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State Dept. Statement: Building a Broad Partnership to Counter Violent Extremism
US Embassy United Kingdom: London

State Dept. Statement: Building a Broad Partnership to Counter...

Sarah Sewall Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights New York City September 29, 2015 Hello everyone and thank you for joining us. Just now, representatives from more than 100 governments, 20 multilateral bodies, ... US Embassy United Kingdom: London, 1 day ago
Pakistan Observer

HRCP sees threats to democracy, rights

- Karachi—The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed alarm over growing threats to democracy and human rights amid a combination of neglect of human rights and a civil-military imbalance. A statement issued at the conclusion of ...
 Pakistan Observer12 hours ago Russian Rights Council leader defends environmental and human rights groups to Putin  Bellona Foundation18 hours ago Restrictions on freedom of expression  Bangladesh Daily Star16 hours ago Integrating FATA  The Express Tribune4 days ago
Inter Press Service

Opinion: American Exceptionalism on Child Rights

Civil Society , Featured , Global , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , North America , TerraViva United Nations | Opinion Kul Chandra Gautam is a former UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF ...
 Inter Press Service11 hours ago Independent UN rights experts renew appeal to Pakistan to end death penalty  United Nations3 days ago Persecution of civil society, migration crisis top concerns of UN rights chief  Sify3 weeks ago UN rights expert urges Mauritania to repeal bill threatening civil society groups  Sify1 month ago

How Saudi Arabia Uses Influence To Quash Human Rights Investigations

By Shane Dixon Kavanaugh torpedoed plans this week for an international inquiry into human rights violations by all parties involved in Yemen's escalating war even as an Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia and backed by the United States carried out ...
 Uncova17 hours ago International conference: Launch of the Network on Business, Conflict & Human Rights  Business & Human Rights1 day ago Anbumani for international probe  The Hindu5 days ago At least six missing since China launched Human Rights crackdown  Business Standard2 months ago
Mother Jones

Human rights experts at the University of Washington are now suing for documents.

In November 1981, early in what would become a 12-year civil war, Lt. Colonel Sigifredo Ochoa Pérez led an estimated 1,200 Salvadoran troops into a rural region near the Honduran border. As part of an eight-day campaign to eliminate guerrillas in ...
 Mother Jones1 day ago

Meet Architect Phil Freelon, the Visionary Behind the Newest Smithsonian

You may not know his name, but you probably know his work. He designed the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, which opened with much fanfare in Atlanta in June of 2014. His portfolio also includes the Museum of the African Diaspora in ...
 NBCNews.com2 days ago
IRIB World Service

CAR sliding toward civil war following clashes: UN expert

The UN independent expert on the human rights situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) warns that the landlocked country could face "civil war" unless the latest wave of violence there is brought under control. "I fear that if this violence ...
 IRIB World Service5 days ago United Nations independent expert warns CAR could face civil war days ago | Barricades rise after CAR clashes, but expert warns of civil war  News24 Nigeria5 days ago Barricades rise after C.Africa clashes, but expert warns of civil war (AFP)  Yahoo! News Australia5 days ago
The Hindu

Not expecting 'miracles' in Sri Lanka's reconciliation efforts: US

Samaraweera said he discussed measures taken by the government to address the human rights concerns following the over three-decade long civil war with the LTTE. COLOMBO: The US today said it was not expecting "miracles" in Sri Lanka as the new government ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Sri Lanka briefs US on domestic human rights mechanism  Business Standard1 month ago Sri Lanka briefs U.S. on domestic human rights mechanism  The Hindu1 month ago Lanka briefs US on domestic human rights mechanism  State Times1 month ago
Sahara Reporters


26-09-2015 Report;Bureau,Orissabarta BHUBANESWAR:A delegation of Civil Society Forum on Human Rights (CSFHR) met the Governor of Odisha Dr. S.C.Jamir saturday and request him not to accord his assent to the Odisha Police Bill - 2015 as it violates various ...
 Orissabarta3 days ago Major Gambia Civil Society Forum Meets Despite Efforts From Jammeh Dictatorship  Sahara Reporters3 days ago Civil society escalates pressure for reconciliation body  Financial Gazette5 days ago Civil Society delegation meets Governor over Odisha Police Bill  OrissaDiary1 week ago
E Pao!

Cultural function marks adoption of SDGs by UN

A cultural afternoon was oragnised at the Nupi Lal Memorial Complex, Imphal by Big Sisters' League BSL and Human Rights Alert HRA supported by several civil society organizations to welcome the United Nations UN General Assembly's adoption of a set of 17 ...
 E Pao!1 week ago Programme to welcome adoption of SDGs  E Pao!1 week ago
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