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Salem-News.com (Dec-08-2014 02:00)
Malaysian Airlines (MAS) Employees and Trade Union Rights at Risk by New Law Being Rushed ThroughWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador, Salem-News.com
Employees may have to once again form new unions and go through the process of seeking MAB’s recognition.
We, the undersigned 36 organisations, groups and trade unions are appalled with the Malaysian government’s current attempt to pass a law that will seriously undermine worker and trade union rights of employees in the Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS), the operator of Malaysia’s national carrier.
Salem-News.com (Nov-17-2014 13:15)
People of the World, Surge Forward to Climate JusticeWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador, Salem-News.com
We vow to build a new system based on the rational, collective, and democratic management and use of resources in the interest of the people and the well-being of the planet.
It has been a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck central Philippines: one of the strongest and deadliest tropical cyclones ever recorded, leaving tens of thousands of people dead and missing, millions homeless and livelihoods destroyed.
Salem-News.com (Sep-04-2014 00:18)
Did Israel Offer ISIS $10 Million to Free Steven Sotloff?Dr. Franklin Lamb Salem-News.com
Scarcely anyone ought reasonably indulge themselves in feelings of confidence about their own personal security.
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Though details are not yet fully known to this observer, reliable sources who have contact with DAASH report that the Islamic State rejected frantic Mossad efforts to buy the release of American journalist Steven Joel Sotloff.
Salem-News.com (Sep-03-2014 13:47)
Bahrain: Immediately and Unconditionally Drop All Charges Against Maryam Al KhawajaWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
She is a legitimate and peaceful human rights defender who has not been allowed legal counsel since her apprehension.
On 30 August 2014, human rights defender Ms Maryam Al-Khawaja was detained upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport. She was travelling to visit Mr Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja in detention, who has been on hunger strike since 24 August 2014.
Salem-News.com (Aug-22-2014 15:02)
John Yoo and The Senate Torture ReportRalph E Stone Salem-News.com
John Choon Yoo, aka John Yoo, authored the Torture Memos used to justify torture of human beings by the Bush Administration.
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Professor John Yoo stepped away from his lectern at the UC Berkeley School of Law to send an e-mail to the San Francisco Chronicle criticizing the forthcoming Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) torture report saying that if "torture was used and it didn't work, she [Senator Dianne Feinstein] is flat wrong." Yoo claimed the report failed to maintain "bipartisanship" that "will undermine its conclusions."
Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2014 18:30)
Thailand: Continued intimidation of human rights defender Mr Surapan RujichaiwayWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador, Salem-News.com
Two civil lawsuits against local villagers are being heard 19-22 August 2014.
Surapan Rujichaiwat has been actively involved in opposing the opening of a gold mining project in Loei Province. He has regularly attended and given talks at environmental meetings. Surapan Rujichaiwat helped persuade many local villagers of the likely negative impact of the mining operation on their health and livelihood.
Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2014 19:30)
Human Rights Worker`s Detention Extended for Sixth TimeWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.c
Egyptian authorities are urged to end the needless detention of this peaceful man.
On 5 August 2014, the Investigative Judge of the Criminal Division of South Giza court extended the detention of human rights defender Mr El Hussieny Hassan for the sixth time.
Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2014 14:07)
Human Rights Defenders Beaten and Detained by Bangladesh PoliceWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
Police violently attacked human rights protesters participating in a hunger strike.
At least 1,200 workers from five factories under the Tuba Group have been on a hunger strike at Hossain Market since 28 July 2014 demanding three months of unpaid wages and festival bonuses.
Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2014 15:32)
Sudan: Closure of Salmmah Women`s Resource CentreWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
Since 1997, the organisation has worked to promote women's rights and gender equality.
I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human rights activist and freelance journalist.
Salem-News.com (Jun-14-2014 23:42)
Statement Demanding an Immediate Stop to War in MyanmarWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
Scores of organizations insist that negotiative efforts be sincere.
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While there is a pretense that the Union Peacemaking Working Committee is conducting meetings on a ceasefire agreement to end the more than sixty-year long civil war between the Government, Military and ethnic armed groups - current clashes in Kachin regions, Ta-ang Palaung regions and Shan State are witness to the military’s serious offensive.