It was the United Nations along with many individual nations that tried to present the Taliban as a group that might relax its core principles and be willing to negotiate its harsh stance on women’s rights and human rights in general. The...
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South Asian countries grappling with the erosion of democratic norms, growing authoritarianism, the crackdown on freedom of press, speech and dissent, a report by Human Rights Watch says. Credit: 2017 Paula Bronstein for Human Rights WatchBy Sania...
London (AFP) – Eddie Howe confirmed on Friday that Newcastle would travel to Saudi Arabia for a training camp despite a fresh warning from Amnesty International that the kingdom was “trying to sportswash their appalling human rights...
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The growing calls to release the report come as a heated state election season gets underway in India and amid a spate of recent calls for violence against Muslims by Hindu nationalists.
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UN Human Rights Chief, Michelle Bachelet, launched on Wednesday a $400.5 million funding appeal for 2022, urging States and private donors to support her “agenda of rights”.
Xi Jinping's administration has touted Operation Sky Net as part of the president's anti-graft campaign, but its clandestine operations include sending agents overseas to intimidate fugitives and government targets, the report says.Kevin...
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'I recognize that I come across as lacking empathy,' billionaire VC admits Billionaire tech investor and ex-Facebook senior executive Chamath Palihapitiya was publicly blasted after he said nobody cared about the reported human rights abuse of...
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AOC Called Out As "Fake Progressive" By Anti-War Protesters At Her Office
Authored by Brian Terrell via AntiWar.com,
On Friday, January 14, about thirty members of a coalition of American and International antiwar and human rights...
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With COVID-19, the situation for women human rights defenders and the prospects for women's full participation in building peace, has become “vastly worse”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Tuesday.
Osman Kavala, Turkey
Osman Kavala has been imprisoned since 2017 while denying any wrongdoing. His next hearing is scheduled for Feburary 21, after a deadline set by Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia branch to release...
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DOHA (Sputnik) - The human rights ministry of the Houthi movement has condemned Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for bombing residential areas in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, which killed 23 people.
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Chamath Palihapitiya.REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Palihapitiya told a podcast last week that he doesn't care about China's Uyghur genocide.
"It's not a priority for me," the venture capitalist and co-owner of the Warriors had...
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This past weekend, Chamath Palihapitiya, a part-owner and director of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors and the founder and CEO of Social Capital, disregarded China’s human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims in a podcast interview.
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Taliban leaders in Afghanistan are institutionalizing large scale and systematic gender-based discrimination and violence against women and girls, independent UN human rights experts warned on Monday.
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