Morsi given the death sentence

America is “greatly worried” about an Egyptian court decision to find the death penalty for former President Mohamed Mursi, a State Department official said on Sunday. The ruling against Mursi is not final until June 2. All capital sentences are referred to get a non-binding opinion, to the top religious authority, the Grand Mufti in… Continue reading »

What is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change?

The IPCC was created in 1988 by two United Nations organizations, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and later endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 43/53. Membership of the IPCC is open to all members of the WMO and UNEP. The IPCC generates reports that support… Continue reading »

A Tribute to Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi AC is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma. She had, however, already been detained under house arrest prior to the elections. She remained under house arrest in Burma for nearly 15 of the 21 years from 20 July 1989 until her most… Continue reading »

Human Rights in China

The extent to which human rights are acknowledged and protected in the People’s Republic of China (PRC or Mainland China) is a subject of dispute between its authorities and external organizations and people. Their supporters pRC authorities, and also other proponents assert that enforcement measures and present policies are adequate to safeguard against human rights… Continue reading »

The death penalty and human rights

A jury in Boston voted to execute Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, refuting his lawyers’ argument that his Muslim older brother that was radicalized pulled him into the scheme him and defeating Massachusetts’ popular opposition to the death penalty. Tsarnaev said nothing when the verdict was announced at about 3:30 p.m ET. He sat in… Continue reading »