United Nations Commission on Human Rights

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Name: United Nations Commission on Human Rights
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Iran Reiterates Call for Immediate Halt in Israeli Aggressions against Gaza's Civilians

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced Tehran's deep concern over the ongoing bloodshed in the Gaza strip, and called on international bodies and world states to do their best to stop Tel Aviv's brutalities against innocent ... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

10 Largest Slum Areas In The World

By AFKI Original Published: July 16, 2014, 11:01am PrintCommons.Wikimedia.orgWith global income disparity at its highest in history, impoverished communities around the world are growing at an impossible rate, leaving hundreds of millions of ... [Published AFK Insider - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sheffield student to cycle home – to Malaysia

While many are picked up by parents or take the train, one Sheffield student is planning a more adventurous trip home.Badrul Hisham, who recently completed a masters degree in engineering at Sheffield University is preparing to cycle home – to Malayi ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

New Malcolm X Diary Reveals a Revolutionary Optimist

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of CongressWhile many in the civil rights movement community this summer are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, another important half-century milestone—and a significantly ... [Published The Root - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Baskut Tuncak as UN Special Rapporteur

Chemicals Program Statement on Appointment of on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes For Immediate ReleaseJune 30, 2014Geneva, Switzerland -- The Center for International ... [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Women and the Right to Adequate Housing (3-4)

The right to adequate housing is clearly recognized in international human rights law, including in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which provides for “the right of everyone to an adequate standard of living for himself ... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Abe gov't claims about 'comfort women' flawed

Expert says experiment began well before World War IIBy Kang Hyun-kyungYun Chung-ok, retired professor from Ewha Womans University An expert on wartime sex slavery has hit out at the Shinzo Abe administration's revisionist claims regarding the Kono Statement, ... [Published Korea Times - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Women and the Right to Adequate Housing (2-4)

The right to adequate housing is clearly recognized in international human rights law, including in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which provides for “the right of everyone to an adequate standard of living for himself ... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Constitution’s role is not all politics

JULIUS Malema’s appointment to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) makes the same level of sense as Zimbabwe’s election to the African group of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in 2005: none if you care about the body’s credibility, and ... [Published BDlive - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Middle East Crisis Seen as Unsoluble

By KATHRYN BOUGHTONkboughton@ctcentral.com@thelct on TwitterRita Hauser, speaking at Kent Memorial Library on Sunday, June 22. Photo by Kathryn Boughton - Litchfield County Times.View and purchase photosKENT—The volatility of the Israeli/Palestine question ... [Published Litchfield County Times - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Uniting Against Torture

\r\n \r\nGuest blog by Bob Last, Senior Human Rights Adviser, UK Mission to the UN, GenevaThere have been lots of admiring words spoken about Costa Rica of late, and their World Cup performances have left me and many of my compatriots more than a little ... [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Blood debts

Reactions Viewpoint column “Restitution” (6/3/14) have cascaded in. The column reported that the Court of Appeals had reaffirmed Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales’ order: Fire the 10 Navy men linked to the 1995 murder of Ensign Philip Pestaño.An Ateneo ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 06 2014]

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...plans to remain at CIEL in completing this role, and will take all necessary steps to ensure independence in the implementation of the mandate. "We are excited to continue working with Baskut in this new capacity and to support him in the successful fulfillment of this vital mandate" said David Azoulay, Managing Attorney for CIEL's Geneva office
"China, Korea, Philippines, Netherlands and Burma, these are your daughters."

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Iran Reiterates Call for Immediate Halt in Isra... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 23 2014]
‘Israel violating human rights’ [Published Press tv - Jul 22 2014]
10 Largest Slum Areas In The World [Published AFK Insider - Jul 18 2014]
Sheffield student to cycle home – to Malaysia [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 07 2014]
New Malcolm X Diary Reveals a Revolutionary Opt... [Published The Root - Jul 01 2014]
Baskut Tuncak as UN Special Rapporteur [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jun 30 2014]
Women and the Right to Adequate Housing (3-4) [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Jun 29 2014]
Abe gov't claims about 'comfort women' flawed [Published Korea Times - Jun 29 2014]
Women and the Right to Adequate Housing (2-4) [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Jun 28 2014]
EDITORIAL: Constitution’s role is not all politics [Published BDlive - Jun 27 2014]
Middle East Crisis Seen as Unsoluble [Published Litchfield County Times - Jun 27 2014]
Uniting Against Torture [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Jun 26 2014]
Blood debts [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 06 2014]
Brunei adopts sharia law, others in region cons... [Published Suara Sarawak - Apr 30 2014]
A War Of Words Doesn’t Have To Involve Fighting [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 02 2014]
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