Human Rights

Egypt: New Leader Faces Rights Crisis

HRW: (Beirut) – President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi takes office in Egypt in the midst of a human rights crisis as dire as in any period in the country’s modern history, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. The new president should make addressing Egypt’s dismal human rights record a […]

Pakistan urged to end faith based killings

Legalbrief Today — Three independent UN human rights experts have urged Pakistan to adopt urgent legislation to put an end to faith-based killings and protect the country’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community, whose faith is currently outlawed, the Jurist states. The call follows a resurgence of violent attacks in Pakistan targeting Ahmadiyya Muslims, which have […]

Who speaks for the voiceless?

By Leonard Pitts Jr., who is a columnist for the Miami Herald Who speaks for Ghanson Debrosse? Before he was born, many people did. Anti-abortion groups did. Churches did. Protesters did. And lawmakers did. Florida, for instance, requires that a woman undergo an ultrasound before getting an abortion, and the provider […]

Two cheers for human rights

Continue reading the main story in BBC Should the English have a say on Scottish independence? (Roger Scruton) Why I don’t tweet (Adam Gopnik) Good sport, bad sport (AG) The driverless car (AG) Human rights are important, but they will never be a solution to ending conflict, writes John Gray. […]

আহমদীদের রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবে অমুসলিম ঘোষণা ও এর পরিণাম-বাস্তবতার নিরীখে : Declaring Ahmadis Non-Muslim by State and Its Consequences – A Reality Study (in Bengali)

Source: Speech by Ahmad Tabshir Chowdhury during Jalsa Salana Bangladesh, Feb 9, 2014 আহমদীদের রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবে অমুসলিম ঘোষণা ও এর পরিণামঃ বাস্তবতার নিরীখে আমার বক্তব্য বিষয় “আহমদীদের রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবে অমুসলিম ঘোষণা ও এর পরিণামঃ বাস্তবতার নিরীখে”। যদিও কোন সরকার বা সংসদ কোন মানুষের ধর্ম নির্ধারণ করার এখতিয়ার রাখেনা, বিশেষতঃ […]