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The Voices for Autism are Autistic

Autistics persons should be recognized as the main experts on autism and on their own needs, and funding should be allocated to peer-support projects run by and for autistic persons. 578 more words

Notes on Sovereignty and Compulsion from Enoch Powell

Rights and Obligations

While Powell was speaking specifically for the U.K., and in the context of European integration in both economic and political terms, his views succinctly point to lessons that the world still does not acknowledge.   401 more words

Europe

Boko Haram: Stamp out roots of conflicts - UN tells FG

The United Nations refugee agency has said the Federal Government needs more than military force to stamp out Boko Haram, adding that “roots of conflict” must be addressed to defeat the insurgents. 25 more words

News

UN rights office welcomes #Malawi leader’s condemnation of attacks on people with albinism

27 March 2015 – The United Nations Human Rights office today welcomed Malawi President Peter Mutharika’s strong statement condemning the recent spate of attacks on people with albinism in his country and urged that the measures he outlined to arrest those responsible for such attacks and better protect albinos be launched “without delay.” 531 more words

Opinion

Obama Submits “Executive Order” Based Climate Plan To UN Attempting To Bypass Congress

If Barack Obama has done anything worthwhile during his term in office, his attitude of “If Congress won’t than I will” has more than made a case for the reexamination of the legal use of Presidential Executive Orders. 62 more words

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How to Avoid Getting Hauled Before the Hague

Yes, Palestine just became a member of the International Criminal Court. But Israel can still avoid global humiliation — by subjecting itself to genuine self-scrutiny.  1,090 more words

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