Sudan confirms its intention to fully cooperate with international human rights mechanisms.

Sudan confirms its intention to fully cooperate with international human rights mechanisms.

The State Minister at the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Omar Qamar Al-Din affirmed his country’s determination to fully cooperate with international human rights mechanisms, which reflects Sudan’s directions in the coming stage, and his…

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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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The United Nations condemns human rights violations in North Korea and the last rejects the accusations.

The United Nations condemns human rights violations in North Korea and the last rejects the accusations.

The United Nations General Assembly condemned what it described as “continuing, massive violations of human rights in North Korea” in an annual resolution rejected by Pyongyang. The 193-member General Assembly approved the resolution, which was…

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Unacceptable level of racism in Ecuador

Unacceptable level of racism in Ecuador

By Victoria Hudson. The black population in Ecuador is victim of serious episodes of racism that manifest themselves not only through stereotypes and linguistic expressions but also through territorial isolation. Black people in Ecuador live…

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Head of press regulator advised Kazakh regime that suppresses free speech

Head of press regulator advised Kazakh regime that suppresses free speech

The new head of the UK’s independent press regulator has been criticised for providing legal assistance to an authoritarian regime notorious for the arbitrary arrests of journalists, shutting down of newspapers and state censorship. Lord…

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Human rights court dismisses MI6 informant Wang Yam’s appeal

Human rights court dismisses MI6 informant Wang Yam’s appeal

The European court of human rights has dismissed the appeal by the former Chinese dissident and MI6 informant Wang Yam that he had not had a fair trial because his defence evidence was held in…

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Stripped of citizenship, Australian mother leaving two children potentially stateless

Stripped of citizenship, Australian mother leaving two children potentially stateless

An Australian mother of five held in the deteriorating al-Hawl camp of northern Syria has been stripped of her citizenship retroactive by three years – leaving two of her children potentially stateless and potentially permanently…

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Labor Rights Are Human Rights —                                                      It’s Time We Guaranteed Them in the Constitution

Labor Rights Are Human Rights — It’s Time We Guaranteed Them in the Constitution

The US used to tell the world that strong unions were a bulwark against fascism. We should take our own advice and enshrine the right to organize. Democratic presidential contenders are renewing their acquaintance with…

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An unequal world: 2,000 have more wealth than 4.6 billion people

An unequal world: 2,000 have more wealth than 4.6 billion people

The total wealth of the 22 richest Scrooges on the planet exceeds the wealth of all African women.  On the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the super-exclusive club that from 21 to…

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Recruitment scandal: Qatar’s Yousif Bin Mohamed Al-Hail abuses Nepalese migrant workers, making millions

Recruitment scandal: Qatar’s Yousif Bin Mohamed Al-Hail abuses Nepalese migrant workers, making millions

The recent findings exposed how Qatar’s ambassador to the Republic of Nepal Sheikh Yousif Bin Mohamed Al-Hail was looting many Nepali immigrants through a recruitment agency. Victims of the recruitment scandal revealed that Qatar ambassador…

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