Human Rights News

20,000 Students Sue State Of California

RINF Alternative News On behalf of 20,000 students, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have filed a law suit against the state of California for failing to correctly teach the English language. The lawsuit is seeking a court order to ensure that students receive the courses they need to learn English, as many have been given low grades and More...

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By User Submitted On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

The Unreported Ethnic Cleansing Of Palestine

RINF Alternative News Ilan Pappe, professor of history and director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter, details how a disturbing agenda to eradicate the Palestinian people More...

By User Submitted On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

More Calls To End Food-Stamp Secrecy Few federal “safety net” programs have grown as quickly and with as little transparency as food stamps, formally known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). With a higher-than-ever More...

By User Submitted On Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Leaked Document Reveals Egyptian Army Tortured And Killed Civilians

Elad Benari Egypt’s armed forces participated in forced disappearances, torture and killings across the country during the 2011 uprising which led to the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, even as More...

By User Submitted On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Gitmo Prisoners Brutally Force Fed During Hunger Strike Up to 130 of the 166 detainees left in Guantanamo are reported to be taking part in a hunger strike with at least 11 being force fed (see also this piece by Chris Hayes at MSNBC). What is not widely More...

By User Submitted On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Student Arrested For Posting Picture Online On Wednesday night, news broke that a 20-year-old “supporter of the student movement”, Jennifer Pawluck was arrested in Montreal for posting a picture to Instagram that she took of a graffiti wheat More...

By User Submitted On Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Mandatory Drug Testing In Texas And Kansas?

RINF Alternative News Drug testing could become mandatory in the states of Texas and Kansas for those claiming welfare benefits, while Kansas is also pushing for testing on the unemployed. In Texas a Senate committee More...

By User Submitted On Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Slaves Tortured, Forced To Make Consumer Goods For The West

RINF Alternative News A New Zealand businessman who spent four and a half years in a Chinese prison has claimed that while incarcerated he was forced into slavery and tortured in order to make consumers goods More...

By User Submitted On Monday, March 25th, 2013

Activists Join Gitmo Hunger Strike

RINF Alternative News Activists around the world have begun a week-long fast as an act of solidarity with Guantanamo Bay prisoners who are on a month-long hunger strike, with some activists planning to fast More...

By User Submitted On Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Gitmo Atrocities Continue

Stephen Lendman RINF Alternative News America’s by far the world’s leading human rights abuser. It commits horrific crimes globally. No other nation matches its record. It’s longstanding. It’s More...