Were executed for being gay

There’s nothing revolutionary in condemning extrajudiciary executions, and when you find out things like the removal of the sexual orientation as a consideration in a UN resolution, that baffles me, to put it mildly. Even considering (with sheer repulse) that being gay could be a crime, the UN resolution denies the right of a fair trial to the LGBT population. Where in the world is this acceptable nowadays? Thanks to Mr.  Thor Halvorssen, we know where it is.

Translate we’re queer, we’re here into arabic

Colombia likes to fancy herself as a human-rights-sensitive country, even if her record of violations and related impunity is horrendous. Where left Colombia its principles in this particular situation? Shame on her UN representatives and her new government, which BTW likes to point there is new consideration for the victims of an almost 60-year internal conflict.

I’m not against the UN per se, but I really dislike the opacity of its procedures, the lack of accountability and the non-existent information about how this organization operates. In moments like these, it would be handy to know what is really going inside UN (a case of the Wikileaks wouldn’t be bad at all), or the charter and everything else of this leviathan should be rethinked from scratch.

Enhanced by Zemanta

About jokerizedpaul

A member of the sipmac team with armed only with his blog. Un miembro de the sipmac team armado sólo con su blog. Casi nunca la opinión correcta... al menos casi nunca la opinión que esperabas escuchar. Almost never the "right" worldview ... not even what you expect to hear. En el Blog Opinion Renegada, Paul Maršić de the sipmac team da rienda suelta a sus más calenturientas opiniones sobre cualquier tema, y paradójicamente intenta ser también responsable, al buscar siempre sustentarlas. In the Opinion Renegada (Renegade Opinion) Blog, Paul Maršić from the sipmac team lets freedom ring, and lets it loose with his most incendiary opinions based on any given topic. Paradoxically enough his blog is also intended as a responsible one, because he is always seeking to substantiate those opinions.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s