Human Rights

US envoy for human rights and Tibetan issues to visit India and Nepal

The Biden administration’s senior envoy for human rights and the Tibetan issue is visiting India and Nepal this week to deepen cooperation on human rights with these two South Asian countries, announced an official statement on Monday. Under Secretary for Civil Security, Democracy, and Human Rights and …

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UK: Afghan women evacuated to limbo

(London) – Uncertainty and overcrowding in temporary accommodation is causing growing tensions for Afghan evacuees in the UK, especially women. Eight months after the emergency evacuations from Afghanistan, many Afghans evacuated to the UK are still in temporary accommodation, usually hotel rooms. Human Rights Watch interviewed five women who have …

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Abortion rights are human rights – Oswego County Today

For the editor, Roe v. Wade asserted that women’s right to an abortion was based on the 14th Amendment guarantee of freedom, which the court interpreted as a right to privacy, free from unreasonable government interference. Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. says abortion is not rooted in the country’s history …

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Egyptian NCHR President reviews human rights cooperation with UNICEF Representative in Egypt – Society – Egypt

National Human Rights Council (NCHR) Chairman Ambassador Moushira Khattab receives UNICEF Representative in Egypt Jeremy Hopkins on 8 May 2022 During the meeting, Khattab and Hopkins agreed on the outlines of mutual cooperation between UNICEF, NCHR and the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) to implement the national human …

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West keeps quiet on human rights abuses in Armenia

May 6, 2022 5:35 p.m. (UTC+04:00) 145 Today, justice, steeped in ancient history, is going through difficult times, the Baku-based website day.az reported. Despite the past millennia, it often becomes increasingly difficult to achieve this, as the double standards set by the West violate fundamental democratic principles. International organizations or …

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Rubio, Merkley Lead Colleagues to Demand Release of UN Human Rights Report on Uyghur Genocide Ahead of UN Official’s Visit to Xinjiang – Press Releases

Rubio, Merkley Lead Colleagues to Demand Release of UN Human Rights Report on Uyghur Genocide Ahead of UN Official’s Visit to Xinjiang – Press Releases – US Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio …

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The Fiji Times » Human Rights Training for Fiji Police Officers

Thirty senior police officers participated in a two-day (April 28-29) human rights training in Suva aimed at building the force’s capacity to investigate and report allegations of human rights abuses and violations . The training was organized by the Regional Office for the Pacific of the Office of the High …

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Environmental activist romina picolotti on climate justice and human rights

Click here to listen to the Audio In the public interest features renowned environmental activist and former Argentine Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development, Romina Picolotti, who speaks with WilmerHale Senior Partner Kelsey Quigley and attorney Jessica Lutkenhaus. This episode focuses on the important intersection of climate justice and human …

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Most human rights complaints in the NWT are disability-related: Chair of the Human Rights Commission

According to the most recent annual report of the Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission, disability continues to be at the heart of most human rights complaints in the Northwest Territories. Court officials briefed the Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Government Operations on their 2020-2021 report on April 26. From April …

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India not obligated to respond to US accusation of human rights abuses

How else to explain the Biden administration’s penchant for lecturing other countries on human rights when America’s own record is outrageous Even when it comes to Ukraine, the double standards are evident: US President Joe Biden wants the whole world to stop buying Russian oil and gas, except of course …

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Myanmar: the failure of the ASEAN “5-point consensus” one year later

(Bangkok) – Southeast Asian governments should urgently revamp their response to Myanmar’s abusive junta by coordinating with the wider international community, Human Rights Watch said today. Despite adopting a ‘five-point consensus’ on the crisis a year ago, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has failed to deliver on its …

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#AM_Equality: April 19, 2022 – Human Rights Campaign

🩺 NATIONAL TRANSGENDER HIV TESTING DAY MARKED BY THE HRC: Yesterday was National Transgender HIV Testing Day. To mark the day, the HRC Foundation has created a resource called Get the Facts About Transgender People & HIV Testing. This resource covers FAQs on HIV and HIV testing as well as …

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Man killed was former Winnipeg Ballet principal dancer, rights advocate

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Richard Rutherford was 87 and ill when he was killed in the Smyth Road home he shared with his partner on Friday. A 1968 file photo shows Richard Rutherford, Alexandra Nadal and Winthrop Corey, left to right, in a performance of Pastiche in April 1968. …

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Rwanda. Human rights fears in country whose leader faces murder charges | Rwanda

RWanda, Priti Patel’s planned destination for processing migrants arriving in the UK, is a largely rural East African country whose authoritarian president Paul Kagame has been accused of seeking to assassinate opponents. This mountainous, landlocked country of 12 million people, which witnessed a horrific genocide in 1994 in which 800,000 …

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China’s human rights abuses force Tibetans to attempt self-immolation: report

As Tibetans continue to face human rights abuses under Chinese President Xi Jinping’s policies, they feel there is no longer any option to deal with the situation but to resort to self-immolation, according to a report. The year 2022 has been rocked by three reported incidents of self-immolations by Tibetans …

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Iran submits UN report on improving human rights

The report was sent to the UN Human Rights Council on Saturday under the Universal Periodic Review, known as the UPR, a process that involves a review of everyone’s human rights records. UN member states. The report cites ‘enormous progress’ in improving the human rights situation in Iran, based on …

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Russia revokes registration of Amnesty and Human Rights Watch

An Amnesty International activist holds a sign during a protest outside the Russian Embassy as part of a Global Day of Action for Ukraine, following the Russian invasion in Mexico City, Mexico, on March 24, 2022. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 8 (Reuters) …

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UN to vote Thursday on Russia’s suspension from Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly will vote on Thursday on whether to suspend Russia from the UN’s top human rights body By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press April 7, 2022, 01:04 • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations General Assembly will …

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OxFID Global Youth Challenge for Human Rights Education 2022

Deadline: April 30, 2022 Applications are open for the OxFID Global Youth Challenge for Human Rights Education 2022. The Oxford Forum for International Development (OxFID) is accepting applications for the Global Youth Challenge to implement and to improve the World Program of Human Rights Education by, for and with young …

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Out & About: Greensburg-Jeannette NAACP Hosts Annual Human Rights Banquet

The theme of Greensburg-Jeannette NAACP Annual Human Rights Banquet was “Together we can make a difference”. In terms of politics, education, social and economic inequality, there is a lot of work to be done, the president said Ruth Tolbert during the Saturday night event at the Greensburg Country Club. “Why …

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group identifies 600 alleged North Korean rights abusers | Political news

Korea Future says evidence of widespread abuse in prison camps across the country should spur action. The future of Korea’s UK based non-profit arpublished a list of almost 600 people associated with human rights abuses in the North Korean criminal justice system in order to report them for possible prosecution. …

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US rights group calls for ‘free and fair’ elections in Bahrain | Human Rights News

The Bahraini-American rights organization says the Gulf country is heading for another “mock” vote in November. A Bahraini-American rights group has called on Bahrain to release political prisoners and allow independent observers to observe the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections to avoid a repeat of what it called a “mock” vote …

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A US-based human rights group officially acknowledges the 1989-1991 ‘Hindu Kashmir Genocide’

Washington: The International Commission on Human Rights and Religious Freedom (ICHRRF), a US-based non-profit organization, has called on the government of India and the government of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to recognize the atrocities committed in 1989-1991 against the Hindus of Kashmir as an act of genocide. …

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Navajo Nation human rights commission hears from Tate’s Auto customers

FARMINGTON — An effort by the Office of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission to have former customers of Tate’s automotive group contact the office about a legal settlement has resulted in hundreds of contacts. The bureau sought out consumers at closed dealerships to provide up-to-date contact information because they …

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Falana wants implementation of human rights laws – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has tasked the federal government with ensuring the full implementation of human rights laws in Nigeria. Falana said this during a capacity development retreat for the House of Representatives Human Rights Committee in Abuja. The event was organized by the Policy and Legal Advocacy Center …

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Brazil must improve its environmental and human rights record as a condition of OECD membership

The research carried out by OECD Watch, Conectas Human Rights (Conectas) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH – notably within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, in partnership with the OMCT), show that the country still has a long way to go …

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Human rights watchdogs urged to investigate university over claims of discrimination against racial czar

Human rights watchdogs are urged to investigate the university for discriminating against the racial czar who denied it an honorary degree The University of Nottingham was due to offer Tony Sewell an honorary degree in 2019 Following the government’s decision to accept the recommendations, he felt vindicated But now Free …

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Cambodia: opposition politicians sentenced in mass trial

(Bangkok) – A Cambodian court sentenced 19 opposition politicians and activists on March 17, 2022, after an unfair trial in which no credible evidence was offered against the defendants, Human Rights said. Watch today. The trial appears to have been intended to ward off political opponents of Prime Minister Hun …

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Looking for the best fighters against human rights issues for a period of five years

With no end in sight, human rights cases continue to evolve over time, with human rights defenders still stunned by the various incidents they have encountered. This is no exception for those who are currently nearing the end of their terms as members of the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas …

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Japan’s blemished human rights record leaves no room for moralizing

Artwork: Chen Xia/GT Recently, some Japanese politicians have played the “human rights” card on China-related affairs. They pushed the House of Representatives to approve a resolution on what it called the “grave human rights situation” in China, to interfere in China’s internal affairs. Such moves are the result of right-wing …

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Reforming Sri Lanka’s Draconian Abortion Law

Sri Lanka has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world, so Justice Minister Ali Sabry’s recent call on Parliament to consider legalizing abortion in cases of rape is a significant development. The government should act quickly to reform the law and go further to defend women’s equal …

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Reforming the Human Rights Act: A Consultation on the Modern Bill of Rights – Response from the Law Society

Proposals The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has organized a consultation to seek views on proposals for reform of the Human Rights Act (HRA). This followed the independent review of the Human Rights Act, which carefully considered options for reform. Read our response to the recommendations made by the review The …

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Saudi National Society for Human Rights elects new president

RIYADH: The Ministry of Culture is participating in a variety of cultural activities at the World Defense Show, held in Riyadh from March 6 to 9, to provide a Saudi cultural experience for visitors and participants of the global platform. As part of the cooperation between the ministry and the …

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European Convention on Human Rights: still relevant after Brexit?

Following the latest post on European Works Councils after Brexit, UK employers should be aware of the continued relevance of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and keep abreast of recent developments to ensure they are prepared to respond if human rights issues arise in the workplace. Is the …

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Freeman and Davis’ vital experience would greatly benefit federal judiciary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Raphael Medina, [email protected]202.869.0390 WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, acting president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on several judicial appointments, including Arianna Freeman to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third …

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Pakistan must focus on human rights, says EU

ISLAMABAD: European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore, who has just completed his visit to Islamabad, has stressed that there are still three areas the government needs to focus on. He, however, commended Pakistan for taking some steps forward while passing new laws. Gilmore’s advice to the Pakistani …

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What is Lacson’s position on human rights and other issues? A glance

MANILA, Philippines — This is not Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson’s first presidential bid. He first ran for president in the 2004 election, won by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo – who was serving the unfulfilled term of ousted President Joseph Ejercito-Estrada. Now he is up for the same job again, armed with …

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UN official concerned about human rights situation in Sudan

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – JANUARY 9: People hold a demonstration demanding the restoration of civilian rule in Khartoum, Sudan on January 9, 2022. (Photo by Mahmoud Hjaj/ via Getty Images) A UN human rights official on Thursday expressed concern over the human rights situation in Sudan, calling on the Sudanese government …

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Enes Kanter Freedom Receives Human Rights Award After Being Ousted From NBA

Enes Kanter Freedom, the former Boston Celtics center who says he was shunned by the NBA for criticizing China’s Uygur crackdown, received the same human rights award for jailing Kremlin Critic Alexei Navaly last year. Born Enes Kanter in Switzerland, he grew up in Turkey, became a US citizen in …

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A professional gamer got fired from her job for saying men under 5ft 7in have no human rights

Source – Japanese Tekken star Kana ‘Tanukana’ Tani has risen to the fighting game scene, including placing first at the WESG 2019 Chongqing Tekken 7 Invitational. However, her place as one of Tekken’s leading female fighting game forces as a member of Cyclops Athlete Gaming will no longer continue after …

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The Minister of Human Rights will accompany the case of Keyla Martínez

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS.- One year after the death of the nursing student, Keyla Patricia Martinezher mother continues to seek justice, for which she appealed to the authorities of the new government to ask for their support in the process. In this way, Norma Rodriguez He traveled from Spain to Honduras to …

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UN human rights expert Adama Dieng will visit Sudan on February 20

February 18, 2022 • • Download logo UN human rights expert in Sudan, Adama Dieng, will start his first official visit to the country on Sunday, a month after the visit was postponed at the request of the Sudanese authorities. During his visit, which will take place …

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Human Rights Campaign Foundation releases list of LGBTQ+ affirmation books following discriminatory book bans across the country

To provide examples of LGBTQ+ affirmation books, the HRC Foundation has several book lists ranging from children’s books to new book lists for middle and high school students. Affirmation books on these lists include Becky Albertalli’s ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’, which was adapted into the swimmer’s popular film …

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Museum examines Chatham-Kent’s human rights movement

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Publication date : February 14, 2022 • 52 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Blair Newby, museum program coordinator for Chatham-Kent, is shown above a new exhibit at the Chatham-Kent Museum about the National Unity Association’s fight for racial equity in …

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Activists demonstrate outside NBC Sports

STAMFORD – Dozens of protesters along with Students for a Free Tibet gathered at the gate leading to the NBC campus on Blachley Road on Saturday to protest the 2022 Winter Olympics and NBC’s coverage of the event, in because of human rights violations in China. The Olympics taking place …

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These cybercriminals plant criminal evidence on human rights defenders and lawyers’ devices

Cybercriminals hijack civil rights activists’ devices and plant “incriminating evidence” in covert cyberattacks, researchers warn. According to SentinelLabs, an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group dubbed ModifiedElephant has been responsible for widespread attacks targeting human rights activists and defenders, academics, journalists and lawyers across India. The APT is believed to have …

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A human rights organization is applying an anti-radicalism strategy in the Middle East to combat critical race theory in the United States

FIRST ON FOX: Hardwired Global, a Richmond, Va.-based human rights organization that has developed programs to promote peace and pluralism in the Middle East and North Africa, is launching a new effort to combat the “divisive curriculum and teacher training programs” based on Critical Race Theory (CRT). “Curricula and teacher …

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India: Kashmir Journalist Detained Under Abusive Laws

(New York) – Indian authorities have arrested prominent Kashmiri journalist Fahad Shah on political grounds amid the government’s crackdown on media and civil society groups in Jammu and Kashmir, Human Rights Watch said. today. Since 2019, at least 35 journalists in Kashmir have faced police interrogation, raids, threats, physical attacks …

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China accused of ignoring human rights of hockey players as isolation complaints mount

Ice Hockey – 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship – Final – Gold Medal – Finland v Canada – Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia – June 6, 2021 Marko Anttila of Finland looks dejected after losing the World Hockey Championship final on ice IIHF 2021 REUTERS/ Vasily Fedosenko Join now for …

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Hundreds of people around the world protest China’s human rights abuses as the Beijing Winter Olympics kick off

Topline Hundreds of people in several countries protested on Friday against China’s crackdown on its Uyghur Muslim minority and Tibetans as the Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off amid diplomatic boycotts over China’s record on human rights. People are protesting against the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in front of the Chinese …

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Amnesty joins rights groups in accusing Israel of apartheid – CBS17.com

JERUSALEM (AP) — Amnesty International said Tuesday that Israel has maintained “a system of oppression and domination” over Palestinians since its establishment in 1948, a system that meets the international definition of apartheid. With the release of a 278-page report compiled over a four-year period, the London-based rights group joins …

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Louisiana Unveils 2 New Civil Rights Trail Markers

Louisiana Unveils Two New Civil Rights Trail Markers ThroughThe Associated Press January 30, 2022, 3:37 PM • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana unveils two new Civil Rights Trail markers – one in the hall where three black first graders entered a …

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Delta School District faces ‘overt racism’ allegations in human rights court

A Delta School District employee alleges she was passed over for career advancement despite her qualifications after asking a vice principal at North Delta High School to stop calling Indo‐Canadian boys “chunks.” brown bullshit”. The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has accepted a teacher’s amended complaint that the Delta School …

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Goodrich v AB – Interpretation, Human Rights and Older Establishments

The judgment was rendered in Goodrich vs. AB [2022] EWHC 81 (Ch). Ruling by Chief Master Shuman, this case is a significant ruling regarding the construction of settlements created before the Human Rights Act 1998, the Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage Act 2013 (couples of same sex). Following …

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EU-Egypt counter-terrorism forum offers ‘affront’ to human rights: HRW | Human Rights News

Human Rights Watch urged the European Union to “seriously reconsider” in light of Egypt’s human rights record. Human Rights Watch urged the European Union not to launch a joint bid with Egypt to lead a global counterterrorism body, lamenting the country’s treatment of criticism. On Sunday, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry …

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Tribal eviction plan pits Native American authority against civil rights

Tribal eviction plan pits Native American authority against civil rights News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The Nooksack evictions target people who have been deregistered — that is, removed from tribal membership — in recent years after tribal leaders concluded they were not able-bodied members. The involvement of …

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Human rights sanctions against Bangladesh: prediction or warning? – The Friday Times

As far as I know, most Bangladeshi leaders were not particularly upset that their country was not invited to the Democracy Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden the last week of December. But they were outraged by the sanctions imposed by the United States, just after this summit, on …

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Clean technologies can help defend democracy and human rights, part 2

This article is part two of a 4-part series on how clean technology can help defend democracy and human rights. You can find part 1 here. Clean technologies can reduce the funding of authoritarian regimes Another way clean tech can help in the fight for democracy is by starving authoritarians …

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India should stop using abusive foreign financing law

(Geneva) – The Indian government should immediately stop harassing the Center for the Advancement of Social Concerns and its People’s Watch program unit, ten human rights groups said today. The government should stop using the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act and other abusive laws to silence civil society in India. The …

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Human Rights Watch condemns Australia for climate, asylum seekers and indigenous rights

Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers, the detention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the nation’s continued support for fossil fuel industries have been condemned by leading global watchdog Human Rights Watch in its annual global report. The report says that despite a “strong record of protecting civil and …

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Human Rights Watch says Bolsonaro is a threat to democracy in Brazil – report

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attends the presidential handover ceremony at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil on December 16, 2021. REUTERS / Adriano Machado / File Photo / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, Jan. 13 (Reuters) – This year’s parliamentary elections in Brazil …

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The crime of murdering scientists will not go unpunished: senior human rights official

A senior Iranian justice official called the crime of assassination of the country’s nuclear scientists a blatant human rights violation, saying the killings – largely blamed on the Israeli regime – would not go unpunished. Kazem Gharibabadi, the deputy head of the judiciary for international affairs and secretary of the …

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HSBC owns stake in company linked to human rights abuses in China

Sunday 09 January 2022 18:56 UK human rights groups are increasingly concerned about HSBC’s involvement with the Chinese government. HSBC holds more than £ 2million of shares in a branch of a Chinese paramilitary organization which has been accused of human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims, it has been revealed. …

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Uyghurs file criminal complaint against Chinese officials for human rights abuses

A group of Uyghurs living in Turkey whose relatives are either imprisoned or missing in China filed a criminal complaint on Tuesday with a Turkish prosecution against 112 Chinese government officials. They accused the 112 officials of committing genocide, crimes against humanity, torture and rape in the far west of …

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Key European Parliament official hails Bahrain’s democracy, parliament and human rights achievements under the leadership of HM the King | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com A senior European Parliament official praised Bahrain’s achievements in democracy, parliament and human rights under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. David McAllister, chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, stressed the importance of keeping up …

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European Court of Human Rights to rule on Ashers bakery gay cake case

The last slice of the long-running Ashers bakery ‘gay cake’ affair is expected to be served in Strasbourg later this week. he European Court of Human Rights has announced that it will notify in writing two decisions on Thursday morning, one of which is Lee v. UK. In its annex, …

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Why the US is increasing pressure on China over the treatment of Tibetans and Uyghurs

SAN FRANCISCO – Human rights activists welcome what they see as increased US attention to Chinese behavior in its volatile regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, suggesting that lobbying by rights groups may have helped mounting pressure on Beijing. A law, a boycott and the appointment of a government official were …

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Pakistani human rights group warns of January 31 sit-in if government fails to address enforced disappearance issue

ANI | Update: Dec 31 2021 22:11 STI Islamabad [Pakistan], December 31 (ANI): Pakistani human rights group, Defense of Human Rights (DHR), on Thursday asked Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan’s Supreme Court and chief of the army to address the issue of enforced disappearances. organize a sit-in in Islamabad …

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With China, the EU tries to balance business and human rights EJINSIGHT

When Olaf Scholz took office as Chancellor of Germany on December 8, President Xi Jinping made a note in his diary to call him as soon as possible. His reason? Persuade him to be China’s best ally in Europe. The two had their conversation last Tuesday (December 21) and Xi …

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Georgian parliament plans to vote to eliminate human rights watchdog

Georgia’s ruling party Georgian Dream plans to move forward this week with a proposal to disband an independent agency tasked with monitoring personal data protection and abuse of power despite fears the move may be politically motivated. The opposition, civil society, the Public Defender, the UN and the United States …

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UN and PH endorse roadmap to accelerate implementation of joint human rights agenda

The Joint Philippines-United Nations (UN) Human Rights Program took its first major milestone today at the Steering Committee meeting of government and civil society partners and participating UN agencies, where they agreed on a roadmap to implement the resolution of the Human Rights Council (HRC). 45/33, adopted October 7, 2020, …

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Russia: year of doubling of Internet censorship

(Moscow) – Russian authorities have redoubled their efforts in 2021 to crack down on internet freedoms, Human Rights Watch said today. The government has blocked popular censorship circumvention tools, experimented with new censorship technologies, extended oppressive internet legislation, and pressured tech companies to comply with increasingly stifling regulations. “The Russian …

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Counterterrorism legislation violates human rights, court rules

NEW anti-terrorism legislation that pushes back prison release dates for men caught in surveillance operation targeting IRA Continuity violates their human rights, the appeals court ruled. Senior judges have held that the provisions which retrospectively increased prison sentences had “subverted” the original sentencing provisions. Despite the incompatibility of the 2021 …

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Egypt sentences 3 human rights activists to prison

CAIRO – An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced three prominent human rights figures to several years in prison for spreading false news, in a high-profile case which suggests the government has not reduced its crackdown on dissent. The State Security Emergency Correctional Court sentenced activist Alaa Abd El Fattah to …

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Human rights, equality and diversity | Journalist

Despite its fanciful title, “Human Rights, Equality and Diversity: A Survey of the Right to Equal Access to Education with a Special Focus on the Underperformance of Schools in Port of Spain and Surroundings », The children of this field (mainly Africans) will be condemned to the lost arms of …

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United Nations General Assembly adopts updated resolution on human rights situation in occupied Crimea

The United Nations General Assembly adopted an updated resolution “Human rights situation in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine”. As an Ukrinform correspondent from New York reported, 65 countries voted in favor of the resolution, 25 voted against and 85 abstained. In particular, …

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UN rights office urges Colombia to reform police protests |

The report documents various instances of unnecessary or disproportionate use of force by police officers during widespread protests that began on April 28 and continued for several weeks. The protests were part of a nationwide strike against the country’s long-standing economic and social equality, many of which have been made …

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Human rights framework

International Human Rights Day is December 10. On that day, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was promulgated as the first in a series of covenants, treaties and legal interpretations that would form the framework for human rights. post-war man. However, the story of the struggle that …

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Compilation on the Syrian Arab Republic – Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A / HRC / WG.6 / 40 / SYR / 2) [EN/AR] – Syrian Arab Republic

Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review Fortieth session January 24-February 4, 2022 I. Context 1. This report has been prepared pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 5/1 and 16/21, taking into account the periodicity of the universal periodic review. It is a compilation of information contained …

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US sanctions hit China, Myanmar and others for human rights

WASHINGTON (AP) – The US government on Friday announced financial sanctions and other restrictions against 15 people and 10 entities in China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh to coincide with International Human Rights Day . The actions announced by the Treasury Department also included investment restrictions on a Chinese company …

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France: put fundamental rights at the top of the EU agenda

(Paris) – President Emmanuel Macron should commit to upholding democratic guarantees and reversing inhumane migration policies in the European Union, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to French President Macron released today. France will hold the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union from January to June …

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Australia: Press Vietnam to respect rights

(Sydney) – The Australian government should call on Vietnam to meet clear human rights standards during the 17th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue, Human Rights Watch said today. The dialogue is scheduled to take place virtually on December 8, 2021. “Australia should use its influence to pressure Vietnam to take concrete …

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Human rights groups condemn re-establishment of US retention policy in Mexico – JURIST – News

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) joined a growing group of organizations on Thursday criticizing the United States’ re-execution of its Migration Protection Protocols (MPP) program, also known as “Stay in Mexico “. The Biden administration restarted the Trump-era MPP this month after a Supreme Court order ruled …

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Moline brings back the Commission on Human Rights | Politics and Elections

Moline Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati speaks at the public celebration for the new I-74 bridge over the Mississippi River on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Moline Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati chats with Moline high school students Tuesday at the Bartlett Performing Arts Center in a special community conversation focused on equity, diversity and …

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Peng Shuai, Human Rights and the Power of an Individual Example

Peng Shuai plays at the Australian Open on January 21, 2021. (Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters) In Impromptus Today I am directing with jury duty, which leads to balkanization in our country – have you completed your “jury information” form? – which leads to politics, which leads to. . . You …

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“No one has the right to ignore human rights in the border demarcation process,” says Tatoyan – Asbarez.com

Armenian human rights defender Arman Tatoyan on Tuesday warned that human rights and humanitarian issues must be of primary concern as Armenia embarks on the proposed process of demarcation and demarcation of its borders with Azerbaijan. “No one has the right to ignore human rights and humanitarian issues in the …

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farmers: UN human rights expert hails Indian government decision to repeal agricultural laws

A UN human rights expert hailed the Indian government’s decision to repeal the three controversial agricultural laws, expressing the hope that any further action on agricultural sector reform will be “informed” by the commitments of the United Nations. country in human rights and taken in the context of serious consultations …

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