Apartheid South Africa and Israel’s Treatment of the Palestinians – Modern Parallels

Originally posted on BPP Human Rights Law Blog:
Hamza Fareed Malik discusses the discriminatory treatment of Palestinians by Israeli authorities and considers comparisons drawn between apartheid in South Africa and contemporary Israel. The 1973 International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (“Apartheid Convention”) and the 1998 Rome Statute to the…

In Eastern Europe the Foundations of the European Union in danger

Warsaw has angered the EU by refusing to override a tribunal that this month ruled that the Polish constitution took precedence over rulings by the European Court of Justice, but now starts feeling the full force of the EU Commission’s wrath for daring to challenge the Court of Justice of the European Union’s role as the ultimate arbiter of law within the bloc.

Rights of Polish people in danger

Gay rights have become a flashpoint issue in Poland in recent years under the governing right-wing Prawo i Sprawiedliwość or Law and Justice (PiS) party, which campaigns against what it calls “LGBT ideology”, likening the promotion of gay rights to a form of communism. In October 2021, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, with support from Hungary,Continue reading “Rights of Polish people in danger”

Messages leading to an earthly utopia

Dreams and reading a Book of books My whole life, I had lots of dreams of a better world. All the suffering I and other people had to undergo would be finished. Could that be possible? By reading the Bible, going through it from beginning to end, more than once, comparing it to historical facts,Continue reading “Messages leading to an earthly utopia”

In the aftermath of the failed coup

Erdogan is continuing to clean up his country, making sure all those who could ever say something against him shall be taken out of the way. It did not end by 8,800 policemen, 6,000 soldiers, 2,700 judges and prosecutors, dozens of governors, and more than 100 generals – or just under one-third of the generalContinue reading “In the aftermath of the failed coup”

Same sex relationships and Open attitude mirroring Jesus

In Hiding or opening attitude for same sex relationships we pointed out that it perhaps would be better that people questioned themselves which attitude Jesus would take, before they judge somebody. Director of Oasis Trust, Steve Chalke believes about our attitude to people who have another feeling for giving their love to somebody are changing,Continue reading “Same sex relationships and Open attitude mirroring Jesus”

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