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Outgoing UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay takes swipe ...

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES): The UN's outgoing rights chief leveled harsh criticism at the Security Council on Thursday, saying the top world body too often lacked resolve to end conflicts and save lives. Navi Pillay, who steps down in the ... Economic Times, 8 hours ago

US not anti-SL, has human rights concerns- Kariyawasam

Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the United States, Prasad Kariyawasam says that the country does not have anti-Sri Lankan sentiments but only has concerns pertaining to issues regarding human rights. I wouldn't say that the US has anti-Sri Lankan ...
 The Nation.lk15 hours ago UN Human Rights chief says will continue probe into Sri Lanka war crimes despite ban  Business Standard1 day ago Sri Lanka president adamant on barring U.N. war crimes investigators  Sify2 days ago In Iran, UN relief chief urges cooperation to deal with region's 'unprecedented' crises  Sify3 days ago
Ventures Africa

Why Should Gender Matter When It Comes To Human Rights?

When I was first given the theme for this piece, I was confused. 'What is the most important human right a woman can have, and why?' I don't believe there is a hierarchy of human rights. Nor do I believe that there is any one right that is more ...
 Huffington Post Canada1 day ago US Activist Questions Washington's Human Rights Slogans  Fars News Agency11 hours ago Former mayor of Yondó (Antioquia) was detained for links to paramilitaries  Fiscala1 day ago Human Rights Enforcement in the Northeast  Sangai Express1 day ago

Bahrain urged to scrap law on revoking citizenship

DUBAI: Human Rights Watch yesterday urged Bahrain to repeal laws allowing citizenships of dissidents to be revoked after a court stripped another nine Shias of their nationalities. Bahrain should repeal laws that will allow authorities to strip ...
 Qatar Peninsula5 hours ago Bahrain urged to scrap nationality laws  Press TV10 hours ago AFP - Bahrain-politics-unrest-citizenship-rights-HRW  Namibia Press Agency11 hours ago

Guj govt to build bridge over Hiran river: Minister

Within hours of being reprimanded by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the issue of children forced to swim across a river to reach school, Gujarat government today announced to construct a bridge over the Hiran river in Chhota Udepur ...
 Business Standard1 day ago NHRC to Delhi Govt.: Pay Rs.3 lakh to victim raped by police constables  Business Standard1 day ago NHRC issues notice to Himachal Pradesh on alarming sex ratio in Una  Economic Times1 day ago Children swimming to reach school: NHRC issues notice to Gujarat govt  Zee News1 day ago

UN decries `harsh` Thai sentences for royal slurs

Bangkok: The United Nation's human rights office has voiced alarm at recent arrests and jail sentences for insulting Thailand's monarchy, warning of "chilling effects" on freedom of expression under the junta. Since the army seized power from an elected ...
 Zee News1 day ago AFP - Thailand-royals-UN-rights  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago
Bahrain News Agency

Human Rights Minister, NIHR President review cooperation

Manama, Aug 20 (BNA) Minister of Human Rights Affairs, Dr. Salah bin Ali Abdulrahman, today received National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR)'s President, Dr. Abdulaziz Abul. Dr. Abdulrahman praised cooperation and coordination between the ...
 Bahrain News Agency1 day ago Human Rights Minister receives GCC human rights delegation  Bahrain News Agency2 days ago CM to unveil new office of human rights body today  New Delhi Pioneer3 days ago
Times Live South Africa

Children used as soldiers in South Sudan, says Human Rights Watch

The use of child soldiers in the army had been reduced after the government promised the United Nations it would do so. That was in March 2012, eight months after South Sudan gained independence from Sudan following a decades-long civil war. But a ...
 Times Live South Africa1 day ago Iraq: UN expresses 'extreme concern' as Sinjar violence reportedly claims lives of 40 children  Sify2 weeks ago UN concerned over use of children as human shields by Maoists  Rediff.com1 month ago 'You don't make your country any safer by killing children'  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Canberra Times

Melbourne Knights lodge complaint to Human Rights Commision against Football Federation Australia

Football Federation Australia will have to explain its controversial national club identity policy to the Human Rights Commission following two complaints about the banning of a Melbourne Knights' sponsorship deal with a community club for an FFA ...
 WA Today1 day ago

UN expert group on business and human rights to visit Azerbaijan

[11:11] A United Nations group of independent experts will undertake its first official visit to Azerbaijan from 18 to 27 August 2014 to examine the impact of business activities on human rights in the country. The experts will look at current ...
 Azartac4 days ago UN experts condemn wave of arrest, sentencing of activists in Iran  Sify1 week ago UN rights experts concerned by last-minute derailment of visit to The Gambia  Sify1 week ago Northern Iraq: UN rights experts urge action to avoid mass atrocity, potential genocide  Sify1 week ago
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