17 August, 2011 - 15:33
The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s latest report on state use of personal data shows that privacy law does not adequately protect against breaches of individual rights.
9 August, 2011 - 13:06
The rich get richer and the poor get looting. Surprised millionaire politicians are forced to return from their hols and recall parliament as riots break out after decades of increasing social deprivation.
23 July, 2011 - 01:36
On June 11 and July 2-3 renewed ‘punitive’ night raids by mobs of youths in M’sila, Algeria, have attacked and burnt down the houses of single women accused of ‘stealing men’s jobs’ and of being prostitutes. The police did not intervene.
18 July, 2011 - 19:36
Peru’s Indian Affairs Department has revealed plans to open up uncontacted tribes’ reserves to oil companies – just days before the new government takes office. Act now to help Peru’s uncontacted peoples.
8 July, 2011 - 13:27
Take action to end commercial whaling. Support modernisation of the International Whaling Commission at the 63rd Annual IWC Meeting in Jersey.
30 June, 2011 - 13:24
Help the Rainforest Foundation put pressure on the Congolese Government and the World Bank to keep the moratorium on logging, prevent irreversible damage to wildlife habitat, and help local communities gain greater control of their forest homes.
22 June, 2011 - 14:29
Corporate media copyright “experts” are secretly lobbying Ed Vaizey for the right to block websites, despite a UN report that website banning would severely risk freedom of expression unless strictly controlled by the Courts.
15 June, 2011 - 18:50
Support campaigners against the destruction of Madagascar’s unique biodiversity and its people from proposed tar sands mining. Write to French oil giant Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie.
10 June, 2011 - 17:30
Protesters at CampsfieldA mass deportation flight scheduled for 20 June has led to hunger strikes by asylum seekers and a solidarity protest.
26 May, 2011 - 12:43
On 3 June the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression will present his annual report to the Human Rights Council. Tell the HRC that internet rights are human rights and that all people have the right to freedom of expression and freedom of association.