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Iran denounces U.S. as "biggest violator of human rights" in annual report

People Daily 06 Jul 2022
TEHRAN, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Marking the American Human Rights Review and Exposure Week on June 27-July 3, Iran highlighted the human rights abuses of the United States as the "biggest violator of human rights." ... "Racial discrimination, women's rights, and the right to exist are examples of human rights violations in America.
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UN human rights expert warns of arbitrary detentions and mass civilian displacement in Ukraine

Jurist 06 Jul 2022
In response, experts suggest timely and effective investigation into all allegations of human rights violations in the area is imperative. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Bachelet and her Office (OHCHR) have tracked human rights violations in the area ... human rights.
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Resolution in US Congress seeks independent probe into Stan Swamy’s death

The Siasat Daily 06 Jul 2022
Stan Swamy’s death a strain on human rights record ...India’s democratic and constitutional polity is complemented by an independent judiciary, a range of national and state-level human rights commissions that monitor violations, a free media and a vibrant and vocal civil society,” Bagchi said.
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China: Families of Xinjiang detainees speak out as they await long-overdue UN report

Amnesty 06 Jul 2022
The outgoing High Commissioner, Michelle Bachelet, has yet to release a long-awaited report on serious human rights violations in Xinjiang, and has repeatedly failed to recognize the gravity of violations by Chinese authorities in the region ... human rights violations in China.
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UN: Civilians Bear the Brunt of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

Beijing News 06 Jul 2022
Human Rights Council in Geneva Tuesday ... The report presents an exhaustive tally of killings, widespread destruction, arbitrary detentions, forced disappearance and other gross violations of human rights ... We urge international human rights and investigative mechanisms to provide their objective assessment of all Russian crimes.".
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UK signs $250m in deals with Egypt whilst political prisoners are tortured behind bars

Middle East Monitor 06 Jul 2022
... deals worth over �180 million ($250 million) with Egypt whilst brushing over the issue of the ongoing severe human rights violations in the country.
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Letter: A matter of human rights

Lincoln Journal Star 06 Jul 2022
This is one of the most significant violations of human rights by the government on American citizens in history ... We cannot be the greatest country on earth while putting everything above human rights.
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Poland Finally Lifts State of Emergency at Belarus Border

Human Rights Watch 06 Jul 2022
Consequently, thousands of people ended up trapped in horrific conditions in the border area between Poland and Belarus, suffering abuse and human rights violations, including rape, beatings, theft, extortion, and inhuman treatment at the hands of Belarussian border guards and other security forces.
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Seoul spy agency files charges against ex-chiefs over NKorea

Elko Daily Free Press 06 Jul 2022
Dozens of international organizations, including Human Rights Watch, issued a joint statement accusing Moon’s government of failing to provide due process and “protect anyone who would be at substantial risk of torture or other serious human rights violations after repatriation.”.
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How the French Soccer Team Can Support Human Rights

Human Rights Watch 06 Jul 2022
Advocacy and Communication intern at Human Rights Watch ... They can use their influence and join our call for FIFA and Qatar to provide remedies including financial compensation for the human rights violations suffered by migrant workers ... The French team therefore has a window of opportunity to call on FIFA to meet its human rights responsibilities.
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EFF heaps praise on parliamentary visits to farms

Independent online (SA) 06 Jul 2022
Farm workers are exposed to violence, a gross violation of human rights, lack of adequate housing and lack of access to proper sanitation and clean running water,” he said. Thambo also said the crimes and violation of human rights were often reported to the police but resulted in no investigation of the perpetrators.
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Resolution seeking independent probe into Father Stan Swamy’s death introduced in US Congress

Indian Express 06 Jul 2022
No one who fights for human rights should face such violence and neglect,” said Vargas ...India’s democratic and constitutional polity is complemented by an independent judiciary, a range of national and state-level human rights commissions that monitor violations, a free media and a vibrant and vocal civil society,” Bagchi said.
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Pride Parade Spurs Spike in Balkan Digital Violations

Balkan Insight 06 Jul 2022
Some politicians also said the parade was putting the capital in a hostage situation, due to the number of restrictions put in place in order to ensure peace and the safety of the participants, pledging not to allow such “human rights violations” to be repeated should they be elected.
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CHR assails delay in arrest of 3 cops charged with murder in 2020 death of ...

Manila Bulletin 06 Jul 2022
Commission on Human Rights (CHR) ... She pointed out that the speedy and impartial resolution of cases is a key step in ensuring the improvement of the country’s justice system – especially those cases involving alleged human rights violations in the campaign against illegal drugs.
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Seoul Spy Agency Files Charges Against Ex-Chiefs Over N. Korea

Hamodia 06 Jul 2022
Dozens of international organizations, including Human Rights Watch, issued a joint statement accusing Moon’s government of failing to provide due process and “protect anyone who would be at substantial risk of torture or other serious human rights violations after repatriation.”.

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