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UN to investigate government over human rights abuses

UN to investigate government over human rights abuses

The United Nations is due to visit the UK to investigate whether the government's welfare reforms have led to grave or systematic violations of disabled people's human rights, it has been reported. A leading disability charity said that the UN's ... MSN UK, 21 hours ago
UN to probe UK Rights Violations Asian Lite, 8 hours ago
Nigerian Voice

Young woman risks 20 lashes for indecent dressing' UN experts urge Sudan to overturn outrageous conviction

/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A group of United Nations human rights experts* expressed alarm after a female Sudanese student, Ferdous Al Toum, was sentenced to public flogging and a heavy fine for charges of 'indecent dressing'. Another ...
 Nigerian Voice4 hours ago UN experts urge Sudan to overturn 'outrageous conviction' for indecent dressing  Sify2 days ago
The Guardian Nigeria

AGBAJE: In 100 Days, Buhari Has Shown What Honest Leadership Can Do

Mr. Fred Agbaje Mr. Fred Agbaje is a Lagos-based constitutional lawyer and human rights activist. He told KAMAL TAYO OROPO that the biggest achievement of the Buhari-led administration is in proving that with purposeful and honest leadership, many ...
 The Guardian Nigeria1 day ago
United Nations

UN calls on Colombia and Venezuela to resolve border situation through dialogue

Concerned over the situation at the border between Colombia and Venezuela, particularly reports of human rights violations occurring in the context of deportations of Colombians, the United Nations human rights office called on Friday on the authorities i ...
 Sify2 days ago UN human rights office calls on Colombia and Venezuela to resolve border situation through dialogue  United Nations3 days ago UNHRC Chief to visit Colombo  Ceylon Today3 days ago President approved the National Strategy in the Sphere of Human Rights  President of Ukraine5 days ago

Sri Lanka will be judged by actions and achievements, not by promises: US

Visiting US Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski Although the United States remains hopeful about the promises Sri Lanka's new Government made, the island nation will be judged by its actions and ...
 DailyFT2 days ago US to ‘collaborate’ with Sri Lanka at UNHRC  The Hindu4 days ago U.S. backs Sri Lanka's own war crimes probe  The Hindu5 days ago In shift, US backs Sri Lanka's own war crimes probe  Boston Globe4 days ago

Former Maldives President Nasheed's return to a jail a setback for human rights: UN

The return to prison of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is a setback for human rights in the country, the UN said Tuesday, calling on the island nation's government to consider his early release. The post Former Maldives President Nasheed’s ...
 First Post.com6 days ago Ex-Maldives president return to a jail a setback for rights: UN  Africa News Network76 days ago Ex-Maldives president Mohammad Nasheed return to jail setback for rights: UN  DNA India5 days ago UN decries Nasheed's jailing; urges release  Bangladesh Daily Star5 days ago

Op-ed: We Just Saw a Turning Point for Global LGBT Rights

In a historic gathering Monday, the United Nations held its first-ever meeting of the Security Council to address the human rights of LGBT people . The briefing, convened and chaired by U.S Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and her ...
 Gay.com3 days ago
Inter Press Service

U.S.-Made Cluster Munitions Causing Civilian Deaths in Yemen

Armed Conflicts , Crime & Justice , Development & Aid , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , Humanitarian Emergencies , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Middle East & North Africa , Newsbrief , Regional Categories , ...
 Inter Press Service3 days ago UN: civilian death toll in Yemen rises above 1,600  Rediff.com1 month ago Yemen: UN reports uptick in civilian deaths as fighting in country continues  Sify2 months ago
Times Live South Africa

Veterans say women must determine own fate

Two of South Africa's struggle heroes, human rights activists Judge Navi Pillay and Ela Gandhi, the granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, have thrown down the gauntlet to women to champion women's causes into the future. Speaking at an African Centre for ...
 Times Live South Africa4 days ago

411 cases of human rights violations went unpunished in Darfur in 2014: UN

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 StayTunedAfrica.org1 week ago Serious human rights violations in Darfur largely go uninvestigated  Cihan Haber1 week ago UN rights chief slams endemic impunity in Sudan's Darfur  The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago UN rights chief slams 'endemic impunity' in Sudan's Darfur  NigerianHerald.com1 week ago
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