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UN Human Rights Council: Create Commission of Inquiry for Yemen
Amnesty International USA

UN Human Rights Council: Create Commission of Inquiry for Yemen

The undersigned organizations call on the United Nations Human Rights Council to create an international commission of inquiry to investigate alleged serious violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law by all ... Amnesty International USA, 2 weeks ago

United Nations Hosts 12th Annual International Human Rights Summit

Youth delegate Amanda Abeyshinge of Sri Lanka: "My belief is that it is never too soon or late to speak up and stand up for one's own rights and the rights of others." Truly, human rights based society can be achieved if we strengthen youth ...
 PRWeb9 hours ago

U.N. Security Council holds first LGBT rights meeting

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The United Nations Security Council heard from gay Arab refugees in the first meeting on gay and transgender rights in its history. The informal meeting Monday in New York, co-sponsored by Chile and the United ...
 UPI1 week ago The UN Security Council (UNSC)  Council On Foreign Relations1 day ago How to democratise the UN  Zimbabwe Herald1 week ago United Nations holds first historic meeting on LGBT rights  Metro Weekly1 week ago
New Indian Express

NHRC Order on Bonded Labour Rehabilitation

BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has come down strongly on the failure of the State Government in providing prompt rehabilitation assistance to released bonded labourers, directing personal appearance of the Collectors of ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago Pandits demand IDP status from NHRC  Business Standard2 months 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.com6 days ago
Nigeria Daily Independent

EFCC Only Pretending To Impress The President -Onwubiko

National Coordinator, Human Rights Writers Association Nigeria (HURIWA), Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, in this interview with Ignatius Okorocha, speaks on Police involvement in the alleged 2015 Senate Rule forgery, Amnesty International Report and ...
 Nigeria Daily Independent2 weeks ago HURIWA charges ICPC, EFCC to recover looted funds  The Guardian Nigeria6 hours ago
The Nation Pakistan

UNHCR facilitates return of over 50,000 Afghans

ISLAMABAD - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday said that it has facilitated the return of over 50,000 registered Afghan refugees from Pakistan so far this year under the agency's largest and longest running ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 week ago

Gay men tell U.N. Security Council of being Islamic State targets

Gay Syrian refugee Nahas speaks as Stern, Executive Director of the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission looks on, at a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syrian refugee ...
 Sharenet1 week ago Islamic State claims to kill 30 for sodomy, UN meeting told  Philippine Daily Inquirer1 week ago ISIS claims to kill 30 for sodomy, UN meeting told  Lebanon Daily Star1 week ago

Syrian army bombards Douma as air raid toll rises: monitor

Syrian refugee children look out from their tent during a visit by United Nations (U.N.) Humanitarian Chief and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien to their makeshift settlement in Saadnayel in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley August 17, 2015. ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago Syrian air force bombards Douma as toll rises - monitor  Reuters UK2 weeks ago Monitor: Syrian Army Bombards Douma as Air Raid Toll Rises  VOA News2 weeks ago
Sri Lanka Sunday Leader

Govt. To Get Geneva Report 48 Hrs In Advance

By Easwaran Rutnam UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein With the parliamentary election now done, the spotlight will be on Geneva where the highly controversial report on Sri Lanka will be made public. Sources close ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 week ago UN official resigns amid scandal over handling of sex abuse report  MSN India1 month ago UN rights official resigns amid scandal over CAR abuse claims  MSN India1 month ago
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