Human Rights, Politics, World
Americas, Canada, Human Rights, Opinion
In a century in which human rights have passed from being somehow of a proselytist fallacy to being the core of the global political debate, international tribunals couldn’t be out of the discussion. This begs the question: Is the International Court of Justice a productive institution or a bureaucratic hoax?
Earlier this month, the Canadian Justice System failed not only the late Colten Boushie and his loved ones by allowing his killer to walk free; they also failed the indigenous population. Gerald Stanley, a 56-year-old farmer in Saskatchewan, was acquitted by the jury of the charge of second-degree murder of 22-year-old Boushie, a young Cree man from the Red Pheasant First Nation reserve. Indigenous people nationwide and their supporters are left to mourn the loss of not only Boushie but the loss of justice for Boushie. Sadly, the Boushie family’s disappointment in the Canadian Justice system is not a new one for Canada’s indigenous people – and that is not okay.
Americas, Politics, USA
Thousands of Romanian citizens have taken part in protests across the country against the proposed modifications to the justice law system. Watch how the protest unfolded on 20th January 2018.
Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Pakistan
It is no secret that while Donald Trump ran against Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States, some serious allegations were made against Clinton. One particular allegation made by Donald Trump stated that Hillary Clinton was a corrupt individual involved in illegal activities through the Clinton Foundation, run by her and former President Bill Clinton during her time as the Secretary of State of the United States. Now, the vague allegations could mean a lot of things. But sources tell us that the Clinton Foundation promised policy favors to individuals based on donations made by them for the foundation itself, eventually prompting an FBI investigation.
Americas, Editor's Choice, Human Rights, Opinion, Politics, USA
Sometimes a story comes to light that makes you look at the world differently, bare and exposed for what it has become. There are those among us who sit behind their fancy TVs and sitcoms and rarely ever pay attention to the real world, and then there are those who are out there standing next to families like the one of Zainab’s to strive for the justice that she has been denied. Read more
Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Philippines
“Innocent until proven guilty” is one of the oldest ideals in the judicial branches of government. The idea of innocent until proven guilty in the American legal system goes like this: A defendant is given a fair trial and is subject to the same human rights as everyone else. Punishment can only be delivered after evidence and final decisions are made in the court.
Europe, Opinion, Politics, Romania
“I am a solo parent. How do I help my kids?” – We could all, at one point, facing this question. What are the rights concerning illegitimate children and child support in the Philippines and what options do single parents have?
Americas, Opinion, Politics, Science & Tech, USA, World
Winter is coming. During this season, people are usually preparing for the holidays and New Year’s resolutions. At least in the rest of the world, but not Romanians. Here’s what’s currently happening to the Romanian justice laws system, and why people are protesting the proposed changes.
Copyright is a touchy subject. The law relating to that in the USA is the DMCA, a piece of legislation that has been wrecking havoc for almost 20 years now. Made to protect people’s interest, it mostly causes concerns for all people involved.
Cult leader and murderer, Charles Manson died at 83 by natural causes on Nov. 19, after being admitted to a hospital in Bakersfield, California. Although Manson’s death is a timely end for some, the Manson Family Murders is still considered one of the biggest cultural events of the 1960’s.