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India becomes largest HR violator; OHCHR issues communication over human trafficking

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2022
... which are guaranteed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) ... Due to such pathetic record and the prevalent human rights violations in India, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Complaints procedure Branch, issued a communication to India.
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Dr. Shireen Mazari launches Human Rights Complaint Cell

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2022
Apart from this, human rights violations have been categorized to ensure apposite scrutiny and strong coordination among the departments ... keenly look into the cases of human rights violation in their respective area especially those reported on print, electronic and digital media.
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How Forensic Architecture uses tech to protect human rights

Computer Weekly 24 Jan 2022
... researcher and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) liaison for Forensic Architecture (FA), an international, inter-disciplinary research agency that uses a range of digital technologies to investigate human rights violations committed by states and corporations around the world.
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UN Reviews Venezuela’s Poor Human Rights Record

Human Rights Watch 24 Jan 2022
On January 25, United Nations Human ... Promptly and thoroughly investigate all allegations of human rights violations since 2014, looking into criminal responsibility of those who committed the abuses and of high-level officials who knew or should have known they were occurring.
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UNMISS raises awareness on human rights in Maridi County following more cases of gender-based violence

Reliefweb 24 Jan 2022
An increase of cases of gender-based violence and other human rights violations in Western Equatoria State, as indicated by an assessment made by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan has prompted its Human Rights Division to step up awareness-raising on these issues in the state.
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UNMISS raises awareness on human rights among in Maridi County following more cases of gender-based violence

Reliefweb 24 Jan 2022
An increase of cases of gender-based violence and other human rights violations in Western Equatoria State, as indicated by an assessment made by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan has prompted its Human Rights Division to step up awareness-raising on these issues in the state.
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U.S. National Religious Freedom Day and the Tai Ji Men Case

Bitter Winter English 24 Jan 2022
Willy Fautré, co-founder and director of Human Rights Without Frontiers, noted that while the principles governing FORB are clear in international declarations and treaties, some states still try to violate and circumvent them ... France was sentenced repeatedly for this violation of ...
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Cameroon: More than a hundred detainees from Anglophone regions and opposition party languishing in jail ...

Amnesty 24 Jan 2022
Over the past five years, the human rights situation has grown increasingly bleak as people from ... Most of the jailed individuals were tried before military courts — in violation of international human rights law — and sentenced under the country’s repressive 2014 anti-terror law.
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Taliban begin talks with western officials in Oslo

BBC News 24 Jan 2022
Human rights activists and journalists have also been targeted since the Taliban came to power ... The initiative has divided Afghans - some stress the importance of engaging the Taliban; others insist that the Taliban should not be invited to European capitals while they systematically violate human rights at home, the BBC's Lyse Doucet reports.
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Azerbaijan Embassy commemorates Black January

Korea Times 24 Jan 2022
20 event, which was a gross violation of the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Convention on Civil Rights and other international legal documents and was one of the serious crimes of the 20th century, we have not received an international legal assessment ... 20 must be described as a crime against humanity.
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Chechnya Chief's Call for Arrest of Reporter, Activist Should Be Settled Legally - Kremlin

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2022
Another member of the Russian human rights council, Alexander Brod, said that the failure of the Federal authorities and law enforcement agencies to respond to Grozny's aggressive rhetoric on the Yangulbaev situation could lead to new abuses of power and human rights violations in Chechnya.
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Kabul delegation meets with Afghan civil society in Oslo

Beijing News 24 Jan 2022
... of an inclusive government as well as to ensure human rights in the country ... A movement named "Afghanistan Women's Government in Exile" in a statement accused the Islamic Emirate of violating human rights and criticized the Norwegian government for inviting the Kabul delegation.
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Groups urge Tsai to pardon death row inmate

Taipei Times 24 Jan 2022
Dear president of Taiwan, I urge you to use your powers to make things right, to address the violations of the right to fair trials that have tainted Chiou Ho-shun’s conviction, to uphold international human rights standards and to accept Chiou’s petition for a pardon after 33 years of injustice,” she said.
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US Envoy For Afghanistan Arrives in Norway for Taliban Humanitarian Talks

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2022
... US Special Envoy for Afghan Women, Girls, and Human Rights, Rina Amiri, have also arrived in Oslo for talks on Afghanistan ... Thousands of Afghans fled the country fearful of the Taliban, widespread violation of human rights, and the deprivation of women and girls of their freedoms.
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AJK Prime Minister lauds UN SG's offer of mediation on Kashmir

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2022
Abdul Qayyum Niazi urged the UN Secretary General to take stock of Indian forces' repressions and gruesome human rights violations by the Indian forces on Kashmiri people who have been struggling for their internationally recognized right to self determination ....

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