Human Rights on the Agenda #mrdagarna2015

Human Rights on the Agenda #mrdagarna2015

On 9-10 November  there was a conference in Sweden about Human Rights (Mänskliga Rättighetsdagarna), a topic closely related to the politics of the Pirate parties around the world. Pirate Times attended in order to take part of some of the panel debates about democracy in Sweden, the new UN development agenda and to find out what happened to the Arab Spring. The Swedish Forum for Human Rights is […]

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Pirate Activist Receives a Flogging in Trafalgar Square

Pirate Activist Receives a Flogging in Trafalgar Square

For the first time since 1830, a man has been flogged in Trafalgar Square. Ray Johansen from Pirate Party Norway received 50 lashes in the center of London. The beating was carried out as a solidarity action for the sentence Raif Badawi received in Saudi Arabia.  In 2012 Raif Badawi was arrested for charges of insulting Islam and later also accused of apostasy. In 2014 Saudi […]

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