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Hungary completes border container camps for asylum-seekers

Hungary's new asylum rules, in place March 21, have been widely condemned by UN agencies and human rights advocates. DNA, 3 weeks ago

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Islamic Republic News Agency, 4 months ago
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Jerusalem Post, 3 months ago, 4 months ago
Radio New Zealand, 2 months ago
Sputnik, 3 months ago
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UAE rights activist detained for social media criticism

A leading human rights advocate in the United Arab Emirates has been detained and is being investigated for cybercrimes that include criticising the government on social media sites. The state-run WAM news agency reported today that the Public Prosecution for ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Angelina Jolie slams Trump travel ban, calls for 'compassionate America'

Actress and human rights advocate Angelina Jolie on Thursday said U. S. President Donald Trump's executive order barring travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries hurts vulnerable refugees and could fuel extremism.
 DNA2 months ago

Keep defending human rights: Kuchibhotla's wife to tech giants

Sunayana, the widow of Srinivas Kuchibhotla killed in the US in an apparent hate crime, today urged the leaders of global tech industry to keep defending human rights as they too employ a large number of immigrants. "Thanks to people like Satya Nadella ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Kuchibhotla's wife expresses wish to return to the US  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Loss of 'A' status for NHRC: What its means for human rights in India

New Delhi [India], Feb.20 (ANI): In its recent session, the Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions ('GANHRI') has decided to defer the re-accreditation decision concerning the human rights commissions of India and seven other countries. The ...
 Sify2 months ago

Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

Hillary Clinton told an audience of LGBT advocates Thursday night that the progress they've achieved in recent years may not be secure under the Donald Trump administration, and urged them to keep fighting. "I know that the election hit a lot of us hard," ...
 Business Standard2 days ago

Africa whistleblowers' initiative launches in Senegal

Lawyers and human rights campaigners launched an initiative for African whistleblowers in Senegal on today, aimed at providing a secure means of exposing wrongdoing on the continent. African nations such as Somalia, South Sudan, Libya and Guinea-Bissau ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

UN rights expert warns about possible reprisals in Myanmar

The United Nations (UN) special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, has warned about possible reprisals against the people she met during her recent visit to Myanmar from January 9 to 21.Lee noted that she was particularly ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Israel blocking rights workers access to Gaza: HRW

The New York based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has alleged that Israeli military authorities are blocking access to and from the Gaza Strip for human rights workers, who document abuses and advocate to end them. The travel restrictions call into question the ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Katy Perry was taught to 'pray the gay away'

American singer and songwriter Katy Perry, an LGBT rights advocate, says she grew up being taught to "pray the gay away at Jesus camps".The 32-year-old pop star made an emotional speech while accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Rights ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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