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Govt Calls for Ending Mandate of UNHCR Independent Expert

Khartoum — The Sudanese government urged the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva to end the mandate of the independent expert and rejected accusations made by NGO's and Western countries of committing serious violations of ..., 3 weeks ago

National Book Trust to drop a chapter on Medha Patkar

Class-8 CBSE Hindi book New Delhi, 27 September 2014 National Book Trust (NBT) has decided to drop an objectionable chapter on Narmada Bachao Andolan(NBA) founder and Aam Admi Party Leader, Medha Patkar, from a book titled Children who ...
 DeshGujarat3 weeks ago NBT to drop chapter on Patkar after NGO plaint  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Out of book, Patkar questions NBT credibility  Indian Express1 month ago Government publisher removes chapter on anti-dam activist  EGov Online1 month ago

As it happened: Hong Kong protests

Key points - Protest leaders say they hope tens of thousands will use the National Day holiday to gather on the streets - The protesters are a mixture of student groups, pro-democracy activists and the recently formed Occupy Central movement ...
 BBC2 weeks ago Hong Kong democracy protests: Live Report  News.net3 weeks ago Hong Kong democracy protests: Report  Dunya News3 weeks ago

Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body

Nearly 5 months since its military declared martial rule, Thailand fails to win a seat at the UN Human Rights Council UNITED NATIONS Junta-ruled Thailand lost its controversial bid to join the top United Nations body in charge of promoting and ...
 Rappler16 hours ago
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Egypt: amending the penal code, shattering civil society

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued an amendment to Article 78 of the penal code extending the penalty for receiving any funding that would be used to commit acts against the state's interest. The amendment stipulates that anyone requesting or ...
 New Internationalist1 week ago


HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL PRESIDENT APPOINTS MEMBERS OF COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON ERITREA 26 September 2014 The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Baudelaire Ndong Ella (Gabon), announced today the appointment of Mike Smith of Australia ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva3 weeks ago

An Islamist View of Somalia's Political Crisis [interview]

In recent weeks, Somali security forces working in unison with troops of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have made significant steps in its battle against al-Shabaab extremists, retaking the coastal towns of Barawe and Adale. Shabaab ...
 Individual.com4 days ago

Africa update - October 9, 2014

Leading the News West Africa Ebola Outbreak On October 1st, Mauritius implemented a policy refusing entry to all foreign nationals who have set food in an Ebola-affected country anytime in the past two months. Critics have said the policy in an ...
 Lexology1 week ago

New right-wing Malay group attacks anti-sedition gathering in Penang

MCA said today that the police must give the public a more detailed answer as to why the force decided not to take action against Datuk Ibrahim Ali for his alleged threat to burn Bibles. MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said that if the ...
 Yahoo! Malaysia1 week ago

Ghani issues decree on appointment of acting ministers

Khaama Press October 1, 2014 President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has issued a decree regarding the appointment of the current ministers and directors as acting heads of the relevant ministries and directorates. Ghani has not invited Mullah Omar to ...
 Afghanistan News Center2 weeks ago
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