Human Rights

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Name: Human Rights
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Iran denies role in Bahrain unrest urges respect for human rights

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran denied any role in the violent unrest affecting neighboring Bahrain, accusing Manama of looking for a scapegoat to justify its human rights ... ... [Published Big News Network - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Bahrain, Iran, Human Rights
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

North Korea launches homophobic tirade against UN human rights official

The openly gay chair of the Commission of Inquiry into human rights violations in North Korea has been attacked by state media over his sexual orientationPhoto by United NationsFormer Australian High Court justice Michael Kirby has been labelled a ‘disgusting ... [Published Gay Star News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Arab League chief warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Syria

Home News Article AApr 23 2014 CAIRO, 23rd April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil Al-Araby, has sounded the alarm about the worsening humanitarian situation in violence-hit Syria as the number of Syrian refugees is on the ... [Published Zawya.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

China stops prominent rights lawyer from meeting German minister

Chinese police blocked a prominent human rights lawyer from meeting Germany's deputy chancellor, the lawyer said today, in the latest example of curbs on government critics in China.Sigmar Gabriel was unable to hold talks with members of Chinese civil ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 7 reports

Report: Prison Heat Violates Basic Human Rights

At least 14 Texas prisoners have died from overheating since 2007, according to a  report released Tuesday by the University  of Texas School of Law Human Rights Clinic, which  argues that  extreme conditions in state lockups violate the basic human rights ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 11 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Onondaga Tribe Appeals to Human Rights Court

A Native American tribe in upstate New York has taken its land claims against the U.S. government to a foreign human rights court after the American judicial system rejected its case. ... [Published Pechanga.net - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Human rights: Egypt’s black holes

Thousands of government opponents have disappeared into secret jails, which critics warn are radicalising a new generation of jihadis ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

North Korea slams U.N. human rights report because it was led by gay man

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspects a flight training center of the Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 188 on April 21. (CNA/KNS Republic of Korea via AFP)A North Korean state news agency has lashed out at the  United Nation's recent ... [Published Washington Post - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

On a bright Monday morning in the British Library in London, I met Brahim Dahane, the softly spoken Saharawi human rights defender. He spoke through a translator about freedom of movement, the Sahrawi leadership and the United Nations Mission for the ... [Published New Internationalist - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 6 reports

Pakistan set to lift YouTube ban

Karachi, Apr. 22 (ANI): Pakistan's YouTube ban might soon be lifted as the Senate's functional committee on Human Rights approved a resolution that seeks to unblock the popular video-sharing website in the country. ... [Published Ani News - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Govt to improve security, says governor

LAHOREPunjab governor Chaudhry Mohammed Sarwar Monday said the government is committed to improving the security and welfare of people.The government also aims at enhancing good governance, curbing corruption, bringing about fiscal discipline, widening ... [Published The News International - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Europe faces ‘human rights crisis’

The Council of Europe says Europe is facing its largest human rights crisis in over two decades, with serious violations persisting across the continent. According to Press TV, the European body made the remarks in a report published ahead of an upcoming ... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 21 2014]

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"He has never apologised for hate speech or contemptuous comments about various groups - including Muslims, Christians, women and Dalits. His closest aide has been censured recently by India's Election Commission for hate speech used in this election campaign" it added
"The ANNpower Vital Voices Leadership Forum provides a unique opportunity to connect our Fellows to a powerful network of women leaders from around the world. We encourage these talented leaders to break barriers and push for innovative solutions and progress in their communities as true change-makers" said Vital Voices President and CEO, Alyse Nelson
"The Table Mountain Declaration ... signed right here in Cape Town in 2007 with IPI's backing ... calls for abolishing criminal defamation and insult laws in Africa. Only two African leaders have signed it ... President Issoufou [iz-OOH-fuh] of Niger and President Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. It's not too late for President Zuma to add his name and personal commitment to abolish these heinous laws."

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UN Human Rights "Expert" Declares Britain Most ... [Published small dead animals - 1 hour ago]
South African Rashida Manjoo visited the UK recently and declared it the most sexist country in the world. James Delingpole has some thoughts about Ms. Manjoo and her findings: Ms (bound to be a 'Ms', isn't she?) Manjoo based her... ...
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The Problem With the New Isolationism [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
The ongoing crisis in Ukraine and Russia has once again focused attention on the question of America’s international role. There is, across the political spectrum, a strong streak of anti-interventionism which holds that we should minimize our involvement ...
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As Ambassador Samantha Power leans into the public spotlight, photographers zoom in—way in— on her status as a “normal” working mom. (Left) 8:25 a.m.My kids are 4 and 1: Declan and Rian. We have a large, ornate dining room for the ambassador’s ...
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Death sentences by Egypt court condemned [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 28 2014]
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