Human Rights

Deportation of 18 migrants is blocked at the 11th hour as lawyers lodge human rights claims  | Daily Mail Online
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By David Churchill and David Barrett For The Daily Mail The deportation of 18 migrants was blocked yesterday after their lawyers lodged 11th-hour human rights claims.  The migrants were supposed to join another 14 who were successfully deported, but their lawyers lodged claims at the last minute which stopped immigration officials from boarding them on […]

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Fired Edmonton woman files human rights complaint for dress-code discrimination at car dealership | CBC News
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Legal experts are cautioning Albertans to know their rights, especially around dress-code discrimination, after a woman says she was fired from a north Edmonton Honda dealership because of her outfit. Caitlin Bernier has filed a human rights complaint against Alberta Honda after she claims she was told her long-sleeve crew neck and dress pants violated […]

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Cafe owner SUES Victoria for ‘breaching her human rights’ with lockdown | Daily Mail Online
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A Mornington Peninsula cafe owner has mounted a legal challenge over Victoria’s draconian Stage Four lockdown, arguing it is putting her small business at risk. Michelle Loielo filed a suit in Victoria’s Supreme Court on Tuesday, saying she has lost 99 per cent of business under the tough restrictions. The curfew, which affects metropolitan Melbourne, […]

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Trump Admin Takes Bold Action Against China’s Human Rights Abuses
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The Trump administration on Monday blocked imports from four companies and a manufacturing facility in northwestern China suspected of using forced labor from people detained as part of a sweeping crackdown on ethnic minorities in the region. Companies that ship clothing and other cotton goods, computer parts and hair products from the Xinjiang region were […]

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UN human rights chief call for ‘urgent and profound action to combat systemic racism’ in US
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UN human rights chief call for ‘urgent and profound action to combat systemic racism’ in US The United Nations human rights chief called on Monday for “urgent and profound action to combat systemic racism” in the U.S. during her opening speech for the Human Rights Council in Geneva. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle […]

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UK on collision course with Saudis over new human rights sanctions | Law | The Guardian
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The UK set itself on a diplomatic collision course with one of its key allies after introducing long-awaited sanctions against human rights abusers, including a close aide to the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The measures announced by Dominic Raab on Monday against individuals in Saudi Arabia, Russia, […]

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UK government plans to remove key human rights protections | Human Rights Act | The Guardian
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The government is planning to “opt out” of parts of the European convention on human rights in order to speed up deportations of asylum seekers and protect British troops serving overseas from legal action. The proposals are being coordinated by Downing Street aides. They are intended to rule out claims in areas where judges have […]

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UN Live United Nations Web TV – Live Now – 45th regular session of Human Rights Council
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1591 Committee (Sudan) – Security Council Open VTC. (2nd plenary meeting) UN-Women Executive Board Second Regular Session 2020 (15 – 16 September). General Assembly: 1) Closing of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly – 66th plenary meeting, 74th session. 2) Opening of the seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly – 1st plenary meeting, 75th […]

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