Human Rights

Outgoing Ombudsman summarizes the state of human rights in Poland

Polish ombudsman Adam Bodnar poses for a photo in his office during an interview with AFP, Warsaw, … [+] Poland April 28, 2021. – Polish human rights chief Adam Bodnar criticized the EU for being slow to respond to rule of law violations by the government, warning in an interview …

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Uzbeks are still waiting for promised human rights reforms | Voice of America

TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN – In his first major international address to the 2017 United Nations General Assembly, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev pledged systemic reforms across all sectors. “We are deeply convinced that people should not serve the government, but that the government should serve the people,” Mirziyoyev said. But four years …

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Belmont Human Rights Commission statement on unity

Belmont Human Rights Commission | Local villain The Belmont Human Rights Commission strives to uphold the rights of everyone in Belmont, whether residents, students, employees or visitors. Communities across the country are victims of acts of violence and hate. Belmont is not immune. Our goal is to foster a community …

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Declaration on the situation of human rights in Belarus

Madame President, I would like to make this statement on behalf of the following 37 countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania , Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, …

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EU legislator’s investment pact with China

The European Parliament on Thursday halted progress on a landmark trade deal with China, citing Beijing’s “totalitarian threat” over its human rights record and sanctions against Europeans who criticized the government Chinese. By an overwhelming majority, members of parliament passed a resolution refusing to ratify the so-called comprehensive investment deal …

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Lack of access to courtrooms in San Francisco is a human rights issue – The San Francisco Examiner

By Mano Raju The murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, is a brutal and horrific example of how government institutions fund and sanction violence against people of color in this country. While Chauvin’s conviction means that there was some accountability in this particular case, …

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Following joint session speech, human rights campaign praises President Biden’s pro-LGBTQ agenda and support for equality law

“The Biden administration has made it clear through its actions that it is allies in the fight for equality and justice for LGBTQ people here in the United States and around the world. And tonight, we were pleased to hear the President say directly to Congress that passing the Equality …

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Human rights violations should take heart stage in Egypt

“It’s not vital or acceptable to help the vocal enemies of america as a result of they invoke the rhetoric of standard liberation.” – Amb. Jeanne Kirkpatrick Within the Center East, the brand new US administration is as soon as once more confronted with the acquainted alternative of supporting conventional …

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Here is how companies ought to put together for brand new human rights laws

This text was initially revealed within the BSR Perception. Governments are more and more inspecting human trafficking and the abuse of compelled labor in personal sector operations. Along with the ethical crucial to deal with these abuses, companies must be on the alert given the numerous disruption in provide chains …

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Human rights activist says poverty is on the root of wave of migrants

HONDURAS – Itsmania Platero, an influential Honduran human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, discusses the basis causes of the phenomenon of mass migration from Central America. Platero stated the roots of the issue are excessive poverty, excessive crime and uncontrolled corruption in any respect ranges of presidency. The …

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