Human Rights

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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

North Korea says reports of abuse are produced by political ‘racket’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea, a country widely condemned for egregious rights violations, issued its own report Saturday on the state of human rights in the country, disputing outside criticism and suggesting that accusations of abuses are politically ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Debt: the Russian Federation will continue to monitor the monitoring of the UN and the OSCE in Ukraine

Russia will continue to carefully monitor the results of the monitoring, the OSCE and the UN position on Ukraine, said the Commissioner of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the issues of human rights, democracy and rule of law ... [Published - 14 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Egypt: Egypt Summons EU Ambassadors in Cairo Over Human Rights Statement

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri issued directives to Foreign Minister Assistant for Multi-Relations Affairs to summon the EU ambassadors in Cairo.The EU ambassadors will be summoned to be informed of Egypt's categorical rejection of the statement issued ... [Published - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

New call for proposals published for the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Turkey Programme

The has launched a new Call for Proposals under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), an annual programme aimed at strengthening the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reforms.In the first stage of ... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Tanzania: Seeing Tanzania Through the Eyes of Young People

By Alpha NuhuEVERY time I visit my home village of Ibuti in Gairo District, I am shocked with the gravity of the unemployment crisis facing our country. Many jobless young people, aged between 15 and 21, loiter in the village without any gainful empl ... [Published - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Saudi businesswoman and member of human rights group fined for driving herself to hospital

A female member of a Saudi human rights organisation was reportedly fined by police after she drove herself to hospital. ... [Published - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Human Rights, Police
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Our Fundamental Human Rights [Infographic]

In a world where our human rights are consistently challenged and issues such as freedom of expression, women’s rights and impunity continue to come into question, it is critical to fully understand what is inherently ours. In order to rise above the ... [Published Business 2 Community - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Winnipeg students create massive human rights mosaic

More than 150 Winnipeg students are working together to create a massive human-rights-themed mural this week."They've been really focused on painting," said Joe Halas, the art consultant overseeing the project. "They're very shy when they start and then ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Winnipeg, Human Rights
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

3 blind Saint John Transit passengers file human rights complaints

Three visually impaired people in Saint John have filed complaints with the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission over the loss of free bus service in the ... ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 7 reports

European court rules British army did not breach Iraqi’s rights

A FORMER general in Saddam Hussein’s army who alleged his brother’s human rights were violated by British armed forces during the Iraq war has lost his case at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).Tarek Hassan was found dead four months after he ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: British Army, Breach, Iraq
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

EPIX Original Documentary To Russia with Love Explores LGBT Human Rights Journey as Seen Through Athletes’ Experience -- Premieres October 29 at 8PM ET

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch (“Glee”) will lend her voice to the EPIX Original Documentary, To Russia With Love, that will make its World Premiere ... [Published EON Consumer - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Human Rights, Russia
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Lights, camera, action on human rights!

University students across Dubai and Sharjah are being urged to tap into their creative side in a bid to tackle human rights issues. On Monday, the Community Development Authority's (CDA) Human Rights Sector launched a short film competition invitin ... [Published UAE Interact - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Human Rights, Sharjah, Dubai


"I may be retiring from the Senate, but I'm not retiring from this fight. I will never retire from the fight for justice and equality for people with disabilities here and around the world."
"The festival really opened up my mind to what global peace really is," said Michele Plant-Kroupa, the festival's director of communications. "It ranges from someone trying to find their own inner peace to learning something that's happening on the other side of the world. It's a great opportunity to become educated with what else is happening in the world."
"We urge the administration to take up a new approach" said Smith, a Republican from New Jersey, as he introduced the daughters
IFJ acting director Jane Worthington said , "The media blackout makes the dangerous assumption that freedom of expression and freedom of access to information can be switched on and off . . . People have the right to know exactly how their political leaders are elected and should be entrusted with more information, not less."

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