Latest News for: Human right violations

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Global policy: Child, Early and Forced Marriages and Unions

Reliefweb 30 Nov 2021
Plan International condemns the practice of child, early and forced marriage and unions which is a violation of human rights, a harmful practice and, in some cases, a form of ...
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Princes and the Press: Sussexes never intended to 'become Trappist monks and take vow of silence'

The Daily Telegraph 30 Nov 2021
Rather, she argued, they had simply taken steps to challenge “blatant violations” ... “But that doesn't mean, just because you assert your human rights that you then become some kind of Trappist monk, take a vow of silence and you’re not allowed to discuss anything,” she said.
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Peace Operations in Complex Environments: Dealing with Armed Groups Designated as Terrorist Organizations in the Sahel

Reliefweb 30 Nov 2021
A key aspect in this regard is guaranteeing complementarity among interventions, in particular the implementation of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) processes and alternative accountability mechanisms, including as appropriate prosecution of gross human rights violations ... .
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Robbins: The Hamas caucus gets it wrong on Gaza

Boston Herald 30 Nov 2021
The estimated 4,350 rockets fired at Israeli civilian centers from the Gaza Strip in May were substantially all funded or fabricated by Iran ... To be sure, the Israel-as-human-rights-violator narrative has hit some speed bumps in the form of observations by experts who never got The Memo ... delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Commission ....
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Inside the ‘odd, eccentric’ life of ‘checked-out’ Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

New York Post 30 Nov 2021
... beautiful country people are full of joy and the food is amazing.” Dorsey’s seeming ignorance of the country’s human rights violations led to a roasting on social media and a Tweeted scolding from Andrew Stroehlein, the European media director of Human Rights Watch.
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Chris Cuomo played outsize role in ex-Gov. Cuomo’s defense

Las Vegas Sun 30 Nov 2021
David, a former top legal adviser to the governor who had left to lead the Human Rights Campaign in ... The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization, eventually fired David for “violations of his contract” tied to his work advising Cuomo’s office.
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Transitional Justice and Religious Liberty in Taiwan

Bitter Winter English 29 Nov 2021
In a speech at the Dodd Center for Human Rights on October 15, 2021, American President Joe Biden argued that the atrocities of human rights violations and persecution are not over ... In 2021, the Taiwan government must face up to the various cases of human rights violations caused ...
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Human rights commission calls for end to Israeli occupation of Palestine

Arab News 29 Nov 2021
The IPHRC statement urged all human rights groups to raise awareness of what it described as “egregious human rights violations” aimed at “separating Al-Quds (Jerusalem) from its original inhabitants, which is yet another vicious attack on the right to self-determination of the Palestinian people.”.
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Constitutional and Legal Affairs C’ttee resumes public hearing of LGBTQI+ Bill today

Joy Online 29 Nov 2021
... of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values 2021 Bill ... Appearing before the Committee during the first hearing on Thursday, November 11, 2021, the Concerned Ghanaian Citizens, a group opposing the passage of the Bill, described it as a violation of human rights.
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Be careful with anti-LGBTQI+ bill – CHRAJ

Ghana Web 29 Nov 2021
It is based on this a group of 18 renowned lawyers, academicians and other professionals sent a memorandum to parliament for the bill to be thrashed, stating that it violates the fundamental human right guaranteed in the constitution.
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We’re not trying to criminalise intersex people – Sam George

Joy Online 29 Nov 2021
Appearing before the Committee during the first hearing on Thursday, November 11, 2021, the Concerned Ghanaian Citizens, a group opposing the passage of the Bill, described it as a violation of human rights ... Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill, 2021, into law.
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Public hearing on anti-LGBTQ+ bill resumes today

Ghana Web 29 Nov 2021
It is based on this a group of 18 renowned lawyers, academics and other professionals sent a memorandum to parliament for the bill to be thrashed, stating that it violates the fundamental human right guaranteed in the constitution.
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Don't pollute the focus of this bill with adultery or fornication - Anti-LGBTQ+ sponsors

Ghana Web 29 Nov 2021
It is based on this a group of 18 renowned lawyers, academicians and other professionals sent a memorandum to parliament for the bill to be thrashed, stating that it violates the fundamental human right guaranteed in the constitution.
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China does not intend to invite western politicians calling for Olympics boycott: Report

Beijing News 29 Nov 2021
In March, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials and one entity for alleged human rights violations in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to Sputnik.
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Israeli actions against Palestinians eroding two-state solution - UN chief warns

Urdu Point 29 Nov 2021
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Monday warned that Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights and illegal settlement activity was putting the prospect of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at risk.
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