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UN votes to vreate its first LGBT rights watchdog
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UN votes to vreate its first LGBT rights watchdog

The United Nations Human Rights Commission voted Thursday to create the institution's first LGBT rights watchdog. The resolution passed in a vote of 23 to 18, with 6 abstentions.The person appointed to this role will be known as an "independent expert' and the position is charged with monitoring "violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity."This was the most ambitious effort yet to advance LGBT rights within the United Nations system, and the resolution included ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
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4/ Myanmar must address serious human rights violations: ...

/4/ New York, June 30 (Petra) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Raad Al Hussein late Wednesday presented an oral update on the situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar. ...
 Federation of Arab News Agencies1 day ago • Myanmar must address serious human rights violations: Prince Zeid  Jordan News Agency1 day ago Myanmar must address serious human rights violations: Prince Zeid  Jordan News Agency1 day ago 4- Myanmar must address serious human rights violations: Prince Zeid  Jordan News Agency1 day ago
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Zeid hails steps to strengthen HR situation

United Nations Human Rights Council Chief Zeid Al Raad Al Hussein while hailing steps taken by Sri Lanka aimed at strengthening the human rights situation, yesterday stressed the need for establishing a full transitional justice mechanisms to ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News3 days ago Stop Brexit-fuelled racism and campaign lies  New Internationalist2 days ago Steps taken by Sri Lanka encouraging, report hopeful- UN Rights Chief  Siasat Daily3 days ago HRC lauds SL progress, advises concrete steps on outstanding issues  Sri Lanka Daily News4 days ago
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UK Austerity Policies Inflict Pain, Breach Human Rights - UN Committee

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has released a document outlining concerns they have inreference tospecific countries, their governments and how they maybe inbreach ofthe international human rights act. A statement inthe document said ...
 Sputnik2 days ago UN opens an Information and documentation centre in Burundi  ChannelAfrica.co.za5 days ago Burundi's human rights commission worries about 22 jailed schoolchildren  ChannelAfrica.co.za1 week ago Burundi's human rights commission concerned about 22 jailed schoolchildren  ENCA1 week ago
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Cartus Renews United Nations Global Compact

Leading Relocation Company Continues its Commitment to Environmental, Labor, Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Issues 08:00 ET from Cartus DANBURY, Conn., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation ...
 PR Newswire3 days ago Cartus : Renews United Nations Global Compact  4 Traders3 days ago Allan & Associates Joins the United Nations Global Compact  WorldNetDaily1 week ago
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Africa: Economic and Social Council President Urges Closer Ties With UN Peacebuilding Body

Closer collaboration between the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Peacebuilding Commission is imperative in order to move forward on commitments in the sustainable development agenda and effectively address the specific ...
 AllAfrica.com4 days ago "Foreign Affairs": membership of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, "a diplomatic triumph."  Masress.com1 week ago Ban appoints Ivan Šimonovic as special adviser on the responsibility to protect  United Nations1 week ago Secretary-General Appoints Ivan Šimonović of Croatia Special Adviser on Responsibility to Protect  Foreign Affairs.co.nz1 week ago
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CARIBBEAN-RIGHTS UN urges Caribbean to financially support Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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 Caribbean News Agency1 day ago Ban urges financial support for Inter-American Commission on Human Rights  Foreign Affairs.co.nz2 days ago UN urges Caribbean to financially support Inter-American Commission on Human Rights  Antigua Observer1 day ago UN UNITED NATIONS : In Russia, Ban spotlights leadership and shared input in advancing global commitments  4 Traders2 weeks ago

Joint Press Statement by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia, Amnesty International Malaysia, Bar Council Malaysia, Suara Rakyat Malaysia and Lawyers for Liberty

) - Nearly two decades ago on 12 December 1997, the United Nations General Assembly saw it fit to proclaim 26 June as the annual International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Torture, including abuse and ill-treatment at the hands of the ...
 Malaysian Bar4 days ago Press Release by ICJ | Malaysia: Government should reject proposal to make Attorney General chair of Bar Council (9673 comments)  Malaysian Bar1 week ago
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Kuwait committed to rule of law, respect of human rights -- Amb.

GENEVA, June 22 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait reaffirmed on Wednesday its commitment to the rule of law and respect for human rights despite the many surrounding security challenges. This came in a speech delivered by Kuwait's Permanent ...
 Kuwait News Agency1 week ago
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Former U.N. human rights chief wins Tang Prize in rule of law (update)

Taipei, June 21 (CNA) Louise Arbour, a Canadian lawyer and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was named the winner of the second Tang Prize in rule of law Tuesday. The Tang Prize is awarded to Arbour "for her enduring ...
 Focus Taiwan1 week ago
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