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First LGBTI expert appointed by UN
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First LGBTI expert appointed by UN

The UN Human Rights Council has appointed its first independent investigator to help protect homosexual and transgender people worldwide from violence and discrimination. The United Nations expert Vitit Muntarbhorn will have a three-year mandate ... Sky News Australia, 17 hours ago

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UN Turns Blind Eye on Yemen Human Rights Abuses by Declining Inquiry

MOSCOW (Sputnik)— On Thursday, the UN Human Rights Council declined tocreate an independent investigation ofhuman rights violations in Yemen . "It is unacceptable that, after18 months ofconflict inYemen, the Human Rights Council is still ...
 Sputnik20 hours ago Human Rights Council holds separate interactive dialogues on Sudan, Central African Republic and Somalia ReliefWeb hours ago UN fails to launch independent probe into rights abuses in Yemen  Rasa News Agency20 hours ago HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADOPTS SIX RESOLUTIONS, APPOINTS SPECIAL PROCEDURES MANDATE HOLDERS AND CLOSES ITS THIRTY-THIRD REGULAR SESSION  United Nations Office at Geneva20 hours ago

Saudi women push for full rights, demand end to guardianship system

In Saudi Arabia, a country many view as synonymous with gender discrimination, women are seeing signs of change. While a few top-down reforms have come in recent years — the right to vote in municipal elections, for example, was introduced by King ...
 ZNet5 hours ago Saudi Women Petition to End Male Guardianship System  Care221 hours ago Saudi princess vows to break 'societal norms', get more women into sport  Rediff.com1 month ago Male ‘guardianship’ boxes in Saudi women  Asian Age2 months ago

U.N. Fails To Agree On Independent Inquiry Of Human Rights Abuses In Yemen

GENEVA - Good news for the Saudis and not-so-good news for the civilians of Yemen: The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to establish a national inquiry into human rights abuses in Yemen with the help of a U.N. technical assistance ...
 Bombay News.Net21 hours ago KSA endorses report of Yemeni National Commission of Inquiry  Arab News16 hours ago

'Go naked in Saudi Arabia and see what happens': French mayor challenges burkini ban

After the court's judgement, human rights groups said that they will challenge burkini ban in others places too. (Photo: AP) The mayor said that tourists and local people should behave in the way accepted by the country. Paris: Taking a dig at the top court's ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

Saudi coalition, Huthis violate human rights in Yemen: UN report

A confidential UN report has concluded that the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen deliberately bombed a house, killing four children, and that Huthi rebels used civilians as shields to avoid attacks. The post Saudi coalition, Huthis violate human rights ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Saudi coalition air strikes kill most civilians in Yemen, Houthis also violate law - UN  Reuters1 month ago UN report says Saudi-led coalition and Houthis violate human rights in Yemen  The Telegraph UK1 month ago

UN not to launch probe into Yemen war crimes

People gather at the site of a Saudi-led air strike in the city of Hodeidah, Yemen The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday declined to set up an independent inquiry into abuses in Yemen, instead calling on a national inquiry to investigate ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com18 hours ago Capitulating to Saudis, UN 'Shamefully' Backs Compromise Probe Into Yemen Crimes  Common Dreams22 hours ago Rights groups seek international probe into war crimes in Yemen  Reuters1 week ago

U.N. rights boss calls bombing near Saudi holy mosque an attack on Islam

GENEVA/DUBAI (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday called a suicide bombing outside the Prophet Mohammad's Mosque in the Saudi city of Medina an attack on Islam itself and many Muslims expressed shock that their second-holiest site had been ...
 Reuters2 months ago

In Central Europe, a nationalist turn to the right

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Recently, a group of 20 people gathered at a shady corner outside the Saudi Arabian Embassy in the Czech capital, preparing to stage a particularly controversial brand of protest. Several in the group wrapped scarves and ...
 MSN UK13 hours ago

Egypt frees renowned rights lawyer

Egyptian authorities today released a renowned human rights lawyer arrested after protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia. Malek Adly had been held in pre-trial detention since being ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Egypt frees renowned rights lawyer Malek Adly  Zee News1 month ago
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