Menschenrechte: Russland am häufigsten verurteilt - Human rights: Russia most frequently convicted
Strasbourg/Vienna – the European Court of human rights (ECHR) has determined the most violations of fundamental rights among the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe in Russia last year with 129 judgments. The annual statistics of the ECHR was presented on Thursday in Strasbourg and receives additional explosiveness through the upcoming opening of the Olympic Games on May 7. February in Sochi. The sporting event will be accompanied by protests by human rights activists, to a boycott call and complain about violations of the human rights Convention. Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann on Thursday criticized discrimination against homosexuals, decidedly in his speech to the Council of Europe Russia is not directly addressed. Faymann defended his trip to Sochi, a boycott of a sporting event was “not the appropriate means to support the legitimate concerns of human rights activists”.
La crise des émergents amplifiée par la Fed – The emerging crisis amplified by the Fed
The currencies of the countries of the South are affected by the American turn of the screw
Wednesday, 29 January, the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) decided to further reduce its injections of liquidity in the economy, which will go from 75 to 65 billion dollars per month. The Central Bank has taken this decision because of the US recovery, without worrying about the potential impact on emerging countries. These are the tempetesmonetaires, due to their macroeconomic imbalances. Structured financial products increasing speculation against vulnerable currency. In 2013, the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) wanted to free itself from the IMF and Washington, but they did not succeed, because their interests diverge.
Mediziner: Staat versagt bei Kinderschutz – Physician: State fails in child protection
Charité experts accuse Germans of collective denial of abuse / perpetrators mostly parents