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2023-06-07: News Headlines

Salim Lamrani (2023-06-07). Argentina's President Gabriel Boric, Venezuela and the Question of Human Rights. globalresearch.ca

Adam Johnson (2023-06-07). The supposed champions of 'human rights' partying with Henry Kissinger for his 100th birthday. therealnews.com That Samantha Power, USAID director and supposed human rights champion, and Tony Blinken, US secretary of state and supposed human rights champion, are unmitigated phonies and sanctimonious hypocrites is not a new revelation. Indeed, I've dedicated many

Staff (2023-06-07). A National State of Emergency: Human Rights Campaign Sounds the Alarm over Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws in U.S. democracynow.org The Human Rights Campaign has declared a state of emergency for LGBTQ+ people in the United States over a wave of discriminatory laws passed in states across the country. There have been more than 70 anti-LGBTQ+ bills signed into law so far in 2023 — more than double last year's number, which was previously the worst year for discriminatory legislation. These laws have primarily targeted the transgender community, with many states banning gender-affirming medical care and participation in sports by trans youth. The Human Rights Campaign, which is the largest organization devoted to the rights of lesbi…

Editor (2023-06-07). New Anti-transgender Laws Will Hurt Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Religious Expression. scheerpost.com Montana is not alone in its efforts to introduce and pass anti-transgender legislation. The nationwide civil rights group Human Rights Campaign states that in 2023 alone, more than 450 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been introduced in state legislatures.

Eric Zuesse (2023-06-06). Career Corruption Prosecutor in Moldova and in EU Quits Moldovan Gov't., Saying It's Too Corrupt. dissidentvoice.org The Moldovan Stanislav Pavlovschi, a former judge at the European Court of Human Rights, whom the current Government of Moldova then appointed as Minister of Justice, quit that post two weeks later and joined the newly formed Dignity and Truth Platform Party. At the time of his resignation from the Justice Ministry in 2019, he …

Staff (2023-06-06). "Enough Is Enough": Australian PM Throws Support Behind Movement to Free Julian Assange. democracynow.org A growing number of politicians, including Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, are calling on the United States to drop its case against WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen Julian Assange, who has been locked up for four years in London's Belmarsh prison awaiting possible extradition to face espionage and hacking charges for publishing leaked documents about U.S. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. Among Assange's supporters is Australian human rights attorney Jen Robinson, who has been a legal adviser to Assange since 2010. She joins us from London, where she calls for the case against A…


Editor (2023-06-06). Lie, cheat, and steal: The CIA's disastrous scientific legacy. mronline.org Under the leadership of noted black site torture overseer Gina Haspel, it has also adopted a tech start-up model via its new "CIA Labs," which entices would-be innovators with lucrative patent opportunities.

teleSUR, sr, JGN (2023-06-07). Conoce algunos derechos de los bebés al momento de nacer. telesurtv.net La conmemoración del Día Mundial de los Derechos del Nacimiento, busca crear conciencia y reflexión sobre la importancia del nacimiento y de los derechos que tienen el bebé y la madre.

Salim Lamrani (2023-06-06). Gabriel Boric, Venezuela y la cuestión de los derechos humanos. globalizacion.ca Desde su entronización a la Presidencia de Brasil en enero de 2023, Lula da Silva se ha esforzado por relanzar el proceso de cooperación regional en un continente fragmentado y dividido.[1] | Con esta óptica organizó la Cumbre de Sudamérica que…

WSWS (2023-06-07). 1,000 anti-fascist demonstrators detained in Leipzig, Germany police kettle for hours. wsws.org The increasingly use of state violence against youth, peaceful protesters and workers shows that it is impossible to wage‚ÄÜ ‚ÄÜ war abroad without waging class war at home.

Anonymous103 (2023-06-06). In Video: 'We Worked On Creation Of Dirty Atomic Bomb'. southfront.org

Defense for Children Palestine (2023-06-07). Israeli Forces' Systemic Denial of Fair Trial Rights to Palestinian Child Prisoners Amounts to Arbitrary Detention. globalresearch.ca


Press Associates (2023-06-07). NAACP, Latinx, labor and LGBTQ rights groups warn against visiting Florida. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—You've heard of State Department "travel advisories" for people planning to visit various foreign countries? "Don't go there. It's dangerous," is either implicit or explicit. Well, things are so bad for people of color and gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender people that three top civil rights groups have issued travel advisories…for Florida. In so many words, what they're saying …

Mitchell Zimmerman (2023-06-07). Anti-Trans Politicians Are Following the Nazi Playbook. otherwords.org The 1920s were both good and bad times for the Jews of Germany. | They'd been granted the same legal rights as other Germans and were established in respected professions. They were mostly treated as worthy of dignity. But that changed as antisemites scapegoated Jews for all of Germany's woes — from the loss of World War I to the hyperinflation that had ruined so many lives. | Nazis not only stereotyped Jews as rich, cunning, and devious, but also likened them to revolting vermin — including lice, rats, snakes, and cockroaches. They were depicted as creepy, smelly, disease-ridden, sub-human. | Attacki…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-06-07). UK court rejects appeal to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Yemen atrocities. peoplesdispatch.org According to rights groups, an estimated 8,983 civilians have been killed in over 25,000 airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen since 2015, many of which were carried out by UK-supplied military equipment…

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-06-07). Santiago de Cuba: women playwrights make a difference. plenglish.com Santiago de Cuba, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Women playwrights, directors and actresses from several countries give life here to the IX International Festival The Writing of the Difference which will last until Sunday 11.

Fight Back (2023-06-07). Jacksonville immigrant community rallies against DeSantis backed anti-immigrant law. fightbacknews.org Jacksonville, FL – On June 1, over 300 members of the immigrant community in Jacksonville came together as part of a statewide day of action to oppose the signing of Senate Bill 1718, discriminatory anti-immigrant legislation that targets individuals still navigating the country's complex immigration system. Organized by Latino news and radio personalities with the help of many of their supporters, the protest showcased the community's commitment to fighting against policies that attack immigrants. | SB 1718 has faced widespread condemnation from the immigrant rights movement. This new law specifically…

ecns.cn (2023-06-07). Xinjiang investigates forced shopping on group tours. ecns.cn The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region is investigating several cases of travelers' rights being infringed upon during irrationally low-priced group tours or through forced shopping requirements.

Press Associates (2023-06-07). NAACP, Latinx, labor and LGBTQ rights groups warn against visiting Florida. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—You've heard of State Department "travel advisories" for people planning to visit various foreign countries? "Don't go there. It's dangerous," is either implicit or explicit. Well, things are so bad for people of color and gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender people that three top civil rights groups have issued travel advisories…for Florida. In so many words, what they're saying …

Mitchell Zimmerman (2023-06-07). Anti-Trans Politicians Are Following the Nazi Playbook. otherwords.org The 1920s were both good and bad times for the Jews of Germany. | They'd been granted the same legal rights as other Germans and were established in respected professions. They were mostly treated as worthy of dignity. But that changed as antisemites scapegoated Jews for all of Germany's woes — from the loss of World War I to the hyperinflation that had ruined so many lives. | Nazis not only stereotyped Jews as rich, cunning, and devious, but also likened them to revolting vermin — including lice, rats, snakes, and cockroaches. They were depicted as creepy, smelly, disease-ridden, sub-human. | Attacki…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-06-07). UK court rejects appeal to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Yemen atrocities. peoplesdispatch.org According to rights groups, an estimated 8,983 civilians have been killed in over 25,000 airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen since 2015, many of which were carried out by UK-supplied military equipment…

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-06-07). Santiago de Cuba: women playwrights make a difference. plenglish.com Santiago de Cuba, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Women playwrights, directors and actresses from several countries give life here to the IX International Festival The Writing of the Difference which will last until Sunday 11.

Fight Back (2023-06-07). Jacksonville immigrant community rallies against DeSantis backed anti-immigrant law. fightbacknews.org Jacksonville, FL – On June 1, over 300 members of the immigrant community in Jacksonville came together as part of a statewide day of action to oppose the signing of Senate Bill 1718, discriminatory anti-immigrant legislation that targets individuals still navigating the country's complex immigration system. Organized by Latino news and radio personalities with the help of many of their supporters, the protest showcased the community's commitment to fighting against policies that attack immigrants. | SB 1718 has faced widespread condemnation from the immigrant rights movement. This new law specifically…

ecns.cn (2023-06-07). Xinjiang investigates forced shopping on group tours. ecns.cn The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region is investigating several cases of travelers' rights being infringed upon during irrationally low-priced group tours or through forced shopping requirements.

Editor (2023-06-07). India: Five years behind bars for five activists, neither tried nor even charged. mronline.org Without bail, without charges being framed, without justice!

Center For Constitutional Rights. (2023-06-07). Close Guantanamo Monthly Vigils. popularresistance.org Monthly vigils — or even weekly vigils — for the closure of Guantánamo were a noticeable feature of the London protest scene for many years, while British prisoners were still held there, although, with the release of Shaker Aamer, the prison's last British resident, in October 2015, it became impossible to sustain the impetus, and the Trump years, of course, were bleak for protestors, because Trump had tweeted, even before he took office, that "there must be no more releases from Gitmo," and he was largely true to his word, releasing only one man in his nearly 1,500 days in office.

Editor (2023-06-07). Five years behind bars for five activists. mronline.org Without bail, without charges being framed, without justice!

Marc Steiner (2023-06-06). Marc Steiner: My life in the Civil Rights Movement. therealnews.com TRNN show host Marc Steiner's Rise of the Right series has followed the ascendance of far-right political forces domestically and internationally. In a special episode of The Marc Steiner Show, TRNN Editor-in-Chief takes the mic to put Marc in the hot seat. From a childhood in Baltimore among family members who had survived the Holocaust, Marc's activism in the 1960s and 70s took him from the ranks of SNCC to organizing alongside the Young Patriots of the Black Panther's Rainbow Coalition. Marc looks back on his life as an organizer and journalist, and how it frames his understanding of our present moment.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2023-06-06). Palestinian toddler dies after being shot by troops. electronicintifada.net Rights group says Israeli soldiers fired indiscriminately and without justification.

Editor (2023-06-06). 56 Years of Occupation: Explaining the Palestinian 'Naksa'. scheerpost.com When Palestinians commemorate the Naksa, they are not only commemorating a historic loss of life and land, but the ongoing military occupation that every day, strips them of their rights to life, freedom, dignity, and self determination.

Editor (2023-06-06). Progressive Groups Sue Mississippi Over 'Unconstitutional' Anti-Protest Law. scheerpost.com "We should not have to risk arrest and imprisonment for exercising our constitutional rights, including freedom of speech and equal protection under the law," asserted one of the plaintiffs.

Francis Erdman (2023-06-06). Fighting back against the homophobic religious right's hateful misuse of sacred literature. peoplesworld.org There is a pattern in the religious right to use—and to misuse—religious texts and traditions to support their revanchist, fascist agenda. It is important to understand this and have the tools to push back because it is important to not let the religious right have a "copyright" on religion and spirituality. Real spirituality has always …

Gillian Branstetter (2023-06-06). How Housing Segregation Shaped America's 'Gayborhoods'. aclu.org For much of the last century, the "American dream" has centered on homeownership by married, white families. Alongside

Maximillian Alvarez (2023-06-07). Labor must join the fight to Stop Cop City. therealnews.com The 2020 protests that took place in the immediate wake of Minneapolis police murdering George Floyd were a historic call for America to reckon with its racist, oppressive system of state-sanctioned police violence. Three years later, rather than a reckoning, that same system, along with the political and business elites propping it up, are giving us "Cop City" (ie, the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, the Atlanta Police Foundation's 85-acre, $90-million police militarization and training complex where law enforcement from around the US and beyond will, among other things, train for urban warfare scen…

Anonymous669 (2023-06-07). U.S. Responds To Iran's New Hypersonic Missile With More Sanctions. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On June 6, the United States said it had sanctioned a "procurement network" of people and firms from Iran, China and Hong Kong associated with the alleged development of Iran's missile program. | In a statement, the Treasury Department said that the network, which is made up of seven people and six firms, "facilitated procurement of sensitive and critical parts and technology for key actors in Iran's ballistic missile development.""Today's action reinforces our commitment to respond…

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2023-06-06: News Headlines

Eric Zuesse (2023-06-06). Career Corruption Prosecutor in Moldova and in EU Quits Moldovan Gov't., Saying It's Too Corrupt. dissidentvoice.org The Moldovan Stanislav Pavlovschi, a former judge at the European Court of Human Rights, whom the current Government of Moldova then appointed as Minister of Justice, quit that post two weeks later and joined the newly formed Dignity and Truth Platform Party. At the time of his resignation from the Justice Ministry in 2019, he …

_____ (2023-06-05). The Hypocrisy of Economic Sanctions. transcend.org 1 Jun 2023 – Are economic sanctions a violation of human rights?>

Alan MacLeod, Mintpress News. (2023-06-05). International Law, Human Rights And Ukraine, With Alfred De Zayas. popularresistance.org You can indict Vladimir Putin over war crimes in Ukraine. But if you do, you'd better indict Joe Biden as well. That is the message that Professor Alfred de Zayas, world-renowned human rights and international law expert, gave "MintCast" host Alan MacLeod on today's episode of the series. | A Swiss-American lawyer, academic and United Nations official with over 50 years' experience in the field of human rights, de Zayas joins us for a wide-ranging discussion about international law and Ukraine, U.S. sanctions, whistleblowers, the successes and failures of the United Nations and its bodies, and the growth of a new…


Editor (2023-06-05). UN Experts Say Millions of US Women at Risk After 'Regressive' Attack on Abortion Rights by Supreme Court. scheerpost.com Abortion bans in 14 U.S. states since the 2022 Dobbs decision "have made abortion services largely inaccessible and denied women and girls their fundamental human rights to comprehensive healthcare including sexual and reproductive health."

AAMIR (2023-06-05). Saturday 6/3: Pakistan: Stop human rights violation, call for democracy. indybay.org 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco…

Karen J. Greenberg (2023-06-05). Blindman's Buff: America's Continuing Quest to Hide Torture. globalresearch.ca




Staff (2023-06-05). Freedom Revolution — Administrative Detainees' Intifada: Prisoners' movement announces 18 June hunger strike. samidoun.net On Monday, 5 June — the anniversary of the Naksa, the 1967 Zionist occupation of the remaining parts of Palestine (the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem), the Syrian Golan Heights and the Sinai of Egypt, the Administrative Prisoners' Committee, announced yesterday by the Higher Emergency Committee of the Palestinian Prisoners' Movement, announced its …

Staff (2023-06-05). Israeli forces detain two Palestinian children. youtube.com

Maureen Clare Murphy (2023-06-06). Palestinian toddler dies after being shot by troops. electronicintifada.net Rights group says Israeli soldiers fired indiscriminately and without justification.

Staff (2023-06-05). Freedom Revolution — Administrative Detainees' Intifada: Prisoners' movement announces 18 June hunger strike. samidoun.net On Monday, 5 June — the anniversary of the Naksa, the 1967 Zionist occupation of the remaining parts of Palestine (the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem), the Syrian Golan Heights and the Sinai of Egypt, the Administrative Prisoners' Committee, announced yesterday by the Higher Emergency Committee of the Palestinian Prisoners' Movement, announced its …

Staff (2023-06-05). Israeli forces detain two Palestinian children. youtube.com

Maureen Clare Murphy (2023-06-06). Palestinian toddler dies after being shot by troops. electronicintifada.net Rights group says Israeli soldiers fired indiscriminately and without justification.

Sharon Zhang (2023-06-05). Civil Rights Group: DOJ Must Probe Arrest of Anti-Cop City Bail Fund Organizers. truthout.org A prominent civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation into Georgia police's arrest of three lead organizers for the Atlanta Solidarity Fund, a bail fund that has helped in protesters' fight against Cop City, raising deep concerns about the state's seeming quest to paint protesters against Cop City as "terrorists." In a statement released on Friday, Legal Defense Fund (LDF) said… |

bdsmovement.net (2023-06-05). G4S to divest completely from apartheid Israel. bdsmovement.net This follows years of an effective #StopG4S campaign waged by the BDS movement for Palestinian rights.

WSWS (2023-06-05). Australian university union blocks call by CFPE members for broader struggle. wsws.org This was a blatant act of political censorship, showing that the NTEU bureaucrats are intent on stifling the democratic rights of members as they rush to push through sell-out enterprise bargaining deals at one university after the other.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). MOC slams U.S. sanctions on Chinese entities. ecns.cn China strongly opposes the United States' sanctions against China-based companies and citizens for alleged involvement in the production of illicit drugs, said a Ministry of Commerce official Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China opposes U.S. sanctions on entities, individuals: MOC. ecns.cn China firmly opposes the sanctions imposed by the U.S. on Chinese entities and individuals over allegedly supplying equipment that manufactures illegal fentanyl, said the country's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Tuesday.

_____ (2023-06-05). (Franàßais) L'Hypocrisie des Sanctions Économiques. transcend.org Les sanctions économiques sont-elles une violation des droits de l'Homme ?>

Sevim Dağdelen (2023-06-05). In China, German lawmaker calls for end to sanctions, an 'instrument of war' (that backfires on Europe). geopoliticaleconomy.com "Sanctions are an instrument of modern warfare", says leftist member of the German Bundestag Sevim Dağdelen, warning in a speech in China that economic war is backfiring and hurting European workers, fueling unemployment and de-industrialization.

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