Human Rights in the News

There’s been a number of major human rights stories in the news this week so thought i’d share them with readers of this blog.

Uganda’s passing of new anti-gay laws has been celebrated by leading politicians there but is depressing news for those of us who care about human rights. An article in the Guardian covers this story.

Following on from this month’s talk on Egypt at our group meeting there has been news there too as the interim government resigned unexpectedly. Read more on the BBC News website

In Ukraine the President has been overthrown following mass public protests. This situation seems to be evolving rapidly. Find out more on the BBC News website

If you have any items for inclusion in future news round-ups email aibgsocialmedia@gmail.com

PS Don’t forget the group letter signing drop-in tonight!

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