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Men Can 'Lightly Beat' Wives Who Refuse Sex: Religious Body

Wife Beating: The divide line between cultural and human rights

Ottawa: Monument to Women victims In Pakistan, the Council of Islamic Ideology stated this week that it was acceptable for a husband to hit his wife if she refuses his commands and if she refuses to dress as he tells her, and that it was ... Pravda, 13 hours ago

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Human Rights First

West Nile cultural leaders tipped on human rights

Northern Uganda registered a poor human rights record The Human Rights officer Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) in Arua, Juliet Logose, has appealed to cultural leaders to respect human rights and the laws that govern the nation. She was ...
 New Vision1 day ago Govt won't tolerate rights violation: PM  Kathmandu Post3 days ago One humanity, shared responsibility  Sri Lanka Daily News2 days ago UN Human Rights Body, Run by Dictators, Ridiculed in Congress  New American3 days ago

UN convention against torture

Sir, With respect to Ireland's second review before the Human Rights Council in Geneva at the UN on May 11th, several countries called on Ireland to ratify the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture. While it sounds like a rather ...
 Irish Times1 week ago Reviewing Sri Lanka's Progress at the Human Rights Council  Huffington Post1 week ago

The world weighs in on Thailand's human rights

Photo credit: UN via Flickr Any illusions that Thailand is a functioning democratic state were laid to rest last week when it appeared before the UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva. The verdict was damning. John Fisher, Geneva ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago Thailand faces "moment of shame" at UN rights council review  Reuters2 weeks ago

UN rights team will seek to hold N Korea leaders to account

The UN Human Rights Council today voted to create an expert group to explore legal pathways to hold North Korea's leadership accountable for widespread and horrific rights abuses in the country. The UN's top rights body adopted a resolution voicing ...
 Business Standard2 months ago UN rights envoy seeks North Korean leader’s prosecution  Asian Age2 months ago U.N. rights envoy urges prosecution of North Korean leader| Reuters  First Post.com2 months ago

Maithripala Sirisena rules out foreign judges in Sri Lanka war crimes probe

According to the UN human rights council resolution of 2014, Sri Lanka was to set up an international mechanism to probe the war crimes charges. COLOMBO: Sri LankaPresidentMaithripala Sirisena has reiterated that he will not have international judges on the ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
Times of India

North Korea to boycott UN rights council

North Korea will not take part in any session of the UN Human Rights Council that examines its record and will "never, ever" be bound by any such resolutions, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.
 Times of India2 months ago

ECOSOC UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCI : Deputy Secretary-General, at Istanbul Summit, Says Assault on Humanitarian Law Must Stop, Urging Action to Protect, Aid Civilians during Conflict

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the High-Level Leaders' Round Table on 'Uphold the Norms that Safeguard Humanity' at the World Humanitarian Summit, in Istanbul today: International ...
 4 Traders5 days ago Shameful Decision to Deny CPJ Access to United Nations  Freedom House2 days ago U.N. urges Syrian government to stop blocking aid deliveries  HealthMediciNet.com2 days ago Controversial UN Committee Kills Accreditation Application by Press Freedom Group  CNS News2 days ago
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Israeli airstrike hits Hamas sites after Gaza rocket attacks

"This raises even more alarms as public executions are prohibited under worldwide human rights law", Mladenov said in a speech in which he spent more time criticizing Hamas in Gaza than Israel's . Israel struck two targets in the Gaza Strip after ...
 Equilibrio Informativo2 days ago Gaza Strip cement import ban lifted by Israel  Equilibrio Informativo2 days ago Palestinian rights groups try to stop Gaza executions  Electronic Intifada3 days ago Yesterday UN alarmed by Hamas move to hold public executions in Gaza  Your Middle East2 days ago

UK to take up diaspora groups concerns with UNHRC before June sessions

, 9:57 pm by Shamindra Ferdinando The UK will make representations to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein on behalf of the Tamil Diaspora regarding what UK based sources called extremely slow progress in the ...
 Sri Lanka Island4 days ago Aid given to groups that violate human rights must end  United Nations Multimedia5 days ago U.N. rights forum sets up group to pursue crimes by North Korea  Reuters2 months ago
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