Human Rights

Climate activists take Norway to human rights court over Arctic oil plans | Norway | The Guardian
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Six climate activists and two environmental NGOs have taken Norway to the European court of human rights (ECHR), arguing the Nordic country’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic are harming young people’s futures. The activists, Greenpeace and Young Friends of the Earth, want the court to rule that Oslo’s 2016 decision to grant […]

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AOC to GOP Leader: I Won’t Apologize for Holding You Accountable for Human Rights Abuses
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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) didn’t hold back when asked about whether or not she would apologize for referring to immigrant detention centers as “concentration camps.” Earlier this week, Ocasio-Cortez ignited a national debate over her use of the term “concentration camps” to describe the camps the Trump administration is running around the southern border […]

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‘Who Are The Murderers There?’: Putin Deflects When Pressed On Human Rights, Brings Up Shootings In US And January 6 Riot | The Daily Caller
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Russian President Vladimir Putin deflected when pressed about human rights in the country, instead opting to bring up issues within the U.S., such as shootings and CIA prisons. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for a little over two and a half hours Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. It was their first meeting […]

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Vladimir Putin Refers to ‘Black Lives Matter’ to Deflect Human Rights Questions in Geneva
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Russian President Vladimir Putin referred to the Black Lives Matter movement at his press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday to deflect questions from journalists about human rights abuses in his country. Putin made the comment as he answered reporters’ questions after a summit with President Joe Biden. The two leaders met face-to-face for two […]

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UN calls for end of ‘impunity’ for police violence against black people | Human rights | The Guardian
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A UN report that analysed racial justice in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd has called on member states including the UK to end the “impunity” enjoyed by police officers who violate the human rights of black people. The UN human rights office analysis of 190 deaths across the world led to the […]

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Election 2020: Human rights lawyer Vanushi Walters is new Upper Harbour MP | Stuff.co.nz
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Labour’s Vanushi Walters has won the race to be Upper Harbour MP in northwest Auckland, taking over from retiring National MP Paula Bennett. She claimed a narrow victory over National candidate Jake Bezzant, a former tech company chief executive and cricketer for Hamilton, receiving 14,142 votes to Bezzant’s 12,727. During the campaign, Walters, a board […]

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Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor- Women’s rights
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It is important to continue the struggle despite frustrations and disappointment based on an ultimate faith in the triumph of justice Richard Falk | Chairman of Board of Trustees This content was originally published here.

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Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor- Youth rights
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It is important to continue the struggle despite frustrations and disappointment based on an ultimate faith in the triumph of justice Richard Falk | Chairman of Board of Trustees This content was originally published here.

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