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Russia's Anti-Drinking Law Denounced as Human Rights Violation
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Russia's Anti-Drinking Law Denounced as Human Rights Violation

Amember ofRussia's Presidential Human Rights Council has denounced anew bill that introduces jail sentences forpublic drunkenness as aviolation ofhuman rights. Thenew bill, which is scheduled forits final reading inthe State Duma onFriday, would ... Moscow Times, 1 day ago

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Saudi Arabia trying to win UN Human Rights Council presidency

In a move that will definitely drill the "final nail in the coffin for credibility" for the United Nations' Human Rights Council, Saudi Arabia is set to make a bid to head the HRC. The news surfaced after the United Nations Watch that overlooks ...
 International Business Times UK2 days ago Saudi Arabia wants to head UN human rights council - VIDEO: Gutfeld: US gets lecture on human rights  FOXNews.com2 days ago Saudi Arabia wants to run the UN Human Rights Council. Also places want ads for more executioners  Canada Free Press2 days ago Not Thursday Humor: Saudi Arabia Plans To Head U.N. Human Rights Council  Zero Hedge2 days ago

Veteran activist Alekseyeva returns to presidential rights council

13:08 Human rights activist, head of the Moscow Helsinki Group Lyudmila Alekseyeva (RIA Novosti / Mikhail Voskresenskiy) Lyudmila Alekseyeva, the head of Russia's oldest rights NGO, the Moscow Helsinki Group, will return to the ...
 Russia Today4 days ago Putin agrees to admit head of Moscow Helsinki Group to presidential human rights council Russian human rights activist and head of the Moscow Helsinki Group Lyudmila Alexeyeva will use the position offers a communications channel with the authorities  Itar Tass5 days ago

Thailand's junta orders meeting with human rights groups

Thailand's junta said on Monday it had ordered the Thai ambassadors to the United States and Britain to meet human rights groups in an effort to "create understanding" about its seizure of power. Several Western governments have spoken out against ...
 CBC5 days ago American hypocrisy exposed: U.S. slammed on racism, police brutality and human rights violations  Final Call4 days ago Syria : Concern for the enforced disappearance of 3 human rights defenders  Fidh4 days ago UN slams US for human rights abuses  Green Left Weekly6 days ago
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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez, called for the adoption of the revised Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, which are being considered this week by the United Nations Commission on Crime ...
 Noodls5 days ago UN Security Council slams IS attack on Saudi Shiite mosque day ago ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Saudi Arabia  4 Traders1 day ago UN slams violent seizure of Syria's ancient city  My Sinchew1 day ago

War crimes probe to start in June, says Sri Lanka

Sirisena said he welcomed any guidance from the UN Human Rights Council on setting up the probe, amid international pressure for the island. COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said Wednesday a local investigation into allegations of war crimes ...
 Economic Times3 days ago Lanka domestic war crimes probe in June  Lankapuvath2 days ago Accountability remains critical  Sunday Observer8 hours ago Sri Lanka war crimes probe to start in June  Himalayan times3 days ago

Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine 'Have Right To European Dream'

BRUSSELS -- European Council President Donald Tusk says that former Soviet republics such as Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine have the right to aspire to EU membership but that he will not deliver an empty promise about the prospects of such ...
 Radio Free Europe4 days ago Council of Europe adopts new legal standards to tackle extremism, terrorism  Kuwait News Agency4 days ago

US Human Rights Violations: Geneva Centre for Justice

the United States of America participated in its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The Universal Periodic Review is meant to be a mechanism by which all UN Member States are periodically assessed on their human rights record. The process ...
 Global Research5 days ago UN Council adopts draft report on U.S. human rights  Xinhua News Agency1 week ago HRC Presents to UN Human Rights Council  Human Rights Campaign1 week ago XINHUA - UN Council adopts draft report on U.S. human rights  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago

US defends record before top UN human rights body

The US faced the Human Rights Council in Geneva Monday for the body's second review of its record. The first was in 2010. BERLIN: The United States is defending its record before the UN's main human rights body, acknowledging concerns over the excessive use ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

India urges dropping annual human rights resolution on Myanmar

India has asked UN members to drop the annual ritual of passing a resolution on Myanmars human rights situation saying that the gesture would encourage the reforms underway there. Speaking Friday at a meeting of the Partnership Group for Peace, Development ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago India votes in favour of Palestinian resolution  Asian Age1 month ago UNHRC resolution on Palestinians' self-determination right  Business Standard1 month ago
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