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Biden administration imposes US travel bans on 8 Cuban officials | Human rights news

The US State Department accuses targeted Cuban officials of being involved in cracking down on opposition protesters. The United States has banned eight Cuban government officials from entering the country, accusing them of being involved in cracking down on peaceful protesters last July. In a statement released Thursday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused […]

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European courts dismiss human rights appeal in long-standing gay cake dispute

January 06, 2022 10:52 am The European Court of Human Rights this morning dismissed a challenge to the long-running “gay cake” case, saying the plaintiff had “not exhausted domestic remedies” available to him in the UK legal system . Gareth Lee sued a bakery in Northern Ireland for refusing to bake a cake decorated with […]

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As an attorney who has helped fight for the rights of First Nations children, here’s what you need to know about the $ 40 billion child protection agreements

The Government of Canada announced this week that it reached tentative agreements to compensate First Nations victims of its discriminatory child welfare system and to fund long-term reform of Child and Family Services. First Nations family and Jordan’s Principle – a legal rule to ensure equitable access to public services for First Nations children. The […]

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Fashion seeks closer ties with human rights and environmental activists – WWD

LONDON – In the face of an ongoing global pandemic, climate crisis and social unrest, fashion brands today are not only encouraged, but expected, to respond to global issues and use their platforms to promote more than just products. To do this – and ensure they remain relevant – brands have started rubbing shoulders with […]

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Bulli Bai tries to silence women – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service VIJAYAWADA: Human Rights Forum (HRF) expressed solidarity with Muslim women who have recently been targeted by a bogus online auction site “Bulli Bai”. More than 100 Muslim women, mostly activists, journalists and lawyers, have been targeted in the most revolting fashion. Among them, an activist and a journalist from Hyderabad. “This […]

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Rwanda: ousted former senator Kalimba praises human rights activist

The late former senator, Zephyrin Kalimba, has been hailed as a man who has dedicated his life to the defense of human rights. The 62-year-old man died Sunday evening January 2 at King Faisal Hospital in Kigali where he had been admitted for a few days due to an undisclosed illness. Kalimba was a senator […]

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Protecting human rights in mental health: CCDH calls for changes to the Baker law

CCHR Florida’s headquarters are located in downtown Clearwater. The Citizens’ Commission on Human Rights is a non-political, non-religious, non-profit organization dedicated solely to eradicating mental health abuse and protecting patients and consumers. CCHR Florida conducts continuing education seminars on Baker Law for attorneys and mental health professionals. CCHR Florida conducts continuing education seminars on Baker […]

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Duterte veto the creation of the CHR Human Rights Institute from the 2022 budget

FILE PHOTO: President Rodrigo Duterte Manila, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has vetoed the establishment of the Human Rights Institute by the Human Rights Commission (CHR) in this year’s record national budget of 5.0 trillion pesos, while cutting budgets for poorer local governments and the controversial counterinsurgency fund. Documents containing Republic Law (RA) No 11639 […]

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Letter | Deprive you of your human rights? I oppose it | Western lawyer

news, local news, I WAS somewhat irritated to read Sally Smith’s letter in the Saturday January 1st edition. She says “bringing back masks doesn’t stop the spread”. What is the biomedical evidence for this statement? Personally, I’m happy to take the advice of our public health experts when they tell us that wearing face masks, […]

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EDITORIAL: Human rights now a key issue for the great powers in cyberspace

GAFA is an acronym that collectively refers to Google LLC; Apple Inc .; Facebook Inc., which recently rebranded itself as Meta Platforms Inc .; and Amazon.com Inc. These US information technology (IT) giants are also known as “platforms” because they provide online platforms for internet search, e-commerce and social media, among other functions. Few people […]