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... rates of child-removal in the Western world. Photo: Getty Images Parents have plenty of rights, but choosing their child's medical treatment doesn't always seem to be one of them -...
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2015/04/20 14:48
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Comment: United by our shared sense of justice Scotlands Lord President, Lord Gill, delivered the opening speech on the independence of the judiciary and the legal profession. Picture: TSPL ALISTAIR...
2015/04/18 02:26
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... year if migration attempts continue at the current rate, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says. Good weather has triggered an extraordinary surge in dangerous journeys...
2015/04/17 15:48
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... asylum seekers who currently live in Cambodia, not many want to stay. Gently wringing his hands, Iraqi teenager Emad Hashim Abid Farhan looks down as his eyes begin to well with tears. "Most...
2015/04/17 11:56
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Overnight Media Digest * A deal reached by lawmakers Thursday would pave the way for U.S. President Obama to conclude a Pacific trade agreement with rare Republican help but is triggering a fight...
2015/04/17 10:30
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By Jinél Fourie and Steven Gruzd Combating gender-based violence was a key theme raised by African countries at the March 2015 session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva,...
2015/04/17 08:28
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Al Hussein during his mission to BurundiFriday, 17 April 2015, 8:10 pmSpeech: United Nations Human Rights CommissionerOpening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at...
2015/04/17 06:29
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... launch of a campaign to protect older women in the impoverished east African nation. Human rights groups say deep seated cultural beliefs, the low status of women, and the need to hold...
2015/04/16 21:52
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... first transgender person to make the cover of Time magazine, it represented a watershed moment for those who have often chosen obscurity over visibility — and for good reason. Long feared and...
2015/04/16 09:55
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Aid group Médecins Sans Frontières says a soon-to-be-sealed trade deal will not only push up local medicine costs, but place life-saving ones out of reach for millions of patients in developing...
2015/04/14 14:46
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THE 2015 GENERAL ELECTION is fast approaching and the Labour and Conservative parties have released manifestos outlining what the technology sector can expect if they are elected in May. We've...
2015/04/12 03:36
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... - Assembly declares Turkey a republic and Kemal Ataturk president. Europe meets Asia in Turkey's largest city 1928 - Turkey becomes secular: clause retaining Islam as state religion removed...
2015/04/12 01:15
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Arnon Numpa (left), a 30-year-old rights lawyer, and student Sirawith Seritiwat, 23, leave a police station last month. They are charged with violating orders banning public gatherings. (Reuters...
2015/04/11 16:43
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Amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act seek to bring children between the ages of 16 and 18 charged with heinous crimes under the purview of the Indian Penal Code....
2015/04/10 22:41
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Mughal-era tombs. Starting early in the morning, senior civil servants could sneak in a round before making the short journey from the course – which was founded during the British Raj – to nearby...
2015/04/09 23:10
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... a protest march organised by Greenpeace last year. File picture New Delhi, April 9: The Centre today barred Greenpeace India from receiving foreign funds with immediate effect by...
2015/04/09 12:30
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How Property Tax Would Benefit Africa New publication by Nara Monkam and Mick Moore The developmental benefits of governments taxing citizens, even for modest sums, are often disregarded. African...
2015/04/09 10:03
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... take “all steps reasonably necessary or appropriate” to ensure that no person is detained for longer than 30 days without a warrant. The Legal Resources Centre said they are deeply concerned...
2015/04/07 07:15
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It was an unfortunate decision by the Marikana Commission of Inquiry to exclude an investigation of the extent to which emolument orders contributed to the unrest at the mine, said Mohamed Ameermia,...
2015/04/07 00:49
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The High Court of Malaya made human rights awareness a condition to a lawyer being allowed to practise here. Will this be a milestone for human rights development in Malaysia or will it be just a...
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