Human Rights

Animal Rights Don’t Justify Human Wrongs

Peta is the world's largest campaign group for animal rights. But this international vegan organisation resembles a misanthropic cult

Country Fair?

‘Most of the problems the Equalities and Human Rights Commission has identified could be solved by stopping immigration or having strict entry rules’

Human Rights Pretension

‘The last utopia of human rights is becoming as politicised as its predecessors and this may be its undoing’

On Yer Bike!

‘The US has been hoist on the petard of its own propaganda, its own vanity about itself being a “nation of immigrants”’

Airbrushing Oppression

The 'Inspired by Muhammad' poster campaign airbrushes the oppression of Muslim women

Oslo: Signing OFF on Human Rights

The alternative human rights conference highlights causes that are too often ignored or forgotten by organisations like Amnesty International

Foot Soldier

Michael Foot's inimitable character left its impression on a war-time and desperate Croatia

When Humans Are Just Pieces of Cargo

Despite laws, protocols and international conventions, the number of people being trafficked into servitude is growing

Anne Bayefsky

This authority on human rights has become a thorn in the side of the UN and a passionate defender of Israel.

Chávez’s Thugs

Chávez's blanket control over the media is highlighted by the armed attack on Globovisión

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"