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University of St. Catharines appoints Di...

Preferred region How does this work? By Don Redmond Published on June 9, 2022 at 2:03 p.m. Starting Monday, Brock University will have an interim director of human rights and equity. (Photos: Brock University) In a move increasingly common in business and educational institutions these days, Brock University with campuses in St. Catharines and Thorold […]

Alert 2022! Report on conflict, human r...

Alert 2022! Report on Conflict, Human Rights and Peacebuilding is an annual report analyzing the state of the world in terms of conflict and peacebuilding along three main axes: armed conflict, tension, gender and peace and security. The analysis of the most relevant events in 2021 and the nature, causes, dynamics, actors and consequences of […]

Fighting hate requires new strategies, s...

Kasari Govender Official Photo Survey finds 72% have never reported hate incidents to anyone A An overwhelming number of people who took part in a public inquiry for the investigation into hate in the pandemic say they never reported the hateful incidents they experienced to anyone – not the police, […]

Commission on Human Rights Says Pae Ora ...

Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 4:28 p.m.Press Release: Human Rights Commission Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt hailed the Pae Ora legislation passed by the government last night, saying it will usher in a new era of public health after years of gross neglect. The legislation creates two new public health bodies, Health NZ and a […]

LIV Golf: Graeme McDowell says human rig...

Graeme McDowell says he hopes his decision to play in the LIV Golf Invitational Series will not affect his Ryder Cup future as he has faced criticism over human rights records in Saudi Arabia. Related: Dustin Johnson No Longer Ryder Cup Eligible McDowell, 42, is joined by a host of Ryder Cup Europe heroes including […]

Reviews | Biden must tell the powerful ...

White House officials have confirmed that President Biden intends to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks. Although Mr Biden warned on Friday that he still had ‘no direct plans’ for such a trip, it was a classic no-nonsense denial, issued perhaps because details still remained. last minute to solve. The bottom […]

FIFA delegation attend human rights conf...

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Gun Violence in the United States: A Thr...

There is no doubt that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has captured the attention of the international community. Western powers, some of which have been reluctant to completely sever ties with Russia, have shown their willingness to stand by Ukraine by sanctioning Russia and providing more indirect military assistance. Of course, they didn’t send troops to […]

UN expert ‘deeply concerned’ about human

At the end of his four-day visit, the United Nations human rights expert in Sudan, Adama Dieng, today expressed his deep concern over the human rights situation in the country. . He criticized the human rights violations documented since the October 25 coup, the deterioration of economic and social rights since the coup, and during […]

Western Sahara human rights defender Sul...

Human rights defender Sultana Khaya arrived in southeastern Spain on Friday where she will receive medical treatment for injuries sustained during 19 months under house arrest in Western Sahara, the Polisario Front announced. His arrival comes just two months after Spain ended a year-long diplomatic crisis with Morocco over disputed Western Sahara by agreeing to […]

The catastrophic environmental impacts o...

GENEVA (3 June 2022) – The environmental devastation caused by conflict around the world is exacerbating the dire human rights consequences for people, including their right to live in a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, and will years to come, David R. Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, warned today. He […]

Stop funding projects that exacerbate cl...

Civil society organizations are calling on the African Development Bank (AfDB) to stop funding projects that aggravate the climate crisis and deteriorate the environment, leading to human rights violations. According to the group, since the AfDB is one of the main funders of projects in the countries, they must be circumspect and guided. They however […]

What pride sheds light on human rights a...

In celebration of Pride Month, four NRDC members share how the struggle for justice and legal protection for the LGBTQIA2S+ community has dramatically shaped their personal lives and, in some ways, their environmental work. As NRDC communications staff Tyler Weingart suggests: There is a lesson to be learned from knowing that many human rights – […]

Pan American Silver adheres to the Volun...

VANCOUVER, BC, May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (TSX: PAAS) (“Pan American” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has been officially confirmed as a signatory to the Voluntary Principles (“VP”) on Security and human rights. The VPs are a set of guidelines by which extractive sector companies […]

Google search results elevate China’s na

Google search engine results reinforce China’s favorite narratives about the origins of COVID-19 and human rights abuses, according to research by the Brookings Institution and the Alliance for Securing Democracy. The study found that Google News and YouTube were much more likely to run Chinese state media than Google’s main search engine in response to […]

EU links GSP Plus status to human rights

CARACHI: The representative of the European Union recalled on Monday that trade preferences were linked to compliance issues, in particular human rights, including the abolition of the death penalty. “GSP+ beyond 2023 is possible for Pakistan as the country’s government has assured the EU that every effort will be made to demonstrate compliance with the […]

CHRAJ establishes more offices to deal w...

CHRAJ Ms. Fatimata Mahami, Tema Regional Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), said the Commission is expanding its offices across the country to ensure human rights protection for all the Ghanaians. The expansion also aims to promote administrative justice and ensure improved public sector service delivery in the country, as […]

China is determined to jointly advance t...

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets via video link with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in Beijing, May 25, 2022. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei) Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke via video link with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in Beijing on May 25. position of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the […]

Human rights expert calls for law change...

Professor Boyle said: ‘The UK has international legal obligations to protect social rights such as the rights to food, fuel, housing and social security and to ensure people have access to an effective remedy and an appropriate accountability mechanism, if rights are not adequately protected. “At present, the UK legal framework is very uneven in […]

Seattle Human Rights Commissioners Feel ...

And by “gagged” they don’t mean amusingly, choking on tear gas during a protest. RS Based on some confusing and passive-aggressive exchanges between the City Attorney’s Office and the Seattle Human Rights Commission, it appears City Hall officials are trying to construct a narrative that would allow the Seattle Police Department to wash its hands […]

Catastrophic waiting lists are a violati...

A judge was also told that potential patients in the province were nearly 50 times more likely than those in Wales to face a year-long wait for care. The figures were released as part of a joint legal challenge by two Belfast women over delay in treatment. May Kitchen, 77, and Eileen Wilson, 48, say […]

CJID and IWPR Train Nigerian Journalists...

the Institute of War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and the Center for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) have concluded a five-day training exercise for journalists in Abuja. The journalists, who will receive a $750 history grant, will report on conflict and human rights abuses across the country as part of the “Voices for Change” project. […]

Australia: Critical need for ambitious c...

(Sydney, May 24, 2022) – New Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese should make ambitious climate action a priority of his new government, Human Rights Watch said today. The Albanese Australian Labor Party won the May 21, 2022 election, although it remains short of a majority of seats in the lower house. As Labor defeated the […]

UN human rights chief begins visit to Ch...

BEIJING, China (AFP) — The UN human rights chief began a six-day trip to China on Monday that will include the remote region of Xinjiang, sparking fears over access and the value of propaganda that the visit offers to the Chinese Communist Party. Michelle Bachelet’s tour marks the first for the UN’s top human rights […]

What does Human Rights Watch really moni...

Artwork: Chen Xia/GT The United States has a long history of using human rights issues to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries and to advance its foreign policy goals. He has devised tools that could serve as a front for his hegemonic political agenda, and Human Rights Watch (HRW) is one […]

Opinion: Toppling Roe will lead to a hum...

If the Supreme Court follows through on its majority draft opinion that overturns Roe v. Wade, it will open the floodgates to new hardline laws and court rulings that could cost all Americans the right to make intimate decisions about their own lives — from the drugs they take to the partners they choose to […]

Respect human rights, General Balikuddem...

A total of forty (40) Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) officers and activists from the 3rd Division have successfully completed human rights training. The three-day training (May 17-19, 2022), held in Kotido district, provided participants with knowledge and skills on human rights and the need for disarmament, human rights and women/children, observance of human rights […]

Human rights in cocoa growing areas must...

cocoa industry Rainforest Alliance, a non-governmental organization (NGO) called for efforts to address human rights issues in cocoa growing and mining areas. This, they pointed out, could negatively affect biodiversity conservation and farmers’ livelihoods if left unchecked. They made the call during an integrated landscape management stakeholder engagement on forest management in Sefwi-Wiawso in the […]

Business and Human Rights: The Path for ...

Surya Deva is a professor at Macquarie Law School and founding editor of the Business and Human Rights Journal. He was a member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights (2016-22) and has advised UN agencies, governments, national human rights institutions, corporations multinationals, trade unions and civil society organizations on issues related […]

Sindh human rights group to protest outs...

Amid persistent water shortages in Pakistan, which is leading to a tense standoff between Punjab and Sindh provinces, a human rights group, Jeay Sindh Freedom Movement (JSFM) has called for protests against the crisis in front of the UN office in New York. The protest coincides with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s two-day visit […]

#AM_Equality: May 18, 2022 – Human Right

THE HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FOUNDATION FILES AN AMICUS BRIEF IN CARPENTER V. JAMESIN SUPPORT OF CORPORATE AND CORPORATE INTERESTS IN LGBTQ+ INCLUSION:”The law is clear – discrimination based on sexual orientation is against the law and religious objections are no excuse for denying equal access to goods and services under a neutral and generally applicable […]

UK minister calls Yasin Malik ‘leader of

Interfering in India’s internal affairs, UK Foreign Secretary Tariq Ahmad told the House of Lords on Tuesday that the British government was following the trial of Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik very closely. He further pointed out that Malik, chairman of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), was charged under Indian law and therefore part […]

Afghanistan. Taliban accused of human r...

The Taliban have sought international recognition as they govern Afghanistan after the West withdrew and the collapse of its Western-backed government. Reports have emerged that the insurgent group is accused of violating human rights while clashing with Afghan resistance forces in Panjshir. According to a BBC report, the clash between the Taliban and Afghan resistance […]

England netball player says Birmingham 2...

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Scouts Scotland and Children’s Commissio

The Commissioner for Children and Young People of Scotland and Scouts Scotland have unveiled a brand new Human Rights Badge for Cub Scouts and Scouts to complete. The Rights Challenge Badge – whose logo was designed by Scout Christopher, ten, from Lenzie, East Dunbartonshire – offers a range of activities and resources to empower Cubs […]

Ennedith Lopez: Reversing Roe will lead ...

Ennedith Lopez If the Supreme Court follows through on its majority draft opinion that overturns Roe v. Wade, it will open the floodgates to new hardline laws and court rulings that could cost all Americans the right to make intimate decisions about their own lives — from the drugs they take to the partners they […]

If elected, Labor must reinvigorate the ...

Various reforms of the Australian Human Rights Commission are needed to better protect and realize human rights in Australia, writes Professor Ben Saul. HUMAN RIGHTS experts have welcomed the Labor Party’s plan to restore merit-based appointments to the Australian Human Rights Commission and appoint a global human rights ambassador. Nine years of partisan ‘captain’s choice’ […]

Human Rights and the Environment – What

Introduction On February 23, 2022, the European Commission published its long-awaited draft Directive on Sustainability and Corporate Due Diligence (the Draft Directive). The draft directive establishes a proposed European standard for human rights and environmental due diligence (HREDD) which, above all, would apply to any company based in the United States and its subsidiaries if […]

UK: Afghan women evacuated to limbo

(London) – Uncertainty and overcrowding in temporary accommodation is causing growing tensions for Afghan evacuees in the UK, especially women. Eight months after the emergency evacuations from Afghanistan, many Afghans evacuated to the UK are still in temporary accommodation, usually hotel rooms. Human Rights Watch interviewed five women who have lived in three temporary accommodations […]

Human Rights and the Environment – ​​Wha

Introduction On February 23, 2022, the European Commission published its long-awaited draft Directive on Sustainability and Corporate Due Diligence (the Draft Directive). The draft directive establishes a proposed European standard on human rights and environmental due diligence (HREDD) which, above all, would apply to any company based in Asia and its subsidiaries if these companies […]

The Shura Council takes part in a parlia...

Vice President HE Dr. Hamda bint Hassan Al Sulaiti attended the conference via video conference yesterday. Málaga, Spain: The Shura Council participated in the parliamentary meeting held on the sidelines of the High Level International Conference on Human Rights, Civil Society and the Fight against Terrorism. UNOCT in Malaga, Spain. The Shura Council was represented […]

Sri Lanka’s highest human rights bodies

Sri Lanka’s highest human rights bodies are summoning senior leaders to explain the reason for the state of emergency. The country’s top brass, including the secretary to the president and the secretary of the defense ministry, were summoned to the country’s top human rights body on Monday to explain why the state of emergency was […]

UAE launches website to receive human ri...

Dubai: The United Arab Emirates launched a website on Sunday that will provide information on human rights in the country and receive complaints about human rights abuses as well as suggestions and inquiries. The National Institution for Human Rights (INDH) website will start accepting complaints of human rights violations in three months, when the country […]

UN rapporteur visits Iran to gather info...

On Friday, human rights groups warned that Tehran would try to use an upcoming visit to Iran by a UN expert to avoid accountability for its human rights abuses. . Alena Douhan, the special rapporteur on the impact of unilateral sanctions, is due to visit Iran from May 7 to 18 to discuss human rights […]

Ukrainian human rights lawyer investigat...

Oleksandra Matviichuk, a Kyiv-based human rights lawyer and director of the Ukrainian Center for Civil Liberties, joins Yahoo News national reporter Garin Flowers to discuss allegations of rampant sexual violence, including rape, inflicted on Ukrainian civilians by Russian forces. Matviichuk describes the difficulty of investigating this “very specific crime” due to the ongoing conflict, the […]

Science and pandemic: an epistemology of...

A man takes a COVID test at Maracaná Stadium, in Río de Janeiro. EFE/André Coelho One of the health milestones in the fight against the Ebola epidemic in 2014 was the intervention of anthropologists to address, with local communities, one of the social moments when people were most likely to transmit the virus. virus: funeral […]

Human Rights Campaign Commends Phoenix U...

Phoenix, Arizona – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) today applauded the Phoenix Union High School District for passing a resolution on Thursday opposing discrimination against transgender children and youth. The school district’s action comes in response to growing attacks by politicians on transgender children who discriminate against them in Arizona, such as Senate Bill 1165 […]

EDITORIAL: Human rights of foreign resid...

The more than two years of the new coronavirus pandemic have brought to light many contradictions and problems in this country. One is the inadequate protection of human rights of foreign residents in Japan. Foreign residents are members of our society and play a vital role in our daily lives and in the national economy. […]

Africa: “The government is invited to ra

The government has been asked to ratify the rights of people with disabilities and older people. African Social Protection Platform (APSP) Board Member, Mr. Jeleel Odoom, who launched the call, said it would help bridge the gap between access to social security and health needs and the ability to meet those needs. He said the […]

The High Cost of Guantanamo’s ‘Forever P

The US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba may seem like a long way from Florida, but it’s only 700 miles from Orlando. Having grown up here myself, I never considered what the high financial and moral cost of Guantanamo meant to me as a Floridian. But after almost a year of digging into human […]

Citizens Commission on Human Rights: Men...

CCHR Florida’s head office is located in downtown Clearwater. The month-long open house is designed to educate the general public about human rights in mental health and the reform needed to help those in crisis. CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, USA, May 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — With seven mental health named dates to commemorate in May, the Florida […]

EU leaders expected to raise human right...

Speaking in New Delhi on April 25, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called India a “vibrant democracy”, sharing common values ​​and interests with the European Union. But these clichés, repeated rotely by European leaders seeking closer trade and political ties with India, do not reflect the reality of growing abuses and discriminatory policies […]

India: media freedom under threat

(New York) – Indian authorities are increasingly targeting journalists and online critics for their criticism of government policies and practices, including prosecuting them under anti-terrorism and anti-sedition laws, ten organizations said today. of human rights on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. Indian authorities must respect the right to freedom of expression and release […]

Human Rights Commission board to change ...

Lawmakers passed a bill to revamp the Tennessee Human Rights Commission after the commission’s director retired earlier this year amid allegations of verbal abuse and employee mistreatment . In February, Human Rights Commission Executive Director Beverly Watts resigned following a state investigation that found she had created a toxic work environment through profanity. , demeaning […]

human rights in pakistan

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has done a tremendous job in compiling data on human rights violations in the country. For more than 30 years, it has published its annual reports detailing its observations on human rights and related issues in Pakistan. The HRCP released its latest annual report “The State of Human […]

Venezuelan Dyed Gold | Human Rights Wat...

On May 2, Human Rights Watch will join experts on illegal gold mining in Venezuela for a virtual discussion of the serious human and environmental rights impact that illegal mining is having in the country. At the event, open to the public, attendees will discuss how companies should strengthen human rights and environmental due diligence […]

EU human rights official says he raised ...

The top EU human rights official said he raised a number of concerns during official meetings in New Delhi with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, including NGO funding restrictions, recent communal violence, the situation in Jammu & Kashmir and the condition of religious minorities. However, the official […]

UN unhappy with human rights violation i...

UN unhappy with human rights violation in Zim The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Zimbabwe, Edward Kallon, has urged the government to create an enabling environment that allows Zimbabweans who have emigrated to return home and contribute to the development of the country. Kallon also implored Western countries to lift the targeted sanctions they […]

Identification of the dead is a crucial ...

Restoring an identity to unidentified human remains is a crucial part of the process of grieving the loss of our loved one and, for the families of the fallen, a restarting of life. Identification is also a respect for the Human Rights of the dead because without a name a person has no rights. Forensic […]

Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela unlikely t...

A State Department official said three governments are unlikely to attend the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles in June. The governments of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are likely to be excluded from the ninth Summit of the Americas, which will be hosted by the United States in June, a senior US State Department […]

Riaz Hussain Pirzada takes office as Min...

ISLAMABAD: Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada here on Wednesday took office as Federal Minister for Human Rights. Upon taking office, the Human Rights Secretary and other senior departmental officials welcomed the Federal Minister. He also had a briefing on the different wings of the ministry and their work, said a statement posted here. Pirzada has been […]

Pakistan: Change Abusive “Blood Money” L

(New York) – The Pakistani government should amend criminal law provisions that treat murder and other serious crimes as private disputes, Human Rights Watch said today. These legal provisions, known as “blood money” laws, allow and sometimes require victims of serious crimes or their families to “pardon” suspects and drop criminal charges, usually for fear […]

Urgently help Ukrainian civilians flee M...

(Kyiv) – Russian forces currently occupying most of the port city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine should ensure that civilians remaining in the city can safely depart for the territory controlled by Ukraine if they wish, Human Rights Watch said today. The elderly, the disabled and the sick or injured require special attention. UN Secretary-General […]

Hong Kong’s foreign press club scraps pr

Placeholder while loading article actions HONG KONG — For the first time in 26 years, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong has suspended its human rights press awards, in the latest indication of the city’s tense political environment prompting self-censorship among institutions. In a statement on Monday, the club wrote that “significant areas of […]

Malaysia: ending the secrecy of a major ...

(Bangkok) – Malaysia’s Sabah state government should immediately release the terms and status of a land deal that would hand over the management of 4.9 million acres of rainforest to a foreign company for a term up to 200 years, Human Rights Watch said today. The Government of Sabah is obligated to respect and protect […]

Limitations of the US report on human ri...

The United States recently released a report on the human rights situation in 198 countries in 2021. The country’s State Department has made various allegations of human rights violations against Bangladesh. The US Department of State’s annual World Human Rights Report was launched on April 13 by Secretary of State Antony Blinken. In Bangladesh, there […]

Loss of Moray Resource Center meeting pl...

Disability groups are consulting with human rights lawyers over the removal of a public meeting place in Moray. On Saturday, activists representing hundreds expressed frustration at a street protest in Elgin. They claim there was no consultation on a change in use of the Moray Resource Center to Maisondieu Road after Covid hit. Health chiefs […]

Human Rights Program

Throughout Pakistan’s checkered political history, no Prime Minister has been able to hold office for a full term. The recurrent political crises in Pakistan prevent the state from launching a concerted provincial and federal effort to eliminate human rights violations. History suggests that members of government and even opposition remain occupied with short-sighted policies for […]

FACT CHECK: Human Rights Campaign Point-...

This new fact sheet details four false claims from the Florida DoH publication, many of which present misleading interpretations of the study’s findings, ignore the authors’ own quotes when they contradict the DoH’s own claims, and exclude information important contextual. HRC’s public education and research team draws on an extensive body of scientific, academic and […]

The imprisonment of asylum seekers under...

NEW YORK – In a report released today, titled “I am a prisoner here‘: Biden administration policies lock up asylum seekersHuman Rights First documents that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has sent tens of thousands of people seeking asylum to prisons where they face long detentions, severe physical and psychological harm, medical neglect, discrimination […]

Safe and legitimate engagement between b...

“Protecting the environment goes hand in hand with protecting the rights of those who defend it,” said Michèle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, last month. Human rights defenders are essential leaders in a just transition to green economies. They are on the front lines of the climate crisis – and they hold critical […]

Louisiana Senate passes discriminatory b...

SB 44 is a direct attack on young transgender people who are trying their best to just be kids, and fit in and play alongside their peers. Trans children, like all children in the country, said themselves that they play sports for the same reasons as all children: to be part of a team, to […]

Human rights have declined during the CO...

Human rights activists and international leaders first warned in April 2020 that countries could use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to suppress human rights. Human rights refer to a wide range of political and social rights recognized by international law. This includes everything from people’s right to work and education to people’s right to […]

Irish human rights watchdog concerned ab...

Ireland’s leading human rights watchdog is concerned about a digital registration bill that would significantly expand the national police’s biometric surveillance powers. The new omnibus bill would allow police to use drones and body cameras, and use CCTV footage and license plate recognition devices in more situations. The problem, according to Sinéad Gibney, head of […]

#AM_Equality: April 19, 2022 – Human Rig

🩺 NATIONAL TRANSGENDER HIV TESTING DAY MARKED BY THE HRC: Yesterday was National Transgender HIV Testing Day. To mark the day, the HRC Foundation has created a resource called Get the Facts About Transgender People & HIV Testing. This resource covers FAQs on HIV and HIV testing as well as what we know about transgender […]

Human rights activists call for the crea...

Mass grave in Bucha Human rights activists call for the creation of a special court for Ukraine According to them, Russia is taking a number of actions that could indicate genocide and war crimes The International Criminal Court in The Hague, which investigates war crimes in Ukraine, will try to cooperate with the Russian side. […]

Human Rights Campaign praises Kansas Gov...

“Republican and Democratic governors have joined me in vetoing similar bills for the same reasons: It’s bad for students and their families and it’s bad for business,” Kelly said in the post. a statement from his office. In 2021, Governor Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 55, an anti-trans sports bill, after lawmakers passed it last year. […]

Dhaka criticizes US human rights report

The government yesterday said the US Human Rights (DH) report “significantly understates” Bangladesh’s current system of accountability to law enforcement, while Dhaka remains “intensely engaged” with the UN mechanism and US recommendations to protect human rights. “The report appears to encourage the creation of a society of anarchy to destabilize society and government,” a Foreign […]

Democracy and human rights on agenda for...

Bangladesh is preparing its responses to questions from the European Union on issues of democracy, governance and rights to ensure that the 27-nation bloc’s tariff-free market access continues beyond 2024. Issues such as electoral reforms, justice reforms, law enforcement, human rights, good governance and the protection of workers’ rights will be debated during the 10th […]

Palace slams US State Department’s human

Malacañang on Saturday slammed the newly released report by the US State Department that said human rights abuses allegedly committed by Philippine security forces were “credible”, calling it a rehash of old questions thrown at the government. Duterte administration. “The United States has once again shown how crippled its intelligence gathering is with its recent […]

Human rights activist Cesar Espinosa fig...

At first glance, many might think Cesar Espinosa, 36, is too young to know much about immigration reform. Espinosa, who studied pre-law and political science at the University of Houston, has spent more than a decade advocating locally and nationally in numerous public campaigns. He has fought for immigrant and student rights justice in cases […]

Friends and supporters remember the life...

Tragically, interpersonal violence is at the root of a significant number of deaths among transgender and gender nonconforming people. A report by the HRC Foundation, “An Epidemic of Violence 2021”, found that between 2013 and 2021, found that between 2013 and 2021, approximately two-thirds of transgender and gender non-conforming people with known killers had killed […]

Rwanda. Human rights fears in country w...

RWanda, Priti Patel’s planned destination for processing migrants arriving in the UK, is a largely rural East African country whose authoritarian president Paul Kagame has been accused of seeking to assassinate opponents. This mountainous, landlocked country of 12 million people, which witnessed a horrific genocide in 1994 in which 800,000 people were killed in 100 […]

Kenny Powell follows a long family line ...

ST. LOUIS — Lawyer Kenny Powell has followed the heartfelt values ​​of his grandfather and father and is equally dedicated to the civil and human rights of others. Attorney Powell and the Powell Law Firm in St. Louis currently focuses the majority of its legal practice on personal injury. His experience as a judicial intern […]

Priti Patel braces for legal challenge f...

Ministers are determined to face what is likely to be a violent backlash against plans to tackle the problem of cross-Channel migration. Sources said Home Secretary Priti Patel had been ‘working day and night’ for eight months on the Rwanda deal announced today. It will see asylum seekers sent to the East African nation for […]

US Raises ‘Human Rights in India’ It’s L

The 2+2 meeting of Foreign and Defense Ministers between India and the United States has finally concluded. It was not as usual. The meeting was held in the shadow of the Russian-Ukrainian war and growing differences between New Delhi and Washington, DC over the ongoing crisis. The United States wants its ally, India, to say […]

Human Rights Campaign uses the word “gay

NEW YORK – It’s 1986 in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Two children, Melanie and David, are cared for at their aunt’s while their two single mothers are away – Melanie’s mother travels for work and David is caught up in “street life” and tending to his grief. A few years later, Mélanie and David […]

New York City Commission on Human Rights...

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has released a fact sheet called Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements, which provides much-appreciated advice to employers on the NYC Salary Range Transparency Act. However, some questions remain unanswered. As we reported in our initial post, the law amends New York City Human Rights Law to make […]

Time to follow the word on human rights ...

India has long considered itself the largest democracy in the world. It claims to have a vibrant media and an independent judiciary. But its declining human rights record in recent years has been underestimated by the international community – even as observers warn that human rights abuses, repression of civil society and rising hate speech […]

Declaration of Human Rights / Perficient...

Employment practices and values Perficient takes the health, well-being and ethical treatment of its colleagues very seriously and strives to lead by example with employee resource groups, career development programs, community collaborations and non-profit organizations, inclusive growth initiatives, and other programs and policies. In addition to ensuring that Perficient colleagues have substantial opportunities for professional […]

UN and foreign rights groups demand full...

Widespread sexual violence against women and girls in conflict is fueled by systemic impunity, the United Nations Human Rights Commission in South Sudan said on Monday. The Commission’s new report, based on interviews with victims and witnesses over several years, describes a “hellish existence for women and girls”, with widespread rapes perpetrated by all armed […]

OIC Gambia and National Human Rights Com...

The senior officials of the Gambia OIC Secretariat on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the National Human Rights Council (NHRC) to update them on the progress of its mandate and explore possibilities. partnership between the two organizations. The OIC Gambia team, which was led by the Deputy Director General, Ambassador Essa Bokar Sey, was […]

Bangladesh: Stop reprisals against victi...

(New York) – Bangladeshi authorities have responded to US Treasury Department sanctions against the notoriously abusive Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) by hitting back at victims’ loved ones, human rights defenders and their families , as well as human rights organizations, 12 organizations said today. The United States imposed the sanctions on the paramilitary unit and […]

Russia suspended from UN Human Rights Co...

Ukraine is pressing NATO for more weapons as Russia is expected to reposition its forces before launching a major offensive in southeastern Ukraine. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba met with NATO foreign ministers in Brussels on April 7, as well as ministers from the Group of Seven, who promised “additional restrictive measures” against Russia and […]

Kentucky Human Rights Campaign and Campa...

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Kentucky’s Fairness Campaign have praised Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear for vetoing Senate Bill 83, a law that would deny transgender students in Kentucky the opportunity to play school sports. with their peers. Although Governor Beshear vetoed the bill, the House and Senate could override the veto by a simple […]

Turkey: Do not transfer the Khashoggi tr...

(Istanbul) – The Turkish government is expected to reverse a plan approved by the justice minister and expected to be endorsed by a court ruling to transfer the case regarding the Saudi state-sponsored murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Turkey. Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch said today. On April 7, 2022, a court in Istanbul […]

Academic background: importance of paren...

The recipe for a successful academic career relies on a close relationship between school, parents and students – all of whom are required to play their part consistently and effectively in order to thrive. “We can’t always be sure what the future holds, and we all bring to the table our different life experiences, expectations, […]

Al Mezan, CIHRS and Partners Welcome Hum...

On March 30, 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (the Committee) released its concluding observations on its review of Israel’s implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which took place on March 2 and 3, 2021. The Committee noted in its Concluding Observations that the 2018 Basic Law: Israel – […]

Significant concerns lead to human right...

Tory Russell was disappointed, but not surprised, when she learned that her third revision of her submission on the Coffee Gold Mine project had been rejected for publication by the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board (YESAB) in March. Russell describes herself as a concerned Yukoner in her mid-50s who believes in being informed and […]

Human Rights Group, CHRICED Condemns Att...

A human rights organization, the Resource Center for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED), had denounced the recent attack on the home of anti-corruption activist Olarenwaju Suraju by armed assailants, while calling for a investigation by security agencies. Suraju is also president of the Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Center (HEDA). As many as […]