Human Rights Archive

Muslim Activists Reject Theresa May’s Invitation Because Of Islamophobia In Her Party
Charity activist turned down an invitation from Downing Street and said the Eid of children in countries like Yemen involved bombs, death, and destruction supplied by the UK government.

A Muslim rapper and a humanitarian activist have both rejected formal invitations to celebrate Eid in Downing Street, citing their opposition to Theresa May’s foreign policy and treatment of Islamophobia within her party. The 25-year-old rapper, Khaled Siddiq said …

Israeli public swimming pool separates Jewish and Palestinian citizens
A public swimming pool in southern Israel has “separate hours” for Jewish and Palestinian citizens, “a practice that is undeclared but nevertheless familiar to visitors”, reported Haaretz.

The pool in question is located in Mabu’im, a community settlement operated by the Merhavim Regional Council. According to Haaretz, citing an employee, the pool has activities for the local Bedouin Palestinians during the week after …

UK and US are complicit in the ongoing mass starvation in Yemen
Violence has escalated in Hodeida, one of the main ports in Yemen. The implications of this are devastating in a country that has suffered a brutal civil war since 2015. According to the UN, Yemen is the “worst humanitarian crisis” in the world. And both the UK and the US are complicit in the ongoing violence and its devastating consequences.

Since March 2015, the Saudi Arabia-led coalition has been fighting Houthi forces in Yemen and those loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. According to Human Rights Watch, the Saudi-led coalition is: supported by the United States and the United Kingdom. Hodeida …

Theresa May Accepted £3,000 In Donations From Ex-Russian Defence Chief A Fortnight After Salisbury Attack
The UK Prime Minister has accepted more than £200,000 in donations from a former Russian defence chief since becoming PM.

While Theresa May promised to distance herself from Moscow-linked donors when she took office, in the 23 months since then, the Tories have pocketed £201,000 from Alexander Temerko, an ex-chairman of an agency in the …

Le Figaro revealed: French special forces on the ground in Yemen
French special forces are present on the ground in Yemen with forces from the United Arab Emirates, French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Saturday, citing two military sources.

The newspaper gave no further information about their activities. The Defence Ministry was not immediately available for comment, but its usual policy is not to comment on special forces’ operations. A French parliamentary source recently …

A Woman Hung ‘String Of Knickers’ Outside Tory MP’s Office After He Blocks Ban On Upskirting
Conservative Sir Christopher Chope has blocked a law against upskirting and shouted “object” to the law that would have stopped perverts taking pictures up women’s skirts.

The Voyeurism (Offences) Bill would make it illegal for offenders to take a picture under someone’s clothing without their consent, but Sir Christopher shouted ‘Object’ to the dismay of his colleagues surrounding him. Sir Christopher Chope …