Human Rights

interesting information from the Australian commission

The report examines how technological advancements in areas such as facial recognition and AI can be balanced with the protection of human rights. Credit: PhotoMIX Company / Pexels The conundrum is a conundrum that many governments face: How to make the most of technological advances in areas such as artificial …

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Representative Ilhan Omar denounces US and Israeli human rights abuses, faces backlash

Photo by Stephen Maturen / Getty Images During a House Foreign Affairs Committee audience On Monday, Representative Ilhan Omar asked Secretary of State Antony Blinken a simple question: Where do victims of human rights abuses, like those suffered by Israel and the United States, seek justice? This question comes after …

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Ethiopia: boy publicly executed in Oromia

(Nairobi) – Ethiopian government forces summarily executed a 17-year-old boy in broad daylight in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, Human Rights Watch said today. The public execution of Amanuel Wondimu Kebede underlines the lack of responsibility for the abuses of the security forces in the country. On May 11, 2021, government forces …

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Business and Human Rights – Analyzing the Risks of Modern Slavery in Holding Companies: Practical Considerations for Investors

In May 2021, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) published a report presenting a series of tools that investors can use to identify and address human rights risks, including the risks of modern slavery, in their portfolio companies. The report includes a sectoral analysis of modern slavery rights across …

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Human Rights – A Short History – Journal

PARLIAMENT has become so incidental to our politics that we seldom notice minor but significant changes occurring in its sacred halls. It is not only because of our parties and the way they govern, even if they share a greater responsibility than the others. Another reason is the TV channels …

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Jesus College professor discourages conversations about Uyghur human rights

Nolan suggested that the issues surrounding the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in China are “issues that affect all countries that have any minority.”Lucas Maddalena Content Note: This article contains a discussion of human rights violations against Uyghur Muslims Professor Peter Nolan of Jesus College, who has financial ties to the …

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ND Human Rights Arts Festival will take place | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted “Sitting for Peace” by Isaiah Johns. Photo submitted “Error of justice” by DC Houle. The fourth annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival will be held June 10 through July 15 in downtown Minot. There will be a reception on June 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. …

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Human rights groups urge Ukrainian leaders to change SBU reform bill ahead of passage

Human Rights Watch (HRW) and more than 20 other groups urged Ukraine’s parliament to address shortcomings in a bill to reform the country’s security services before passing it. HRW is one of 23 civil society groups that on June 3 sent a letter to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and co-sponsors …

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The Tigray conflict: Ethiopia’s humanitarian catastrophe – Harry Sanders

June 3, 2021 by guest contributor Map of the Tigray conflict, which started in November and continues This article was written by Harry Sanders, content editor for the Immigration counseling service. As of November 2020, the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia has been the epicenter of a terrible (and extremely …

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