While officially Saudi Arabia is our “friend”, they are also the number one abuser of basic human rights on the planet. What has happened is neither new nor unique, but instead is a hideous act that has thrown a spotlight upon one of the most repressive and barbaric regimes on the planet. The entrapment and … Read more Saudi Arabia, Human Rights, and Jamal Khashoggi
The UK government announced yesterday on 3rd July the intent to ban Gay conversion therapy. Along with that announcement, which is part of their LGBT road map, they also published the results of a comprehensive survey that has enabled them to make informed decisions. The Survey Itself You can find the full survey results here. … Read more Why is the UK planning to ban Gay conversion therapy?
It was officially announced this week that the US has quit the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). This is the first time any nation has ever voluntarily left. When it was first established in 2006, the Bush administration simply did not join, and it was only in 2009 that the Obama administration brought the US in. … Read more Humanists shocked to receive ‘bizarre rant’ from United States
In the words of a US State Department document published last year the very concept of child brides was robustly denounced as follows … Child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM) CEFM is defined as a formal marriage or informal union where one or both parties is under the age of 18. As of 2010, there were … Read more The shocking scandal of child brides
It sound like a joke, but once again the United Nations has managed to do something that is quite frankly so bizarre it can potentially be grasped as some sort of prank. Previously, the U.N. have already managed to find the one nation on the planet that has the absolute worst human rights record, and in effect appointed the … Read more U.N. Elects Saudi Arabia to Woman’s Rights Commission