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‘Seafarers Must Be Brought Back Home In Pandemic Times’: U.N. chief Antonio Guterres

‘Seafarers Must Be Brought Back Home In Pandemic Times’: U.N. chief Antonio Guterres

The human rights of seafarers seem to be marginalized as many of them are still stuck at sea due to the ongoing pandemic conditions and prolonged lockdowns in various countries. As of last week, hundreds…

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How George Floyd Has Become A Symbol Of Freedom Of Press

How George Floyd Has Become A Symbol Of Freedom Of Press

George Floyd’s demise has given rise to a munity of various kinds across the globe. Apart from war against discrimination, there is a cry out against throttling of free press too. Recent cases of violation…

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New York protestors denied basic human rights as they are shoved into crowded and filthy jails

New York protestors denied basic human rights as they are shoved into crowded and filthy jails

Protests across the United States following death of George Floyd in police custody are basically against all the police misconduct being taken for granted since years together. Brutal violence, excessive force use, unprovoked beatings, and…

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Italy continues criminalising NGOs rescuing migrants

Italy continues criminalising NGOs rescuing migrants

In its blatant violation of human rights, Italy continues to criminalise the organisations working towards helping and rescuing migrants. Over the years the issue has only grown deeper in the country and across the continent.…

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Rise in domestic violence in UK amid pandemic crisis calls for legislation enactment by government – Human Rights Watch

Rise in domestic violence in UK amid pandemic crisis calls for legislation enactment by government – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch said on Monday that with the rise in domestic violence against women and girls in UK during pandemic crisis, it is time for government to step up and enact tough legal guidelines…

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Venezuelans Receive Humanitarian Aid Amidst Corona Virus Crisis

Venezuelans Receive Humanitarian Aid Amidst Corona Virus Crisis

The pandemic has become a boon of sorts of the Venezuelans. After a long sort battle, the Venezuelan government and the opposition have finally reached a consensus to receive humanitarian aid through the Pan American…

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Human Rights stoop to a new low in Pakistan as an 8 year old girl beaten to death by employers

Human Rights stoop to a new low in Pakistan as an 8 year old girl beaten to death by employers

An 8 year old illegally hired girl maid was beaten to death by her employers over a trivial issue when she mistakenly set free pet parrots. The incident happened in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Sunday, when…

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OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet denounced the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Powderhorn Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. She expressed on Tuesday that the continuing protests…

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Inhuman conditions of migrants detained in Libya

Inhuman conditions of migrants detained in Libya

At the end of 2017, horrific images of migrants sold as mere commodities in Libya were travelling around the world. This sparked a global outcry and pushed many leaders, in Europe, in Africa, in Libya,…

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New Arms Embargo Resolution Is Hope For A Peaceful South Sudan

New Arms Embargo Resolution Is Hope For A Peaceful South Sudan

South Sudan has been the rock bed of civil unrest and thus, violation of human rights has been a part and parcel of the fabric lives. In a recent resolution passed by the U.N. Security…