Posts Tagged ‘ Human Rights ’

Bahrain Tightens the Screws

Jun 28th, 2016 | By
Human Rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been held in solitary confinement for weeks and has now been hospitalized

Years after promising democratic reforms, Bahrain’s government is going after its critics with a new vigor. How long will London and Washington hold their tongues? As with the other “Sunni allies” of the United States and Europe such as Saudi Arabia there are no complaints about constant human rights abuses.

Bahrain cracks down on opposition bloc amid US concern

Jun 14th, 2016 | By

Bahrain suspended all activities by the main Shiite opposition group Tuesday as part of a crackdown in the Sunni-ruled kingdom that has raised concerns among rights defenders and in Washington. The decision came a day after security forces rearrested leading human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, drawing a complaint from the United States.

Saudi human rights activist has been sentenced to nine years

Apr 24th, 2016 | By

London-based rights organization said that Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court passed the ruling on Issa al-Hamid. He will served nine years for being critical of the despotic regime that rules Saudi Arabia. He was also banned from foreign trips for another nine years.

A Human Rights Threat Alert on Genocide in West Africa

Feb 4th, 2016 | By
Islamic murderers in Nigeria

In January 2012, Boko Haram issued an ultimatum by leaflets asking all Christians and southerners to leave northern Nigeria in 72 hours. At the expiration of the 3-day deadline, Boko Haram struck a hotel in the northeast and killed Christian southerners.

Saudi Young Man To Beheaded And Crucified For Protests

Nov 25th, 2015 | By

Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, 21, may soon be beheaded and his body crucified and left to rot in public in Saudi Arabia. Al-Nimr participated in a protest against the Saudi government when he was 17.

Ideological Jihadist Victory Confounds Experts

Oct 15th, 2015 | By

Although free countries like the United States lack the legal and religious authority to define Islam, they can forthrightly stand for the Declaration of Independence’s “unalienable Rights” as during the Cold War. Under these moral “laws of Nature and of Nature’s God,” conscientious Muslims and non-Muslims could reject theological bases for human rights abuses.

Congressman Smith Calls For Greater Action To Protect Christians Worldwide

Apr 9th, 2015 | By

In the wake of Pope Francis’ Easter Sunday address and prayers for peace and an end to the persecution of Christians, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations, called on the Administration to do more to protect the world’s Christians, who have come under sustained attack by Muslim extremists.

D.C. Council Steamrolls Religious Freedom for Catholic Schools, Universities

Dec 12th, 2014 | By

“It’s a sad day for America,” said Patrick Reilly, president of The Cardinal Newman Society. “In our nation’s capital, religious educators have been directly targeted and denied their natural and constitutional right to freely exercise religion—to choose what policies and programs appropriately serve the mission of religious schools and colleges to form young people in the truth and faith.”

Saudis Behead Four For Drug Possession & Persecute ‘Gay’ And Businesswoman

Aug 20th, 2014 | By

Sharia, of course, has different standards than we do and those standards are harsh and deadly. Sharia has no set code of laws that can be relied on to assure equal justice. It relies on religious texts and the interpretation of those using the texts. In short, the law can be whatever the morality police want it to be.

Obama “Silent” Over Persecution Christians In Saudi Arabia

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

Human rights activists have criticized American President Barack Obama for not addressing the persecution of Christians and other minorities during his talks with leaders in Saudi Arabia. A spokesman said the President “dind’t have time” to talk about torture, hangings and beheading there. Apparantly Obama has no problem with the treatment of women in this feudal society.