برچسب مطالب ‘human-rights’

UN Human Rights Expert Plans to Visit Assange, Evaluate Violation of Privacy

A UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy intends to visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in late April, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a statement.

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۷ New UN Resolutions against Israel Up for Review in March

The United Nations Human Rights Council is planning to issue seven resolutions against Israel, during March, according to Israeli news outlets.

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Myanmar: UN expert decries failure to implement reforms

The UN’s human rights expert on Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, said today the Government was consolidating what military governments worked towards over many years, defying a pledge to transition to a fully functioning democracy under civilian control.

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Australia too slow in considering Saudi teen’s asylum bid, rights group says

Human Rights Watch Australia has criticised the government’s handling of a Saudi teenager’s bid for asylum, after the 18-year-old was granted safe haven in Canada.

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Syrian Rights Group Denounces US Senate Call on Golan Heights

Arab Human Rights Centre in the Golan Heights strongly denounced, on Saturday, a United States Senate resolution calling for recognition of “Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.”

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Lyudmila Alexeyeva: Russian human rights activist dies, aged 91

Lyudmila Alexeyeva, one of Russia’s most prominent and decorated human rights activists has died aged 91.

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Washington Post CEO trashes Trump’s response to Khashoggi murder

Fred Ryan, CEO and publisher at the Washington Post has trashed President Trump’s response to Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, calling it a betrayal of long-established American values of respect for human rights.

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Calls for Transylvania Hungarians’ minority rights gets a voice at EP

Hungarian MEP László Tőkés has blamed the EU and the Romanian government for undermining the principles of democracy and human rights amid numerous accusations that ethnic Hungarians living in Romania’s Transylvania region have been discriminated against by local authorities.

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Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China: source

Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China’s draconian censorship rules, a company employee told AFP on Thursday, in a move decried by human rights activists.

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UN condemns ‘shocking’ attacks by ISIL in Syria

On 31 July 2018, Ravina Shamdasani, Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, made the following statement on recent events in Syria:On 31 July 2018, Ravina Shamdasani, Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, made the following statement on recent events in Syria:

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Brazilian student, 3 others killed in Nicaragua amid unrest

A Brazilian medical student and three other people have been killed amid unrest that has rocked this Central American nation for over three months, her university and a human rights group reported Tuesday.

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UN Rights Chief Sharply Criticizes Israel Over Gaza Killings

The U.N. human rights chief sharply criticized Israel on Monday, calling recent killings by its soldiers during Palestinian demonstrations along the Gaza border fence “shocking” and saying living conditions inflicted by Israel’s 11-year blockade of the territory are “grossly inadequate.”

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Turkey Is Normalizing The State Of Emergency, Says HRW

A draft law being rushed through Turkey’s parliament will preserve many of the abusive powers granted to the president and executive under the country’s recent state of emergency, which formally ended on July 18, 2018, Human Rights Watch said.

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US quits UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias

he United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult.

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UN chief regrets US exit from rights council

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday voiced regret over the decision by the US to unilaterally withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).

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Islamic State executes 2,900 civilians in Syria during ‘caliphate’: SOHR report

he Islamic State (IS) has killed a total of 2,900 civilians since the militant group announced its “caliphate” in Syria, a report by Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on Tuesday.

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