Two court cases the UAE and Bahrain are hoping the West forgets

By Bill Law   Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor was sentenced to 10 years in prison in May 2018 for posts he made on social media [File: Nikhil Monteiro/Reuters] The court appeals of activists Ahmed Mansoor and Nabeel Rajab are conveniently scheduled during the holiday season. Over the holiday season, two prominent Gulf human rights activists will have their…

Sycophancy and Saffronisation spreading in Indian Judiciary?

  When the Indian Judiciary has, faced with Authoritarian Leaders, Turned Unconstitutional There have been moments in the past seventy years or so, when the most authoritarian governments have drawn out the most supine responses from India’s higher judiciary. Remember Justice Bhagwati’s actions during ADM Jabalpur when he not just ratified the suspension of fundamental rights by…

Groundbreaking poll: American support for one democratic state equal to support for two state solution

Written by Adam Horowitz    A new poll conducted by Shibley Telhami at the University of Maryland shows unprecedented support among Americans for the one-state solution in Israel/Palestine, and stronger sanctions against Israel for the occupation, as well as growing criticism of the Israeli role in U.S. politics. Here are some of the findings of the…

Press release – Canada must release Huawei CFO Meng and not kowtow to the United States 

    Press release 11 December 2018 Canada must release Huawei CFO Meng and not kowtow to the United States    Citizens International strongly condemns the arrest and detention of the Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou by the Canadian authorities at the request of the United States. Her detention is cruel, uncivilized and illegal.…

Press Release – Congratulations to Imran Khan for lashing out at Trump

  Press Release   21 November 2018    Congratulations to Imran Khan for lashing out at Trump   Citizens International congratulates Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan for standing up to the United States President Donald Trump and lashing out at him for his irresponsible and insulting remarks about Pakistan. Pakistan must seriously review its…