Human Rights

Pakistan Unveils Plan to Make Health Care, Housing, and Food Fundamental Human Rights
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Why Global Citizens Should Care More than half of Pakistan’s population live in multidimensional poverty, which covers issues such as housing, education, health care, and more. The United Nations is working to end extreme poverty and you can join us in taking action on this issue here. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled an ambitious […]

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Human Rights Day: “We will overcome Eskom crisis” – says Ramaphosa
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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his keynote speech at the Human Rights Day celebrations that were held in Sharpeville, 58 years after the streets of the southern Gauteng township were drenched in the blood of apartheid protesters. Looking back at the state of South Africa since the dawn of democracy, 25 years ago, Ramaphosa admitted, rather […]

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First-ever World Braille Day underscores importance of written language for human rights | UN News
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To raise awareness of the importance of Braille for approximately 1.3 billion people living with some form of distance or near vision impairment, on Friday the United Nations is observing the first official World Braille Day. This content was originally published here.

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‘Human Rights’ activist John Dayal asks fellow panelist to ‘rape’ a woman if he wanted to, normalises sexual assault on live TV
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— Read the article [‘Human Rights’ activist John Dayal asks fellow panelist to ‘rape’ a woman if he wanted to, normalises sexual assault on live TV] on OpIndia website — Controversial Christian activist and self-proclaimed human rights activist John Dayal, stoked a huge controversy. Dayal tried normalised rape culture by asking a fellow panellist, Prafulla […]

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Senators demand Trudeau place sanctions on China for human rights violations | The Post Millennial – News, Politics, Culture, and Lifestyle
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Senators are calling on the Trudeau government to force sanctions on Chinese officials due to China’s restricted freedoms in Hong Kong, its treatment of Muslim minorities and the arrests of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, according to Global News. A law in Canada allows the government to target foreign officials’ personal finances if they […]

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Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski: ‘Black lives matter’ a human rights statement, not a political one
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7:09 PM ET Myron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato Follow on Twitter Myron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato Follow on Twitter In a passionate message in support of the Black Lives […]

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Amy Cooper is now being investigated by NYC Human Rights commission
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The “Central Park Karen” who called the police on a Black man for asking her to leash her dog is facing more consequences.  First, Amy Cooper has lost her job. Then, she had to surrender her dog to the adoption center she got him from. Now, she is facing an investigation by the New York […]

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Venezuela takes seat on UN Human Rights Council over US objections
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Venezuelan entrepreneur Jose Rafael Monagas shares his experience of living in and starting a business in Venezuela. From food scarcity to kidnappings and paucity of healthcare, Venezuelans are suffering at an alarming rate. Jose sets the scene to go beyond headlines and give viewers a realistic representation of what it is like to live and […]

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Human Rights Watch supports US-backed far-right coup in Bolivia, whitewashes massacre of indigenous protesters | The Grayzone
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Human Rights Watch refused to called the US-backed military overthrow of Bolviva’s President Evo Morales a coup, and director Ken Roth praised the “transitional moment” against the elected “strongman” By Alan MacLeod / MintPress News Bolivia is in turmoil after President Evo Morales was deposed in a U.S.-supported coup d’état on November 10. The new […]

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3 UN rapporteurs to probe human rights violations vs. De Lima – CNN Philippines
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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 22) — Three United Nations (UN) special rapporteurs are tasked to investigate human rights violations against detained Senator Leila de Lima. The referral of De Lima’s case was one of the recommendations made by the UN Human Rights Council – Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), in its assessment published […]

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