His troubles with the human-rights
thought police stem from an advertisement he placed in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix that listed four Bible passages--Romans 1, Leviticus 18:22, Leviticus 20:13, and 1 Corinthians 6:9-19--together with a picture of two stick men holding hands and superimposed with a circle and slash--the universal symbol for something forbidden.
The article also commented: "Fidel Castro's Cuba fails the human-rights
test on all counts.
The cell mate, say both human-rights
advocates, found Butt later that morning.
He pointed out that the task force included such prominent human-rights
groups as the New-York based Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, the Robert F.
local struggle to empower rain-forest inhabitants amounted to nearly the same thing--and in his felicitous blending of environmentalism and human-rights
work lay the key to his legacy.
What discussion there has been of Palestinian human rights monitors during the uprising has been limited to occasional media coverage and intervention by other human-rights
organizations regarding harassment by the Israeli authorities.
He quoted Alex Neve of Amnesty International Canada, saying "the human-rights
situation across China remains very bleak" (Globe and Mail, "China knows how to dance with Canada on human rights," Jan.
His Administration has shown it is willing and eager to do business, no matter how Chinese leaders repress religious expression and free speech, round up protesters, jail human-rights
workers who have the temerity to document the dead at Tiananmen Square, persecute labor organizers, force women to have abortions against their will, torture Prisoners behind bars, subjugate Tibet--the list goes on and on.
Consequently, they said, Washington expects to co-sponsor another resolution condemning China's human-rights
practices when the U.
The petition asked that women be included in all aspects of the human-rights
conference and specifically demanded that "violence against women" be recognized as a human-rights
As provided in legislation, the United States Executive Director has opposed IMF financing to countries about which the United States has human-rights
concerns or countries harboring war criminals.
Clinton's agreement to visit Beijing and to receive Chinese President Jiang Zemin in Washington represents a concession that the previous hard-nosed approach toward China failed to stop human-rights
abuses or win economic concessions, officials said.