Iain Levine

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Deplorável mesmo. A situação de direitos humanos está péssima e às eleições estavam longes de ser livres e justas twitter.com/gugachacra/sta…
Ethiopia presents on of the greatest challenges for social media companies as they seek to protect freedom of expression while helping to keep people safe both online and offline. Here is what @Meta is doing... about.fb.com/news/2021/11/u…
"Upholding the God-given dignity of the condemned has been the core reason I, a Catholic nun, have served as a spiritual adviser to seven men on death row." Powerful words from @helenprejean nytimes.com/2021/11/09/opi…
Important new report from @CPG_USHMM "grave concern that the Chinese government may be committing genocide against the Uyghurs" - concerted international response needed ushmm.org/genocide-preve…
Pl share: clarion call for action to protect #Uyghur community. “The impunity with which the Chinese gov has been able to commit these crimes thus far cannot persist. The future of a people may depend on swift, coordinated action by global actors.” #CCP #China #R2P #Genocide twitter.com/cpg_ushmm/stat…
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📢Exclt decision by US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on#NSOO amazing claim to foreign sovereign immunity allegedly bcause in biz w/ sovereign States. We@RSF_interr r proud 2 b in w/@pressfreedomm,@accessnoww@amnestyy@privacyintt@davidakayee et al as amici curiae. �@jsrailtonon⬇twitter.com/jsrailton/stat…NW
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Sad to see Van Morrison - one of the all-time music greats - now downplaying coronavirus and spreading misinformation about the pandemic nytimes.com/2021/11/08/wor…
"Nós, povos indígenas, estamos sendo ameaçados" disse @vall_munduruku à @hrw_brasil na #COP26. O garimpo ilegal está destruindo a floresta amazônica e impactando a vida e subsistência de comunidades indígenas no Tapajós.
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Thanks for inviting me - that was really fun. Always inspiring to have the chance to engage with the next generation of human rights leaders......and remember: don't be afraid to be a voice in the wilderness. twitter.com/HSlim_Oxford/s…
Good decision by Biden administration to put @NSOgroup on blacklist given company's horrendous human rights record against journalists and human rights defenders theguardian.com/us-news/2021/n…
UK church leaders criticise Ghanaian bishops for support of anti-LGBTQ+ law theguardian.com/world/2021/oct…
O sucesso da Declaração de Glasgow será medido pela capacidade dos países signatários apresentarem resultados concretos na redução do desmatamento. Mas do que promessas, é preciso ação imediata. sustentabilidade.estadao.com.br/noticias/geral…
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Growing concerns about the impact of facial recognition technologies on rights lead @Meta to shut down the Face Recognition system on Facebook about.fb.com/news/2021/11/u…
Burhan gravely miscalculated the strength and determination of the Sudanese people. While civil society was frustrated with Hamdok’s government, because it was too slow to fulfill the demands of the revolution, Burhan’s power-grab, has reunified the street behind Hamdok twitter.com/bechamilton/st…
Em 21 anos cobrindo cúpulas e reuniões de chefes de estado, nunca havia visto uma cena tão constrangedora. Num canto daquela sala em Roma, não era um homem que parecia isolado. Mas um país que tinha perdido seu lugar no mundo. noticias.uol.com.br/colunas/jamil-…
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Normalization among states….or “shrinking” the Palestinian conflict through economic development won’t replace solving the conflict between the two key antagonists: the Israelis and the Palestinians. Good piece by ⁦@dassakayeforeignpolicy.com/2021/10/29/why…
“It is to be hoped that the mourning-wail of “Perilous Medicine” provokes outrage and helps secure more protection for health-care workers. We don’t want to live in a world where basic humanity is ignored, and we don’t have to.” ⁦⁦@lenrubensteinwashingtonpost.com/outlook/when-w…
This is important human rights work - @MaryLawlorhrds challenges the Sri Lankan government over its arbitrary detention, intimidation and harassment of human rights defenders, journalists and trade union leaders srdefenders.org/sri-lanka-hrds…
The proposed “sexual rights and family values” Bill in Ghana is a grave attack on human rights and freedom of expression which criminalizes the LGBTQ community and those who show support for their rights. article19.org/resources/ghan…
Such important reporting from @carolrosenberg as former Al-Qaeda courier describes torture - brutal forced feedings, crude waterboarding and other physical and sexual abuse - endured at hands of CIA nytimes.com/2021/10/28/us/…
Human rights and environmental groups call for just and rapid transition away from fossil fuels and towards a renewable energy system ahead of #COP26 earthworks.org/campaigns/maki…
Great job and an opportunity to work with @wendyrides - check it out twitter.com/IATI_aid/statu…
O relatório da #CPIdaCovid revela o que acontece quando um presidente adota políticas com total desrespeito aos direitos humanos durante uma pandemia. O @MPF_PGR, deve examinar com seriedade as fortes evidências relatadas pela CPI. Saiba mais em: hrw.org/pt/news/2021/1…
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Chinese censorship is going global challenging Western institutions and companies says @SuzanneNossel of @PENamerica foreignpolicy.com/2021/10/26/chi…
"Convocamos as massas para que saiam às ruas e as ocupem, fechem todas as estradas com barricadas, façam uma greve geral, não cooperem com os golpistas e usem a desobediência civil para enfrentá-los” Associação de Profissionais do Sudão twitter.com/hrw_brasil/sta…
A sad day for human rights as @amnesty announces thee closure of its Hong Kong offices amnesty.org/en/latest/news…
this is a terrible position to take. #encryption benefits users (and, ahem, whistleblowers) worldwide, it's essential to privacy & security. telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/10/2…
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Hard to see how he can survive today's humiliation twitter.com/JohnCassidy/st…
While it's easy to criticize the @IntlCrimCourt for few successes, reconciliation without accountability can be a recipe for disaster as South Sudan shows foreignpolicy.com/2021/10/22/icc…
Tanzania should end its ban on school for pregnant girls and adolescent mothers and respect their right to education @Martinez_Elin hrw.org/news/2021/10/0…
Guiding principles for internet regulation from Twitter @Policy starting with "The Open Internet is global, should be available to all, and should be built on open standards and the protection of human rights." cdn.cms-twdigitalassets.com/content/dam/ab…
Important next step for @Joelcpj who will research press freedom @TowCenter @columbiajourn - essential for human rights and democracy journalism.columbia.edu/committee-prot…
“Many Afghans at grave risk are depending on govts to respect the right to seek asylum. Responding effectively to this humanitarian crisis demands refugee and migration policies that are generous, rights-respecting, and culturally sensitive.” @BillFrelick hrw.org/news/2021/10/2…
The anti-corruption and human rights movements have historically been seen as fighting for two separate causes but now, there is more awareness and exploration of the links between the two @MaryLawlorhrds transparency.org/en/blog/un-spe…
Important work from @SRtoxics on the developing and interdependent relationship between human rights and environmental protection. twitter.com/ciel_tweets/st…
Now Public: communication to 🇰�#Cambodiaia on the arrest and criminalisation of Environmental Defenders a#MotherNatureCambodiaia. MNC campaigns for the preservation of Cambodia’s natural environment & raises public awareness about environmental rightssrdefenders.org/cambodia-mothe…Zp
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Turkey unfairly detained and convicted a man for sharing satirical @Facebook posts mocking President Erdogan, the European Court of Human Rights ruled bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
I am more than a little tired of the United States being the only major country on Earth to not guarantee paid family and medical leave. We are going to end that international embarrassment.
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Launch of new disability rights program by ⁦@FordFoundation⁩ important step forward for idea of “nothing about us without us” markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/fo…
The best way to protect the rights of sex workers is to decriminalize them and their clients; criminalization of either side of the sex trade perpetuates the social stigma that treats sex work as an inherently harmful activity @CeciliaGentili nytimes.com/2021/10/17/opi…
Digital evidence is playing an increasingly central role in trials @IntlCrimCourt raising important questions for those who care about justice and accountability @lindsaysfreeman @vazquezllorente opiniojuris.org/2021/10/12/how…
O secretário de Estado dos EUA, Antony Blinken, só fez elogios à Arábia Saudita no encontro com chanceler Saudita. O ditador saudita, Bin Salman, mandou esquartejar um jornalista, apoia jihadistas, proíbe igrejas e sinagogas e mantém a mãe em cativeiro state.gov/secretary-anto…
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Since there were 18 candidates for 18 seats there was no opportunity to reject those governments who do not belong on the UN human rights council such as Eritrea, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates amongst others. washingtonpost.com/world/us-wins-…
Texas is a leader in racist gerrymandering, restrictions on abortion and efforts to introduce anti-trans legislation nytimes.com/2021/10/13/opi…
“This year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awakened to the reality of a world in which geopolitical battles are increasingly waged through the medium of narrative and the contest to control information” twitter.com/ForeignPolicy/…
“social media do indeed increase political participation …..and they expand political equality across Western democracies…for the most part, they do not constitute echo chambers or filter bubbles, as most users see a mixture of political content” cristianvaccari.com/2021/10/01/now…
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