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Venezuelan Move To Border Countries In Desperation For Survival

Venezuelan Move To Border Countries In Desperation For Survival

Venezuelan refugees are swimming across nations, in desperation for survival. Latest statistics shared by the United Nations confirms that the number of refugees and migrants worldwide has now reached three million. The United Nations is…

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Human Rights, why China must reconsider Hong Kong security law

Human Rights, why China must reconsider Hong Kong security law

“We urge the Chinese and Hong Kong governments to reconsider the imposition of this legislation and to engage Hong Kong’s people, institutions and judiciary to prevent further erosion of the rights and freedoms that the…

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Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

Lebanon’s economic crisis worsened the plight of thousands of migrant workers, who were throwing out by their employers and had been struggling to secure repatriation flights to go back home. As Lebanese pound plunged to…

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Human Rights Commission takes suo motu cognizance over media report, issues notice over poor quarantine centers in Meghalaya

Human Rights Commission takes suo motu cognizance over media report, issues notice over poor quarantine centers in Meghalaya

In relation to a media report that revealed lack of support from government to the community quarantine centers in Meghalaya which are managed by Dorbar Shnongs, the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) have issued a…

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Georgian Mining Workers Rights Are Finally Being Taken Seriously

Georgian Mining Workers Rights Are Finally Being Taken Seriously

Georgian workers might finally get their due as the parliament readies to discuss a package of amendments to the country’s labor legislation this week. This has been confirmed by the human rights watchdog, the Human…

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The US Police use of force policy fall short of human rights standards, report finds

The US Police use of force policy fall short of human rights standards, report finds

A new study by the University of Chicago has learned that the Police department in many cities in the United States is failing to meet international human rights standards in the utilization of lethal force.…

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Free Speech Threatened If Open Technology Fund Is Dissolved In America

Free Speech Threatened If Open Technology Fund Is Dissolved In America

The United States must not look at closing down access to not-for-profit entities like Open Technology Fund (OTF), a broad coalition of organizations and individuals committed to internet freedom. The Human Rights Watch organization is…

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A win for human rights as U.S. Supreme Court passes a ruling in support of LGBTQ workers

A win for human rights as U.S. Supreme Court passes a ruling in support of LGBTQ workers

A watershed moment marked the history with Supreme Court ruling in the U.S. – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers are now protected under federal civil rights law. This historic decision by Justice Neil Gorsuch,…

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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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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.…