Human Rights

Any style and without substance? Uzbekistan’s rebranding is meaningless without human rights – the diplomat

Debate | Notice A trip to the United States by Uzbekistan’s foreign minister highlights the gap between Tashkent rhetoric and the reality of human rights. Publicity Uzbekistan’s Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov embarked on a week-long trip to the United States this week to change the country’s image in the eyes …

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Fox News fined $ 1 million by New York Human Rights Commission

Fox News has agreed to pay a million dollar fine for human rights violation, says Daily Beast report. “We are delighted to reach an amicable resolution of this heritage matter. Fox News Media has already fully complied in all respects, but has worked with the New York City Commission on …

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UN human rights chief calls for immediate transformative action to end systemic racism – world

GENEVA (June 28, 2021) – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday issued an urgent appeal to states to adopt a “transformation agenda” to uproot systemic racism, as she released a report highlighting the litany of economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights violations suffered by …

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YouTube removed videos documenting human rights violations in Xinjiang

YouTube is under fire for cracking down on videos documenting China’s alleged abuses against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Reuters possesses learned that YouTube deleted a dozen videos of Atajurt Kazakh Human Rights, and at one point, deleted the channel itself, for allegedly violating the site’s anti-harassment policy through videos …

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So-called “prolific turner” of recalled Ikea drawers dismissed human rights complaint against company

VANCOUVER – Ikea customer who claims a request to return an item was refused because of his skin color has had his human rights complaint against the retail giant dismissed . Jason Sienaert filed a complaint against Ikea regarding an incident on April 23, 2019. Sienaert alleges that when someone …

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Hong Kong: Beijing dismantles a free society

(New York) – The Chinese government systematically dismantled human rights in Hong Kong after the draconian national security law was imposed a year ago, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The repression of the authorities against Apple Daily, one of Hong Kong’s most popular newspapers, shutting down …

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New Zealand can improve human rights, Human Rights Measurement Initiative survey finds

New Zealand is falling short of its human rights potential and lags behind its peers in a number of areas, according to a survey. The Annual Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI), which tracks human rights performance in around 200 countries around the world, was released on Thursday. She found that …

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Deadly protests end with reports of human rights violations in Colombia

CALI from Colombia – Nicolas Guerrero, Laura Guerrero’s 26-year-old son, died during protests against Colombian President Iván Duque’s tax reform proposal. The grieving mother attends a small police station in Cali which protesters have seized and turned into a community library named after her son. It’s full of art and …

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Myanmar teenager describes torture and mock burial

(Bangkok) – Myanmar security forces have arbitrarily detained thousands of people and, according to numerous credible sources, have subjected large numbers to torture, beatings and other ill-treatment since the coup. Military state of February 1, 2021, Human Rights Watch said today. Burma the military and police often hold detainees in …

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

United States: Business and Human Rights – Analyzing the Risks of Modern Slavery in Holding Companies: Practical Considerations for Investors To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. In May 2021, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) published a report presenting a series of tools that investors …

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