Latest News for: Human right violations


Saskatoon Colombian community raises awareness about human rights violations in their home country

CTV 09 May 2021
Saskatoon’s Colombian community came together Saturday to raise awareness about the unrest gripping their home country ... .

HR violations in held Kashmir should be tried in International Court: Lord Nazir

Urdu Point 09 May 2021
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th May, 2021 ) .Former member of the House of Lords, UK, Lord Nazir Ahmed has said that human rights violations in the occupied Kashmir territory should not only be exposed but also be tried in the International Court.

UN Condemns Ugandan Bill to Criminalize Same-Sex Relations

Voa News 09 May 2021
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on Uganda to amend a bill to ban same-sex relations that it says would violate human rights standards and undermine public health ... “Such provisions not only violate Uganda’s human rights obligations and ...

Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem violence and evictions

The New Arab 09 May 2021
Both demanded an investigation into whether Israel’s actions violate two US laws that entail that American weapons can only be sold for legitimate self-defence purposes, and that foreign military support to states suspected of human rights abuses should be withheld.

Pakistani premier urges world to protect rights of Palestinians

Anadolu Agency 09 May 2021
... norms of humanity and International law(s) ... Welcoming the convening of an emergency meeting of the Arab League to discuss the situation, Qureshi called upon the EU and human rights groups to take cognizance of the violation of human rights and the international laws by Tel Aviv.

American interventionism as a source of humanitarian crisis

People Daily 09 May 2021
... with some developed countries that once espoused the value of human rights now being accused of disrespecting the human rights of incoming refugees ... are of good to no one and instead serve as a source of humanitarian disaster and human rights violations ... human rights violations.

Rehman urges UN, international human rights bodies to break silence on Palestine & Kashmir

Urdu Point 09 May 2021
The speakers included Parliamentarians, diplomats and human rights activists from across the globe ... He suggested that activists, diplomats and parliamentarians attending the conference should use their influence to visit the IIOJK to observe the human rights violations and deliver medicines and vaccines to people there.

Informal sector workers, others petition government to ratify ILO C190

Ghana Business News 09 May 2021
The ILO also acknowledged that gender-based violence and harassment disproportionately affected women and girls and constituted human rights violation as well as a threat to equal opportunities.

Eleazar to cops: Arrest quarantine violators but don’t hurt them

Sun Star 09 May 2021
IN COMPLIANCE with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order, newly assumed Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Guillermo Eleazar directed police officers to arrest violators of health and quarantine protocols, but reminded them to respect human rights.

Arab Publishers' Association condemns Israeli attacks on Al-Aqsa Mosque

Egypt Today 09 May 2021
The onslaught of displacement of Palestinians from their places of residence by coercive force intensifies with false allegations, especially in the neighborhoods of Jerusalem, especially the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in violation of all international conventions and human rights.

People are talking about —

The News International 09 May 2021
People say this is good news as blasphemy laws are increasingly used for personal or political score settling in violation of the rights to freedom of religious belief and of opinion, targeting human rights defenders, journalists, artists and the most marginalized people in society.
photo: AP / Marco Ugarte
An armed, community policeman guards a march of residents through their town of Alcozacan, Guerrero state, Mexico, Friday, April 30, 2021.

Mexico is deadliest country for journalists, who also face government harassment

Yahoo Daily News 09 May 2021
"In Mexico we are experiencing a crisis of generalized violence, human rights violations, disappearances, femicides, executions, and we are all victims," said Itzia Miravete, prevention coordinator at Article 19, an organization that defends the right of freedom of expression.

Ethiopia Orthodox leader blasts crimes amounting to 'genocide' in Tigray

Press TV 09 May 2021
“Abune Mathias did not write this out or prepare ... UN Security Council expresses concern about rights violations in... Last month, the United Nations Security Council expressed “deep concern” about allegations of human rights violations in Tigray, including reports of sexual violence against women and girls ... ... .

Morocco ramps up rhetoric on Iran, denounces security threats

The Arab Weekly 09 May 2021
The Iranian official even urged Morocco to “stop meddling with the internal affairs of other countries and challenging their territorial integrity,” asking Rabat “to fulfil its obligations towards the Sahrawi people, stop human rights violations and implement the United Nations resolutions.”.

Police officer lodges human rights petition for 'being forced' to get vaccine

Korea Times 09 May 2021
A police officer has lodged a petition with the nation's human rights watchdog claiming that he and his ... In the petition, Sergeant Kim accused Commissioner Kim and Lee of violating officers' human rights, privacy and right to pursue happiness stipulated in the Constitution.