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UCLA alumni call for awareness, aid for Tigrayans in Ethiopia

Daily Bruin 15 Aug 2022
One piece of federal legislation yet to be voted on in the House of Representatives, House Resolution 6600, would require President Joe Biden to impose sanctions on Ethiopian officials who have committed human rights violations and suspend certain U.S.
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Washington commits crimes, violates human rights in Syria, experts say

Xinhua 14 Aug 2022
Commits Serious Crimes of Violating Human Rights in the Middle East and Beyond, revealing a series of crimes committed by the United States in the Middle East and surrounding areas that seriously violated international law ... In Syria, Washington is undermining the country's sovereignty and violating human rights "in several directions," he said.
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Drug war deaths prompt proposed inclusion of ‘CHR agents’ in police ops

Manila Bulletin 14 Aug 2022
At the same time, that task force shall also develop and execute strategies aimed at combating illegal drugs and balancing the human rights of drug suspects; train CHR agents to be included the conduct of anti-drug operations; and prosecute private or public officials engaged in human rights violations during police operations, among others.
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Roundup: Washington commits crimes, violates human rights in Syria, experts say

China.dot.org 14 Aug 2022
Commits Serious Crimes of Violating Human Rights in the Middle East and Beyond, revealing a series of crimes committed by the United States in the Middle East and surrounding areas that seriously violated international law ... In Syria, Washington is undermining the country's sovereignty and violating human rights "in several directions," he said.
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Solon bats for inclusion of CHR agents in anti-drug operations

Manila Standard 14 Aug 2022
Bernadette Herrera is batting for the passage of a bill mandating the presence of representatives from the Commission on Human Rights in all police operations against suspected drug traffickers to prevent human rights violations in the government’s anti-drug campaign.
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UN rights experts warn of bleak future for Afghans without massive turnaround

Urdu Point 14 Aug 2022
The experts recalled that following the Taliban takeover last August, they had appealed for the international community to take stringent actions to protect Afghans from violations such as arbitrary detention, summary executions, internal displacement, and unlawful restrictions on their human rights.
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UN envoy arrives in Bangladesh amid NGO complaints of rights violations

La Prensa Latina 14 Aug 2022
Dhaka, Aug 14 (EFE).- The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday as part of a three-day official visit during which she will visit Rohingya refugee camps, and amid international NGO complaints of human rights violations in the country.
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UN rights chief in Bangladesh, to visit Rohingya camps

The New Arab 14 Aug 2022
In December the United States imposed sanctions on a notorious elite police unit and seven top security officers, including the national police chief, over gross human rights violations ... "Bangladesh strongly hopes that the Chief of UN human rights mechanism would witness by ...
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GLOBALink | U.S. commits crimes, violates human rights in Syria: expert

Xinhua 14 Aug 2022
DAMASCUS, Aug ... Produced by Xinhua Global Service. Comments. Comments (0). Send. You may like ... In pics ... Photo story ... seriously violating int'l law in Middle East ... seriously violating int'l law in Middle East ... commits crimes, violates human rights in Syria ... .
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Rights group blasts Israel for seeking ‘lingering death’ of all Palestinian prisoners

Press TV 14 Aug 2022
Human rights organizations say Israel violates all the rights and freedoms granted to prisoners by the Geneva Convention. Palestinians and human rights groups say administrative detention violates the right to due process since the evidence is withheld from prisoners while they are held for lengthy periods without being charged, tried, or convicted.
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Shooting attacks leave nearly 10 Israeli settlers injured, some critically, in occupied al-Quds

Press TV 14 Aug 2022
As many as 74 Palestinians, including 37 Palestinian children, have been killed so far this year, many as a result of the use of lethal force by the Israeli authorities in a manner described by the UN Human Rights Office in the Occupied Territories as a violation of international human rights law.
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Hunger striking Palestinian prisoner Awawdeh ‘could die any moment’: Rights group

Press TV 14 Aug 2022
Human rights organizations say Israel violates all the rights and freedoms granted to prisoners by the Geneva Convention. They say administrative detention violates the right to due process since the evidence is withheld from prisoners while they are held for lengthy periods without being charged, tried, or convicted ... www.presstv.ir ... ....
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'Disturbing': Experts troubled by Canada's euthanasia laws

Tyler Morning Telegraph 14 Aug 2022
human rights experts, who wrote that Canada's euthanasia law appeared to violate the agency's Universal Declaration of Human Rights ... for Applied Sciences in northwestern Germany, said allowing euthanasia based exclusively on disability was a clear human rights violation.
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Hamas: Israel settlement expansion, demolition of structures open war against Palestinians

Press TV 14 Aug 2022
In another reaction to the Israeli plan, spokesman of the Hamas movement Hazem Qassem said the world stands idly by while the Israeli crimes against Palestinians violate international laws and conventions, stressing that human rights institutions must assume their responsibility and stop the Israeli crimes.
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14th August 1996- Solomos Solomou was shot dead

Greek City Times 14 Aug 2022
His family members described the horrible murder in their application to the European Court of Human Rights (Application No ... In 2008, the European Court of Human Rights found Turkey guilty of violating Solomou’s right to life and for failing to conduct an effective investigation into the circumstances in which he was killed.

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