Posts Tagged “Human rights”

Rising extremism is not a mental health issue, it’s a political and public health issue

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Rising extremism is not a mental health issue, it’s a political and public health issue

Rising extremism is not a mental health issue, it’s a political and public health issue Guest comnmentary by AHRC Executive Director Imad Hamad discusses why extremism is not a mental health issue, but a political and a public health concern. By Imad Hamad The response to terrorism in this country is bifurcated. If the perpetrator…

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AHRC Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s International Day

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AHRC Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s International Day

AHRC Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s International Day The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the rest of the global community in celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day. The Day falls on July 18 every year in honor of the former South African President who helped end the Apartheid regime in South Africa.   The day was officially…

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Israel: Do Micah 6:8 and Free Mordechai Vanunu

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Israel: Do Micah 6:8 and Free Mordechai Vanunu

“What does God require? He has told you o’man! Be just, be merciful, and walk humbly with your Lord.” -Micah 6:8 On Wednesday Israel’s nuclear whistle blower Mordechai Vanunu broke his latest news regarding his human rights struggle at Facebook. By Eileen Fleming On the first day of May, Mordechai Vanunu Israel’s nuclear whistleblower posted the…

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The New York Times, Vanunu Mordechai and the embattled state of journalism

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The New York Times, Vanunu Mordechai and the embattled state of journalism

On Saturday The New York Times published “Julian Assange and the Woeful State of Whistle-Blowers” by Edward Wasserman and a comment by this reporter regarding Mordechai Vanunu and the embattled state of journalism. By Eileen Fleming Dr. Edward Wasserman is the dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr….

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Migrants and refugees crossing Libya subjected to “unimaginable horrors”

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Migrants and refugees crossing Libya subjected to “unimaginable horrors”

Migrants and refugees crossing Libya subjected to “unimaginable horrors” Migrants and refugees are being subjected to “unimaginable horrors” from the moment they enter Libya, throughout their stay in the country and – if they make it that far — during their subsequent attempts to cross the Mediterranean sea, according to a UN report released on…

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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon Senior Staff attorney at the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee honored for her dedication to fighting for civil and human rights ADC thanks Senior Staff Attorney Ms. Yolanda Rondon for her over five years of service and dedication to the community. Ms. Rondon’s tenure at ADC ends today, and…

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