Human Rights for Some—Indifference for OthersMy name is Vahid Razavi. I have been a member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots for the past five years. During this time, my former 501(c)(3) organization, Ethics in Tech, was awarded multiple grants to produce content on behalf of the Campaign by its Steering Committee.With the Campaign’s support, Ethics in Tech organized events featuring speakers including Nobel laureate Mary Wareham, Mines Action Canada director Erin Hunt, and numerous experts in the field of artificial intelligence and autonomous lethal weapons systems. In addition to hosting luminaries in the activist space, Ethics in Tech
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NGO campaigns working in peace and disarmament are plagued by Western-centric and racist structures. The response to Israel's genocide in Gaza by several Western led NGOs, including through discrimination, intimidation and silencing of human rights advocates speaking up for Palestine, exemplifies the deep-rooted prejudice held towards the legitimate views and aspirations of non-white and Global Majority states and stakeholders. This seminar examines these practices in light of the events at Stop Killer Robots, a coalition of 250+ civil society organizations across 70+ states, led by world leading peace and disarmament NGOs. In October 2023, leaders of the campaign dismissed Ousman Noor
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As Gaza Burns, Injustice to One is Injustice to All - A Letter to Stop Killer Robots Statement to call for accountability at Stop Killer Robots following the dismissal of Ousman Noor as Government Relations Manager, and for campaign statement on international law violations in Gaza and need for ceasefire.Dear Steering Committee of Stop Killer Robots,We, the undersigned, stand in solidarity with Ousman Noor, who was dismissed as Government Relations Manager at the Stop Killer Robots (SKR) campaign on the 27th October 2023 following his personal post on X/Twitter on the 14th October relating to the escalating violence in Israel-Palestine. His
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In Pursuit of Peace and Dignity: Navigating Human Rights, Global Politics, and Digital Frontiers on Human Rights Day 2023 "Join us on Human Rights Day 2023 for a poignant exploration of our shared humanity. Amidst the tumult of global conflicts in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, this event delves into the relentless assault on human rights. Through gripping narratives and thought-provoking discussions, comedy, and music we aim to unveil the pain echoing across continents. Yet, within this darkness, we aim to discover glimmers of hope that illuminate a path towards a future where dignity prevails. Stand with us, embrace the
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Concerned Activists and Hiroshima Bombing Survivor Host Virtual Discussion Night Sunday, August 6 th to Urge Concrete Actions Towards World Peace Each year, many around the world acknowledge August 6th as a solemn remembrance of the WWII bomb attack on civilians in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.We are a collection of activists from the technology, business, and political spheres working for peace and civil liberties. We will host a Zoom event, “Harmony for Humanity” Sunday, August 6th, from 6pm to 8:30 pm Pacific time which is open to the public. Ourevent will be focused not only on commemorating those who suffered and died
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“Harmony for Humanity: Uniting for Peace on Hiroshima Day.” This year’s theme for No Ethics in Big Tech’s—formerly Ethics In Tech—Hiroshima Day annual commemoration and panel is “Harmony for Humanity: Uniting for Peace on Hiroshima Day.”Our lineup this year includes a diverse mix of speakers and comedians, promising a unique blend of comedy and discussion that makes No Ethics In Big Tech events a one-of-a-kind experience.Legendary political comedian Will Durst is on the mend and back in our all-star lineup, along with stand-up superstar, journalist, and activist Francesca Fiorentini, the ever-uproarious Chloe McGovern, and cosmopolitan humorist Annette Mullaney, whose work in
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Oppenheimer's Movie, Humanizing the Inhumane Let me share my thoughts on the movie Oppenheimer, which I attended on its opening night in Palo Alto at the 7:00 PM showing. As a disabled individual, I was assigned seat E2 and had to sit in the handicapped seat located on top of the theater, as using the stairs was not an option for me.When I purchased my ticket online from the Emerson St theater  in Palo Alto, their website indicated that the movie was nearly sold out. However, upon arrival, I was surprised to see that the occupancy was only around 75%
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THE AGE OF NEPOTISM – ABOUT THE BOOK

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How can a simple traveler contribute to positive change in the world that we live in?
Can we all expand our consciousness and stop the prejudice towards people that we consider different?
What should be the new face of entrepreneurship concerning small businesses?

businesses? Author, Vahid Razavi, answers these questions and many more in The Age of Nepotism. The Age […]

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