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Human Rights

Lisa’s Guests

September 14, 2017 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

'We Americans are built on oppressing others. The good thing about Trump coming to power is that it shows us our dark side and what we need to work on.'

The Human Rights Standard

August 7, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

First, evil objectives: banning immigrants, prohibiting Muslims from entering the U.S., denying rights to sexual minorities or abolishing a universal health care system. Later, the deeds, which fortunately still face stumbling blocks of resistance, rule of law and the separation of powers. Poor intentions do not [Read more]

Make Human Rights Great Again

June 14, 2017 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

On her first visit to the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, the new U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed heavy criticism of the composition and operating principles of the U.N. Human Rights Council and demanded reforms for the committee. Unlike Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other members of the [Read more]

Our Undocumented Are Violating US Law

February 25, 2017 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

We are worse than the U.S. immigration authorities. Much worse, in fact. Here in Mexico there have been cases in which immigration agents were linked to groups of the Mafia, participating in areas such as human trafficking or drug trafficking; here there is no enforcement of human rights during the detention of [Read more]
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