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The Supreme Court lost the chance to strengthen the Bill of Rights when it granted bail to Enrile
MSN Philippines

The Supreme Court lost the chance to strengthen the Bill of Ri...

Business World Online 8 hrs ago I belong to an earlier generation of human rights advocates, whose main preoccupation was the defense in court of the traditional civil liberties in the Bill of Rights against the predations of a dictatorship. At ... MSN Philippines, 1 day ago
The Press NZ

Chorus of concern over secret courts

More lawyers and human rights activists have added their voice to the chorus of concerns over secret courts. The Law Society this week warned about last minute changes to health and safety legislation. New amendments allow for "closed court ...
 The Press NZ3 days ago Lawyers and human rights advocates fear secret courts days ago 'Secret courts' row rumbles on  The Press NZ4 days ago

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Vows Better Protection for Reporters

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged Wednesday to beef up the protection of reporters and human rights advocates after the brutal murder of a prominent photojournalist and an activist. In his first public comments on the July 31 killings, which ...
 NDTV1 week ago Mexican president vows better protection for reporters  Zee News1 week ago

Four rights activists honoured

Four "courageous and tireless" advocates of human rights are the 2015 recipients of the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.The winners, leading voices for justice in their countries, are Nisha ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago HRW honours rights activists with 'Alison Des Forges Award'  Business Standard2 weeks ago
Weekly Voice

Renu Mandhane To Head Human Rights Commission

Ottawa: Renu Mandhane, well-known human rights activist, has been appointed as the next chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission. I want to extend my congratulations to Renu Mandhane on her nomination as Ontario's new human ...
 Weekly Voice1 week ago Suhakam: As UN member, Malaysia obliged to adhere to human rights standards  Malay Mail1 week ago UN rights experts condemn latest prison sentencing of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan  United Nations1 week ago Azerbaijan: UN rights experts condemn prison sentencing of human rights defenders  Sify1 week ago
Business & Human Rights

Beyond Good Business: Advocating for Women's rights in the context of natural resource extraction and the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

In recent years, there has been growing awareness of the environmental, social and human impacts of worldwide extractivism on the lives and rights of rural and indigenous peoples. Yet, the specific impacts on women from these communities remain ...
 Business & Human Rights4 days ago
Business & Human Rights

Climate justice and business: Human rights from the frontlines to Paris

Welcome to the 6 th annual event in the Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights in New York City: Climate justice and business: Human rights from the frontlines to Paris Click here to RSVP Keynote speaker: Mary ...
 Business & Human Rights4 days ago Blog: Legitimate human rights advocacy: A blueprint for business  Business & Human Rights1 week ago
Nyasa Times

Wolrec Gender groups enhances community advocacy on human rights, governance

Florida Eliya, 25, of Thawalawa village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Malemia, aspires to become a nurse and believes education is solution to her family's poverty. [caption id="attachment_93523" align="alignright" width="600"] All smiles Florida ...
 Nyasa Times5 days ago

Op-ed: How Decriminalizing Sex Work Fights HIV

The human rights organization Amnesty International recently took a brave step forward toward protecting the human rights of sex workers by supporting the decriminalization of the sex trade , including prostitution, brothel-keeping, and pimping.
 Gay.com12 hours ago Amnesty International: Protecting the "Human Rights" of Johns, Pimps and Human Traffickers  OpEdNews.com2 weeks ago
Addis Fortune

Prophetic Musical Activism: A Solution to Promoting Tolerance in Ethiopia

Though Ethiopian history is replete with tolerance as Tagel Getahun, an advocate in law, rightly stated in Fortune's Viewpoint titled, Reality Supports Narrow Political Spectrum (Volume 13, Number 683, June 02, 2013), unfortunately, we now witness ...
 Addis Fortune17 hours ago
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