California law struck down by Supreme Court, union can’t access workers on growers’ property

California law struck down by Supreme Court, union can’t access workers on growers’ property

 In an ideological split the Supreme Court ruled of striking down a California state regulation. This means that union organizers will not be allowed to visit the farm workers on growers’ property as it violates…

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‘Practice Article 7 to Protect European Values’, says European Union

‘Practice Article 7 to Protect European Values’, says European Union

Europe and Central Asia’s advocacy director at Human Rights Watch Philippe Dam stated that the activities by Poland and Hungary show that leaving law and order violates unchecked weakens democratic institutions and in the end…

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Canada sees discrimination in immigration detention

Canada sees discrimination in immigration detention

As we see Refugee Day on June 20, Amnesty International and Human Watch Reports reveal the shocking truth of the World’s leading economy, Canada. It is seen that every year Canada confine thousands of people,…

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South Korea court dismisses wartime labour lawsuit against Japanese firms

South Korea court dismisses wartime labour lawsuit against Japanese firms

The Court of South Korea dismissed a lawsuit filed by 85 victims of wartime forced labour seeking e compensation from 16 Japanese firms. The firm declined to say accepting the case might violate a 1965…

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Life of Migrant Worker: Virtual complaint but real-life consequences

Life of Migrant Worker: Virtual complaint but real-life consequences

It is safe to say that not all heroes wear a cape, some of them come from the most unexpected places whom we often chose to ignore. One of his kind, a 28-year-old security guard…

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Rights Watchdogs express concerns over rising attacks on Pakistani journalists

Rights Watchdogs express concerns over rising attacks on Pakistani journalists

The Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and the International Commission of Jurists have expressed serious concerns over recent attacks against journalists critical of the Pakistan government. Issuing a joint statement, the three international rights organisations…

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Malaysia supports HRC inquiry into rights violations in Palestine

Malaysia supports HRC inquiry into rights violations in Palestine

Malaysia extended support to the Human Rights Council‘s (HRC) decision to set up a Commission of Inquiry (COI) with the aim of ensuring humanitarian support and accountability for Palestinian people in the aftermath of Israel-Hamas…

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Human rights groups urge athletes to boycott Beijing Olympics

Human rights groups urge athletes to boycott Beijing Olympics

A coalition of human rights groups said that continued human rights violations by China had left them with no option but to seek a complete boycott of next year’s Winter Olympics to be held in…

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Revelation of Chinese crackdown in Xinjiang targeting Uyghur imams poses a new human rights challenge

Revelation of Chinese crackdown in Xinjiang targeting Uyghur imams poses a new human rights challenge

A research undertaken and compiled by Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has unmasked a new dimension to the abuse against Uyghur Muslim minority in Xinjiang province of China. The crackdown by China since 2014 has…

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Human Rights Watch urges Thai authorities to probe murder of rights activist

Human Rights Watch urges Thai authorities to probe murder of rights activist

Human Rights Watch has urged Thailand authorities to immediately probe the killing of Somsak Onchuenjit, a land rights activist and lawyer, in Trang province in southern Thailand.  The international rights watchdog said successive Thai governments…

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