Human Rights

Palestinian Human Rights Orgs Slam Israeli Gov’t Minister For ‘libelous’ Smears

Last week, the news broke in Israeli media that Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs (MSA) had launched a “stealthy campaign” that resulted in the shuttering of some 30 bank accounts affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions...
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Our Doctors Are Suffering From Human Rights Violations In Medicine

An excerpt from Human Rights Violations in Medicine: A-to-Z Action Guide. From sex trafficking to censorship, the range of human rights violations is immense, some more heinous than others. Abuse may be perpetrated by dictators in war-torn...
Related topics: Censorship

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A Terrible Week For Saudi’s Mbs Shows Tide Is Turning

By Elisa Epstein | Advocacy Coordinator | @elisacepstein | – (Human Rights Watch) – In a powerful rebuke to the Trump administration and a strong signal to Gulf states, the US Senate voted yesterday, 53 to 45, to block arms sales worth...

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In Venezuela, Bachelet Calls On Government To Release Prisoners, Appeals For ‘bold Steps Towards...

Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and announced that a team from her office would remain...
Related topics: Venezuela, Protests

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Venezuela Should Release Jailed Opponents: Un Rights Chief

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called on Venezuela to release jailed dissidents Friday and said the crisis-wracked country faced a “serious” humanitarian situation. Her comments came at the end of a three-day...
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10 Minutes From War: What Scared Trump Away From Bombing Iran?

What is Trump's foreign policy; US picks Venezuela Coup over housing American poor; whose behind the Syrian Network for Human Rights
Related topics: Iran, Venezuela

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Quote Of The Day

“I don’t think the remarks are offensive. During the height of the civil rights movement we worked with people and got to know people that were members of the klan…We never gave up on our fellow human being.” — Rep....

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George & Amal Clooney Enjoy Dinner Together In Italy!

George Clooney and his wife Amal are kicking off their summer with an Italian vacation! The 58-year-old actor and the 41-year-old human rights lawyer were spotted following a dinner at Gatto Nero’s on Thursday evening (June 20) in Cernobbio,...
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Netizen Report: Lawyers Seek Court Challenge Against Ethio Telecom Over Internet Shutdown

Ethio Telecom building in Addis Ababa. Photo by Francisco Anzola via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0) The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in technology and human rights around the...
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International Conference In Vienna: Executive Director Of The Geneva Centre Meets With Officials Of...

By Geneva CentreVIENNA, Jun 21 2019 (IPS-Partners) Following the 19 June international conference on “From the Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational Cooperation to Human Security” held in Vienna, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for...
Related topics: Austria, Vienna, Azerbaijan

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Buttigieg Faults Israel On Human Rights, While Klobuchar, Warren, Harris, Booker And De Blasio...

Yesterday the New York Times published a Democratic presidential forum of video interviews, including the hot potato: “Do you think Israel meets international standards of human rights?” And even the Times seems a bit surprised by the...
Related topics: Israel, World Videos

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Uae Royal Could Be Linked To Mohammed Morsi’s Death, French Former Spy Chief Claims

Egyptian authorities maintain that Mohammed Morsi died of natural causes, but some critics, including human rights group Amnesty International, suggested that he could have been denied access to proper medical care and called for an investigation.
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Un Investigator Seeks Criminal Probe Of Khashoggi Murder, Accusing Saudi Crown Prince

Human Rights Watch (Geneva) – The United Nations expert’s call for justice for the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should lead to the creation of a comprehensive system to monitor Saudi rights abuses, Human Rights Watch...
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Adding Troops At Mexico’s Border With Guatemala Won’t Block Migrants From Coming To The U.s....

What’s more, human rights abuses will probably increase.
Related topics: Mexico, Guatemala

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The Problem With Calling Physician Burnout A Human Rights Violation Or A Moral Injury

Our profession is in crisis, but “human rights violations” and “moral injury” are inaccurate terms to use. It may be surprising to some that I am writing this piece as I am viewed as a staunch physician advocate. In 2017, I...

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After Damning Un Report, Human Rights And Press Freedom Advocates Demand Justice For Khashoggi

Jessica Corbett, staff writerDefenders of human rights and press freedom demanded Wednesday that U.S. and U.N. leaders seek justice for Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi following the release of a damning report which concluded that the...
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Kamala Harris Says Israel Meets Human Rights Standards ‘overall’ (days After Its Forces Wound...

In an interview with the New York Times, Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris said she believes Israel meets international human rights standards “overall.” The declaration comes less than a week after Israel wounded ninety-two...
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Alphabet Shareholder Meeting Draws Protesters Over Antitrust And Human Rights - Cnet

Google’s recent scandals take center stage at its parent company’s annual gathering of investors.
Related topics: Protests, Google, Google (GOOG)

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Bernie Sanders’ Economic Bill Of Rights

Marjorie Cohn reports on a more complete U.S. definition of human rights that, as Sanders urges, picks up where FDR left off. Sanders Calls for FDR’s Vision to be Fulfilled By Marjorie Cohn Truthout Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders...

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Executive Director Of The Geneva Centre: World Society Must Not Turn A Blind Eye To Refugees In The...

By Geneva CentreGENEVA, Jun 19 2019 (IPS-Partners) Ambassador Idriss Jazairy, Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, has appealed to international decision-makers to express greater solidarity to...

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