Human Rights

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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