United Nations Commission on Human Rights

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Name: United Nations Commission on Human Rights
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Bay Harbor Islands approves resolution supporting Venezuelan demonstrators

council members have approved a resolution in support of Venezuelan demonstrators.Council Member Solange Rousellot asked the council for support for the halt of the mistreatment, imprisoned, and persecution of demonstrators by the government of Venez ... [Published Miami Herald - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

UN investigator of violence against women barred from UK detention center

11:47Yarl’s Wood Detention Center (Reuters/Russell Boyce)A UN special rapporteur investigating violence against women has been denied access by the UK government to the controversial Yarl’s Wood Detention Center after a recent death. A former inmate said, ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Eleanor Roosevelt forum: Students learn how former first lady shaped the future

_ STAATSBURG — Decades after her death, Eleanor Roosevelt continues to shape the lives of young women in her backyard.“We’re so fortunate to live so close to historic sites like these,” said Navia Lesuer, 17, an 11th-grader at Franklin D. Roosevelt High ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

VenEconomy: Justice in Times of Communism

From the Editors of VenEconomyIn times like these in Venezuela, the literary work “Hitler’s Justice: The Courts of the Third Reich” by German author Ingo Müller is proving to be more valid than ever. Back in Nazi Germany, justice was used as a political ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Patrick Atkinson, God’s Child Project, Faces Homelessness

As a humanitarian dedicated to rebuilding communities, the reality of homelessness is something Patrick Atkinson, founder, faces every day. The overwhelming issue of homelessness in the world today can quickly inspire apathy rather than hope, further ... [Published Beachwood Patch - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

A War Of Words Doesn’t Have To Involve Fighting

Of course the United States totally supports the violentoverthrow of duly-elected presidents, and would neverrecognize a voted-for “Declaration of Independence”. A Global Crossing of Wildly Popular World Leaders. The Rock Star Pope Greets The Superman ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Wireless internet for 90,000 people in Western Cape

MORE than 90,000 residents will be able to access wireless internet through the Western Cape government’s free Wi-Fi pilot project, the provincial government said on Tuesday.Western Cape finance, economic development and tourism MEC Alan Winde on Tuesday ... [Published BDlive - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Karapatan to BS Aquino: STOP THE KILLINGS!

PRESS RELEASERomeo Capalla, 65, chairperson of the Board of Directors and former manager of the Panay Fair Trade Center (PFTC), was shot by unidentified gunmen at the Oton Public Market around 6:30 p.m. He sustained two gunshot wounds in the head and ... [Published Davao Today - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Guantanamo inmate challenges force-feeding practices by suing U.S. president

Thursday, inmate Emad Hassan has filed a lawsuit Tuesday against U.S. President Barack Obama, named as chief defendant, regarding alleged U.S. military practices in force-feedingHassan is a YemeniThe techniques used to force feed prisoners on hunger strikes ... [Published Wikinews - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ingber ’15: Human rights for all?

Human rights, in the legal framework established by the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, are absolute and inviolable. The Declaration considers it essential that “human rights should be protected by the rule of law.”  In this spirit, the United ... [Published Brown Daily Herald - Mar 13 2014]

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"Through this pilot, 90,000 people in four spaces in the Western Cape are going to be connected to the internet," Mr Winde said on Tuesday. "The top nonprofit organisations were selected based on the strength of their proposals, and which models would reach the most residents."

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Karapatan to BS Aquino: STOP THE KILLINGS! [Published Davao Today - Mar 17 2014]
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