters". This is a direct incitement to genocide and war crimes, an incitement that should outrage all non-sociopathic human beings. But remarkably, that post so far has 10,000 likes?? Facebook will take down posts it does not feel are appropriate to its values, but a call for ethnic cleansing seems not to worry its administrators. It is time for the US to stop sending billions of dollars in aid to Israel every year, donations that are funding the very ethic cleansing and war crimes that Obama pretends to be shocked about. Without American support, Israel would have to learn diplomacy rather than sorting every problem out with the barrel of a gun or the bomb bay of an aircraft. The war crimes we are seeing in Gaza are what happens when one side has a massive military advantage. Murdering Palestinians is like shooting fish in a barrel. If you care about humanity, you must speak out.

The Story of Human Rights / Sep 2009
Human rights give us a standard by which we can reject slavery, torture, starvation and general abuse of the world's population. Without rights, such a rejection becomes impossible. This is why human rights are so important, forming the basis of social justice and steering social change.

The World Cup and other high profile sporting events have always been huge draws for sex traffickers. However, as long as prostitution is considered separate from trafficking, sex slavery will continue. [more]

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