Human Rights

Report suggests Government might opt out of human rights laws
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Strasbourg, France – October 24, 2013: Building of the European Court of Human Rights. The European Court of Human Rights is an international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights, it is located in Strasbourg, France It has been reported that the Government is drawing up plans to opt the UK out of […]

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Labour to be investigated by Equality and Human Rights Commission over anti-Semitism
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The Equalities and Human Rights Commission has launched an investigation into antisemitism in the Labour Party. The equality watchdog said it believes Labour may have “unlawfully discriminated against people because of their ethnicity and religious beliefs”. The EHRC has launched multiple investigations into the behaviour of various organisations since its creation in 2006, seeking a […]

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Veronica Koman wins Australian human rights award for Papua activism – National – The Jakarta Post
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Human rights lawyer Veronica Koman has been awarded the Sir Ronald Wilson Human Rights Award by the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) for her work to expose alleged human rights violations in Papua and West Papua. The award committee recognized Veronica’s effort in providing legal assistance for Papuans, investigating and documenting cases as well […]

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Human Rights Commission blasts placement of roadblocks on Thika Road – The Standard
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HAPPENING NOW: Curfew enforcement exercise by the police leaves motorists stranded along Thika Road. Some essential services providers such as ambulances having a hard time maneuvering through the snarl up. Video by Gloria Milimo, The Standard. pic.twitter.com/akTTni9ORX — The Standard Digital (@StandardKenya) April 17, 2021 The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) has condemned the Saturday, […]

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Human rights advocate Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte launches foundation to support community initiatives in Artsakh
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WESTBROOK, ME—Author, lawyer, lecturer and human rights advocate Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte has launched the Anna Astvatsaturian Foundation, a nonprofit corporation that will focus its efforts on community initiatives in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh and the Armenian Diaspora. The first project of the Foundation will work toward determining the impact of Azerbaijani aggression on the Artsakh population.   Over […]

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U.N. Human Rights Chief: Myanmar Abuse Of Rohingya ‘Some Of The Most Awful Crimes We Have Ever Seen’ : Parallels : NPR
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Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh wait to receive food distributed by a Turkish aid agency at a refugee camp on Oct. 21. Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh wait to receive food distributed by a Turkish aid agency at a refugee camp on Oct. 21. Tauseef […]

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Shameful: Canadian ‘Human Rights’ Group Blames 9/11 on ‘Zionist Allies’
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“Canadian hate mongers have usurped this tragic event to propagate anti-Semitism and to incite hatred against Jews,” warns watchdog group HonestReporting. By United with Israel Staff Canadian Defenders for Human Rights (CD4HR), a virulently anti-Israel group, was recently busted promoting the anti-Semitic conspiracy that the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York and Pennsylvania […]

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Elite Australian gymnasts reveal claims of emotional and verbal abuse by some coaches following Human Rights Commission report – ABC News
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Elite gymnasts who have represented Australia internationally over the past three decades have detailed fresh allegations of verbal and emotional abuse by some coaches that they received throughout their careers. Key points: There are also concerns that some high-level coaches who have been criticised for their coaching methods in the past are still in charge […]

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