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United Nations criticizes Canada's immigration detention
Metro Canada

United Nations criticizes Canada's immigration detention

A UN report has raised the alarm over Canada's lengthy immigration detention and the lack of medical support for inmates with mental health conditions. Those were among the many concerns over the changes made to the immigration and refugee system ... Metro Canada, 1 week ago
UN Human Rights Panel Raps Canada Over Provisions In Anti-Terror Law International Business Times Australia, 5 days ago
VOA News

Editorial: Jason Rezaian's unjust year of detention in Iran

By , ONE YEAR ago on Wednesday, Iranian Revolutionary Guards broke into and ransacked the Tehran home of Post reporter Jason Rezaian and arrested him and his wife, Yeganeh Salehi. There began a blatant abuse of human rights and Iranian and ...
 Washington Post1 week ago The Twice-Strange Case of The Washington Post's Jailed Iran Correspondent  Camera3 days ago Washington Post Takes Rezaian Case to UN  VOA News1 week ago Washington Post takes case of jailed correspondent to the U.N.  Poynter Institute1 week ago

Washington Post, UN increase efforts to free US reporter in Iran

in an Iranian prison made a public plea Wednesday for his brother's release on the first anniversary of his detention. Ali Rezaian described his brother Jason's time spent inside the prison as "months of interrogation, isolation and threat". He ...
 Albawaba1 week ago Newspaper asks UN for help to free US reporter in Iran  MENAFN1 week ago
Al Ahram

Egypt detains 3 men for sexual assaults against women during Eid holiday

Egyptian prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the four-day detention of three men for sexually assaulting women in central Cairo earlier this week, a judicial source told Ahram Online. The men were arrested during the Islamic Eid holiday in downtown ...
 Al Ahram1 week ago
Nigerian Voice

Release of five Ethiopian journalists is a positive step, but others remain in detention UN expert

GENEVA, Switzerland -- The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, welcomed yesterday's release of two bloggers who contributed to the independent Ethiopian collective 'Zone 9' and four other journalists, ...
 Bloomberg3 weeks ago RELEASE OF SIX ETHIOPIAN JOURNALISTS IS A POSITIVE STEP, BUT OTHERS REMAIN IN DETENTION UNITED NATIONS EXPERT  United Nations Office at Geneva3 weeks ago UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE TO VISIT BRAZIL  Noodls2 days ago UN rapporteur finally in PH  Manila Standard Today1 week ago

New Project to Boost Fair Sentencing and Reduce Detentions

Acting Chief Justice of Sierra Leone, Justice Valesius Thomas, on Thursday June 2 launched a two-year project aimed at developing sentencing and bail policies and guidelines at the Bank of Sierra Leone Complex, Kingtom in Freetown. The project is ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago
Common Dreams

On Human Rights, UN Committee Gives US Low Grades for Surveillance, Detention at Guantanamo

Screen shot of CCPR grades for United States A United Nations committee, which reviews how countries comply with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), issued grades for the United States government's implementation of ...
 Common Dreams2 days ago United Nations: Human rights office "deeply disturbed" by Libya death sentences  Pulse.ng4 days ago Canada must take action on the United Nations Human Rights Committee's Concluding Observations released today  Sys-Con Australia1 week ago UN rights office welcomes Israel's release of Palestinian prisoner, urges end to administrative detentions  Foreign weeks ago


) - Two United Nations human rights experts today reiterated their call on the Israeli authorities to stop the process of legalizing force-feeding and medical treatment of prisoners and detainees on hunger strike against their will. Their call ...
 Noodls4 days ago UN Experts Urge Israel to Halt Legalization of Force-Feeding of Hunger-Strikers in Detention  MENAFN3 days ago LAWYERS NEED TO BE PROTECTED NOT HARASSED UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS URGE CHINA TO HALT DETENTIONS  United Nations Office at Geneva2 weeks ago U.N. EXPERTS URGE ISRAEL TO HALT LEGALISING FORCE-FEEDING HUNGER STRIKERS  NAM News Network3 days ago
United Nations

Burundi: UN experts urge Security Council action amid mounting violence

New York, July 17 (IBNS) The escalating pattern of politically motivated violence in Burundi demands a response from the United Nations Security Council before the hostilities can evolve into wholesale atrocities, a group of the Organization's ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Burundi: UN experts urge UNSC action amid mounting violence  GlobalSecurity.org2 weeks ago UN Experts Urge Security Council Action Amid Mounting Violence  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago

America's Many Systems of Oppression

TEHRAN (FNA)- Once again America is shamed for its poor performance on issues such as torture, detentions without trial, racism, discrimination, and police violence. While President Obama tells the world to "look forward, not backward" when it ...
 Fars News Agency21 hours ago
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