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A modern slavery: labour and human rights violations against the Bangladeshi migrant workers in Mauritius

A modern slavery: labour and human rights violations against the Bangladeshi migrant workers in Mauritius

By Victoria Hudson. According to local media, human rights activists reported Bangladeshi migrant workers employed at some apparel factories in Mauritius are being forced to work as modern-day slaves. The Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Programme (OKUP),…

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Human Rights “confirms Qatar’s failure to address human rights violations.”

Human Rights “confirms Qatar’s failure to address human rights violations.”

Human Rights Watch confirmed that migrant workers, asylum seekers, stateless people, and women in Qatar remained vulnerable to abuse despite new laws and regulations aimed at protecting rights better. In the World Report 2020, the…

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South Korea wins membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council for a fifth term.

South Korea wins membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council for a fifth term.

South Korea’s mission at the United Nations announced that Seoul has won a fifth round of membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council. South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported that during the elections held…

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A new sanctions regime against human rights violations around the world.

A new sanctions regime against human rights violations around the world.

The European Union has adopted a new sanctions regime against human rights violations around the world, following the call by the High Representative of Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in the Caucus, Josep Borrell, for…

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Human rights organization: Kenyan police continues the killing in the poor neighborhoods of Nairobi.

Human rights organization: Kenyan police continues the killing in the poor neighborhoods of Nairobi.

Human Rights Watch said on Thursday that Kenyan police have shot dead at least eight people in the slums of Nairobi in the past two months in violation of the laws of excessive use of…

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Human rights associations are calling lybia for al Bashir’s handover.

Human rights associations are calling lybia for al Bashir’s handover.

International human rights organizations today urged Khartoum to expedite the handing over of former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court after the new authorities in the country pledged to bring him to…

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Australia Housing Bubble Burst Leads To Human Rights Catastrophe-UN Report

Australia Housing Bubble Burst Leads To Human Rights Catastrophe-UN Report

Australia is the next to face the housing crises after European countries like Dublin. The escalating housing problem is now being considered a significant human right crises declared by the United Nations; and the government…

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Increased violence and human rights violations in South Sudan.

Increased violence and human rights violations in South Sudan.

On Friday, the United Nations human rights committee in South Sudan expressed regret over the increase in armed violence and the delay in implementing the peace agreement and the violation of rights in the country…

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Documents Disclosed Show Violation Of Human Rights In Xinjiang

Documents Disclosed Show Violation Of Human Rights In Xinjiang

The well known media agency has come across important documentation that indicates that Chinese have actually violated the human rights of ethnic minority Muslims. Certain spreadsheets were discovered that showed specific data recorded about the…

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German report exposes China’s human rights violations in Xinjiang.

German report exposes China’s human rights violations in Xinjiang.

A confidential document prepared by the German Foreign Ministry concluded that the human rights situation in northwest China’s Xinjiang region is witnessing a “significant deterioration”, warning that the Uighurs who were deported to China may…