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WHO Using Monkeypox to Justify ‘Human Rights Violations’ With Experimental Vaccines: World Council for Health

The Epoch Times 28 May 2022
Non-scientific speculation regarding monkeypox is being used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to “justify further human rights violations” with a rollout ...

China: UN visit falls short of addressing crimes against humanity in Xinjiang

Amnesty 28 May 2022
In June 2021, Amnesty International launched a comprehensive report documenting how China’s crackdown against predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in Xinjiang amounted to serious human rights violations, including crimes against humanity.

UN’s Bachelet says China trip not for a probe, faces criticism

Al Jazeera 28 May 2022
Sophie Richardson from Human Rights Watch said that Bachelet’s visit seemed to be about “making nice with the Chinese government” rather than holding it accountable for some of the worst human rights violations it has committed under international law ... violations,” she said.

UN human rights chief asks China to rethink Uyghur policies

Democratic Underground 28 May 2022
It’s uncertain whether China’s ruling Communist Party, which has vehemently denied all reports of human rights violations and genocide in Xinjiang, would change its polices ... Bachelet is on a six-day visit to China that includes Xinjiang, a region where the Chinese government has been accused of human rights violations.

Calls for Investigation Mount Over Xinjiang Police Files

Beijing News 28 May 2022
In an online meeting this week with Chinese Foreign Ministry Wang Yi, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock cited the "new evidence of very serious human rights violations in Xinjiang and called for a transparent investigation," according to The Associated Press.

UN envoy defends China trip; Berlin’s concerns affect VW

Taipei Times 28 May 2022
Meanwhile, the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action has refused to provide automaker Volkswagen with guarantees to cover new investments in China because of concerns over human rights violations in the Xinjiang region, Der Spiegel reported on Friday.

U.N. Human-Rights Chief Calls on China to Boost Transparency in Xinjiang

Wall Street Journal 28 May 2022
... international concerns on its rights record, calling on Beijing to ensure counterterrorism efforts don’t violate human rights.

Sindh to legislate to compensate civilian victims of terror attacks, says Wahab

The News International 28 May 2022
... and promotion of human rights in the province. By looking at protective CVE laws, their violations and state responses, and examining the attacks against them, the study analysed how the CVE laws resulted in the protection of the human rights of marginalised groups in society.

My Turn: Remove police chief, reinstate lieutenant

The Recorder 28 May 2022
In our public role, with our redrafted vision and mission statements, we understand that it is our sworn duty to speak out whenever any individual’s or group’s human rights have been violated, curtailed or abridged.

India slams OIC-IPHRC's stand on Yasin Malik's life term

Suryaa 28 May 2022
... Rights Commission (OIC-IPHRC) on NIA sentencing Kashmiri separatist Yasin Malik to life imprisonment in a terror funding case ... "Such acts of blatant human rights violations against innocent Kashmiris are aimed at denying Kashmiris their legitimate right to self determination.

NHRC notice to UP over suicide by mom, sisters of man accused of ‘abduction’

The Times of India 28 May 2022
The commission observed that “it seems that the law enforcing agencies failed to deal with the situation sensibly resulting in violation of human rights”.

Xinhua Commentary: Washington should learn to quit China-smearing addiction 28 May 2022
... China's human rights records, and smeared China's domestic and foreign policies ... The truth is that the United States itself is the real saboteur to the existing world order, a major threat to global peace and stability, and a serious violator of international law and human rights.

AJK president seeks UN Chief's role for release of Yasin Malik

Urdu Point 28 May 2022
... the area of Occupied Kashmir", the letter said, adding that India wanted to bring a Chief Minister of its choice in the region.He said that it was incumbent upon the UN to stop human rights violations in Kashmir that happens to be an internationally recognized disputed territory.

AP News Summary at 2:14 p.m. EDT

Independent Record 28 May 2022
UN human rights chief asks China to rethink Uyghur policies ... human rights official says she raised concerns with ... China’s ruling Communist Party has vehemently denied all reports of human rights violations and allegations of genocide and showed no sign of being open to change.

The Bachelet Visit: Uyghurs Protest in Istanbul

Bitter Winter English 28 May 2022
They accuse her of “failing in her duty” to insist on independent human rights monitoring and investigation of the vulnerable areas of Xinjiang, Tibet, Southern Mongolia, and Hong Kong and for delaying the release of a report on the “grave human rights violations targeting Uyghurs and other Turkic communities in East Turkestan.”.

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