Human Rights

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Name: Human Rights
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Iran’s Judiciary Chief: Islamic Republic Doesn’t Care for Western Human Rights

Iran News Agency Mehr's coverage of a public hanging. Photo: Amin Rahmani / Mehr. Iran’s on Saturday said that Iran does not care for Western human rights, on Sunday. Speaking at a meeting of Police Commanders on Saturday, Larijani addressed international ... [Published Algemeiner.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Human rights need not come before development

Jim Murphy's first speech as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development last week, in which he suggested that human rights will be central to Labour's revitalised strategy ... ... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Proposed Brazil anti-terrorism law sparks human rights concerns

[JURIST] A new anti-terrorism bill presented in the Brazilian National Congress [official website, in Portuguese] on Saturday shortly before the 2014 World Cup is scheduled to begin in June has raised concern among human rights groups who allege the law ... [Published JURIST's Paper Chase - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Judiciary can ask parliament to legislate on sectarian terrorism: IJC

ISLAMABAD: Emphasising effective legislation to overcome sectarian terrorism in Pakistan, the participants of the two-day International Judicial Conference (IJC) 2014 on Saturday opined that implementing the Constitution and the law was not only the responsibility ... [Published The News International - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 3 reports

UN Security Council holds consultations on situation in Western Sahara

(SPS) -  The UN Security Council held on Thursday consultations on the question of  Western Sahara and its developments in the light of the report of the Secretary-General of the United Nations submitted April 10.It has been decided to introduce a motion ... [Published Sahara Press Service - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

North Korea rejects informal UNSC conclusions on human rights situation

North Korea's Foreign Ministry has made public a statement to point out that the discussion of the human rights situation in the republic, prompted by the United States, seeks to dent the reputation of the country on the international scene and overthrow ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Tribute to Osman Hummaida, Sudanese Human Rights Defender (4/18/14)

NEW YORK, April 18 -- Human Rights Watch issued the following news release: Human Rights Watch mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a prominent Sudanese human rights activist, who died on April 17, 2014, in Johannesburg, South Africa.Born in 1960, Hummaida ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Despite fiery debate, 'anti-terror' bill inches towards law

April 19, 2014The government on Friday moved Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) bill, 2014 before Senate amid strong protests by the joint opposition. Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid tabled the bill on behalf of Interior Minister Chaudhry ... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

UN Security Council meets on ‘long and grim’ North Korea human rights report

image made from video, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un holds up parliament membership certificate during the Supreme People's Assembly in Pyongyang, North Korea. ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 5 reports

Iranian guards use extreme violence against inmates claims opposition

Iranian human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani was among those to be beaten and placed into solitary confinement, says Reporters Without Borders. Photograph: Behrouz ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Pakistan Under EU Scrutiny for Human Rights

/PRNewswire/ --The European Parliament today in urgency cautioned the Pakistani Government for its lack of respect for human rights and debated the impact on minorities of the recently passed 'Pakistan Protection Ordinance of 2014'.The MEPs deliberated ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Broad welcome from Traveller and human rights groups to recommendation

There has been broad welcome from Traveller and human rights groups to the recommendation Travellers be recognised as an ethnic minority. This was, however, tempered with a recognition of widespread antipathy among many in the settled community to Tr ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 18 2014]

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Kerry attended mass at Ho Chi Minh City’s Catholic cathedral. Photograph: Le Quang Nhat/AFP/Getty Images Forty-four years after first setting foot in the country, as a young naval officer, John Kerry returned to Vietnam on Saturday, this time as ...
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