Talk Nation Radio: David Gallup on World Citizenship

David Gallup is President of the World Service Authority, a global public service human rights organization founded in 1954. Previously he was a Dean’s Fellow at the Washington College of Law’s International Human Rights Law Clinic, where he researched asylum and international human rights issues, developed and maintained a human rights document library, coordinated a human rights education workshop and represented asylum applicants. For fifteen years, he was the Secretary of the United Nations Association Task Forces on UN Restructuring and on Cultures of Peace. Gallup wrote several chapters in a United Nations Association Report entitled, “Restructuring the UN to Meet 21st Century Global Needs.” He is the legal columnist for World Citizen News.

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2 thoughts on “Talk Nation Radio: David Gallup on World Citizenship”

  1. Anna Harrington

    That is much worse than I ever thought It could be. Some Ametican not elected by anybody claims to be some sort of “world authority”. Yes. Gary Davis was a decent man with some decent ideas, But who this lot is? What the word “global” got to do with it? Get the whole world get together to bully Russians into subhumans? To dismental Security Council which is the only mechanism which dear to withdraw legitimacy from US/NATO “humanitarian” bombing campaigns.

    What the model given to us – “Federalisation like US and Western Europe”. Really? Modern apparteid states where people have to “integrate” to get equal civil standing. Were racism came to a stage of detaining people indefinately for movement.

    And why nation-states have to be adandoned? O. They do not even exist as all borders were just drown by “white men”. That collonial mentality without even attempt to hide it. Hello UN, so unliked by you chosen self-determinatio. Of nations as core principle, thanks to Russians who actually practice that principle in thier state policy for a 100 years.

    Russian state dud not issue birth cerificate for non-Russian citizens. Hello. That is the situation in all states with US as one exception. These parents had to go to thier embassies in Russia and get that child birth cerifucate from country of these parents. That degree of cheap mosking a country like Russia into a violator if some “world rule” is nothing but HATE SPEECH. The type of things is illegal in Russia itself, as hatred towards ANY NATION is banned. Obviously US rules as model will maje hate speech a NORM in your “world” without Russians.

    Yet another world organisation is used for only purpose – as a Western soft power tool to rule the world by dismentaling UN institutions and spreading hatred and brainwash in global scale. Sickening.

  2. Anna Harrington

    This is from Wikipedia: “Jus soli is the predominant rule in the Americas, but it is rare elsewhere.[6][7] Since the Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland was enacted in 2004, no European country grants citizenship based on unconditional or near-unconditional jus soli.[8][9]

    I think Mr Gallup has to issue an official apology for mocking Russia in his interview for something MOST other states in Earth accept as a judiciary norm.

    You cannot lead an organisation with a title “world” and act as a xenophobic twister, singing one state out of 180 others with exact same rules and playing a “name and shame” game. And them “by coincudence” demanding that veting right is removed from that verycountry in UN Security Council.

    You cannot seriously claim to be an international lawyer and an expert in how passports are issued if you make claims like this. You “did not know” then you are a fraud not a lawyer. You knew and still said it – you are a xenophob who should not run anything with words “global” and “world” on the title. Get yourself a US based lobby group and campaign for US bombing other states with impunity. The WORLD does not belong to people with that one-sided cold war mentality.

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