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Rally in support of Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, candidate for the presidential elections in Minsk, Belarus
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Belarus Opens Criminal Case Against Top Human Rights Group

Radio Free Europe 06 Mar 2021
The Vyasna human rights center said March 5 that the Investigative Committee opened a case alleging the organization provides financing and other material support for unsanctioned mass protests and violating public order ... repression and massive violations of human rights.”.
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Bangladesh: International community must respond to the crackdown on freedom of expression

Reliefweb 06 Mar 2021
To protect and respect the human rights, individual states should urge the Bangladeshi authorities to address the allegations of grave human rights violations being committed in Bangladesh. The international community should impose targeted sanctions on those responsible for grave human rights violations in Bangladesh.
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ZPP Monthly Monitoring Report (February 2021)

Reliefweb 06 Mar 2021
Just as with every other month before, February was marred by increased density of human rights violations, and increased vulnerability among citizens. So, in addition to being on the receiving end of state security agents’ penchant to violate human rights, citizens spent ...
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Canada calls for Syrian regime to be held accountable under UN Convention Against Torture

The New Arab 06 Mar 2021
Canada has called for the UN to hold the regime of President Bashar Al-Assad accountable for human rights violations committed throughout the Syrian conflict, which began in 2011 ... Against Torture, to hold Bashar al-Assad’s government accountable for human rights violations.
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Palestinians fume over PA decree targeting civil society groups

The Jerusalem Post 06 Mar 2021
The decree violates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 20) and The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Article 22), which confirms the basic right of freedom of association, independence of activities and financial sources. It also violates ...
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Protesters defy Myanmar security forces as UN action urged

The Spokesman-Review 06 Mar 2021
human rights chief said it was time to “end the military’s stranglehold ... The letter asked for outside parties to help prevent human rights violations, sanctions on military leaders and military-linked businesses, a total arms embargo and penalties for perpetrators of atrocities.
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EU border agency urged to improve transparency

Urdu Point 06 Mar 2021
... of five other instances of alleged rights violations ... Pushbacks prevent asylum-seekers from making refugee claims and if practised indiscriminately against a group of migrants can constitute "refoulement", a violation of core EU human rights laws and the 1951 Geneva Convention.
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Israel's military courts for Palestinians are a stain on international justice | Sahar Francis

The Guardian 06 Mar 2021
... lives under, an Israeli military occupation that violates their right to self-determination ... It reflects the experiences of Palestinian lawyers and human rights groups.
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Myanmar Security Forces Use Stun Grenades, Tear Gas Against Protesters

Voa News 06 Mar 2021
Schraner Burgener said the international community must make it clear that perpetrators of serious human rights violations will be held accountable ...There is an acute and urgent need for a prompt, effective, independent and impartial investigation into shocking human rights ...
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UN Envoy Calls for Collective Action to Stop Myanmar Repression

Beijing News 06 Mar 2021
Schraner Burgener said the international community must make it clear that perpetrators of serious human rights violations will be held accountable ... "There is an acute and urgent need for a prompt, effective, independent and impartial investigation into shocking human rights ...
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Myanmar's ethnic groups have long suffered from military brutality. The junta gave them a common foe

The Citizens 06 Mar 2021
"Portering was one of worst human rights violations, forcing villagers to carry their (rice and equipment) and asking civilian people to guide them when they went to go ... The Chin Human Rights Organization has documented more than 12 landmine deaths in the state in the last two years ... "There will be more human right violations, loss of life," he said.
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Ministry issues update on conditions in Tigray of Ethiopia

New Business Ethiopia 06 Mar 2021
The relevant Ethiopian authorities and the independent Ethiopian Human Rights Commission are undertaking the necessary investigative work that will enable the Government to take concrete measures to comprehensively address the alleged serious human rights violations and bring the perpetrators of serious crimes to justice.”.
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Protesters in Myanmar defy military junta to return to streets

La Prensa Latina 06 Mar 2021
This UN principle is a global political commitment to prevent serious human rights violations, including war crimes and crimes against humanity, by imposing embargoes like economic sanctions ... “The use of lethal force against peaceful protesters is clearly against international human rights law,” she said ... EFE. bir-grc/pd/ssk Tags ....

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