Human rights

14 May 2013
The term “public figure” covers a relatively large spectrum of people who share the commonality of being widely known. This can range from those...
26 Oct 2012
Religion is largely ignored from foreign policy and from literature about how foreign policy should be determined. Religious freedom is likewise for the most...
29 Aug 2012
Arguably, the main function of any government is to ensure the survival of the state and its citizens through economic, military, or political measures. That...
Photo by Guillaume Paumier; Nicholas Sarkozy at 37th G8 summit
18 May 2012
The case: Punishing users of extremist websitesOn 15th March 2012, Mohammed Merah killed two soldiers of the French army and left a third in a coma. A few days...
Carmel Horowitz Israeli Defense Forces: 'Viper' attack helicopter
18 May 2012
The case: The Israeli WhistleblowerJournalist Anat Kamm was sentenced to four and a half years in October 2011 for leaking 2,000 classified military documents...
14 May 2012
The UEFA Euro 2012 tournament is being jointly hosted by Poland and Ukraine. The football is scheduled to start on 8th June with a match between Poland and...
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10 May 2012
The case: Internet access is a human rightHuman rights come from the need to protect individuals from the arbitrary power of the state. Human rights are “...
10 Apr 2012
Asylum is “protection from arrest and extradition given especially to political refugees by a nation or by an embassy or other agency enjoying diplomatic...
5 Apr 2012
Everyone talks about 'rights', 'human rights' and 'fundamental rights', but do they even exist? Can we ever really know what they are?...
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