Posts tagged with “human rights”

Egypt case against Al Jazeera staff slammed

Al-Jazeera journalists being held in a cage while court is in session.

Republican State Senator Mark J. Grisanti

New York Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage - Slide Show -

And the right-wing Republican moralists, tea partiers, and Sarah Palins/Rick Santorums get the proverbial slap-in-the-face by their educated and sensible NY counterparts.

You celebrate great successes. You do it peacefully, joyfully, and with pride.


Ai Weiwei’s Portrait Projected on NYC Chinese Consulate by Kyle Chayka

On this past Friday May 20, Cuban artist Geandy Pavon did a guerrilla projection protest for Ai Weiwei. In this work, called “Nemesis Ai Weiwei: The Elusiveness of Being”, Pavon projected Ai’s face onto the blank street-side facade of the New York City Chinese Consulate. Click through for video documentation of the project…. READ MORE.

We also have a Q+A with the artist, Geandy Pavon.

(via standardgrey)

"It is hard to say exactly how many young marriages take place, but according to the Afghan Women’s Ministry and women’s NGOs, approximately 57 percent of Afghan girls get married before the legal age of 16." (via The Young and the Betrothed - An FP Slide Show | Foreign Policy)