Tag: human-rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

28 May, '100 Comments

Enjoy.

Continue Reading »

Blocking sites gains momentum

Blocking sites gains momentum

21 May, '106 Comments

and Pakistan (as well as Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Iran I suspect) are going frantic over blocking websites they find… uh… offensive to their delicate sensibilities: “Before shutting down (YouTube), we did try just to block particular URLs or links, and access to 450 links on the Internet were stopped, but the blasphemous content […]

Continue Reading »

Pulling out, and it’s about time

Pulling out, and it’s about time

8 Nov, '094 Comments

I applaud the Indonesian government for doing something concrete to protect their citizens, even resorting to a ban against some Middle Eastern countries form employing them owing to the various abuses they suffered from. I wonder if other labour exporters will do likewise. And if they do, I think we will be in the centre […]

Continue Reading »

Code of Ethics to be launched today

Code of Ethics to be launched today

14 Aug, '0810 Comments

After months of negotiations, of retooling and retouching the code, we are finally at the point to launch it officially this afternoon, on this, a very auspicious day in the history of our country; it’s 37th anniversary of its Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. So congratulations, my friends, on both occasions which shall remain […]

Continue Reading »

Correcting a wrong

Correcting a wrong

20 Jun, '084 Comments

Remember that debacle where the Arab world agreed to “protect our traditional values” by curtailing freedoms of expression especially that of news television channels? You know, the news channels who normally criticise established regimes, specifically Aljazaeera and to some extent Alarabia? That was in February earlier this year, and only Lebanon objected to such a […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top