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Ben Emmerson 🎗️
International Lawyer, formerly UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 12
Victims of terrorism are too often dehumanised, used as collateral instruments in a fight that is not their own. States owe them a duty of full support and reparations, including the right to truth.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 12
At last! Someone says it like it is. It’s not too late for a
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Sarah Kay Nov 10
As promised, here is my birthday post for the - with a well deserved nod to , and one of those Daily Mail frontpages.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 12
Puigdemont to Trudeau: "You don't have to support independence, but listen to us"
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 12
Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez urges Teresa May to hold a second referendum on Brexit. So how can he justify opposing a second referendum on independence for Catalonia? Why does he sit on hands whilst the true Catalan democrats are imprisoned?
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 12
Emmerson: "El moviment independentista català lluita contra un 'deep state' franquista"
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@UNSRCulture Nov 5
Please RT and honor these brave Guatemalan women survivors who fought for justice and the of all
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 11
Truly shocking scenes from Karachi, that tarnish Pakistan’s international reputation.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 11
So simple. And so very cool.
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Notes from Poland 🇵🇱💯 Nov 10
President Duda says he would consider signing a law banning 'the promotion of homosexual relationships and gender ideology'. 'Of course' such things are a threat and the state 'certainly should' have a role in 'consistently opposing' them, he says
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 10
This is a great initiative , it deserves everyone’s full support.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 10
We must always remember.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 10
A remarkable story of brave altruism by decent rational people. Live donors are the real heroes. The triumph of rationalism and compassion for a fellow human being over superstition and ignorance. Thank fuck for the good people.
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Adam Schiff Nov 9
The appointment of Whitaker as Acting AG, someone with a history of attacks on Mueller, is a transparent effort to interfere with the impartial administration of justice. Take notice: We will expose any effort to obstruct justice, and people will be held accountable.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 9
The term is from a Victorian melodrama called “Gaslight”, about a husband who drives his wife mad by turning the gas light up and down randomly, and then telling her it was all in her imagination - contradicting the evidence of her mind: deceiving into suspension of disbelief.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Nov 9
US Congressional Hearing on China’s Repression and Internment of Uyghurs
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Sophie Richardson Nov 8
Why Won’t Muslim Countries Defend ’s ?
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Concerned Scholars of Xinjiang Nov 7
CHIMENGUL AWUT, 45 INTERNED SINCE JULY 2018 - one of the leading female voices in Uyghur modernist poetry - her collection _A Road with no Return_ (Barsa Kelmes Yol) won a national literary award in 2008 - worked at state-owned Kashgar Uyghur Publishing House
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Otkur Arslan Nov 9
Poor innocent kids growing up without parents, parents enduring unimaginable ordeals in concentration camps, and here I am sitting in a cubical trying to concentrate on my job so not to get fired. But it is getting tougher to focus on something else day by day.
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Asia Society NY Nov 7
"All my Uighur sources are gone" 's explains why it's so difficult for journalists to cover the human rights crisis in China's far western Xinjiang region. Watch the full clip from the conversation online:
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