Human Rights

Advocacy groups are calling for compensation for migrant workers.

Qatar’s former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, center, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greet each other ahead of the start of the World Cup on November 20. Hassan Ammar AP Photo The football federations of the United States and several European countries – as well as some …

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Fox Sports to Focus World Cup Coverage on Football and Ignore Human Rights Violations in Qatar

Soccer It’s no surprise that Fox Sports did not address the moral dilemma of selecting Qatar as host during the network’s coverage. Christian Pulisic (left) and the rest of the United States team will open the World Cup on Monday against Wales. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES It’s no …

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North Korea: Covid-19 used as a pretext to seal the border

(Seoul) – The North Korean government has significantly tightened security along its northern border, using Covid-19 as justification, further restricting travel and trade, Human Rights Watch said today. An initial analysis of satellite images of the Sino-Russian border before and after the start of the pandemic indicates the nature and …

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Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights receives major boost from Woodruff Foundation

By Maria Saporta When the National Center for Civil and Human Rights held a groundbreaking ceremony for its expansion on October 14, it had raised just $27 million of the $50 million project. The expansion, which will include the construction of the East and West Wings, will add an additional …

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What is the Indian National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights?

The NAP is a political document by which a government articulates its action to fulfill its commitment to implement the UNGP. India has officially announced that it will develop a National Action Plan (NAP) on business and human rights at the Business and Human Rights Forum in Geneva in November …

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Allow immediate contact with human rights defender held incommunicado, urges UN expert: Saudi Arabia

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders said today that she is increasingly concerned about the health and life of imprisoned Saudi human rights defender Mohammad Al-Qahtani, who would be held incommunicado after his family filed an assault complaint against him. by inmates. Al-Qahtani is a founding …

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Venezuelan government rejects ICC prosecutor’s decision to resume human rights investigation – JURIST

Venezuela Saturday rejected a decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to resume an investigation into alleged human rights violations by officials in the country. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faria said the government disagreed with the official request from the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP). He said: …

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Human rights campaign supporting pro-equality candidates, empowering voters and LGBTQ+ allies in Pennsylvania ahead of Election Day

PENNSYLVANIA – As Pennsylvanians are targeted by extremist and anti-equality politicians trying to disenfranchise LGBTQ+ people, women and people of color, the Human Rights Campaign PAC (HRC PAC) has mobilized voters in support of pro -equality, pro-choice and pro-democracy candidates across the state. HRC PAC is committed to engaging volunteers, …

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Adopted girl from Chandigarh wins Asian Human Rights Award, also wins scholarship

Thirteen years after being adopted by Mother Teresa Mission Of Charity in Sector 23-A, Saba, 18, made her town and her parents proud by winning the Asian Girls Human Rights Award for her remarkable efforts to empower 55 girls living in the slum of Bapu Dham settlement. The prestigious international …

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The President of the European Court of Human Rights will join Gibson Dunn in London

October 27, 2022 The President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Judge Robert Spano, will join Gibson Dunn in London at the end of his term on Monday 31 October. Judge Spano is a recognized expert in the field of digital rights, having been involved extrajudicially in extensive …

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Malaysia: Summary deportations to Myanmar on the rise

(Bangkok) – Since mid-August 2022, Malaysian authorities have accelerated the number of asylum seekers summarily deported to Myanmar, where their lives and freedom are at risk, Human Rights Watch said today. Since April, Malaysian immigration authorities have returned more than 2,000 Myanmar nationals, including military deserters, without assessing their asylum …

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UN Human Rights Council urges US to tackle Marshall Islands nuclear legacy

On October 7, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on technical assistance and capacity building to address the human rights implications of the nuclear legacy in the Marshall Islands for which the United States is responsible. The resolution was adopted without a vote on the basis …

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Kosovo must strengthen its human rights obligations, says Strasbourg human rights chief – EURACTIV.com

Social cohesion is still hampered by impunity for war-related crimes, unsolved cases of missing persons and lack of access to reparations for all war victims more than 20 years after the Kosovo war, said the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, following a visit to Kosovo from …

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CNDH chief stresses the need for a global alliance for human rights

CNDH President and GANHRI President, HE Maryam bint Abdullah Al Attiyah, with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Doha: Chairperson of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and President of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), HE Maryam bint Abdullah Al Attiyah affirmed that the United Nations can …

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Chinese envoy asks OHCHR to investigate US human rights abuses

Dai Bing (front), deputy permanent representative of China to the United Nations, speaks during the opening of the main session of the Fifth Committee of the 77th United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on October 3, 2022. Photo: Xinhua The Chinese envoy on Thursday …

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UN Human Rights Council: Rights activists welcome Venezuela’s departure

CNN — Venezuela has lost its seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council – a development hailed by activists and human rights defenders in Venezuela as cause for celebration on Tuesday. The Council, a 47-member multilateral body, is responsible for promoting human rights and combating abuses around the world, …

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Civil rights activist Ramsey Muniz leaves behind a complicated legacy

HARLINGEN — During his historic campaign across Texas, the first Mexican-American gubernatorial nominee inspired students like Rogelio Nunez to continue pushing for the growing civil rights goals of the Chicano movement. In 1972, Ramsey Muniz, the first Hispanic to run for state governor, was awakening students across Texas on college …

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Implementation of Human Rights Council Resolution 45/33 and on Progress and Results of Technical Cooperation and Capacity Building for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Philippines – Philippines

SPEAKER BY Nada Al-Nashif, Acting United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsAt the 51st session of the Human Rights CouncilFROM Geneva, Palais des Nations, Room XX Mister President, Excellencies, I present the report of the High Commissioner which reviews the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 45/33 as well as …

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Obstacles and backlogs: Asylum office delays continue to cause damage

By Cora Wright, Legal Practitioner, Refugee Protection and Refugee Representation Nony (a pseudonym) has been waiting for an interview with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office of Asylum for almost six years. In 2016, Nony fled Yemen, after being nearly killed because of her sexual orientation. She …

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Journalist Aziz Yusupov arrested in Uzbekistan ahead of OSCE human rights conference

Journalist Aziz Yusupov arrested in Uzbekistan ahead of OSCE human rights conference AKIPRESS.COM – The Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA), the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the Committee Norwegian Helsinki (NHC) and the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) have …

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World doesn’t need human rights lessons from Pak: India at UN

Pakistan is “a victim of its state policies aimed at nurturing terrorist organizations”, India said. Geneva: Accusing Pakistan of atrocities against its minorities, India said the world did not need lessons on democracy and human rights from a country whose contribution to the globalization of terror is without previous. Speaking …

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(WE Talk) Why has it become a consensus in China that the rights to subsistence and development are key basic human rights?

By ZHU Liyu (ZHU Liyu, Professor, Faculty of Law, Renmin University of China and Secretary-General of the Academic Committee of the Center for Human Rights Studies) (ECNS) — The rights to subsistence and development are rights that every human being should enjoy as considerations of fundamental dignity, fundamentally important for …

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Feminist foreign policy key for human rights, says German minister – The Sun Nigeria

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said improving women’s rights is a central pillar of international policy. “Feminist foreign policy is not a European or Western concept. It is a universal concept of human rights,” she told a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Baerbock …

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State Department made ‘calculation’ to prioritize Iran nuclear deal over human rights issues

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! UNITED NATIONS, New York – The Biden administration decided to pursue a nuclear deal with Iran in hopes of preventing the nation from reaching for the bomb, even at the cost of ignoring the regime’s human rights abuses. “We have been focused …

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US Dispatch: Human Rights Activists Protest Filipino Leader Marcos’ UN Visit Outside NYSE – JURIST

Hannah Brem is the news editor of JURIST and a 3L from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She is filing this dispatch from New York. Human rights activists gathered outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Monday to protest the visit of Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez …

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Third Age Barrie presents a series on human rights abuses

The series begins on October 4 with the presentation of a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague PRESS RELEASETHIRD AGE BARRIE LONG LIFE LEARNING ASSOCIATION*************************The Third Age Barrie Life Long Learning Association shines a light on some of the world’s worst human rights abuses while highlighting …

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Alberta overturns appointment of Human Rights Commission chief in book review dispute

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has overturned the appointment of the head of its Human Rights Commission in a dispute over a passage in a book review that has been criticized as Islamophobic. Justice Minister Tyler Shandro’s department has not officially announced that it has removed Collin May as head …

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UN rights officials urge Canada on case of overseas detainee Jack Letts

OTTAWA — The federal government has told United Nations officials that international human rights law does not oblige Canada to actively facilitate the return of its citizens detained in northern Syria. OTTAWA — The federal government has told United Nations officials that international human rights law does not oblige Canada …

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Russia intimidating opponents of war in Ukraine, says acting UN rights chief

Acting United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Nada Al-Nashif attends the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, September 12, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The United Nations acting high commissioner for human rights said on Monday that …

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The human rights case

Did you know that 51% of the top revenue-generating organizations in the world are private companies? There is no doubt that business has the potential to generate investment, jobs and economic growth, and can play a vital role in reducing poverty by promoting respect for the law and democratic processes. …

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Volker Türk appointed new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights |

“Mr. Türk has dedicated his long and distinguished career to advancing universal human rights, including the international protection of some of the world’s most vulnerable people – refugees and stateless people,” said the head of the UN in a statement. service career The new high commissioner currently coordinates global policy …

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Liberia: China Human Rights Report Puts Liberia’s Decision on the Right Side of History

Monrovia — Liberia’s decision to sign a joint statement condemning China’s human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council was vindicated by the recent damning human rights report. published by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHRCH). On June 14, Liberia joined 46 other UN …

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Kenneth Roth leaves Human Rights Watch after 30 years, Tirana Hassan named interim executive director

After nearly 30 years, Kenneth Roth left Human Rights Watch on August 31, 2022 as Executive Director. Roth has led HRW since 1993, growing HRW from a small group of regional “watchdogs” to a large international human rights organization with global influence. He began his human rights career as a …

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Ian McGregor | Secondary education | College of Education and Human Development

Summary Ian McGregor, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her scholarship and teaching focus on preparing teachers in social studies, human rights education, and civics/citizenship with an emphasis on teaching difficult history. Her current research explores how teachers and students conceptualize citizenship in human rights …

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Proposed inheritance bill may not be human rights compliant, commissioner warns

Controversial government legislation to deal with the legacy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland ‘runs a very significant risk’ of being deemed not in line with human rights obligations, according to a communication to the Council of Europe. ‘man. Dunja Mijatovic is the council’s human rights commissioner and recently traveled …

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US wildfires are a reproductive justice issue

Wildfires raged across the United States this summer, devastating communities and threatening reproductive health and justice, highlighting the need for accessible and comprehensive counseling for pregnant women. The American Reproductive Justice Framework, created by black women’s rights activists, advocates for equal access to a healthy and safe environment for all …

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Senate Human Rights Committee Sends Social Welfare Recommendations to Egyptian Government

CAIRO – August 27, 2022: The Egyptian Senate’s Human Rights and Social Solidarity Committee has addressed a number of important parliamentary recommendations to the government in line with the objectives of social protection programs. The parliamentary recommendation comes in the light of its study of the economic and social …

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CRS calls on Congress to tie US aid to India to human rights

India identified as “the site of numerous human rights violations” by the United States, the UN and some NGOs, according to CRS Accusing India of being the “site of numerous human rights abuses”, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has suggested tying $117 million in US aid to improving human rights. …

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Pakistan: Making Torture a Crime

(New York) – The Pakistani Senate should urgently pass a bill that would criminalize torture, Human Rights Watch said today. On August 1, 2022, the National Assembly passed the Torture and Death in Custody (Prevention and Punishment) Act, which, if enacted, will for the first time criminalize torture by Pakistani …

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Palestinian activist defies Israeli interrogation order

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian rights activist said Israel tried to summon him for questioning on Sunday as it continued a crackdown on Palestinian rights groups based in the West Bank. European and American diplomats have pushed back against Israeli officials’ claim that the targeted groups are linked to terrorism. The …

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The IMF cannot ignore corruption and human rights

Central Bank Governor Dr Nandalal Weerasinghe on Thursday expressed hope that the government will be able to finalize a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that would lead to a comprehensive bailout package. With Sri Lanka defaulting on its debt in May this year, options for increasing …

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World Pride Announces First Speakers for Human Rights Conference | OUTInPerth

Sydney World Pride has announced the first ten speakers who will take part in their human rights conference, while addressing concerns about difficult access to the expensive event. The first 10 Human Rights Conference panelists and presenters have been confirmed, with human rights advocates, academics and LGBTQIA+ leaders from around …

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Hackers linked to China have been targeting human rights groups for years

The hackers, known as RedAlpha, targeted organizations such as Amnesty International, the International Federation for Human Rights, Radio Free Asia, the Mercator Institute for China Studies and other think tanks and government and humanitarian groups around the world. The hackers’ impact remains uncertain, but judging by the length of the …

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Pegasus Committee Refutes Human Rights Watch Allegations

Pegasus Committee Refutes Human Rights Watch Allegations According to Haaretz, a European commission of inquiry was formed after European commissioners denounced their espionage, indicating that it was espionage between European countries.Members of the European Commission were surprised when they discovered that NSO had European customers. “Of the 14 European countries …

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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights against the militarization of police forces by AMLO

The High Commissioner and various human rights mechanisms have insisted on the strengthening of civilian rather than military institutions. Office of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsUN-DH, called on the Mexican federal government led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), to strengthen civilian rather …

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Qatar: Does the World Cup neglect human rights?

If the FIFA World Cup is in the news this year, it is not only for the expected matches and the stakes, but rather for human rights reasons. The World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, with a Senegal-Netherlands match as the opening …

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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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