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President Xi Jinping defends China’s approach to minority human rights

Global criticism of China’s disregard for human rights finally seems to have forced President Xi Jinping to give it serious attention, but in his own way. He tells his people that China has its individual approach to human rights which must be publicized and respected. Xi, in principle, is molding human rights into the […]

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At least 63 dead in Iran crackdown on Zahedan protest: rights group

At least 63 people were killed last week when Iranian security forces “bloodyly suppressed” a protest in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan, the Norwegian NGO Iran Human said on Tuesday. Rights (IHR). The clashes erupted after Friday prayers last week in Zahedan, the capital of Sistan-Balochistan province which is home to the Baloch ethnic […]

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Video of the execution of Armenian POWs turned out to be fresh and authentic, says human rights defender – Public Radio of Armenia

The authenticity of the video showing the execution of Armenian POWs has been confirmed, human rights defender Kristinne Grigoryan said in a statement. According to her, the video is new and was shot during a large-scale attack by the Azerbaijani armed forces on the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia on September 13. “The […]

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In crucial climate case, UN panel says Australia violated islanders’ human rights

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has said the Australian government has violated the human rights of Indigenous Torres Strait Islanders by failing to adequately protect them from the severe effects of climate change. Lawyers called the ruling, handed down last week, “trailbreaking” and the most significant climate ruling to date by an international human […]

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Fighting against human rights violations ahead of the election to the World Human Rights Body

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 5:18 a.m.Press Release: Strengthening Rights Foreign Minister announces Thailand’s candidacy for the UN Human Rights Council at the United Nations General Assembly (Bangkok, September 30, 2022)–Thailand should urgently address ongoing human rights abuses ahead of the upcoming UN Human Rights Council election, Fortify Rights said today. . During the United Nations […]

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Activist arrested on bogus charges ahead of major human rights conference – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA), Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Norwegian Committee of Helsinki (NHC) and the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) condemn the arrest. human rights activist, freelance journalist and former political prisoner Aziz Yusupov in Uzbekistan. His arrest came just before the Human […]

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Hon. Ceesay: Gambian prison cells fail to meet human rights standards

“We found that the situation of prisoners in The Gambia was not suited to the detention of human beings in such circumstances – which is against human rights standards,” said Hon. Ceesay said in an exclusive interview with Point. After a thorough tour of Gambia’s prison cells, lawmaker Serekunda West, who is also a member […]

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World doesn’t need lessons on democracy and human rights from Pakistan: India at HRC

NNA | Updated: September 28, 2022 6:12 p.m. STI Geneva [Switzerland]Sep 28 (ANI): Slamming Pakistan for atrocities against its minorities, India says the world does not need lessons on democracy and human rights from a country whose contribution to globalization of terror is unprecedented. Speaking at the general debate of the 51st session of the […]

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Chancellor Scholz’s Gulf Trip Reveals German Government’s Human Rights Propaganda

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s trip to the Gulf States last weekend and his handshake with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman finally exposed the German government’s human rights platitudes as pure imperialist propaganda. Handshake between German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah on September 24 (Saudi Press Agency […]

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Qatar is party to seven fundamental human rights conventions, says CNDH official

Muscat: The Secretary General of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), HE Sultan bin Hassan Al Jamali, highlighted that the State of Qatar has become a party to seven of the nine fundamental human rights conventions in more than its adherence to many human rights. international conventions endorsed by the United Nations and various international […]

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Venezuela rejects biased and unfounded report on human rights | New

On Monday, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry categorically rejected the statements of the International Fact Finding Mission (IFFM), which presented a report on the alleged irregularities to the United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR). RELATED: Venezuela Monomeros: Leading Fertilizer Company for Colombia Using alleged “data” from local informants, IFFM President Marta Valiñas attributes the human rights […]

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Thousands of Russians arrested while protesting Putin’s mobilization, rights group says

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! More than 2,300 Russians have been arrested in dozens of cities this week as they protest against the conscription of 300,000 men for the Russian invasion of Ukraine, announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, according to the group of defense of human rights OVD-Info. Some […]

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Costa Rica aspires to chair UN Human Rights Council

Behalf Costa Rica and in the absence of President Rodrigo Chaves, the Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that the country will be nominated for the United Nations Human Rights Council. This for the period 2023-2025. Costa Rica wants to chair this body, faithful to its commitment to defend human rights. “Costa Rica is not free […]

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Energy issues trump human rights as Scholz visits Saudi Arabia | Business | Economic and financial news from a German perspective | DW

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has become a bit of an outcast in the West after the 2018 assassination of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. Four years later, the world has changed. US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron met with the Saudi leader this […]

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Canada’s New Ambassador to China Highlights Beijing Regime’s Human Rights Issues

Canada’s newly appointed envoy to Beijing says there are many different human rights issues when it comes to China, and she will not shy away from shining a spotlight on these issues during her term in office. ‘ambassador. Jennifer May, who has worked as a diplomat for 30 years, told the Toronto Star on September […]

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Oral statement to the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia

The report of the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia highlights the seriousness of the human rights crisis in Ethiopia and leaves no doubt about the need for rigorous and continuous international scrutiny. Despite a difficult and hostile operating environment, including access restrictions and government communications cuts in Tigray, the Commission concluded that […]

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Facebook report: Censorship has violated Palestinian rights

Facebook and Instagram Speech policies undermined basic human rights of Palestinian users during a conflagration that saw heavy Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip last May, according to research commissioned by parent company of social media sites Meta . “Meta’s actions in May 2021 appear to have had a negative human rights impact…on Palestinian users’ […]

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Romania has submitted its candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council, according to the president

Romania has submitted its candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council for the 2023-2025 term, president Klaus Iohannis announced on September 20 during a speech at the UN General Assembly. “Romania’s strong contribution to various operations around the world is proof of our commitment. We must ensure that, in line with the […]

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Increase in Mercenary Forces Triggers ‘Endemic’ Human Rights Violations |

Presenting its new report to the 51st session of the Human Rights Council, the Working Group on the use of mercenaries said this was due to the particularity of the perpetrators and the way in which they operate. They also noted that the proliferation of mercenaries, contractors operating as hired soldiers and private security companies […]

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Funding needed for tanker cleanup in Yemen by UN

By Joey Shea, Acting Researcher Yemen and Bahrain Donor countries that have pledged to fund a long-delayed rescue mission for the FSO Safer, a decomposing supertanker moored off the coast of Yemen in the Red Sea, are expected to send the rest of their contributions immediately. The situation remains urgent as the tanker threatens to […]

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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 Marcos Jr.’s in New York […]

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#AM_Equality: September 19, 2022 – Human Rights Campaign

CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN RIGHTS: RESPECT FOR MARRIAGE ACT MUST BE VOTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE : The HRC expressed disappointment at the lack of 10 Republican votes for the popular and needed Respect for Marriage Act, and that there will be no vote before the Senate recess. More HRCs and Time BIDEN MEETING THE FAMILIES […]

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UN Human Rights Office denounces abuses in the Philippines

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a report on September 13 calling on the Philippine government to address serious human rights shortcomings, particularly with regard to the accountability of abuses linked to the “war on drugs”. The report highlighted several achievements of the joint UN-Philippine human rights programme, […]

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Diplomats to Present on Human Rights at 75th India University Borah Symposium

MOSCOW — Global and national diplomats, including the former president of Peru, a three-star US general and a former UN human rights leader, are expected to make presentations at the University of the University’s 75th Annual Borah Symposium Idaho. The annual symposium – focusing on the causes of war and the conditions of peace – […]

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Shireen Abu Akleh nominated for EU’s highest human rights honor – Doha News

Abu Akleh’s family still demands that the United States, Israel’s biggest supporter, launch an impartial investigation. Shireen Abu Akleh, a slain Palestinian journalist, has received numerous nominations from Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the EU’s highest honor for human rights defenders. The 43 MEPs issued a […]

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Saudi Arabia: Drop Baseless Investigation of US Citizen

(Washington, DC) – Saudi prosecutors should drop an investigation that could lead to formal criminal charges against a US citizen living in Saudi Arabia for “disturbing public order,” Human Rights Watch said today. Carly Morris, 34, believes the allegation is linked to her statements on social media expressing concern about how Saudi Arabia’s discriminatory male […]

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Chinese delegation banned from lying in state for human rights abuses

Chinese delegation banned from lying in state for human rights abuses THE Speaker of the House of Commons has banned the official Chinese delegation from visiting the Queen due to parliamentarians sanctioning Beijing who have criticized it. Sir Lindsay Hoyle has refused to let the party attend Westminster Hall as seven MPs and peers face […]

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US civil rights groups file ‘death by incarceration’ complaint with UN | American News

By the time Terrell Carter learned that the death sentence he had received decades ago was about to end, he was filled with extreme happiness and intense grief. Carter had spent 30 years of his life in prison without the possibility of parole for a second-degree murder he committed in Pennsylvania, one of six US […]

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Slavery comes from inside the UN Human Rights Council

The United Nations has determined that there are nearly 50 million people living in some form of slavery around the world. And you can bet the organization will do absolutely nothing about it. The International Labor Organization and the United Nations’ International Organization for Migration found that there were around 28 million people in forced […]

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OHRC investigates reports of human rights violations

Muscat – The Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has investigated reports in international media of domestic worker abuse and human trafficking in the sultanate. The OHRC has taken note of reports published by the Sunday Mail of Zimbabwe on Zimbabwean women and others by a Dutch organization called Do Bold on Sierra Leonean women working […]

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Australia: Acting against China’s abuses in Xinjiang

(Sydney) – The Australian government should take strong action in response to new evidence that the Chinese government is engaging crimes against humanity targeting Uyghurs and other Turkic communities in the Xinjiang region, Human Rights Watch said today. These actions should include imposing targeted sanctions, introducing legislation to prevent the importation of goods made with […]

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50 million people in modern slavery: no justification for ‘fundamental’ human rights violations |

The last Global estimates of modern slaverypublished by the International Labor Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the international human rights group Walk Free, revealed that last year some 50 million people lived in modern slavery: 28 million in forced labor and 22 million in forced marriages. “It is shocking that the […]

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US support for human rights in North Korea

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or North Korea, is considered one of the most repressive nations in the world. The Kim family came to power in 1949 and have ruled an authoritarian regime in North Korea ever since. According to the UN, human rights in North Korea remain […]

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Prisoners in Bafra prison denounce human rights violations

Violations of the rights of political prisoners continue in the Samsun Bafra T-type prison. Enes Ilgen (23), who was arrested 6 years ago as a child, spoke about the rights violations he suffered in a weekly phone call with his family who live in the district by Adiyaman Kahta. Ilgen said guards raided political prisoners’ […]

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UN Watch written statements to the 51st session of the Human Rights Council

The following observations by United Nations Watch have been released by the UN as official documents of the 51st session of the Human Rights Council. A/HRC/51/NGO/58: Fight anti-Semitism Extract: We commend the UN and the international community for recently coming together to take an important stance in identifying and combating anti-Semitism. In February 2020, the […]

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UN experts document Russian human rights abuses in Crimea and Ukrainian POW camps – JURIST

The United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission (UNHRMM) on Friday accused Russia of arbitrary detentions and enforced disappearances in Ukrainian territory controlled by the Russian Federation and preventing Ukrainian prisoners of war from accessing basic human rights. UNHRMM has documented cases of torture and ill-treatment of prisoners of war. Russian authorities prevented UUkrainian prisoners of […]

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A proposal calling for a human rights policy is put to the vote in…

(MENAFN – ValueWalk) Brett_Hondow/Pixabay Shareholder supporters seek majority support for their proposal to mitigate human rights abuses at Smith & Wesson’s annual meeting on Monday, September 12 An activist for a policy of human rights NEW YORK, NY, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 – On Monday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. ET, a group of investors […]

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A proposal calling for a human rights policy is put to a vote at Smith & Wesson’s annual meeting

Brett_Hondow/Pixabay Shareholder supporters seek majority support for their proposal to mitigate human rights abuses at Smith & Wesson’s annual meeting on Monday, September 12 An activist for a policy of human rights NEW YORK, NY, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9E2022 – Monday, September 12e At 10:00 a.m. ET, a group of investors will once again urge their […]

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Lenox Park Solutions and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Announce Partnership to Continue DEI Assessment Efforts Among Asset Management Firms

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights will adopt standardized scoring metrics and benchmarks developed by Lenox Park Solutions as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (“DEI”) accountability measures Lenox Park Solutions, Inc. (“Lenox Park” or the “Company”), a leading collaborative financial technology and data analytics company, and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, an advocacy organization man, […]

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Tibetan children targeted for mass DNA harvesting: Human Rights Watch

The latest evidence suggests that DNA is routinely collected across the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) from kindergarten children, some specifically from boys aged 5 and older, Human Rights Watch reported September 5. The report identified mass DNA collections, without consent required, in 14 separate localities in the seven prefectures or municipalities of the TAR. As […]

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The Austrian Turk has offered to be the next UN human rights chief

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, Sept 8 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will nominate Austrian Volker Turk to be the next high commissioner for human rights, according to a UN document. Turk, who now works in António Guterres’ office as undersecretary general for policy, will succeed Chilean Michelle […]

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The National Civil Rights Museum presents the Smithsonian in the open air

Memphis, TN, Sep 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Civil Rights Museum is proud to recognize the contributions of notable black men with Men of Change: take to the streets. The Smithsonian’s outdoor exhibit will be on display in the museum’s Founders Park west of its main entrance beginning Saturday, September 10. Based on […]

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North Korea slams US claims of human rights violations as ‘serious provocation’

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Yonhap) — North Korea bristled on Wednesday after the United States challenged the human rights record, calling the move a “serious provocation.” In July, a spokesperson for the US State Department raised concerns about the rights situation in the North after Seoul appointed a new human rights envoy to the reclusive state. […]

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How targeting LGBTQ+ rights is part of the authoritarian playbook

Over the past three decades, the protection of LGBT rights has advanced rapidly in many countries and regions. However, the rise of populist authoritarianism poses a significant threat to this progress because the abolition of sexual freedom is often at the heart of repressive political projects. The progress and setbacks in my home country of […]

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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 Human Rights Council countries in […]

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Boycott campaigns gain ground over entrenched human rights abuses in Doha

The largest football fair in the world is moving to the Arabian Peninsula of Qatar this fall. It is the first time that the FIFA World Cup will be held in the Gulf region, albeit with widespread reservation for the mainly conservative nature of the host country. Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter pushed against the […]

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Monthly Report August 2022, Iran Human Rights Monitor

Introduction August 2022 saw a series of executions and the brutal suppression of civil liberties. At least 51 people were executed in August, including a woman and two minors. Iranian authorities intensified the persecution of the Baha’i religious minority last month through raids, arbitrary arrests, home demolitions and land grabbing. These are some of the […]

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HRC sessions ‘opportunity to demonstrate their human rights credentials’ – The Island

ECONOMYNEXT –Sri Lanka’s ongoing economic crisis would worsen if a creditor did not agree, a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official has said, amid concerns that China will not accept Western creditors over the restructuring of debt on an equal footing. All Sri Lankan creditors, including China, must agree to restructure their existing loans to […]

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France Gélinas appeals to Human Rights for a judgment on Bill 7

Nickel Belt MP and Official Opposition Health Critic France Gélinas says the rights of some hospital patients are being violated by government legislation Official Opposition Ontario Health Critic France Gélinas Steps Up Fight Against Ontario Bill 7; the More Beds, Better Care Act which was passed by the ruling Progressive Conservatives earlier this week. Gélinas […]

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Mississippi’s water crisis is a failure that’s been decades in the making

The US state capital of Mississippi, Jackson, is facing an unprecedented water crisis after its main water facility failed following recent flooding. Although the city cited some progress, around 200,000 people could be left without running water indefinitely. Schools have switched to virtual learning, restaurants have closed and stores are running out of water. This […]

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UN chief says North Korea has stepped up crackdown on rights

Comment this story Comment UNITED NATIONS – North Korea has intensified its repression of the rights and freedoms of its people and the UN Security Council should consider referring the country to the International Criminal Court for possible crimes against humanity, said Secretary General Antonio Guterres in a new report released Thursday. . The report […]

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#JusticeForElaha tackles Taliban violence against women

“After this video is posted, it is possible that no one will see me again, I could die,” said Elaha Dilawarzai, an Afghan medical student, in a video which surfaced on social media on August 30. “Better to die once than to die a thousand times.” In the video, Elaha says her father worked for […]

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China responsible for ‘serious human rights violations’ in Xinjiang province: UN human rights report |

The report released Wednesday following the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet in May, said that “alleged patterns of torture or ill-treatment, including medical treatment forced detention and adverse prison conditions are credible, as are allegations of individual incidents of sexual and gender-based violence. In a strongly worded assessment […]

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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 to Belfast where she met […]

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AFRICA/DR CONGO – Appeal to save the life of a human rights activist threatened with death

AFRICA/DR CONGO – Appeal to save the life of a human rights activist threatened with death Kinshasa (Agenzia Fides) – A Congolese human rights activist from Kasogomba is in mortal danger. According to a note from the Civil Society Coordination of the Hauts Plateaux in Milimba, sent to Fides by missionary sources, the activist is […]

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Phuket businesses reminded of human rights

PHUKET: Pitikan Sithidej from the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand was in Phuket yesterday (August 29) to lead a seminar to explain to local business operators the need to respect human rights in business operations. Among those present at the seminar, which was held at the Royal Phuket City Hotel in Phuket Town, were […]

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Civil rights group calls for Carolyn Bryant Donham’s arrest over Emmett Till’s death

A civil rights group called ‘True Healing Under God’ is finally hoping to help Emmett Till’s family get justice for what happened to him FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) — Sunday, August 28 marked the anniversary of Emmett Till’s murder. He was just 14 when he was abducted, tortured and lynched in 1955 in Mississippi by Carolyn […]

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Work for Justice, Human Rights, AMAC President Charges Media Professionals

The Chairman of the Abuja City Council (AMAC), Mr. Christopher Zakka Maikalangu, has instructed media professionals to always advocate for justice in all facets of society, to pave the way for inclusive development and fast. He said that journalists, as members of the Third Estate of the Kingdom, should make good use of their position […]

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People’s rights well protected in Xinjiang

Employees work at a factory operated by sports brand Erke in Yutian county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. [DING LEI/XINHUA] Contrary to rumors spread by Western anti-Chinese forces about the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the legitimate rights of Xinjiang people have been protected according to law, the region’s Party secretary said. In addition, human […]

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Cape scholarship winner wants to educate children about human rights

EASTHAM — Described as a “quiet leader” dedicated to social justice, 17-year-old Josie Gaynor wants to bring that commitment to the classroom as a teacher in the future. For this drive and vision, the Nauset Regional High School senior was honored as the recipient of the 2022 Malcolm McDowell Award from the Barnstable County Human […]

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Nadine Maenza; Human Rights Violations in China

We look at human rights abuses in China. I speak with Katrina Lantos Swett, president of the Lantos Foundation, and Nadine Maenza, president of the International Religious Liberty Secretariat. The two human rights defenders discuss the crimes of forced organ harvesting committed by the Chinese Communist Party against prisoners of conscience, the genocide against the […]

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UN expert proposes plan to improve human rights in Cambodia

By SOPHENG CHEANG, Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The United Nations human rights expert in Cambodia offered a 10-point plan on Friday to improve rights in the Southeast Asian nation, describing it as a country with a bright future but serious challenges. UN Special Rapporteur Vitit Muntarbhorn spoke in the capital, Phnom Penh, […]

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Can wind and solar projects turn human rights lessons into leadership?

The Land-Project Nexus: A Perfect Storm for Negative Community Impacts Global installed renewable energy capacity is expected to increase by 60% by 2026, with wind and solar leading the growth. This trend, coupled with the land-intensive nature of wind and solar projects, portends a worrying parallel trajectory for negative human rights impacts in communities near […]

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10 years after court ruling, human rights activist Sarabjit Singh Verka obtains compensation for torture in Punjab Custody: The Tribune India

Tribune press service PK Jaiswar Amritsar, August 24 Punjab police have finally compensated human rights activist Sarabjit Singh Verka, who was involved in two bogus terrorism cases. He had been acquitted in both cases and had asked in 2008 for compensation for “harassment and torture” of which he had been the victim while […]

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Rights groups warn of dire conditions for prisoners in Bahrain jails

Human rights organizations have warned of the dire conditions of prisoners of conscience held in Bahrain’s jails, saying the Al Khalifah regime continues to brutally torture and terrorize them in the sad famous prison of Jau. The groups said undercover agents recently repeatedly transferred at least a dozen political prisoners from the prison, located south […]

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As Israel attacks Palestinian human rights groups, US response muted

(This article previously appeared in the Jewish currents E-mail;subscribe here!) EARLY MORNING of August 7, Israeli troops stormed the offices of seven Palestinian human rights organizations in the occupied West Bank, confiscated their documents and computers, sealed their office doors and left behind military orders declaring the groups illegal and prohibiting them from operating. The […]

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Rights groups accuse UK of arresting Sikh blogger in India | Human Rights News

Reprieve and Redress claim that British spy agencies may have shared data on British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal with India. Human rights groups say British intelligence agencies may have shared information with India that led to the arrest and torture of a Sikh blogger from Scotland. Jagtar Singh Johal, who has been detained in India […]

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UN experts say Bill of Rights could ‘undermine the enjoyment of human rights in the UK’

Comments by Dominic Raab The Bill of Rights could jeopardize the enjoyment of human rights in the UK if passed, in particular the right to a fair trial, UN experts have warned. In a letter to the UK government, the Human Rights Council’s special procedures said the draft bill of rights seeks to repeal and […]

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Whistleblower charged in cow slaughter case: Rajasthan human rights organization calls for investigation

A human rights organization said on Sunday that police in Tonk district, Rajasthan, had charged a whistleblower in a cow slaughter case. Islam, the whistleblower, had informed detectives at Datwas Police Station in Tonk of a case of cow slaughter. “Instead of liking him, we made him accuse. Other people as well, who had no […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS: WAITING FOR BABA – Journal

Families of Baloch Disappeared Demonstrate at Karachi Press Club on Eid Day to Demand Release of Relatives | Author’s photos On a multicolored carpet were various photographs of missing persons. A group of Baloch women sit on the carpet against the backdrop of a mural of activist Sabeen Mahmud, who was killed while raising her […]

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UN-supervised investigation into rights violations called for

Families of victims of enforced disappearance gather outside the National Press Club in Dhaka to demand the return of the missing at an event hosted by Mayer Daak on Saturday. — Sourav Lasker On Saturday, families of victims of enforced disappearance, politicians and human rights activists, during a protest program in the capital, called on […]

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Women’s bill of rights draws mixed reactions

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – The Bill of Rights sets out the rights of Americans in relation to the government. And there is a new movement to add a “women’s bill of rights”. But it comes with a pushback. More than eight thousand signed the drafted document. Resolutions have been tabled using the language in both […]

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Keppres on human rights violations within the law: Minister

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The presidential decree (Keppres) on the establishment of a non-judicial settlement team for past human rights violations is in line with national laws. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mahfud MD made the remarks in an online press release, which was followed from Jakarta on Friday. “Regarding the presidential decree […]

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US Health Agency undermines fairness in Covid-19 policy

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has rolled out new Covid-19 guidelines that undermine the right to health in the United States and send an ominous signal that a leading health authority will no longer consider to protect marginalized groups from disease and death. The CDC’s new policy removes its “test […]

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Forced labor ‘reasonable to conclude’ in China, says UN expert | Labor rights

Allegations that China oversees the forced labor of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang are credible and compelling, a UN expert on slavery has found. In a report to the UN General Assembly, Tomoya Obokata, the special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, said it was “reasonable to conclude” that forced labor was taking […]

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Chinese RedAlpha hackers target politicians and human rights groups

A Chinese government-backed hacking group has been targeting politicians and human rights groups for three years, according to a new report. RedAlpha carried out espionage, theft and surveillance activities while its agents lurked “quietly” inside the affected systems, according to the study. A Chinese RedAlpha hacking gang is targeting foreign politicians with the backing of […]

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Civil rights organization takes legal action against Mississippi city officials after they fire police chief’s alleged racist and homophobic remarks

By Virginia Langmaid, CNN A civil rights and human rights organization has filed a lawsuit against officials in Lexington, Mississippi over alleged racist and homophobic remarks by a now fired police chief, and what The plaintiffs allege targets the behavior of the police department. The lawsuit was filed “to demand protection for Lexington’s predominantly black […]

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Indonesia: Release Imprisoned Papua Activists

(Jakarta) – Indonesian authorities should immediately drop charges of politically motivated treason and release Papuans detained for peacefully exercising their rights in the provinces of Papua and West Papua, Human Rights Watch said today. On August 17, 2019, a racist mob consisting of security forces and members of militant groups attacked students in a West […]

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In the crisis of the Human Rights Commission

The difficult financial situation of the HRC prompted the then Attorney General Michaelia Cash to earmark a $16 million equity injection in the mid-year budget to keep the lights on. In fairness to the Hendersons of the world, some of HRC’s (essentially) insolvent operations were linked to internal issues such as inadequate cash forecasting and […]

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Human rights in Afghanistan since political change

Following the collapse of the republican government, Afghanistan has seen changes in the area of ​​human rights, especially those of women and girls. Restrictions on women’s rights, hijab decrees and civil protests are some of the changes that have drawn national and international criticism. When the Islamic Emirate came to power, the majority of women […]

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Speech rights | Special report

Sadaf Khan In 2016, the Electronic Crimes Prevention Act was passed and monitoring of the digital landscape in Pakistan officially began. Not that the internet hadn’t been policed ​​or policed ​​before – the YouTube ban, for example, came long before PECA – but PECA quickly became a legal tool that could be misused and abused […]

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Ex-employee accuses company of retaliating against her after speaking to Human Rights Commission, EEOC | State News

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS SUPPORT UNITED NATIONS TO CONFRONT US GOVERNMENT OVER RACIALLY DISCRIMINATORY IMMIGRATION POLICIES

Black Alliance for Fair Immigration, Haitian Bridge Alliance and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights shares evidence of racial discrimination for official US review at a UN meeting GENEVA, August 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Haitian Bridge Alliance (HBA), Black Alliance for Fair Immigration (BAJI), and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights applaud the United Nations Committee on […]

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Uganda bans leading LGBTQ rights group

Last week, Uganda’s National Bureau of Non-Governmental Organizations banned Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a prominent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) rights organization, for failing to register officially. with her. Before being banned, SMUG had been providing sexuality education and advocating for health services for LGBTQ people since 2004. Frank Mugisha, director of SMUG, […]

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Zimbabwe’s toxic politics and human rights abuses on the rise ahead of 2023 elections

Zimbabwean politics continue to be toxic, characterized by arbitrary arrests, militarization of the law, violence and intimidation, targeting opposition and civil society activists, according to the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP). In its latest monthly report, the ZPP states: “We note that Zanu PF continued to dominate the list of human rights violators, at 50%, followed […]

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South African human rights lawyer brings work to OHIO this fall

Mohamed “Shafie” Ameermia South African human rights defender Mohamed “Shafie” Ameermia arrives in Athens on September 1, bringing with him a lifetime of expertise and experience to share with students at Ohio University in as visiting professor Robert and Rene Glidden. Ameermia is a legal consultant and the current Commissioner for Social Cohesion and Nation […]

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ASF France and others train Lagos security agencies on human rights | The Guardian Nigeria News

Around 25 security personnel drawn from the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Department of State Security (DSS), Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Nigeria Civil Defense and Security Corps Nigeria (NSCDC), the Nigerian Prison Service (NCS) and the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been trained in human rights. The program, coordinated by Avocats Sans Frontières France […]

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20 rights groups call on US to suspend $300m aid to Egypt – Middle East Monitor

Human rights organizations are calling on US officials to withhold $300 million in military aid to Egypt because the country failed to meet human rights conditions attached to the funding. The money is part of $1.3 billion in fiscal year 2021 military funding for Egypt, including $1 billion, which comes with no human rights strings […]

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Canyon Crest Academy students campaign for international human rights

From their North County campus, a group of San Diego high school students fight for human rights around the world. The shortage of products due to the COVID-19 pandemic has not only revealed failures in the international supply chain, but also alleged violations of the human rights of foreign workers. The abuses are alleged against […]

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Why the recent UN declaration on human rights should be taken seriously

By Joel E. Correia 4 minutes Lily Yet it is more than a moral posture. Resolutions like this usually lay the groundwork for effective treaties and national laws. I am a geographer who focuses on environmental justice, and much of my research investigates the relationships between development-induced environmental change, natural resource use, and human rights. […]

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BARMM Human Rights Commission Lawyer and Pregnant Wife Survive Attempted Murder

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/August 07) – Bangsamoro Human Rights Commission (BHRC) Provincial Director and his pregnant wife survived an assassination attempt on a busy street here on Saturday night by men armed on a motorbike. BHRC Provincial Director Ariff Lao had just gotten out of his car along Sinsuat Avenue around […]

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The referendum in New Caledonia contested before the European Court of Human Rights

RNZ Pacific The holding of New Caledonia’s third and final referendum on independence from France during the covid-19 pandemic last year is being challenged in the European Court of Human Rights. New Caledonians reports that a voter wants France to be condemned by the Strasbourg court for having organized the vote in December despite requests […]

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Interview: Seoul’s new human rights envoy to North Korea insists on accountability

Holding Pyongyang accountable for abuses should be a priority in the fight against human rights in North Korea, says Seoul’s new envoy for international human rights cooperation in the DPRK NK News in an exclusive interview this week. But Lee Shin-wha said providing humanitarian aid is also an important part of efforts to engage the […]

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INDONESIA: Statement by the ad hoc judges of the 2022 Human Rights Court for the Paniai Papua human rights case

Friday, August 5, 2022, 5:40 a.m.Press Release: Asian Human Rights Commission August 04, 2022 A statement from the Asian Human Rights Commission INDONESIA: Outcome of the selection process for ad hoc judges to the 2022 Court of Human Rights for the Paniai Papua human rights case The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information […]

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IGP pledges to punish errant police officers

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has pledged to punish any offending police officer found guilty of human rights violations. Speaking at a meeting with senior police officers in Abuja on Wednesday, the IGP instructed the police officers to ensure that they uphold and uphold the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria […]

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Uyghur genocide: China faces human rights probes for forced organ harvesting

Organ transplantation is a life-saving therapy for millions of patients and one of the greatest successes of modern medicine. However, a limited supply of donor organs, coupled with a massive demand for transplants, has fueled the global organ trafficking industry that exploits poor, disadvantaged and persecuted members of society as a source of organs to […]

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Human Rights Campaign backs Jeff Jackson for Congress

CHARLOTTE — Today, the Human Rights Campaign PAC (HRC PAC) announced its support for Jeff Jackson for Congress. HRC PAC is committed to engaging its volunteers, members and supporters to mobilize more than 1.7 million equality voters across North Carolina in support of Jackson and other pro-equality candidates during the ballot. North Carolina State Director […]

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Performing at Tampa’s Civil Rights Food Counter Sit-In Part of Stageworks Theater’s 40th Anniversary Season | Events and Movies | Tampa

Click to enlarge Photo courtesy of University of South Florida/Tampa Library/Florida Studies Center The FW Woolworth department store at the corner of North Franklin and East Polk streets in downtown Tampa is where the sit-in began on February 29, 1960. Tampa Bay’s oldest professional theater company, Stageworks Theater, celebrates its 40th anniversary with new season […]

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Can clean energy projects learn from human rights failures?

The wind and solar sectors are booming, and for good reason. They are the cornerstone of the global race to meet the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) emissions targets and advance access to affordable energy in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) United Nations. Dig a little deeper, however, and a more disturbing […]