VIENNA (Reuters) - A United Nations commission on Friday adopted revised rules on the treatment of prisoners in what human rights organisations hailed as a landmark deal to update 60-year-old international standards. The so-called Mandela Rules, ... Sharenet, 1 day ago
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New rules of treatment of prisoners adopted by UN panel - The Nation Pakistan, 1 day ago
:05:23 A A- A+ A group of experts at United Nations human rights commission on Monday urged UN member states to recognise and support the role of a free and active civil society in the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda. A central ...Financial Express Bangladesh, 5 days ago MMDAs Urged To Commit To UN Convention On PWDs Ghanaian Chronicle, 3 days ago
The Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress on Wednesday were united in welcoming the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) notice to the West Bengal Government over the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun inside a convent in Nadia district. Minister of State for ...Zee News, 2 months ago
Geneva, May 22, GNA The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC) has chastised a section of the Ghanaian media for consistent abuse of the rights and dignity of children in the country. Several media houses and journalists ...Ghana News Agency, 1 day ago UN Committee chastises section of Ghanaian media Ghana Business News, 1 day ago
Egypt: Journalists Sentenced to Death or to Life in Prison for 'Implying Security Forces Violated Human Rights'
Alkarama sent a communication to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) regarding the detentions and sentences pronounced against nine journalists on 11 April 2015 by the Cairo Criminal Court in the "Rabaa Operations Room" ...AllAfrica.com, 1 day ago US 'deeply concerned' by death sentences in Egypt after Morsi trial Albawaba, 4 days ago Egypt's mass death sentence 'could cause Middle East turmoil' Christian Today, 5 days ago Egypt death sentences worry U.S., U.N., Turkey Sharenet, 5 days ago
Describing the empowerment of women in the country as fragile and inadequate, chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Justice K G Balakrishnan, called for an increase in the gender empowerment measures. He was speaking at a training ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of two "encounters" - killings in Seshachalam forests in Andhra Pradesh and shootout of undertrial SIMI members near Alair of Nalgonda district of Telangana - and will hold a public ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
) The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau, expressed both hope and disappointment at the new European Agenda on Migration unveiled by the European Commission for dealing with Europe's migration ...NGO Watch, 1 day ago CAMBODIAN CIVIL SOCIETY EXCLUDED FROM NGO BILL DRAFTING PROCESS, UNITED NATIONS RIGHTS EXPERT WARNS United Nations Office at Geneva, 1 day ago UN expert calls for setting minimum set of human rights for detainees Associated Press of Pakistan, 4 days ago UN EXPERT CALLS FOR ADOPTION OF A MINIMUM SET OF FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS FOR THOSE IN DETENTION Noodls, 5 days ago
National Children's Commissioner Megan Mitchell will hold an expert roundtable in Melbourne today to examine the impact of domestic and family violence on children. Every child has the right to live free from violence, but the confronting reality ...Australian Government, 4 days ago COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD REVIEWS THE REPORT OF HONDURAS Noodls, 2 days ago
Civil society organisations welcome Libya's UN human rights review and call on the State of Libya to accept and implemen
/ PRN Africa / -- On Friday, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted the report of the second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the human rights situation in Libya. The UPR comes at a pivotal time for Libya to reflect on its human ...Mbendi, 4 days ago
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