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Obama Arrives in Ethiopia, a Favored Ally In Spite of Human Rights Abuses - TIME

Obama Arrives in Ethiopia, a Favored Ally In Spite of Human Ri...

Tiksa Negeri—Reuters U.S. President Barack Obama reviews a marching band during a welcome ceremony at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 27, 2015. Ethiopia's powerful military has been a vital bulwark against the ... Time, 18 hours ago
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FGV denies WSJ allegations of human right abuses

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) has denied Wall Street Journal's (WSJ) and subsequent media reports quoting WSJ on allegations of human rights abuses on its plantations. In a statement today, the plantation conglomerate ...
 New Straits Times20 hours ago FGV denies WSJ's allegations of human rights abuses on plantations  Malay Mail6 hours ago FGV denies allegations of human rights abuses  Free Malaysia Today17 hours ago

Human rights in Ethiopia

In Obama's Ethiopia stop irks human rights leaders [news, July 23], Girma Birru, Ethiopia's ambassador to the United States, claimed that journalists imprisoned under the country's notorious anti-terrorism law support groups that instigate violence.
 Washington Post7 hours ago In Ethiopia, Obama Tries to Balance Security, Human Rights  Demanjo12 hours ago South Sudan, Democracy, Human Rights Top On Obama's Ethiopian Agenda  9ija News.com22 hours ago Obama Holds Talks on Security, Human Rights in Ethiopia  9ija News.com1 day ago

Obama Accused of Human Rights Hypocrisy on Ethiopia Visit

The US president arrived in Addis Ababa on Sunday for a two day visit, in spite of his avowed support for human rights and the criticism he had leveled at the Ethiopian government for perceived human rights abuses. US President Barack Obama has been ...
 Sputnik19 hours ago Human rights concerns to mark Obama's Ethiopia visit  Africa Review1 day ago Obama's Visit to Africa Draws Fire From Human Rights Groups  VOA News4 days ago Obama's Africa visit troubles human rights groups  LocalNews7.com4 days ago
Human Rights First

Washington Week on Human Rights: July 27, 2015

Top News KENYA During his weekend visit to Kenya, President Obama urged government officials to enhance national security by ending government corruption, engaging civil society, and enhancing human rights protections. In addition to meeting with ...
 Human Rights First11 hours ago Obama Challenges Kenya on Human Rights, Corruption  Austin American Statesman1 day ago What Obama's Trip To Kenya Could Mean For Human Rights And The LGBT Community  Huffington Post2 days ago When Roberto met Abraham: A book review of Kolawole Olaniyan's Corruption and Human Rights Law in Africa  Vanguard2 days ago

U.N. Human Rights Body Blasts Canada's Lack of Progress on Indigenous Peoples

The committee recently conducted a periodic review of Canada and six other countries during its four-week session. Its examination found Canada wanting on a number of fronts related to civil and political freedoms, much of it regarding Indigenous ...
 Care26 hours ago NHRC seeks report on six witchcraft killings in Odisha  Prokerala3 days ago Canada backsliding on human rights, UN committee says  Canadian Content3 days ago National Human Rights Commission of Thailand promotes human rights in transboundary investments  Business & Human Rights1 day ago

Democrats cry 'foul' as US takes Cuba, Malaysia off human trafficking blacklist

Democratic lawmakers and rights group have accused the U.S. State Department of 'politicising' its annual rankings of nations on their attempts to tackle flesh trade and other forms of exploitative labour, as key trading partner, Malaysia, and Cuba, w ...
 Sify3 hours ago When politics supercedes human rights: Cuba, Malaysia removed from US human trafficking blacklist  First Post.com5 hours ago

US upgrades Malaysia

The US upgraded Malaysia in an annual report on human trafficking today despite calls by human rights groups and nearly 180 US lawmakers to keep the southeast Asian country on a list of worst offenders in failing to suppress trafficking. The US state ...
 The Telegraph10 hours ago US boosts Malaysia's human rights status  The Hill14 hours ago Cuba’s rank improves in US report  Asian Age8 hours ago U.S. upgrades Malaysia, Cuba in human trafficking report  Reuters18 hours ago

UAE's anti-discrimination law protects human rights: activist

A landmark anti-discrimination law issued by the UAE last week will protect human rights and will have no effects on personal liberties in the country, a prominent human rights activist was quoted on Tuesday as saying. Haneef Hassan, Chairman, ...
 Emirates2473 hours ago Implementation of anti discrimination law a civilised step, says Emirates Human Rights Association  WAM.ae1 week ago UAE: Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Law a Civilised Step, Says Emirates Human Rights ...  IPS Inter Press Service6 days ago ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW A CIVILISED STEP - UAE HUMAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION  NAM News Network1 week ago

EU Foreign Policy Chief Mogherini should not forgo human rights in Iran trip

The EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Ms Federica Mogherini, plans to travel to Tehran on Tuesday to open a new dialogue on "bilateral issues" with Iranian officials a fortnight after the nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers.
 UPI3 hours ago
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