Gross violations of the right to education in Chile: time to act

 

  • Education is not a human right. In the 1940’s idealists wrote it into the UN declaration but the right was invented to support their notion of an ideal society. True rights are discovered, not invented. Having said that education

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Filed under: Comments on News Stories | June 11th, 2015

U.N. nuclear agency backs report despite Russian protest over Crimea

The Crimea is not, nor will it ever be legitimately part of Russia in my view until a proper referendum is taken in which nearly everyone who can votes. Then the territory should be divided according to the proportions indicated …

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Filed under: Comments on News Stories | June 10th, 2015

News story: US Top Court Backs Muslim Woman Denied Job Over Head Scarf

This case is a demonstration of misunderstandings of fundamental rights and religious freedom. In the first place the owners of a business have the right to run it any way they choose as long as they do not offend someone’s …

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Filed under: Comments on News Stories | June 2nd, 2015

Free e-book for remainder of 2014

You can obtain a pdf electronic file of the book Human Rights, What Are They Really? by requesting same to rshiggins@truehumanrights.com Your free file will be sent by reply email on condition you do not re-transmit.…

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Filed under: Notices, Uncategorized | September 26th, 2014

Comment on “Cardinal Urges Trudeau to Drop Abortion Benchmark…”

Every person has the right to decide at what point in its development in the womb a fetus has acquired the fundamental rights that every human being has. The first right is to personal security. In the case of abortion …

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Filed under: Comments on News Stories | May 14th, 2014