Daily Archives: February 24, 2019

Trump Administration Plans To End Global Criminalization Of Homosexuality

Last week, the Trump administration announced their plans for a global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality in many nations where homosexuality is deemed illegal, U.S. officials told NBC News. Leading the effort is Richard Grenell, the U.S. Ambassador to Germany and most distinguished openly gay person in the […]

Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancée Pleads To The E.U. To “Transcend Economic Interests”

Last Tuesday, the European Parliament congregated in Brussels to listen to Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of the murdered Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Cengiz had been invited by the European Parliament’s subcommittee on human rights to give evidence on the human rights abuses occurring within the Gulf Cooperation Council states. During […]

New House Resolution Could Block Trump’s Border Wall.

A new House resolution will block Trump’s plans to use around $6 billion in military money for a border wall through his declaration of an national emergency. These are funds that Congress has already denied, on February 13th in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019, in which Trump was given […]

Stansted 15 Spared Jail Time Despite Use Of ‘Terror’ Laws To Prosecute The Activists

The Stansted 15, human rights defenders who took peaceful action to prevent the deportation of a group of people in 2017, faced strong prosecution for almost two years, and only just received their verdict. The activists narrowly avoided a terrorism conviction and consequent jail time for having broken into Stansted […]