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    Kenya Takes Reform In Its Own Hands

    Kenya Takes Reform In Its Own Hands

    The constant state of restrain and control over civilians has made the Kenyan police to resort to violent ways of handling the disgruntled crowds. Four different human rights groups in Kenya have complaint against police…

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    UN Human Rights Council urges States to help bridge “acute accountability gap” in Yemen

    UN Human Rights Council urges States to help bridge “acute accountability gap” in Yemen

    During the 45th session of UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday 24 Yemeni, regional and international civil society organizations urged the nations to collectively works towards credible accountability for the people of Yemen. The states…

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    Deterioration of individual freedoms and human rights in the Philippines, a dangerous tunnel

    Deterioration of individual freedoms and human rights in the Philippines, a dangerous tunnel

    Human rights in the Philippines are waste paper. The alleged war on drugs has created a climate of total impunity in the country, which has led to an impressive number of killings by the police,…

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    USA: 61 journalists arrested and 198 attacked in the last year

    USA: 61 journalists arrested and 198 attacked in the last year

    More than 40 million people in poverty, the highest infant mortality rate among the top twenty industrialized countries, 21 percent child poverty, these are just some of the data emerging from a recent report on…

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    UN report unveils Burundi’s continuous rights abuses despite government change

    UN report unveils Burundi’s continuous rights abuses despite government change

    The UN human rights report, released on Thursday, revealed Burundi’s worsening human rights condition despite change of government. The UN officials who carried out the investigations issued ‘fresh warnings about ongoing rights violations and impunity…

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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…

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    Media and Human Rights Activists Singled Out In Pakistan

    Media and Human Rights Activists Singled Out In Pakistan

    Media staff is consistently being harassed and singled out by the Pakistani government for speaking out the truth. Women especially are feeling more harassed through social media attacks being made against them. The fourth estate…

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    Amnesty report exposes Iran’s brutal crackdown on 2019 protestors; detainees flogged, water boarded and sexually abused

    Amnesty report exposes Iran’s brutal crackdown on 2019 protestors; detainees flogged, water boarded and sexually abused

    Amnesty international’s recent report exposed how the Iranian regime conducted misuse of power in its crack down on protesters in 2019. In the anti-government protests, which broke out November last year, the security forces arbitrarily…

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    UN denounces Jordan’s decision to close the Teachers Syndicate Union and detain its officials

    UN denounces Jordan’s decision to close the Teachers Syndicate Union and detain its officials

    The U.N’s human rights office denounced Jordan’s decision to close the Teachers Syndicate Union, which hit the union’s freedom of voicing and its ability to work independently.  Police raided the Jordan Teachers Syndicate head office…

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    Belarus NGO’s calls on the UN to hold a special session on Human Rights violation

    Belarus NGO’s calls on the UN to hold a special session on Human Rights violation

    Amnesty International and 16 other international NGOs wrote a joint letter to the United Nations Human Rights Council to request them for organizing a special meeting to address the human rights violation that has been…