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Financial and political crisis worsens the condition of migrant workers in Lebanon

Financial and political crisis worsens the condition of migrant workers in Lebanon

By Victoria Hudson. Around 150 thousand Bangladeshi migrant workers are passing days in uncertainty in crisis-hit Lebanon as most of them have either lost their jobs or remained unpaid over the last few months. Some…

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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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HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

By Victoria Hudson. The Italian government should suspend all support to the Libyan Coast Guard until Libya pledges to a clear plan to ensure full respect for migrants’ security and rights, Human Rights Watch said…

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Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

Corruption thrives in chaos. There is yet another example of this seen in illegal settlements that have been borne out of civil war in countries like Syria, Israel, Libya and Lebanon. The United Nations Human…

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The European Union is moving to withdraw franchises from Cambodia due to human rights violations.

The European Union is moving to withdraw franchises from Cambodia due to human rights violations.

The European Commission decided to partially withdraw the trade concessions granted to Cambodia under a program to assist developing countries, due to “serious and systematic” violations of human rights. The decision will enter into force…

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Pakistan criticizes the international silence on human rights violations in Kashmir.

Pakistan criticizes the international silence on human rights violations in Kashmir.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Wednesday, criticized the major countries’ silence over what he described as human rights violations by the Indian authorities in Kashmir to protect their mutual interests with India. Khan added…

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Johnson retracts the pardon to illegal immigrants.

Johnson retracts the pardon to illegal immigrants.

The British government has silently canceled a proposal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. Johnson had previously said his proposal would help prevent another “winderush scandal”. The Prime Minister, who…