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Intervention to the Meeting of Freedom of Expression An Arab-Euro Exchange – ACHR

Hedayat Abdel Nabi... Press Emblem Campaign Intervention to the Meeting of Freedom of Expression An Arab-Euro Exchange - ACHR Paris February 14, 2005 The Press Emblem Campaign aims at providing media with an Emblem that…

Human Rights in the Arab Countries

By Haytham Manna If the world trembled on November 13, 2001, it is the Arab countries that have paid the price for the globalization of the state of emergency declared by George W. Bush following…

Human Rights and Secularism

Haytham Manna Human Rights and Secularism Rediscovery of the World If tolerance is the legitimate father of Western democracy, then secularism can be considered the contested mother of human rights. The concept of Aufklärung is…

Hiroshima, Nagasaki & Christian morality

by Patrick J. Buchanan August 10, 2005 On the 40th, 50th and 60th anniversaries of D-Day, Presidents Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush traveled to Normandy to lead us in tribute to the bravery of…

NEW ORLEANS: CITIZEN TESTIMONY

Malik Rahim, a veteran of the Black Panther Party in New Orleans, for decades an organizer of public housing tenants both there and in San Francisco and a recent Green Party candidate for New Orleans…

Outcry over Guantanamo desecration

The Muslim world is up in arms over the desecration of the Qur'an by prison staff in Guantanamo Bay, writes Laila Saada from New York For all of last week, images of American flags on…

Taysir Alony sentencing – Peter Bergen

On Monday a Spanish court sentenced Taysir Alony , a fifty year old al Jazeera television reporter with a heart condition, to a term of seven years for “collaboration with a terrorist organization.” Alony had…

Iraq’s Interim Constitution… The objectives and future scenarios…

Abderrahim Sabir In June 30, 2004 a “new Iraq government” will emerge to “administer” the daily affairs of the state and help pave the road for an elected parliament, the adoption of a permanent constitution,…

Thus spoke the people of North Sinai

Testimonies of State Security Intelligence Victims in Arish and the city of Sheikh Zoayyed Report of a fact finding visit Undertaken by The Egyptian Association against Torture (Laila Soueif, Aida Seif El Dawla) Hisham Mubarak…

A Joint Press release Denouncing the Arbitrary Arrest and Detention of Hussein Aloudat and Ali Al-Abdallah by the Syrian political security forcs

The Arab Commission for Human Rights (ACHR), the International Committee for the Defense of Taysir Alony (ICDTA) and the Arab Committee for the Defense of Journalists (ACDJ) are very concerned for the arbitrary arrest and…