Tag: Venezuela

The Bias of Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch’s se­lective and biased ap­plic­a­tion of the human rights norms en­shrined in the UN Declaration not only un­der­mines its cred­ib­ility, it also pro­motes injustice. Over the past thirty years, Human Rights Watch has become one of the most recognized non-governmental organizations in the world due to its global promotion of human rights. But…

Hugo Chavez: The Revolution Will Not be Televised

We were saddened to see the death of Hugo Chavez today – and the barely contained joy from parts of the global elite. The focus on the ‘restrictions to the media’ in particular forms the central plank of the various liberal, neo-liberal and neo-con responses to his government. We thought it would be good to…