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Film: Dark Waters – Irish cinemas from February 28th

Film: Dark Waters – Irish cinemas from February 28th

Directed by Todd Haynes – Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, Bill Pullman A shocking cover-up is about to be exposed. Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney (Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one […]

Amnesty International: AGM 2020 San Diego

Amnesty International: AGM 2020 San Diego

Amnesty International USA is excited to be hosting the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in San Diego, California! Join them for their 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in San Diego, California! The 55th AGM will be held at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. 2020 Annual General Meeting Dates: Location: Friday, March 6th – Sunday, […]

Lesotho: Human rights record to be reviewed by UPR

Lesotho: Human rights record to be reviewed by UPR

Lesotho’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time on Wednesday, 22 January 2020, in a meeting that will be webcast live. Lesotho is one of the 14 States to be reviewed by the UPR Working Group, during its upcoming session, […]

Film Reveiw & Trailer: Just Mercy

Film Reveiw & Trailer: Just Mercy

Another film based on a true story, Frances Winston feels Just Mercy is a worthy award-season offering Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton – Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall, Brie Larson You just know it’s award-season, when a glut of earnest and worthy movies start landing in cinemas. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Bombshell

Film Review & Trailer: Bombshell

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Jay Roach – Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Malcolm McDowell, Allison Janney Harvey Weinstein may be dominating the #MeToo headlines at the moment, but he is not the only predatory male (sorry alleged predatory male – for legal reasons I think […]

IOC ban silences strong sports voices like Megan Rapinoe

IOC ban silences strong sports voices like Megan Rapinoe

(Reuters) – Athletes are not just sports role models, and should speak out about social and political issues, just like US soccer player, Megan Rapinoe, at last year’s World Cup, the CEO of independent German athletes’ association Athleten Deutschland said. Johannes Herber said on Wednesday that the International Olympic Committee’s Rule 50, which banned any […]

S.Korea: First trans soldier sparks LGBT troop debate

S.Korea: First trans soldier sparks LGBT troop debate

(Reuters) – South Korea’s military said on Thursday it will hold a meeting to discuss whether it will discharge the first soldier to have undergone gender reassignment surgery, which has sparked national debate about the treatment of LGBT troops. The soldier, who holds the rank of staff sergeant, and is stationed in Gyeonggi Province, north […]