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Cases of human rights violations in Negros Occidental up in 2022

Sun Star 01 Feb 2023
CASES of human rights violations in Negros Occidental have increased in 2022, the local office of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said Tuesday, January 31 ... According to CHR, human rights cases included violations of the right to life, which included murder, homicide, torture, enforced disappearance, and shootout.
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Editorial: Human rights cases in Negros Occidental rising

Sun Star 01 Feb 2023
In data released by Commission on Human Rights (CHR)-Negros Occidental officer-in-charge Vincent Parra on Tuesday, January 31, 81 cases of human rights violations were reported in the province in 2022 ... This year, CHR is already investigating seven human rights violation cases in the province and the city.
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Nigerian rights commission to probe army over alleged abortions

Al Jazeera 01 Feb 2023
The National Human Rights Commission will on Tuesday (7th February 2023) inaugurate a Special Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations in the implementation of counterinsurgency operations in the northeast,” NHRC said ... NHCR has no powers to prosecute human rights violators but can recommend prosecution for offenders.
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Uzbekistan: 16-Year Sentence in Autonomous Region Protests

Human Rights Watch 01 Feb 2023
In a mid-December written response to a query sent to the Prosecutor General’s Office by the commission created by parliament in mid-July to investigate human ... These issues are central to ensure accountability for the human rights violations that occurred, Human Rights Watch said.
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PCIJ training on human rights reporting

Sun Star 01 Feb 2023
Stanley Palisada of ABS-CBN talked about the role of journalists in reporting human rights violations, as well as one’s basic human rights. Commission on Human Rights-Negros Occidental officer-in-charge Vincent Parra tackled the international and human rights framework.
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Nigerian rights commission panel to probe abortion allegations against military

FX Empire 01 Feb 2023
The National Human Rights Commission will on Tuesday (7th February 2023) inaugurate a Special Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations in the implementation of counterinsurgency operations in the northeast,” NHRC said ... NHCR has no powers to prosecute human rights violators but can recommend prosecution for offenders.
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After years in the dark, Tigray is slowly coming back online

Access Now 01 Feb 2023
It has cut people off from potentially life-saving information throughout the conflict, and made it extremely difficult for affected communities and their advocates to hold perpetrators of war crimes and human rights violations to account ... of human rights, are left in the past.
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The necessity of morality in foreign policy

Taipei Times 01 Feb 2023
So, when countries like Saudi Arabia, Egypt and, above all, China flagrantly violate their citizens’ human rights, liberal democracies must unite to constrain their behavior ...Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood,” Carter once said.
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Saudi Arabia executions almost doubled under MBS, King Salman: Report

Press TV 01 Feb 2023
The rate of executions in Saudi Arabia since King Salman and his son Mohammed bin Salman came to power in 2015 has almost doubled annually, according to a new report, highlighting flagrant human rights violations in the Arab country ... The human rights organizations stated that bin ...
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Ukraine is accused of using banned mines in Izyum

Stars and Stripes 01 Feb 2023
KYIV, UkraineHuman Rights Watch said Tuesday that it had uncovered evidence that Ukrainian forces fired “thousands” of antipersonnel land mines into Russian-occupied territory in eastern Ukraine, in an apparent violation of Kyiv’s commitments not to use the weapons, injuring and maiming dozens of civilians.
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The Union Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Shri Vayalar Ravi meeting with the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Shaikh Salman Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, in New Delhi on March 20, 2007.
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Saudi executions up sharply under King Salman, MBS

The New Arab 01 Feb 2023
Executions in Saudi Arabia have nearly doubled under King Salman and his son, de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman, activist groups said on Tuesday, detailing cases of torture and other human rights violations ... report by Reprieve and the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights.
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HR violations in IIOJK biggest challenge for world conscience; Barrister Sultan

Urdu Point 01 Feb 2023
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry has said that massive human rights violations by Indian troops in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) was the biggest challenge to the world conscience.
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A policeman stands guard as demonstrators display placards during a protest close to Indonesian embassy in Yangon, Myanmar Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Anti-coup protesters gathered outside the Indonesian embassy following reports that Indonesia was seeking to have fellow members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations,  also known as ASEAN countries, to agree on an action plan to hold the junta agree to its promise to hold free and fair elections in a year's time. The Indonesia Foreign Ministry has denied the report. (AP Photo)
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EU, 22 countries call on Myanmar’s junta to end violence, rights abuses

Anadolu Agency 01 Feb 2023
On the second anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, the EU and 22 countries on Wednesday urged the junta regime to end violence and human rights violations ... of arms and equipment and support all efforts to hold those responsible for human rights violations and abuses.
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US racial injustice and inequality hundreds of years in making

China Daily 01 Feb 2023
made the iconic and one of the most powerful speeches in the history of civil liberties and human rights movements ... US wrongly claims to be human rights champion ... And it remains the general perception that systemic racism has not been recognized as a serious violation of human rights by many southern states in the US.

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