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    Over 300 rights groups approach UN demanding ‘decisive action’ against China’s human rights abuses

    Over 300 rights groups approach UN demanding ‘decisive action’ against China’s human rights abuses

    In an open letter addressed to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet and other member states, 321 civil society groups came together raising the call for international scrutiny over “the Chinese government’s…

    Embassies
    UN Chief highlights grave human rights abuses in migrants’ detention centres in Libya

    UN Chief highlights grave human rights abuses in migrants’ detention centres in Libya

    United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres reiterated his appeal to the Libyan government for closure of all the migrants’ detention centres which reportedly had been reduced to hub of human rights abuses. He emphasised how…

    Human rights
    UN Secretary-General condemns assaults against peacekeepers in the Central African Republic

    UN Secretary-General condemns assaults against peacekeepers in the Central African Republic

    The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has firmly denounced the assault on peacekeepers by the Return, Reclamation, and Rehabilitation (3R) rebel group, which killed one Rwandan peacekeeper and two others injured, the UN News reported. The @UN_CAR strongly…

    Migrant workers
    Migrant Workers Remittance Might Drop Miserably In 2020

    Migrant Workers Remittance Might Drop Miserably In 2020

    It has been estimated that due to the Covid-19 situation that has led to prolonged periods of lockdown, the remittance that migrant workers usually sent back home to their families is going to drop by…

    Human rights
    ‘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…

    News
    Coronavirus: poverty threatens large numbers of women

    Coronavirus: poverty threatens large numbers of women

    The Secretary-General of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, called on women to be at the center of economic reconstruction efforts as the world confronts the repercussions of the emerging Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), warning that the threat…

    Human rights
    Human rights activists mistreated in 38 countries.

    Human rights activists mistreated in 38 countries.

    UN listed 38 countries, including China and Russia, accused of intimidation and even reprisals against people who cooperate with the United Nations on human rights abuses. “Punishing individuals for cooperating with the United Nations is…