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Israeli Attacks on Human Rights Organizations and Activists – occupied Palestinian territory

Preface

From the moment we took it upon ourselves to defend human rights and civilians in times of war, we were conscious to both the dignity in our mission and the dangers it bears on our lives and security as human rights defenders. Nonetheless, human dignity and advocating for the rights of victims were at the heart of our mission, our life goal and purpose. We were armed with the international law’s rules and mechanisms,

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Commission of Inquiry on Burundi Vital in Prompting Meaningful Human Rights Progress

Excellencies,

Ahead of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council (hereafter “HRC” or “the Coun­cil”), we, the undersigned national, regional and international civil society organisations, write to urge your delegation to support the renewal of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on Burundi. In the con­text of recent political developments, such a renewal, building off the invest­ments to date in and from the CoI, would pro­­vide the best opportunity to prompt

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U.S. democracy and human rights leaders sanctioned by China vow not to be cowed into silence

The Chinese were vague about the practical effect of the sanctions. But the executives who lead the groups reacted with a collective shrug and vowed they will not be cowed into silence.

“We are very pleased to be in good company with a lot of other very brave organizations speaking out,” said Michael Abramowitz, president of Freedom House. “It will have no impact on what we say or what we do. We believe what’s happening

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What is the dispensation of Human Government?

Question: “What is the dispensation of Human Government?”

Answer:


After God had worked face to face with the first humans, Adam and Eve (the dispensation of Innocence, Genesis 1:28—3:19), they sinned, and all mankind became a fallen race living on a cursed planet. Conditions changed, and all subsequent families on earth were to do good based on what they knew to be right (the dispensation of Conscience, Genesis 3:23—8:19). Mankind again failed to fulfill their
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