‘Human rights’ and soft power in Russia

The news that Lyudmila Alekseyeva, head of the Russian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) the Moscow-Helsinki Group, will be returning to the Presidential Council for Human Rights, has been heralded by many in the liberal establishment in Russia as a victory for their cause. ...

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Groups oppose Harper criminalizing criticism of Israel

Margaret Rao — Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice (CUSJ) has issued a joint statement with 75+ civil society organizations from across the country, including Independent Jewish Voices Canada, the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, and Confédération des Syndicats Nationaux,condemning the ...

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