Human Rights

‘i Feel Sorry For Brazil’: Un’s Bachelet Blasts Bolsonaro Over Tweet Mentioning Her Dead...

Earlier this month, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took aim at UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, accusing her of engaging in ‘Macron-style’ meddling in Brazil’s internal affairs after she marked concerns with...
Related topics: Brazil, Emmanuel Macron

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As New Rallies Break Out, Egypt Must Respect The Right To Peaceful Protest: Human Rights Watch

(Beirut) – Egyptian authorities should protect the right to peaceful protest in upholding Egypt’s obligations under international human rights law, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should immediately release all those arrested for...
Related topics: Egypt, Protests, Lebanon

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Meet Facebook’s Latest Fake

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a 35-year-old billionaire who keeps refusing to sit in front of international parliamentarians to answer questions about his ad business’ impact on democracy and human rights around the world, has a new piece of...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Mark Zuckerberg

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Netizen Report: Pro-government Doxxing Campaigns Rock Hong Kong, Serbia

Technology and human rights news from around the world.‘It is U who taught me that peaceful marches are useless.’ Photo: May James/HKFP. The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in...
Related topics: Hong Kong, Serbia, World Photos

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Is The Gates Foundation Putting Toilets Ahead Of Human Rights?

The Gates Foundation is going to honor Indian prime minister Narendra Modi for his work on sanitation. Activists say his human rights record should make him unworthy of any awards. Do the ends justify honoring someone with a suspect character?...
Related topics: Narendra Modi, Activism

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Advocacy Group Slams Ben Carson Over Reported Slur Of Trans People

The Human Rights Campaign excoriated Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson over a report that he disparaged transgender people in meetings with staff this week.“Ben Carson has spent his career in politics expressing disgust toward the...

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Boko Haram’s Youngest Victims

“We were so close you couldn’t put one finger between one person and the next, we were like razorblades in a pack”. Illustration @2019 John Holmes for Human Rights Watch. By Jo BeckerSep 19 2019 (IPS) “Khadija” was just 8 years old when...

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Led By Our Youth, The Climate Narrative Has Changed

Jenny RicksThe wave of climate strikes led by young people has other parts of society joining in and following their lead—trade unions, human rights organisations and others. (Photo: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
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Bernie Sanders And Andrew Yang Will Ditch Hrc/cnn Democratic Presidential Candidates Lgbtq Town Hall

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and entrepreneur Andrew Yang will be the only top-ten Democratic presidential candidates to not appear in the Human Rights Campaign’s LGBTQ town hall, hosted by CNN. The event will be held on the 31st National...
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Turkey: Alarming Crackdown On Journalists, Desperate Appeal To Un

Turkey: Alarming Crackdown On Journalists, Desperate Appeal To UN Authored by Uzay Bulut via The Gatestone Institute, International human-rights and press-freedom organizations recently appealed to the United Nations to take action...
Related topics: Turkey

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Us Lawmakers Pledge Support For Hong Kong Pro-democracy Activists

VOA Mandarin Service's Xu Teng contributed to this report.CAPITOL HILL — U.S. lawmakers will move next week to begin passing legislation combating human rights abuses in Hong Kong, an action intended to send long-term support to democracy...
Related topics: Hong Kong, Activism

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The Magnitskiy Myth Exploded

The Magnitskiy Myth Exploded Authored by Craig Murray, The conscientious judges of the European Court of Human Rights published a judgement a fortnight ago which utterly exploded the version of events promulgated by Western governments...

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Hrw Report: Hundreds Killed In Brazil's Amazon Over Land, Resources In Past Decade

A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon, many by organized criminal networks profiting from illegal deforestation.Of...
Related topics: Brazil, Amazon, Deforestation

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Jordan's King Hold News Conference In Berlin - Video

Earlier this year, the German Chancellor awarded Jordan's King Abdullah II with the Catholic prize ‘Lamp of Peace’ for promoting human rights and regional peace, as well as taking in Syrian refugees.
Related topics: Angela Merkel, Germany, Berlin, World Videos

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Human Rights Watch Accuses Brazil’s Bolsonaro Of Giving A ‘green Light’ To Illegal Loggers To...

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro of giving a “green light” to illegal loggers to destroy the Amazon and failing to protect those defending the world’s largest rain forest. Bolsonaro,...
Related topics: Brazil, Amazon

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Gates Foundation's Humanitarian Award To India's Modi Is Sparking Outrage

The Indian prime minister is cited for the millions of toilets his government has built in rural India. Activists say his human rights record should disqualify him.(Image credit: Altaf Qadri/AP)
Related topics: India, Activism

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Trump Wants A Torture Proponent To Lead U.s. Human Rights Policy. The Senate Should Say No

Donald Trump has made no secret of his penchant for torture. It was, of course, a feature of his 2016 campaign. And while former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and other senior foreign policy appointees have rejected the practice as unlawful and...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Senate

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Democratic Voters Support Cutting Aid To Israel, So Why Have Only Two Candidates Even Mentioned It?

A new report shows that a net majority of Democratic voters support cutting aid to Israel based on the country’s human rights violations. Nonetheless, only two Democratic presidential candidates have floated the idea during this campaign and...
Related topics: Israel

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Cambodian Government’s Request For 'meetings' Seen As Intimidation

The Cambodian government summoned three human rights organizations to meetings in Phnom Penh to examine research they published and comments one of them gave to the media, a move the NGOs described as attempts at intimidation. The organizations...

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The Future Of Colombia's Peace Accord In Doubt

In Colombia, the recent decision by some FARC guerrilla leaders to again take up arms - and the continuing violence directed at former fighters, political candidates, and human rights activists - have raised fears about the future of peace in that...
Related topics: Colombia, Farc, Activism

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