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Saudi Aramaco: Human Rights come second to profits

We hear a lot of talk from financial firms about environmental, social and governance investing (ESG). Yet Saudi Aramaco owned by the repressive Saudi government has issued one of the most successful bond deals ever. Saudi Aramaco was looking to raise $10 billion but got more than $100 billion in bids so ended up deciding … Continue reading

Human rights protest greets Commonwealth leaders

Human rights activists gathered outside Westminster Abbey this week to demand action in Commonwealth countries. The protest took place as high commissioners met to mark Commonwealth Day. The demonstration focussed on the persecution and criminalisation of homosexuality. Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, and gay people from across the Commonwealth, some … Continue reading

Human Rights Victory for BNP Worker

Arthur Redfearn was dismissed in 2004 from his job as a bus driver for Serco after winning a seat on Bradford Council for the British National Party. Mr Redfearn drove people with disabilities around Bradford. He fought a long campaign for Justice with numerous set-backs. This week, however, his perseverance paid off. The European Court … Continue reading

Proposed BNP teaching ban condemned

The proposal, now being considered by the Government, to ban BNP members from the classroom been attacked by various liberal/libertarian groups. Ed Balls announced at the Labour Party conference an investigation into “racism in schools” and whether members of the British National Party (BNP) should be banned from teaching. Although supported by Conference delegates (of … Continue reading

Sita Suez attack Union rights

Three members of the autonomous Nationalist Union Solidarity have been suspended from work. In an outrageous attack on Union rights waste disposal specialists Sita Suez suspended them simply on account of their Union membership. The action by the bosses followed a smear campaign by the Unite union. An email from Unite to the bosses made … Continue reading

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