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UN expert on climate change and human ri...

Dr Ian Fry of the Australian National University (ANU) has become the world’s first special rapporteur on human rights and climate change, in an appointment made by the United Nations overnight. He will assume the role of Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change for the […]

Human rights campaign strips Fox News of...

The largest LGBTQ advocacy group in the United States has stripped Fox Company of its status as a preferred LGBTQ friendly employer and released a scathing statement condemning the network for its recent coverage of the LGBTQ community. The move comes as FoxNews relentless attack disney for the company’s belated opposition to the “Don’t Say […]

Seiko Epson: Epson revises the group’s h

Press release Epson revises the group’s human rights policy – TOKYO, Japan, April 1, 2022 – Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) has revised its Epson Group Human Rights and Labor Standards Policies established in 2005. The revised version is titled Epson Group Human Rights Policy . The management philosophy and principles of corporate behavior […]

Human Rights Campaign Celebrates Transge...

While we recognize our gains as a community this TDOV, we also know that there is still a lot of work to be done. Earlier this week, the HRC Foundation, in partnership with Civis Analytics, released Trans lives and positive visibility: how news and media can positively cover trans and non-binary stories. This report provides […]

Restoring Access to Asylum at the U.S. B...

Since March 2020, the United States has abused an outdated section of the Public Health Act – Title 42 – to quickly deport migrants, without giving them the opportunity to seek asylum. It seems to be coming to an end. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would once again extend its order allowing […]

Premier League grappling with human righ...

British football for decades enjoyed a symbiotic relationship with some of the world’s most powerful suspect actors, who washed the sport down with cash and glitter. State of play: The hottest league in the world’s most popular sport is under intense scrutiny after Russia invaded Ukraine amid a crescendo of accusations that it has become […]

OHSU Earns Top Score in Human Rights Cam...

OHSU received a perfect score of 100 in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s assessment and was named a leader in LGBTQ+ healthcare equality. Oregon Health & Science University was recognized today by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a leader in LGBTQ+ health care equality – earning a perfect score of 100 in an assessment […]

Crime statistics: Human Rights Month sho...

March reminds South Africans of their hard-won human rights and the importance of protecting them. Human Rights Day itself was commemorated on Monday, March 21, 2022, in memory of the 69 people who died in Sharpeville in 1960. “One of the rights we enjoy is the right to security. If you look at police crime […]

Home of imprisoned Srinagar human rights...

Representative photo Srinagar, March 27: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the residence of a jailed human rights activist in the summer capital of Srinagar on Sunday. Official sources told the Srinagar-based Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) news agency that NIA detectives were carrying out searches at the home of prominent […]

Amnesty warns of ‘latest attempt to misl

“We should all be very suspicious of the very people she holds responsible by telling us that they are doing us a favor by sweetening it” – Laura Trevelyan Responding to Justice Secretary Dominic Raab’s latest briefing in which he suggested scrapping the Human Rights Act and replacing it with a Bill of Rights would […]

NYC Commission on Human Rights Issues Sa...

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) has released a fact sheet providing additional details and guidance regarding the upcoming salary disclosure law. As we previously reported, the new law will make this an unlawful discriminatory practice under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) for a covered employer or its agent, […]

NYC Commission on Human Rights Issues Sa...

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) has released a fact sheet providing additional details and guidance regarding the upcoming salary disclosure law. As we previously reported, the new law will make this an unlawful discriminatory practice under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) for a covered employer or its agent, […]

OIC Meeting Statement: Respecting the Hu...

The final statement of ministers at the Islamabad meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) stressed the need for a comprehensive Afghan government, the release of all frozen assets of Afghanistan, respect for the rights of rights and increased humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. OIC Member States pledged to stand with the Afghan people to […]

Human Rights Month focuses on security

As South Africans commemorate human rights and remember their struggle for freedom this month, it is important to shine a light on ways to make the country safer. “One of the rights we enjoy is the right to security. If you look at the crime statistics released a few weeks ago, it becomes clear that […]

Acacia Bay resident complains to Human R...

Acacia Bay dog ​​owners Chris Smith (left), Jane Arnott and Bryan Martin are battling Taupō District Council’s decision to remove Besley Park as an off-leash dog exercise area. Photo/David Beck A group of Acacia Bay dog ​​owners feel they have been ignored after Taupo District Council removed Besley Park as an off-leash dog exercise area. […]

Afghanistan: We must monitor the reopeni...

(New York) – The Taliban’s commitment to allow all girls’ secondary schools in Afghanistan to reopen on March 23, 2022, needs careful monitoring, Human Rights Watch said today. Aziz Ahmad Rayan, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Education, told the media on March 17 that “all schools will open to all boys and girls”. Since […]

WB Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar says ‘human righ

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has requested the Chief Secretary of State to submit an urgent update on the killing of 10 people in Rampurhat, West Bengal on March 21. the rule of law has capsized in West Bengal”. The Governor, expressing his condemnation, said: “I am greatly saddened and disturbed by the horrendous barbarity […]

a human rights issue affecting all New B...

New Brunswickers are becoming increasingly familiar with the term “housing crisis”. The province has seen the second highest rent increase in the country, more than double the national average. The impact of this ongoing crisis, which encompasses insecurity and vulnerability across the housing continuum, is being felt by an ever-increasing percentage of our population. It’s […]

Iran rejects UN human rights assessment ...

Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Friday accused the UN human rights rapporteur of “politicizing” Iran’s human rights situation and publishing biased reports. In a statement, ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said the latest report by UN special rapporteur Javaid Rehman on the human rights situation in Iran to the Human Rights Council of the UN was “full […]

Countries with human rights concerns hav...

Sam Bright digs into data to reveal billions of pounds of lethal equipment UK sold to dodgy regimes Some £33bn worth of military goods export licenses have been approved for countries on the government’s human rights watch list since 2010, Signing time can reveal. This represents two-thirds of the £50 billion in military export licenses […]

New law would tie US conservation fundin...

Legislation has been introduced by members of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources that would require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to audit the human rights record of conservation beneficiaries. The bill follows a US Congressional investigation into human rights abuses in protected areas in Central Africa and South Asia that were receiving […]

Biodiversity joins human rights, inequal...

Human rights, inequality, net zero alignment, biodiversity are this year’s priority themes Companies identified for the pledge include Apple, Meta, Walmart, Teck Resources, Microsoft, Pfizer, Nutrien and from Canada banks 82% of companies were “responsive” or “very responsive” to engagement in 2021 TORONTO, March 16, 2022 /CNW/ – NEI Investments (“NEI”) today released its annual […]

China regrets U.S. insists on human righ...

Photo taken on Sept. 14, 2020 shows the exterior view of the United Nations headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Wang Ying) Throughout the consultation process, the United States pushed for the inclusion of many texts related to human rights, which resulted in a very unbalanced draft resolution, said a Chinese envoy. UNITED NATIONS, […]

United States. Over 100 environmental a...

For more than two years, human rights lawyer Steven Donziger – who is currently serving the remainder of a six-month house arrest sentence – has been arbitrarily detained in apparent retaliation for his work to hold Chevron accountable for its deliberate dumping of over 16 billion gallons of toxic oil waste into the Amazon rainforest. […]

A Papuan Catholic’s struggle for human r

Indonesia Pope and Bishops Can Strengthen Voice of Priests and Ecclesiastical Bodies Upholding Dignity and Human Rights, Says Emanuel Gobay Papuan rights activist Emanuel Gobay says he is fulfilling his “prophetic duties”. (Photo provided) Human rights defender Emanuel Gobay wants the high hierarchy of the Catholic Church to support priests and Church advocacy groups who […]

UK plan to revise human rights laws come...

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 […]

UK regrets setbacks in Lanka human right...

Reverend Father (Dr) Noel Dias, Lecturer in Law (Retired) from the University of Colombo, Lecturer at Sri Lanka Law College, Chaplain of the Catholic Lawyers Guild and the new Chaplain of the Army Christian Fellowship Thursday paid a courtesy visit to Gen. Shavendra Silva, Chief of the Defense Staff and Commander of the Army at […]

‘Responsible investment’ fuels human rig

Myanmar military-linked companies benefit from more than $13 billion in ESG-labeled investments, according to financial records and other information compiled and released this week by Inclusive Development International and ALTSEAN-Burma. In their report, “The Myanmar ESG Files: How ‘responsible investment’ is enabled a military dictatorship”, human rights groups document how hundreds of ESG (environmental, social […]

FIGO warns of threat of violation of hum...

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) denounces the threat to the human rights of women and girls in Ukraine after the destruction of hospitals. LONDON, UK, March 11, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Along with world leaders, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is calling for an immediate end to all hostilities in […]

Kazakhstan added to human rights watch l...

Kazakhstan has been added to a watch list of countries that have seen a rapid decline in civil liberties. After the January protests, the government continues to crack down on peaceful protesters, civil society activists, opposition party supporters and independent journalists. The new watchlist is published by CIVICUS Monitor, an online platform that tracks the […]

Shareholder slams Disney over China’s hu

Mickey Mouse welcomes visitors to the Shanghai Disney Resort as the Shanghai Disneyland theme park reopens after a closure due to the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai, China May 11, 2020. (Aly Song/Reuters) A Walt Disney Company shareholder on Wednesday criticized the company for its hypocrisy in advocating for national social justice while maintaining a strong […]

2,000 oligarchs from countries concerned...

Between 2010 and 2020, 65% of foreign investors granted permanent residence in the UK came from China and Russia, reports Sam Bright More than 2,000 wealthy investors have been granted permanent residence in the UK since 2010 in countries on the government’s list of human rights concerns, Signing time can reveal. Of the total number […]

Religious leaders mobilize for environme...

By Nicole D. Batey, Special at AFRO More than 50 faith leaders from a diverse coalition of faith communities gathered virtually on February 22 in a bid to “protect the gift of creation” in support of the Modification of environmental human rights (HB-596/SB-783). Too often, neighborhoods made up mostly of black, brown, and low-income residents […]

The fight against the climate crisis mus...

Governments must recognize the devastating injustice of the climate crisis facing children, girls and young women and the disproportionate impacts on their lives and make a strong commitment to prioritizing the rights of children and girls in the world. climate adaptation, mitigation and response Despite being the least responsible for this ongoing crisis, children bear […]

Human Rights Tribunal clears complaint a...

The complaint against the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association will be heard by the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal. The court announced on February 28 that it would hear the case. Laura Ballance, president of LBMG (Laura Ballance Media Group) and former Rodeo Association communications contractor, announced the news on social media on March 3. […]

Workshop: Cultural heritage and war: how...

As an academic discipline, art history focuses on researching the creation and meaning of art throughout history. When the art and architecture we hold dear are threatened or destroyed, what role can or should art historians play? Cultural heritage is a non-renewable resource that is vulnerable to many types of threats, such as degradation, development, […]

Bender doesn’t understand abortion is a

I’m responding to Tony Bender’s “Conservatives blocking solutions to unwanted pregnancies” in the March 2 edition of The Jamestown Sun. Bender worries that pro-life Christians want to impose their views on abortion on others. What Bender fails to understand is that abortion is not just a religious issue, but a human rights issue. People of […]

#AM_Equality: March 4, 2022 – Human Righ

CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF GERI JUDD, A TRANSGENDER WOMAN WHO DEFENDED AND WALKED FOR TRANS RIGHTS: “Although it has been difficult, Geri Judd has made the journey of trans rights marches using her cane for the past few years to fight for her community. Her dedication to standing up for the trans community was […]

Former Rodeo Undertaker Now ‘Representat

A former communications contractor for the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association takes on the role of “representative plaintiff” in the human rights complaint filed against the Association in 2021. Former contractor Laura Ballance, president of LBMG (Laura Ballance Media Group), posted a plea on Twitter on March 3. In the Tweet, Ballance wrote, “Hardest decision […]

A Special Forum on Human Rights — The Ru

Join us for a special human rights forum on ongoing developments related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine on March 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Experts will discuss the situation on the ground in Ukraine; the US, NATO and EU response to the Russian invasion; military developments; and international humanitarian law in times of […]

US Secretary of State floats expelling R...

Ukrainian refugees queue to enter Poland at the border crossing in Medyka, Poland, on February 28. (Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Images) There are now more than half a million refugees from Ukraine in neighboring countries, the UN said on Monday, with people heading desperately west to central Europe after the invasion of the Russia last week. Here […]

Africa will overcome current governance ...

Posted February 28, 2022 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday that Africa will overcome its current governance and human rights challenges. He also denounced the wave of human rights violations, blaming it on the lack of a proper enforcement mechanism at the national or continental level. Osinbajo spoke at the opening of the 2022 […]

South Korea: candidates speak out on hum...

(Seoul) – Two of South Korea’s top four presidential candidates have responded to a questionnaire on key human rights issues facing the South Korean people, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch prepared the questionnaire to give candidates an opportunity to publicly express their views on human rights concerns and policies ahead of the […]

Libya and Morocco sign agreement to prot...

Libya and Morocco signed a cooperation agreement to develop joint work in the field of human rights protection. The agreement was signed during the visit of the President of the Libyan Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Omar Hijazi, to Morocco. During the visit, Hijazi and the accompanying delegation met with the president of […]

Russia: Arbitrary detentions of anti-war...

(Moscow) – Police arbitrarily arrested hundreds of peaceful protesters across Russia on February 24, 2022, during rallies in solidarity with Ukraine and against the war, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities also arrested at least two human rights defenders who spoke out against Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine, threatened to shut down the media if […]

EU adopts fourth round of sanctions agai...

Just over a year after the military coup by Myanmar’s armed forces (the Tatmadaw) in February last year, the EU has adopted new sanctions in the face of escalating human rights abuses people in the region. The new restrictions, which were passed on February 21, 2022, target companies providing substantial resources or closely related to […]

Plato’s cave has a way out: Using data t

Image by Joshua Nicholas Vanhaltren from Pixabay There is a famous allegory offered by Plato known as the “Myth of the Cave”. Through it, one could imagine a dark cave in which the prisoners have lived since their early years. Although they are unaware of their limits, they live attached and unable to see outside […]

Myanmar: EU must impose new sanctions on...

(New York) – The European Union should swiftly apply new sanctions targeting Myanmar’s junta and its state-owned oil company, Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), Human Rights Watch said today. The EU should also ensure that withdrawals by European companies complying with sanctions do not benefit the junta. The United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Japan, […]

Tribute to Naomie Skinner, trans woman w...

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, approximately two-thirds of seven in ten transgender and gender non-conforming people with known murderers were killed by an acquaintance. […]

Germany wants exporters to check human r...

Bangladeshi suppliers must operate with the transparency needed to enable their German sourcing companies to comply with a new supply chain law that requires them to actively conduct due diligence to prevent human rights abuses. people and the environment within their global supply chains. German companies will face penalties of up to €8 million or […]

Opinion: Here’s why we need a human righ

Sunrise over the Chesapeake Bay. Photo from Pixabay.com. By Susan Olsen The author is a board member of Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth. The Maryland Environmental Human Rights Amendment is a bill heard this session in the Maryland General Assembly. It is sponsored by Delegate Wanika Fisher in the House and Senator Will Smith in […]

Human rights violations in Myanmar: Euro...

The European Council today adopted a fourth round of sanctions in view of the continuing gravity of the situation and the escalation of human rights violations in Myanmar. Myanmar’s military took control of the country, overthrowing the elected government on February 1, 2021. To date, around 1,500 civilians have been killed and hundreds of thousands […]

Fostering inclusion means listening to p...

As New Zealanders watch the country’s social fabric stretch and contort, the Chief Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on the government to listen to the protesters. Paul Hunt said the situation unfolding on the grounds of parliament constituted a crisis and the government needed to do more to engage in critical and respectful dialogue […]

Zoning is pulling Nigeria down – Malachy

Prominent human rights activist and lawyer, Malachy Ugwummadu, undoubtedly takes the place of the late legal luminary, Gani Fawehinmi, the leading advocate for the masses, given his radical stance on fundamental issues. Ugwummadu, former national chairman of the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CDHR) in this meeting with Sunday Sun, dissected critical national […]

Human Rights Defender Says Universal Chu...

WASHINGTON, DC — The burden of care placed on the shoulders of José Gregorio Guarenas, human rights coordinator for the Vicariate of Caracas in the Archdiocese of Venezuela, is heavy. Her work does not focus solely on concerns affecting the lives of members of the Catholic Church, such as recent cases of nuns facing obstacles […]

Town of Hingham seeks candidates for new...

Photo courtesy of the City of Hingham February 18, 2022 Submitted by the Town of Hingham The Hingham Select Board is now accepting applications for the city’s new Human Rights Commission. At its February 8 meeting, the Select Committee voted to form a Human Rights Commission (HRC). The HRC represents the town’s commitment to supporting […]

Florida advances ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

On February 17, a committee in Florida introduced a bill that would restrict discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools. The bill would ban discussing these issues in primary schools and restrict how they are discussed in other classrooms if they are deemed “not age appropriate”. However, it does not specify what would […]

Remo Carlotto appointed Human Rights Sec...

“Mercosur has an enormous destiny, not only linked to natural resources but also to the peoples who inhabit it, and there the challenge of public policies has a fundamental meaning”, declared Remo Carlotto when taking office as secretary Executive of the Policy Institute. Public Human Rights (IPPDH) of Mercosur. President Alberto Fernández, who took part […]

Human Rights Campaign Foundation release...

To provide examples of LGBTQ+ affirmation books, the HRC Foundation has several book lists ranging from children’s books to new book lists for middle and high school students. Affirmation books on these lists include Becky Albertalli’s ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’, which was adapted into the swimmer’s popular film ‘Love, Simon’, ‘Obie is Man […]

Lankan envoy seeks support from southern...

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Siresena Amarasekara, recently held several meetings with South African government officials and envoys from countries accredited to South Africa to discuss Sri Lanka’s human rights achievements. of man. The meetings preceded upcoming UNHCR sessions and recognized the importance of the African region where countries […]

Myanmar: scrap draconian cybersecurity b...

(Bangkok) – Myanmar’s military junta has revived a draconian cybersecurity bill that would give sweeping powers to authorities, Human Rights Watch said today. The current plan would allow the junta, in power since the February 1, 2021 military coup, to access user data, block websites, order an internet shutdown and prosecute critics and representatives of […]

TD SYNNEX Scores Highest in Human Rights...

FREMONT, Calif. & CLEARWATER, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2022– TD SYNNEX, a leading distributor and aggregator of solutions for the IT ecosystem that enables partners to unlock growth opportunities in more than 100 countries, proudly announced that it has received a score of 100 on the Index of Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s (CEI) Corporate Equality Rankings […]

Blinken affirms ‘global regional partner

On February 12, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed the importance of international regional cooperation and working with allies and partners to address bloody human rights abuses in the Asian country. Southeast, Myanmar, during a meeting with the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (ROK), Chung Eui-yong. in Honolulu. Blinken pointed out that […]

The Council votes to upgrade the positio...

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council voted Saturday in a split decision to upgrade a part-time administrative secretary position for the Human Rights Commission to full-time, but did not make a decision, during of the one-day operating budget hearing, at the request of the police department to add a full-time evidence technician. The council […]

Little-Known Black Human Rights Hero Cel...

Author Joey O’Connor continues to fascinate readers with his captivating portrayal of William Sheppard, a little-known black human rights hero, in Among Kings: The Amazing Adventures of the Congo’s African American Livingstone and the Courageous People who Topped King Leopold II. While Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States to commemorate black […]

County Honors 7 With Annual Human Rights...

The Prince William County Human Rights Commission recently celebrated Universal Human Rights Day by honoring seven residents and local organizations for their work promoting and defending the human rights of their neighbors. The winners included a businesswoman with a heart for the homeless; a businessman who coordinated local efforts to help hundreds of Afghan refugees; […]

Guatemala’s indigenous Mayan community t

Lawyers for an indigenous community in eastern Guatemala argued Wednesday before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in a case that could have profound implications for indigenous communities across the Americas. The community of Agua Caliente, one of 16 Maya Q’eqchi’ communities in the municipality of El Estor, is asking the Guatemalan government to give […]

Tennessee Human Rights Commission Direct...

Following a state investigation into allegations of repeated verbal abuse and mistreatment of employees, Tennessee Human Rights Commission Executive Director Beverly Watts announced her retirement on Wednesday. According to a summary of the human resources investigation obtained by The Tennessean, at least three people filed complaints and multiple witnesses told investigators that executive director Beverly […]

Humana Earns Top Score in Human Rights C...

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 8, 2022– Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), the leading health insurance and healthcare services company, proudly announced that it has received a score of 100 on Human Rights’ 2022 Corporate Equality Index Campaign Foundation, the nation’s largest benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Humana has […]

Reassessing the human rights situation a...

Mohammad Zamir | Published: February 06, 2022 20:12:05 The recent past has seen international attention not only to the respect and violation of human rights, but also to the culture of impunity in this regard. There have been references to the erosion of democratic standards, growing authoritarianism and alleged repression of freedom of press, speech […]

COVID and human rights concerns contribu...

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Tibetan Groups in Canada Protest China’s

As the Beijing Olympics have begun, Tibetan groups in Canada are staging protests to denounce China’s occupation of the plateau and condemn human rights abuses by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in washing clothes. sports. Multiple protests have already been organized by a coalition of Tibetan groups in Toronto, who demonstrated outside the offices of […]

Human Rights and Diplomacy Internships |...

It is the only master’s program in human rights and diplomacy in the world taught in partnership with the main training body of the United Nations: the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). We have also partnered with UN Women, the East African Center for Human Rights (EACRights) and the Institute for Human […]

Human rights review with UN highlights H...

NEW YORK CITY — A Haitian government official says the country is making progress in strengthening the justice sector and protecting the rights of its citizens. In a recorded speech delivered January 31 to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Justice Minister Berto Dorcé also shared plans to address gang violence. Observers, however, said the […]

Clinton’s Titus Honored for ‘Building Pe

CLINTON — Regardless of the language, Clinton’s Byron Titus did a good job. He recently became a Peace Chain’s Link inductee while in Spain, the first person from the United States to receive this honor. Titus works for the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. Since 2015, he has served as Director of the Webster Regional Resource […]

First black Human Rights Campaign leader...

The former president of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group, sued the organization in federal court on Thursday, alleging he was underpaid and then fired ‘because he’s black’ and claiming that the HRC has a “deserved reputation for unequal treatment of its non-white employees. Alphonso David, a black civil rights lawyer […]

The municipality brought before the Huma...

Last week, Buffalo City Mayor Xola Pakati warned residents not to drink the water because it was deemed unsafe at the time. Photo: Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik / GroundUp NEWS A Buffalo councilman has filed a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), following a water crisis in the metropolitan municipality. This as locals line up […]

Effective human rights training in EU Me...

On January 20 and 21, 2022, the HELP at the meeting of EU contact points, organized online in the framework of the “HELP in the EU II” project of the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE), brought together more than 80 members of the HELP network, representatives of national institutions (NTI) for […]

Human Rights Lawyer, Falana Writes to EC...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has written to Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, who is also the President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), expressing his concern over recurrent military coups against governments in the sub-region. Region. Falana, in a letter dated February 1, 2022, urged the Ghanaian President to use his […]

Taliban must recognize basic human right...

NNA | Update: January 30, 2022 08:03 STI New York [US]Jan 30 (ANI): UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday urged the Taliban to recognize and uphold the basic human rights that belong to every girl and woman.Afghanistan “hanging by a thread” Six months after the Taliban took power, members of the international community have […]

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights ma...

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Vaccinations and lockdown of migrant wor...

Migrant workers look at their mobile phones in their dormitory at Westlite Juniper dormitory in Singapore in August 2020. Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced on August 19, 2020 that all migrant worker dormitories have been cleared of the Covid-19 coronavirus with approximately 86% of workers in the construction, marine and processing sectors authorized to […]

India urges Pakistan to end human rights...

NNA | Update: January 28, 2022 9:04 p.m. STI New Delhi [India]Jan 28 (ANI): India urged Pakistan to end human rights abuses in Baluchistan province on Friday, as human rights groups and activists raised concerns over their targeted killing in the region .“We call on the Pakistani authorities to put an end to the human […]

Legal and human rights experts slam Aust...

And although he has been actively advocating for his rights and those of other refugees who find themselves in a similar situation in Australia for years, in a recent interview with SBS News he had little to say except: I’m desperate… I’ve been a caged human for nine years. I came to Australia asking for […]

Burkina Faso: Coup puts rights at risk

(Bamako) – Burkina Faso’s military officers responsible for the January 2022 coup should ensure the protection of human rights and a swift transition to democratic rule, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should prioritize the humane treatment of those detained, respect the freedoms of the media and rights defenders, and ensure that counterterrorism operations respect […]

Woodside leaves Myanmar citing human rig...

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside is pulling out of Myanmar, saying human rights abuses under the ruling junta mean development is no longer viable. A year after the military launched a bloody coup that killed an estimated 1,500 civilians, global giants Total and Chevron last week announced their exit on human rights grounds. Shell, […]

Argentina approves Venezuela’s request t

Argentina approves Venezuela’s request to investigate human rights violations Wednesday, January 26, 2022 – 20:35 UTC Machuca highlighted Argentina’s position in favor of the protection of all people from enforced disappearances Argentina supported on Wednesday, as part of its role in the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), the previous requests made by the High […]

Abortion decline harms women in Poland

(Geneva) – A year after the discredited Polish Constitutional Court’s ruling banning access to abortion in almost all circumstances came into effect, it has had a devastating impact on the lives of women and all those in need of care abortion, according to nine human rights groups, including Human Rights Watch today. The decision increased […]

Human Rights Compliance and Strategy: Pa...

The intersection of compliance with environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) continues to drive many initiatives in both ESG and compliance. One of the key areas is in the corporate supply chain, particularly around human rights, human trafficking and modern slavery. Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Law puts additional pressure on companies doing business with China […]

Borchert receives the NU Human Rights Aw...

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Former Human Rights Commission members Jackie Krehbiel and Timothy Frenning present New Ulm Police Chief David Borchert with the 2021 New Ulm Human Rights Award. NEW ULM – The New Ulm Human Rights Commission (HRC) has awarded New Ulm Police Chief David Borchert the 2021 New Ulm Human Rights Award. […]

Guatemala: Anti-trans bill threatens rig...

(New York) – A group of lawmakers in Guatemala introduced a bill that would stigmatize transgender people and limit the rights of children and adolescents to education, information, and health, Human Rights Watch said. today. Congress should reject the bill and instead address the violence and discrimination that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people […]

Journalist imprisoned in Vietnam wins to...

An imprisoned Vietnamese journalist has received a prestigious human rights award. On January 19, the Martin Ennals Foundation named Pham Doan Trang, Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja from Bahrain and Dr. Daouda Diallo from Burkina Faso as recipients of the 2022 Martin Ennals Prize for Human Rights Defenders. The Geneva-based foundation said the three laureates have worked as […]

Founder of the American Institute of Dip...

3 Defenders of Human Rights awards given to Isabelle Vladoiu by Canadian organizations Ms. Vladoiu USIDHR Honored with Feminine Freedom Award from Norfolk Public Library Virginia Isabelle Vladoiu USIDHR Receives Peace Prize at Global Peace Summit in Turkey The founder of Washington DC Think Tank receives international awards for his contributions to the field of […]

Apiate explosion raises serious question...

Francis Xavier Sosu, MP for Madina constituency Francis-Xavier Sosu justifies the need for independent investigations into the Apiate explosion 17 confirmed dead in Apiate blast More than 500 homeless people Madina Constituency MP Francis-Xavier Sosu said there was a need for an independent inquiry into the Apiate blast which killed 17 people. He believes this […]

Resistance Grows to Autocratic Rulers in...

News24 There is commendable resistance to the emergence of autocratic rule in Africa, with people taking to the streets despite the risk of being shot and killed, says Human Rights Watch (HRW) in its 2022 report. Autocratic regimes in Africa are primarily the result of military coups that promise positive change at first, only to […]

Yukon Human Rights Commission sees many ...

An increase in inquiries regarding employment issues since the announcement of the Yukon government’s vaccine mandate has resulted in an increased workload for the Yukon Human Rights Commission. Director of the Human Rights Commission, Birju Dattani, said that since the start of the fiscal year on April 1, 2021, the commission had received a total […]

6th Annual Shaping Justice Conference to...

Lawyer and author Derecka Purnell will deliver the keynote address at the sixth annual Shaping Justice Conference, “Forging a More Just Society,” which the University of Virginia School of Law will host Feb. 4 online. Purnell is a lawyer, writer, organizer, and author of the book, Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom. […]

Human Rights Campaign Endorses Senator R...

Today, the Human Rights Campaign – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization – announced its support for Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) for re-election to the United States Senate in the 2022 election. The HRC also announced that it would dedicate more resources to the state, beginning with the […]

Human Rights Campaign Foundation release...

In 2021, anti-transgender legislation took several forms: 81 bills aimed at preventing transgender youth from playing school sports consistent with their gender identity, and 43 bills aimed at preventing transgender youth from receiving care. gender-affirming healthcare. Additionally, two restroom bills passed in Tennessee and Arkansas passed the first-ever ban preventing transgender youth from accessing gender-affirming […]