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US envoy: 'Human rights, religious freedom are issues we are going to raise'

The Fruits of Human Rights Hubris

Reactions to Prime Minister Cameron's plan to loosen the United Kingdom's relationship to the European Court of Human Rights have been predictably hysterical and infused with partisanship. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called the ... Huffington Post, 1 week ago

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UNHRC unanimously adopts resolution against Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution appealing to international community to provide more active support to African countries fighting Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The resolution titled 'Atrocities committed by the terrorist group Boko Haram and its effects on human rights in the affected countries' was adopted by consensus in a special session at the UNHRC. The resolution urged the international community to provide more active ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Socialist Youth World Council Adopts Resolution Calling For Armenian  Groong1 week ago

Marshall Islands highlights human rights impacts of climate change to UN Human Rights Council

By Online Editor 4:08 pm GMT+12, 12/05/2015, Switzerland While Pacific Community governments and regional organisations gather in Samoa this week for the Pacific Climate Change Roundtable, a Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) delegation is in ...
 Pacific Islands News Association1 week ago PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (07 13 May 2015)  International Middle East Media Center1 week ago Human rights under scrutiny in the Marshalls  Marianas Variety2 weeks ago Climate change threatens self-determination of citizens in island States  Sify2 months ago

BEST OF THE WEB: How Russia has kept the UN from yet again violating human rights in Libya

Reuters / Eduardo Munoz The United Nations "Security" Council The role reversal between Russia and the West becomes ever starker. During the Cold War the West supposedly stood for international law and human rights. The USSR was supposed to ...
 Sott.net2 weeks ago Russia, China, others snub U.N. meeting on Crimea human rights  Reuters2 months ago Russia, China, others snub UN meeting on Crimea human rights  Zee News2 months ago


by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein to the Security Council: NEW YORK (13 May 2015) - "I am grateful for the opportunity to address the Council on the human cost of the illicit transfer, destabilizing ...
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United Nations Security Council : Burundi: UN agencies launch emergency response as political crisis sparks refugee exodus

- United Nations relief agencies have today agreed to develop a regional response plan to deal with the exodus of refugees fleeing Burundi to neighbouring countries, as the situation in the crisis-gripped east African nation continues to deteriorate ...
 4 Traders1 week ago Burundi: UN agencies launch emergency response as political crisis sparks refugee exodus  Bloomberg1 week ago Security Council calls for int'l conference on Yemen  Xinhua News Agency1 week ago 1st LD: UN Security Council calls for international conference on Yemen week ago

Burundi at risk of prolonged crisis, warns UN, urging attention to human rights and humanitarian situation

15 May 2015 The United Nations human rights office ( OHCHR ) has voiced concern over the developments in Burundi over the past two days and urged all armed forces and non-state actors to refrain from actions that may endanger civilians, according ...
 United Nations1 week ago Burundi: UN Concerned Over Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation Amid Simmering Tensions  AllAfrica.com1 week ago Humanitarian crisis in Ukraine largest in decades — Russian Foreign Ministry  Itar Tass1 week ago EU to Focus on Human Smuggling Amid Mediterranean Crisis  Inter Press Service1 week ago

U.S. Strongly Criticized at United Nations for Human Rights Violations

Geneva, May 14 (RHC)-- The United States has been sharply criticized over its human rights record by numerous countries at the United Nations Office at Geneva. Member nations blasted the U.S. at the United Nations Human Rights Council, rebuking the ...
 Radio Habana Cuba1 week ago President Obama Fails to Address Reform With Gulf Leaders, Widens Trust Gap with Civil Society  Human Rights First1 week ago Obama Administration Apologizes to UN for Baltimore Incidents  Cutting Edge News1 week ago Obama Complains to UN About US Human Rights Violations  Breitbart.com1 week ago

Business as usual on human rights?

A file photo of the United Nations headquarters in New York. Photo: Bloomberg The battle continues for a binding United Nations treaty to curb human rights violations by transnational businesses. An intergovernmental working group will meet in ...
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8 May 2015 PORT LOUIS (8 May 2015) The United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, today commended the Mauritian Government's efforts to ensure that older people fully enjoy their ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva2 weeks ago UN independent expert on human rights to visit Sudan on Thursday  Sudan Tribune1 week ago First country mission by the new UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan  Africa News Wire1 week ago FIRST COUNTRY MISSION BY NEW UN EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN SUDAN  United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago
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