Northern Ireland abortion case hears traumatic experience

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Northern Ireland Sarah Ewart recounts seeking termination in 2013 after fatal foetal abnormality diagnosis Sarah Ewart outside Belfast high court. Her legal action is aimed at overturning Northern Ireland’s near blanket ban on abortions. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images A court in Belfast has heard Läs mer…

Indonesia to let UN workers into West Papua as violence continues

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; West Papua UNHCHR wants access after Indonesian military crackdown in response to guerrilla attack A man with his forehead painted with the separatist flag of West Papua banned by Indonesia. Photograph: Trisnadi/AP Indonesia has agreed in principle to allow the UN office of the Läs mer…

Landmark case could see NI abortion ban overturned

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Northern Ireland Sarah Ewart’s action at Belfast high court aims to find laws in breach of human rights Sarah Ewart outside the UK Supreme Court in June 2018. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Getty Images A landmark case at Belfast high court could find Northern Ireland’s abortion Läs mer…

Chinese activist Liu Feiyue given five years' jail for 'inciting subversion'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China Flawed trial shows how Beijing abuses the judicial system to silence dissent, says Amnesty International Liu Feiyue is one of many Chinese human rights activists who have been swept up in Xi Jinping’s crackdown on dissent. Photograph: Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock The founder of a prominent Läs mer…

Campaigners say case of Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi now an ‘emergency’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bahrain • Al-Araibi has been detained in Thailand since November• ‘We are clearly facing a human rights emergency’ Hakeem al-Araibi fled his homeland after being beaten by police and there are fears he could be tortured or even killed if Bahrain’s extradition request is Läs mer…