Human Rights

Chinese NGO Reveals US Human Rights Violation

The Chinese Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) on Tuesday released a report exposing a series of crimes committed by the United States in the Middle East and surrounding areas that have gravely violated international law. Titled The United States is Committing Serious Human Rights Violations in the Middle East …

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Police Lawyer Leads Human Rights and Extortion Investigation Unit in Edo – Nigerian Observer

BENIN CITY – Determined to address issues of police extortion and human rights abuses, the Edo State Police Command has appointed its attorney as the unit’s desk officer. investigation into human rights and command extortion in Benin City. The court-appointed lawyer is Barr Polycarp Odion domiciled at the headquarters of …

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Human Rights Watch calls on EU not to let Croatia join Schengen area

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that Croatia should not be part of the European Union’s borderless Schengen area, despite the fact that the Balkan country has met all the conditions to join this zone. In addition, the organization called on the EU not to admit Croatia into the passport-free …

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In a subtle dig into China, Pelosi visits the Taiwan Human Rights Museum

Comment this story Comment TAIPEI, Taiwan — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with prominent human rights advocates in China on Tuesday during her visit to the National Museum of Human Rights in Taipei, after pointing out the stark contrast between Taiwan’s democratic reforms and the Chinese Communist Party’s intolerance of …

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“The Philippines have no intention of joining the ICC”: Marcos Jr | Human Rights News

Former President Duterte withdrew from the International Criminal Court in 2019 after an investigation was opened into his anti-drug campaign. The Philippines has no plans to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), newly elected President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has said, a move that supports his predecessor’s position but denies demands …

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Kashmir conclave condemns Pakistan for human rights violations in PoJK – ThePrint – ANIFeed

Leeds [UK]July 31 (ANI): The United Kashmir People’s National Party has organized the “International Kashmir Conference” in Leeds, UK against the violation of human rights in Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK ) and condemned land grabbing in the region and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) by the military and influential non-state actors. The …

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Fashion’s human rights record is worse than ever

When the military overthrew Myanmar’s government last year, major fashion brands were quick to condemn the coup. In its violent consequences, some, including the H&M group, have even suspended supplies from the Southeast Asian manufacturing hub. But the suspension was short-lived. A few months later, H&M was again placing orders …

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Colombia. Urgent government action needed as rising violence in rural areas has serious human rights implications – UN report – Colombia

GENEVA (26 July 2022) – The increasing levels of violence perpetrated by non-state armed groups and criminal organizations in rural areas of Colombia are having a devastating impact, especially on women and children, indigenous peoples, people of descent, community leaders and human rights defenders, warns a report by the United …

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Youth Art Competition for Human Rights: This year’s theme is “War or Peace? » Submissions accepted until August 15

Call for entries for the Youth Art for Human Rights Competition Winner of the previous competition in the adult category, winner of the first place, adult category By Deborah Eve Alastra Title: Resist Winning work of the previous competition, second place in the youth category. By: Ajay. Title: Untitled Youth …

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Survivors of Iranian human rights abuser speak to I24NEWS

“I am both happy and sad at the same time. Sad because… my friends who were executed are not with us today’ In 1988, Iranian prison officials serving on so-called “death committees” carried out mass executions of at least 5,000 political dissidents from the Islamic republic in the space of …

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British Columbia ends immigration detention arrangement with CBSA, citing human rights

British Columbia is ending a deal with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to hold immigration detainees in provincial correctional facilities, saying the deal doesn’t align with its stance on human rights the man. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said in a statement that the province conducted a review that …

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Senators Markey, Rubio and Durbin unanimously applaud committee’s passage of Cambodia Democracy and Human Rights Law, urge speedy passage by Senate

Bipartisan legislation supports democracy and the protection of human rights in Cambodia; demands reports on Chinese military activity Washington (July 19, 2022) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations East Asia, Pacific and International Cybersecurity Subcommittee, Marco Rubio (R-Fla .), a member of the Senate …

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Yemen: Acting to avert a humanitarian catastrophe

(Beirut) – Governments should immediately support a rescue operation to prevent a supertanker moored off the coast of Yemen from spilling hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil into the Red Sea, 19 human rights and humanitarian groups have said. the man in a joint statement issued today. The FSO …

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US accuses China and Russia of human rights abuses

US officials have reiterated their claim that China’s treatment of Uyghurs constitutes “genocide”. On Friday, the State Department released its annual report on anticipating, preventing, and responding to atrocities around the world. The report outlines the government’s approach to helping those at risk. It says authorities are working to prevent …

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Opinion: Changes to the Mental Health Act must put human rights first

Of The newspaper“We are all potential users of mental health services. The question is how would we like to be treated if we found ourselves in this situation? Under current Irish mental health legislation, people with severe mental distress are at high risk of being denied the right to make …

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E-learning products enabled child monitoring

(New York) – The overwhelming majority of educational technology (EdTech) products endorsed by 49 governments of the world’s most populous countries and analyzed by Human Rights Watch appear to have monitored or had the ability to monitor children in ways that risked or violated their lives. human rights, Human Rights …

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Human rights on the agenda during a trip to the Middle East

Human rights will be part of the discussions during his trip to the Middle East next week, President Biden wrote in an op-ed in the Washington Post on Sunday. Why is it important: Biden has faced criticism from some over his planned trip to Saudi Arabia, where he expects to …

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Commission on Human Rights makes startling revelations in report

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) investigation into the Rambukkana shooting found that Chaminda Lakshan’s death was the result of excessive use of force by police officers and cannot be legitimately justified by the police, especially in the absence of any threat by the deceased …

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TRNUC: Lump sum reparations proposed for human rights abuses in Seychelles since 1977 coup

A final meeting with the victims and the general public took place on Wednesday. (Nation of Seychelles) Photo license Following extensive consultations, the Victims Committee of the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission (TRNUC) has agreed that only a fixed sum will be paid to victims of human rights violations, …

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2021 was the deadliest for migrants crossing the border, says human rights group

TIJUANA (Border Report) – Last year became the deadliest for people trying to cross the border into the United States, with 555 people perishing along waterways, deserts or while being trafficked in trucks or shipping containers. “These are deaths recorded by the border patrol,” said José Luis Pérez Canchola, director …

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Rights Watchdog appoints 1st military human rights officer

Song Doo-hwan (5th from L), chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, and other attendees unveil a plaque showing the name of the office of his first new deputy minister in charge of human rights issues the man in the military during a ceremony at the commission’s headquarters in Seoul …

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What a pity that ‘human rights’ seem so wrong, says Mercy Muroki

Mercy gives her take on grooming gangs avoiding eviction On Saturday, I wrote in The Sun expressing my disgust that groom gang convicts are exploiting our flexible legal systems to avoid being deported from Britain. I said this: “Our politicians should stop being so spineless and send a long overdue …

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Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia disappoints rights activists

For nearly two years, I was trapped with my daughter in Saudi Arabia under repressive laws that favor men over women and discriminate on the basis of identity and beliefs. As a human rights researcher in Saudi Arabia, I have seen my Saudi colleagues and heroes detained, disappeared, tortured and …

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Repression in Russia requires dedicated UN monitoring

Ten years ago, on July 13, 2012, Russia’s parliament passed its “foreign agents” law, using the pretext of foreign funding to demonize, harass and silence the country’s robustness. civil society. Russia’s growing legislative arsenal against civil society and independent media has dealt devastating blows to anyone seen as a critic. …

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Behind closed doors horror of Polish residential facility

“My child’s nightmare lasted about a year and a half. She was beaten and locked in a caged bed, sometimes all day or even two days. This is how a mother described the ordeal her daughter Kasia (pseudonym) went through in a residential institution for mentally disabled girls and women …

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Unification minister to push to launch long-delayed North Korean human rights foundation

South Korea’s unification minister will push to quickly establish a North Korean human rights foundation that has been postponed for more than six years, but he also made it clear that the government will not use the issue of human rights as a means of putting pressure on the Kim …

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Human Rights Council concerned about indoctrination of children in Pakistani and Afghan madrasas

During the 50th session of the Human Rights Council, participants analyzed in detail the violations of children’s rights in conflict areas and drew particular attention to the negative consequences of madrasas in indoctrination children – a violation of their right to education in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The meeting saw the …

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UN human rights body should continue to monitor Sudan

The rights situation in Sudan continues to deteriorate, with continued crackdowns on protesters and an increasing number of attacks on civilians in Darfur. Ongoing international scrutiny is essential, and time is of the essence. The military recently lifted the state of emergency and freed dozens of detained protesters, but that …

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UN human rights chief denounces repression of women in Afghanistan

The UN human rights chief has warned that women and girls in Afghanistan face a critical situation due to the “systematic institutionalized oppression” of the Taliban. Since the Taliban returned to power last August, Afghans are “living through some of the darkest times of a generation”, Michelle Bachelet told the …

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Harish Rawat berates ED Center for Action against Rahul Gandhi; “human rights abused”

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and top Congress leader Harish Rawat came out in support of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday. Attacking the BJP government at the Center for using central agencies against opposition leaders, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was asked about the procedure of the ED. He …

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Sudan emergency lawyers discuss human rights issues with US envoy

Sudan’s emergency lawyers say they discussed 15 issues, including human rights abuses perpetrated during and after the October 25, 2021 military coup, in a meeting Thursday with Undersecretary of State for African Affairs, Molly Phee, who was on a five day visit to Sudan. Speaking on behalf of emergency lawyers, …

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Cyclist Harassment Case: National Human Rights Commission Sends Opinions to Ministry of Sports, SAI

The National Human Rights Commission has sent notices to the Union Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Sports Authority of India (SAI), days after a cyclist accused the head cycling coach of “inappropriate behavior” during a training camp in Slovenia, according to a statement on Friday. The National Human …

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Ethiopian Organizations Write Letter to UN Human Rights Council Member States

bokena Eleven Ethiopian organizations operating in the diaspora have written an open letter to UN human rights member states. Its intention is to “provide an explanatory note on the establishment of the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia through resolution S-33/1 of 17 December 2021”. Content of the …

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Reviews | Biden must tell the powerful in Saudi Arabia the truth about human rights

White House officials have confirmed that President Biden intends to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks. Although Mr Biden warned on Friday that he still had ‘no direct plans’ for such a trip, it was a classic no-nonsense denial, issued perhaps because details still remained. last …

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Why Ukrainian human rights chief Lyudmila Denisova was sacked | European | News and current affairs from across the continent | DW

A majority of Ukrainian parliamentarians from different parties, including President Zelenskyy’s ruling Servant of the People party, dismissed Lyudmyla Denisova after a vote of no confidence on May 31. The opposition Ukrainian Fatherland party, led by Yulia Tymoshenko, and the European Solidarity party of former President Petro Poroshenko voted against …

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DR Congo: Civilians at risk from resurgence of M23 rebels

(Goma) – Congolese security forces and the M23 armed group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo must minimize harm to civilians as fighting resumes, Human Rights Watch said today. Past fighting between government forces and rebels has resulted in widespread abuses against the civilian population and protracted humanitarian crises. Armed …

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Chad: Release opposition members and sympathizers

(New York) – The Chadian authorities are detaining several members of civil society organizations in pre-trial detention following the May 14, 2022 protests, to press for a peaceful transition to civilian rule. Some of the protests have turned violent, prompting authorities to press charges against the organizers. The protests were …

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UN rights chief urges China to rethink Uyghur policy

BEIJING (AP) — The top UN human rights official said on Saturday she had raised concerns with Chinese officials about the impact of widespread enforcement of counterterrorism measures. and de-radicalization on the rights of Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim groups in China’s Xinjiang region. Michelle Bachelet, who visited the northwest …

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The Western view of human rights is wrong

JIN DING/CHINA DAILY The United Nations human rights system is quite comprehensive and covers civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. However, the Western view and practice of human rights, especially those of the United States, are rather problematic – for example, there is a lack of balance between the …

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‘No need for preachers,’ Chinese leader Xi Jinping tells UN human rights chief | News

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday defended his country’s human rights record, telling a visiting UN official that there was “no need for ‘preachers’ to lead other country”. Xi’s remarks, made during a video call with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, are likely to add to the …

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Thailand: Release detained monarchy reform activists

(New York, May 22, 2022) – Thai authorities should immediately drop charges and release pro-democracy activists detained for insulting the monarchy, Human Rights Watch said today. Tantawan “Tawan” Tuatulanon, who has been on hunger strike since April 20, 2022, to protest his pre-trial detention, is expected to be transferred to …

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Minneapolis suspends MPD talks until MN Human Rights provides proof of secret social media

The Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office says it can’t find proof of a damning finding by a state agency that police used secret social media accounts to target black people and elected officials . The city has suspended the process to define the terms of a consent decree to make changes …

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Human rights groups call for action to tackle domestic terrorism

We call for immediate federal and state action to enact national terrorism control acts to address the epidemic of mass shootings in the United States, killing and injuring so many innocent people. The recent massacre of 10 and three wounded Americans in Buffalo, New York is just one in a …

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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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