"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
Iranian security forces have closed the offices in Tehran of the Circle for the Defenders of Human Rights, run by the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner
A bid to get gay rights recognised worldwide is being pushed through the UN by France, on behalf of the European Union.
A draft declaration is
“This Universal Declaration of Human Rights may well become the international Magna Carta of all men everywhere.” With those words, America’s First
Protestors in China were determined to mark the 60th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. “We have no human rights,” complained dozens of
How did Europe come to formalise its defence and promotion of equal dignity for all individuals?
Just a few days before a European Union summit with China, a human rights incident has flared up. Chinese police have prevented a European Parliament
Britain has introduced legislation outlawing forced marriages and protecting those already in them. Anyone convicted of trying to force someone into
Laws to prevent forced marriages and protect those already in them have been introduced in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Anyone convicted of
Celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration next month have been launched with a major work of art.
The dome of the