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South Korea wins membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council for a fifth term.

South Korea wins membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council for a fifth term.

South Korea’s mission at the United Nations announced that Seoul has won a fifth round of membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council. South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported that during the elections held…

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Increased violence and human rights violations in South Sudan.

Increased violence and human rights violations in South Sudan.

On Friday, the United Nations human rights committee in South Sudan expressed regret over the increase in armed violence and the delay in implementing the peace agreement and the violation of rights in the country…

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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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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 most prominent human rights violations in Syria.

The most prominent human rights violations in Syria.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights issued its special monthly report that monitors the situation of human rights in Syria, in which it reviewed the outcome of the most prominent human rights violations by the…

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Syria, 300 thousand children displaced since December

Syria, 300 thousand children displaced since December

By Victoria Hudson. The Turkish armed forces today hit 54 targets of the Syrian army in the Idlib region, neutralizing – said a note released by Ankara – 76 soldiers of the Damascus regime. This…

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Stripped of citizenship, Australian mother leaving two children potentially stateless

Stripped of citizenship, Australian mother leaving two children potentially stateless

An Australian mother of five held in the deteriorating al-Hawl camp of northern Syria has been stripped of her citizenship retroactive by three years – leaving two of her children potentially stateless and potentially permanently…

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The UN worried about the number of killed human rights activists in Colombia

The UN worried about the number of killed human rights activists in Colombia

An alarm about the huge number of deaths of public activists in Colombia was expressed in the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,  “The vicious and endemic cycle of violence and impunity…

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Russia continues discrimination of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in Crimea, – the UN

Russia continues discrimination of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in Crimea, – the UN

Russia continues to apply its legislation in occupied Crimea to discriminate against ethnic groups, including Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian, ignoring the recommendations of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.  “The UN Committee…

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UN Poll: Decline in sympathy for migrant workers in Asia-Pacific

UN Poll: Decline in sympathy for migrant workers in Asia-Pacific

According to recent UN polls there has been a surge in negative attitude towards migrant workers in Asia-Pacific region especially in nations like Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The survey, conducted by the UN International Labour…