Human rights

Cambodia: opposition politicians sentenced in mass trial

(Bangkok) – A Cambodian court sentenced 19 opposition politicians and activists on March 17, 2022, after an unfair trial in which no credible evidence was offered against the defendants, Human Rights said. Watch today. The trial appears to have been intended to ward off political opponents of Prime Minister Hun Sen and the ruling Cambodian […]

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UK plan to revise human rights laws comes under fire

Lawyers, campaigners and charities say the government’s plans to overhaul the UK’s flagship human rights legislation will make the state less accountable and amount to a power grab by ministers. Ministers are proposing to replace the Human Rights Act 1998 with a British Bill of Rights after Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised reform in the […]

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“The violation of human rights will not happen again” — MercoPress

Boric sworn in as Chile’s youngest president: ‘The violation of human rights will never happen again’ Saturday, March 12, 2022 – 10:43 UTC “Before the people and the peoples of Chile”, Boric pledged to defend the Constitution of his country Quoting Salvador Allende and with a message for Latin American leaders to work […]

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Finland should review security of supply targets in changed security environment

THE WAR in Ukraine could initially lead to shortages of natural gas and fertilizer raw materials in Finland, believes Janne Kankanenthe director of the National Emergency Supply Agency (HVK). “The indirect and ripple effects of war can also be felt in different ways here,” he said in a press conference Thursday in Helsinki. “In […]

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Hungary: smear campaign targets critical voices

(Budapest) – A smear campaign by a major pro-government newspaper against independent journalists and activists is poisoning political and public debate in the run-up to national elections on April 3, 2022, Human Rights Watch said today. Video clips recorded without the subjects’ consent and out-of-context quotes aim to cast civil society activists and independent journalists […]

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Prime Minister Imran expresses his unwavering commitment to the country’s security

Prime Minister Imran Khan. — AFP/File ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday reiterated determination and unwavering commitment to the security of the country and the nation on the eve of the third anniversary of “Operation Swift Retort”. Pakistan is celebrating the third anniversary of “Operation Swift Retort” which its air force had launched against […]

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CoE human rights commissioner meets reconciliation and interior ministers – Civil.ge

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović continued her visit to Georgia, meeting Reconciliation Minister Tea Akhvlediani, Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri and Vice President Archil Talakvadze. The Ministry of Reconciliation said today that Commissioner Mijatović and Minister Akhvlediani spoke about security issues, human rights and the humanitarian situation in Russian-occupied Abkhazia and the […]

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Canadian civil rights group sues government after Justin Trudeau invoked Emergencies Act

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association announced Thursday that it is suing the federal government after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked a controversial measure that gives his government sweeping new powers to end massive protests that have paralyzed the capital of country for weeks. Ottawa is the last bastion of the anti-vaccine mandate […]

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Pak security forces abduct dozens of people in Balochistan after suicide bombings

By Sanjeev Sharma New Delhi, February 12 (IANS): Pakistani security forces have abducted dozens of people from Panjgur in Balochistan in recent days after massive attacks on security forces. The Baloch Missing Persons’ Voice (VBMP) held a press conference at the Quetta Press Club on Friday during which VBMP Secretary General Sammi Deen […]

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Thai Prime Minister’s aide seeks to kick out rights group Amnesty International | world news

BANGKOK (Reuters) – An aide to Thailand’s prime minister said on Friday he would seek the expulsion from the country next week of human rights group Amnesty International, accused by ultra-royalists of undermining the national security. Seksakol Atthawong, deputy minister in Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s office, said a petition opposing Amnesty’s presence in Thailand had […]

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First thing: US ignoring Russia’s security concerns, Putin says | American News

Hello. Vladimir Putin accused the United States of ignoring Russia’s security proposals in his first public comments on the growing crisis in Ukraine since December. At a Kremlin press conference on Tuesday, the Russian president told reporters he was unhappy with the US response to Moscow’s demands for NATO to withdraw troops and infrastructure from […]

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Japanese parliament passes resolution on human rights in China

Since taking office in October, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has repeatedly said that Japan will not mince words with China if necessary, and in November appointed former Defense Minister General Nakatani as his assistant for human rights. The resolution, passed by the lower house, says the international community has expressed concern over issues including internment […]

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Sudan boycotts UN meeting on ambassador’s rights

Feb. 1, 2022 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva has postponed the review of Sudan’s human rights record to Wednesday instead of Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The council’s decision came hours after the Sudanese government boycotted the session to protest against the accreditation of a pro-democracy ambassador sacked by General al-Burhan […]

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Contours of Pakistan’s National Security Policy 2022-2026 – OpEd – Eurasia Review

On January 14, 2022, Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the public version of Pakistan’s first-ever National Security Policy 2022-2026. He was of the opinion that now the country was heading in the right direction. Previously, only a one-dimensional mindset prevailed in the country that Pakistan only needed military security, but the new security policy defined […]

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Raab: Madness of Dangerous Criminals Using Human Rights Law to Evade Deportation Must Stop | Politics | News

Speaking to the Sunday Express, the Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Secretary has warned that 20-year-old legislation introduced by Tony Blair is being hijacked to allow dangerous criminals to stay at large in the UK. He cited the case of Somalian Mohammed Mumin Mohamed, a violent attacker who was sentenced to 16 months in prison […]

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Human rights at the top of the agenda of the new minister

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Minister Marlene Malahoo Forte has confirmed that her newly created portfolio will tackle legal and constitutional reform, legal education and human rights protection. The former attorney general also said that the ministry will consist of three departments – the office of the chief parliamentary adviser, the legal reform department, the law […]

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Who is Aafia Siddiqui, a security prisoner referenced by the Texas hostage taker?

AP – The man who authorities say is holding hostages at a Texas synagogue has demanded the release of a Pakistani woman imprisoned nearby for attempting to kill US service members in Afghanistan. The woman, Aafia Siddiqui, is serving an 86-year prison sentence after being convicted in Manhattan in 2010 of seeking to shoot US […]

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Christine Lee: security warning to deputies over threat of Chinese espionage

MPs received a warning about a spy threat from a woman who MI5 said was trying to influence British politicians on behalf of China. House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle in a letter to MPs warned Christine Lee had been “engaged in political interference” for the Communist Party of China and sought to pressure […]

Human management

Omicron’s government management marred by false assumptions, poor planning

Australia’s journey through Omicron is like the Hell Bus Tour. Skewed steering, forgotten or non-functioning seat belts, and driver chatter subsides with stressed passengers. Eventually we’ll see the back of the swampy ground on this outback trail. But in worse condition and at a higher cost than the Morrison government suggested just a few weeks […]

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PM Modi’s security failure; SP will decide its seat for the polls

A few days after the security breach incident of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the leader of the Samajwadi party, Akhilesh Yadav, denounced the Union government led by the Bharatiya Janata party for having withdrawn the “Z” category from several political leaders. In addition, he said, when it comes to contesting the UP elections, it is […]

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Uttarakhand elections: Change of CM, the management of Covid at the center of concerns | Latest India News

Although the government has changed every time Uttarakhand has elected a new assembly since its formation in 2000, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hopes to reverse the trend. The BJP is contesting the ballot, which will take place on February 14, under the leadership of young chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. Congress is pinning its […]

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Djokovic case shows it’s a game, a set and a match for border security – Readers’ Letters

Novak Djokovic is in Melbourne immigrant custody after being refused entry to Australia this week The garish claims of Unionist politicians that there is “no border in the UK” are factually incorrect; the border between Scotland and England was ratified by the Treaty of York of 1237 and enshrined in the Act of Union of […]

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Human Rights Law Reform Project

Basically, the proposed measures will restore Parliament’s role as the ultimate decision-maker of laws impacting the British population, which will allow more leeway in deciding how we interpret the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. man in Strasbourg. This will end our gold plating of any decisions Strasbourg makes when we bring them […]

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Cooperation, the key to meeting the security challenges of 2022

Cooperation, the key to meeting the security challenges of 2022 From a security perspective, 2021 has been a difficult year, with a pandemic, a global economic collapse and escalating tensions from the Middle East to Asia. The past year has proven that global security crises are no longer a form of threat or challenge that […]

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Photos show the “rush” before the stampede by Vaishno Devi and the handling of the pilgrims’ faults

Katra (J&K): A sudden rush of worshipers to Vaishno Devi shrine here to mark the start of the New Year sparked the stampede that resulted in the deaths of 12 people, some of the survivors said, blaming “mismanagement” of the tragedy. the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Panel, however, denied the accusation, saying all necessary […]

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Placing human security at the center of sustainable regional peace and security

The Chronicle Prosper Ndlovu, FeatureA SENSE of terror continues to hang over developing economies around the world, including Africa, in the wake of the vexing variants of Covid-19. For southern Africa, the adverse impacts of the pandemic are increasingly visible in the form of weakened levels of human security among member states. Job losses due […]

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Pakistan endorses ‘citizen-centered’ national security policy

Pakistan’s Supreme Security Panel on Monday approved its national security policy for 2022-2026, placing “economic security at the heart” of the first such document to ensure a “citizen-centered approach to security”. The policy was presented and approved at the 36th meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC), chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan and in […]

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NSC to review the country’s first-ever national security policy today

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced on Sunday that Prime Minister Imran Khan has called a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) to review the country’s first-ever national security policy on December 27 (today). The government spokesperson tweeted that the draft national security policy would be presented to the NSC for […]

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Tutu commemorated as a “true humanitarian” dedicated to human rights

Desmond Tutu, who died Sunday, is remembered as a “true humanitarian” committed to racial equality in his home country, South Africa and abroad. Tributes from around the world poured in as Tutu, once leader of the anti-apartheid movement and “chief pastor” of a nation in transition, died in Cape Town. He was 90 years old. […]

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Is “Hindutva” a threat to national security?

In Haridwar, Uttarakhand, where the ballot is held, there was a Hindutva jamboree called “Dharma Sansad” or “Religious Parliament”. The theme of the event –“Islamic Bharat mein Sanatan ka Bhavishya: Samasya goes Samadhan” (“The Future of Sanatan Dharma in Islamic India: Problem and Solutions”) suggested that India is rapidly becoming Islamic. This sent a strong […]

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Joint Bangladesh-Maldives Cooperation for Security in the Indian Ocean

Bangladesh and the Maldives agree to address and counter threats posed by organized crime, piracy, drugs and human trafficking, through multilateral and regional forums, including the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), with the aim of achieving security, stability and peace in the Indian Ocean region. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President of the Maldives Ibrahim […]

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Africa’s absence from the UN Security Council is a great injustice: Erdoğan

It is a “great injustice” that the African continent, with its population of 1.3 billion, is not represented on the UN Security Council, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Saturday, stressing that the Africa’s representation on the Security Council is a must. Referring to his slogan “the world is greater than five” – a protest […]

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PM compares inequality to security threat – Journal

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that national security is a matter of human security, directly associated with inclusive growth, and not just a military issue. No country could be safe where a small segment continued to grow richer and those at the bottom were left behind and so were some localities and towns […]

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Hasan: Human rights are extremely violated even in the United States

File photo of Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud Mahmud Hossain Opu / Dhaka Tribune “The world has not forgotten the tragic incident of last year when American cops killed a black man,” Minister of State said Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said on Saturday that the US imposition of a ban on others […]

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International Human Rights Day: Rendering Our Loved Ones

Families of victims of enforced disappearance appeal to government Staff Correspondent Sat 11 Dec 2021 00:00 Last update on: Sat 11 Dec 2021 00:00 Abida Islam Ridhi, left, and Arwa Islam have no idea whether their fathers, who were forcibly disappeared around eight years ago, will return home or if they are gone forever. They […]

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Security in PNG ahead of the 2022 elections

As Papua New Guinea nears an election year, the country’s policymakers face a range of critical security challenges, from climate change to organized crime, writes Michael Kabuni. Policymakers in the Pacific Island region face multi-faceted security challenges. This fact is not lost on the leaders of the region, as the 2018 demonstrated Boe Declaration on […]

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FM Momen: Rohingya stay in Bangladesh threatens regional security

Bangladesh’s strong commitment to peace and humanity has encouraged it to stand up for persecuted Myanmar nationals, he says Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has alerted the international community to a possible disruption of peace and security in the region due to the Rohingya’s extended stay in Bangladesh. “As the crisis persists, the desperation […]

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Human security is collapsing

According to a recent United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report, “human security is made up of seven components and dimensions: economy, food, health, environment, personal, community and political.” A non-traditional mode of security, human security focuses on issues that directly threaten human survival due to the unavailability of clean and safe drinking water, hunger, disease, […]

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Kishida adviser considers human rights guidelines for supply chains

The government will consider developing guidelines to prevent human rights issues related to business supply chains, said General Nakatani, adviser to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The guidelines would also help prevent Japanese companies from getting involved in such issues through their own supply chains or those of their partners, said Nakatani, in charge of international […]

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Regeni killed by Egyptian security apparatus says panel – English

(ANSA) – ROME, DECEMBER 1 – Italian student Giulio Regeni has been kidnapped, tortured and killed by the Egyptian security apparatus, a parliamentary committee of inquiry into the incident in early 2016 said in its report on Wednesday final. Responsibility for the death of the 28-year-old Cambridge doctoral student who was born in Friuli lies […]

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The Cabinet approves the winter gas load management plan: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet approved a gas load management plan for the winter season to better cope with the gas shortage. Informing the media of cabinet decisions on Tuesday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said under the gas load management plan, gas supply to the CNG sector would remain suspended. from December 1 to […]

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Jamaicans mourn the death of human rights defender Nancy Anderson, who worked to help the island’s most vulnerable citizensGlobal Voices

Jamaican Shanique Myrie at the Caribbean Court of Justice, with her lawyer Nancy Anderson in the background. Anderson represented Myrie in this high-profile human rights case, which she won. Photo by Jamaica Gleaner, used with permission. US-born human rights activist, educator and lawyer Nancy Anderson died on November 29 in Kingston, Jamaica, from a brief […]

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South Asia is in desperate need of leadership that recognizes human rights violations in the region

Recently, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development called for the establishment of an independent regional human rights body in the neighborhood. Will South Asia adopt a regional human rights monitoring mechanism? It remains one of the few regions in the world that does not have a regional human rights treaty. In contrast, regional […]

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UN human rights expert hails Indian government decision to repeal agricultural laws

A leading UN human rights expert hailed the Indian government’s decision to repeal the three controversial agricultural laws, expressing hope that any further action to reform the agricultural sector will be “informed” by the commitments country on human rights issues and taken through meaningful consultation with farmers. , communities and unions. Addressing the nation on […]

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The government will “break the monopoly of the mafia” on resources

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said the “elite capture” of Pakistan’s resources and the lack of rule of law not only deprived the majority of the population of basic amenities, but also prevented the country from liberating. its immense potential. In an online interview with American Islamic scholar Shaykh Hamza Yusuf broadcast on PTV on […]

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United Nations Chief of Human Rights Michelle Bachelet visits Burkina Faso (November 28-December 1) and Niger (December 2-4)

Monday, November 29, 2021, 6:13 a.m.Press release: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights GENEVA (November 28, 2021) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, today begins an official seven-day mission to Burkina Faso and Niger, at the invitation of their respective governments. Bachelet will be in Burkina Faso until December […]

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UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet visits Burkina Faso and Niger

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, today begins an official seven-day mission to Burkina Faso and Niger, at the invitation of their respective governments. Bachelet will be in Burkina Faso until December 1. During her visit, she is due to meet President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, Prime Minister Christophe Joseph Marie […]

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Dominic Cummings calls on Boris to ‘put aside’ human rights law to address migrant crisis | World | New

Channel crossings: patrol of border forces following deaths The ex-adviser to the Prime Minister took to Twitter to accuse the government of failing to explain the facts included in the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and human rights law ( HRA) that make it “illegal” to stop the flow of migrants trying to cross […]

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Harsh human rights law reforms will make it easier to deport migrants who break the law

Dominic Raab steps up the pressure on human rights law: reforms described as “spicy” will make it easier to deport migrants who break the law Reforms will make it easier to deport failed asylum seekers and foreign criminals Dominic Raab to reveal results of review of new measures “before Christmas” Sources say use of ‘right […]

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SCO’s inclusive approach is vital to tackling the challenges of poverty and food security: FM Qureshi

– ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said all member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) still face multifaceted challenges of poverty, food security and climate change, which could be resolved through an inclusive approach. In his virtual address to leaders at the SCO Council of Heads of Government meeting held in Kazakhstan’s […]

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Sudan: security forces use deadly force against protesters

(Nairobi) – Security forces have repeatedly used excessive force, including lethal force, against protesters in and around Khartoum, Human Rights said today. Sixteen people were shot dead on November 17, 2021, alone, including a woman and a child, the deadliest response to date. Protesters took to the streets again on November 21, despite the announcement […]

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Japanese human rights czar to urge companies to tackle human rights issues

The Japanese Prime Minister’s special adviser on human rights issues has expressed his willingness to urge companies in the country to identify and address human rights risks in their supply chains, in a context of growing awareness of the problem in the global business sector. In an interview on Wednesday, General Nakatani, who took over […]

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Ethiopia’s civil war a threat to regional security – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Dr Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg * As Ethiopia this month marks the first anniversary of the start of its last civil war, the UN has warned of dire political and humanitarian consequences. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said “the stability of Ethiopia and the wider region is threatened”. Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Peacebuilding […]

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Japan to suspend Magnitsky law sanctions against human rights abusers

General Nakatani is seen on November 10, 2021 (Mainichi / Kentaro Ikushima) TOKYO (Kyodo) – Japan will not create legislation to sanction foreign government officials accused of human rights abuses, at least for now, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said seeks to keep its diplomatic options open. […]