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UNSC members condemn attack against UN compound in Afghanistan

Yahoo Daily News 04 Aug 2021
Read full article. ANI. 4 August 2021, 12.49 am·2-min read. Representative Image. Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI) ... According to the statement, they also expressed deep concern about the number of reported serious human rights abuses and violations in communities affected by the ongoing armed conflict across the country ... (ANI). TRENDING ... News18 ... .
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Cuomo sexually harassed ‘several women,’ oversaw toxic workplace, AG report finds

The Polk County Standard Journal 04 Aug 2021
The damning 165-page report details a pattern of creepy conduct that violated state and federal laws — including unwanted advances, touching of “intimate body parts” ... No man — no matter how powerful — can be allowed to harass women or violate our human rights laws, period.”.
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PTI parliamentarian questions world's silence over gross human rights violations in IIOJK

Urdu Point 03 Aug 2021
... and Patron-in- Chief Hindu Council, Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani Tuesday questioned the silence of World and human rights organizations over gross violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
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Croatia/EU: Strengthen Border Monitoring System

Reliefweb 03 Aug 2021
It should be capable of ensuring that all documented human rights violations are promptly and thoroughly investigated and of effectively pursuing accountability for those responsible for violations and access to justice for anyone whose rights are violated ... victims of violations.
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Nicaragua: Daniel Ortega's candidacy is a reminder of how impunity prevails in the country

Amnesty 03 Aug 2021
... – particularly those belonging to the military, security, police, intelligence and judicial sectors – in crimes under international law or serious human rights violations, they should not continue to serve in state institutions until the investigations against them are concluded.
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'Indian's HR violations continues in IIOJK'

Urdu Point 03 Aug 2021
The violation of human rights in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) had been going on for decades whereas people of the valley had also been facing worst kind of curfew imposed by the Indian regime.
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Kyrgyzstan: “False Information” Law Threatens Free Speech

Human Rights Watch 03 Aug 2021
... amounts to a violation of users’ right to privacy, Human Rights Watch said ... Human Rights Watch reiterated its deep concern that Kyrgyzstan’s caretaker parliament has repeatedly overstepped its mandate to pass far-reaching laws that violate international human rights norms.
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Croatia/EU: Strengthen Border Monitoring System - Effective Mechanism Needed: Independent, Broad Mandate, Adequate Resources

Amnesty 03 Aug 2021
It should be capable of ensuring that all documented human rights violations are promptly and thoroughly investigated and of effectively pursuing accountability for those responsible for violations and access to justice for anyone whose rights are violated.
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Lebanese officials failed to protect residents in port blast, rights group says

Chicago Sun-Times 03 Aug 2021
... strengthened.” Aya Majzoub, a researcher on Lebanon at Human Rights Watch, said “all the individuals named in the report knew of the dangers posed by the material and had a responsibility to act and failed to act under international law.” “That’s a grave human rights violation.
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Rody: Nation gained from war on drugs, not me or family

Manila Standard Today 03 Aug 2021
He said even if the critics’ allegations of human rights violations linked to the drug war were true, Filipinos were still able to reap from its gains ... Ronald Dela Rosa, another former police chief, said he agreed with the President’s pronouncement on allegations of human rights violations in the bloody war on drugs.
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Saudi Arabia launched ‘relentless crackdown’ after G20, Amnesty says

Egypt Independent 03 Aug 2021
But a new report by the London-based human rights organization�said authorities “have ... Rights organizations and activists regularly accuse the regional powerhouse of violating human rights and targeting dissidents as well as�journalists and women’s rights activists.
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International pressure can help stop abuses in Nicaragua and allow a fair election

Human Rights Watch 03 Aug 2021
And in June, 59 countries issued a joint statement at the UN Human Rights Council echoing the high commissioners’ concerns, “including persistent impunity for human rights violations since April 2018 and continued reports of arbitrary detention” in Nicaragua.
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New York county lawmakers have passed a bill allowing police to sue protesters

Yahoo Daily News 03 Aug 2021
The bill would deem police officers a protected class under Nassau County's human rights law ... The bill allows police officers and other first responders at protests to be a protected class under a human rights law - a status usually given based on religion, race, gender, and sexual orientation.
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Chinese captains abusing Ghanaians on fishing vessels - EJF's report

Business Ghana 03 Aug 2021
The report documented numerous allegations of potential human rights abuses and labour violations affecting workers on board the Ghana-flagged trawl fleet. Those that the study interviewed reported multiple potential violations of international human rights instruments and labour standards, as well as national laws.
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U.S. foreign policy built on shamelessness, hypocrisy, says columnist

Beijing News 03 Aug 2021
Secretary of State Antony Blinken flies around the world criticizing other countries' violations of human rights, his government has been busy persecuting journalists and whistle-blowers for exposing atrocities committed by the American military," columnist Alex Lo said.

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