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Obama Urged to Use Upcoming China Visit to Call for Release of Human Rights Activists
RIA Novosti

Obama Urged to Use Upcoming China Visit to Call for Release of...

MOSCOW, October 31 (RIA Novosti) - Nine leading advocacy groups have addressed a letter to US President Barack Obama, urging him to press the Chinese government during his visit to Beijing next month to release baselessly imprisoned human rights ... RIA Novosti, 4 hours ago
Human Rights Groups Urge Obama to Pressure Beijing China Digital Times, 14 hours ago

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Thailand court dismisses case against British activist

A Thai court on Wednesday dismissed the first of four criminal and civil defamation cases filed against a British human rights activist by a Thai fruit processing company accused of mistreating migrant workers.
 Times of India2 days ago Thai case against UK rights activist dismissed  Gulf Times2 days ago Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist days ago Thai court clears UK rights activist  Yahoo! Singapore2 days ago

Civil rights icon Viola Desmond celebrated at human rights museum

A Canadian Museum for Human Rights' display dedicated toViola Desmond, one of Canada's civil rights heroes, has touched the heart of her elderly sister. This is bringing back what my sister has done on this journey to justice," said Wanda Robson, ...
 CBC3 days ago
Slate Magazine


I am honoured to present this report on the work accomplished by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights between August 2013 and July 2014, under my predecessor, Navi Pillay. The breadth and depth of the achievements that it outlines ...
 Noodls1 week ago Marvel's Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy  Slate Magazine1 week ago OPENING STATEMENT BY UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ZEID RA'AD AL HUSSEIN AT PRESS CONFERENCE HELD IN GENEVA  United Nations Office at Geneva2 weeks ago UN tally says over 200,000 dead in Syria civil war  Prokerala2 weeks ago

Rights group to move NHRC against NIA

A civil rights group has decided to file a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against the NIA for using a child in its effort to find out IEDs during its probe into the Oct 2 Burdwan blast. "Using a child for such a dangerous job is ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Cash-Strapped Human Rights Office at Breaking Point, Says New Chief

Active Citizens , Civil Society , Crime & Justice , Gender , Gender Violence , Global , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , Humanitarian Emergencies , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , LGBTQ , Migration & Refugees , Poverty & MDGs , Press ...
 Inter Press Service2 weeks ago
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Islamic State seizes one third of Syrian town Kobani, say observers

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the country's civil war, said Islamic State, still widely known by its former acronym of ISIS, had pushed forward on Thursday. The commander of Kobani's heavily outgunned Kurdish defenders said Islamic ...
 IBN Live3 weeks ago ISIS kills woman activist for ‘apostasy’  Asian Age1 month ago Blast hits top meeting of Islamist group in Syria -monitor  First Post.com1 month ago Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers  Sify2 months ago

UN rights chief: Libyan civil society under threat

The United Nations human rights chief is warning that civil society, bloggers and professionals in Libya face a "climate of fear" created by warring militias. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says his agency has received numerous reports of assaults targeting rights ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Times of India

International conspiracy for Lanka regime change: Rajapaksa

Facing flak from the UN over its alleged human rights abuses during the civil war against the LTTE, Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that a section of the international community is plotting against his regime to set up a puppet government in ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Clooney and Alamuddin cap weekend nuptials with civil ceremony

VENICE (Reuters) - American screen idol George Clooney and Lebanese-born human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin formalized their marriage in a civil ceremony in Venice on Monday, after a weekend of celebrations attended by Hollywood stars. The
 Reuters1 month ago George Clooney set to tie knot in London ahead of Venice nuptials  Rediff.com1 month ago
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