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AllAfrica.com
South African Human Rights Record Poor in 2017 - HRWto ensure inclusive education for all children with disabilities during South A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
to ensure inclusive education for all children with disabilities during South Africa's Universal Periodic Review before the UN Human Rights Council. Some of South Africa's votes at the UN were inconsistent the country's stated human rights... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Human Rights Watch hails resistance to Trump-style populismalso praised the role of Western nations in pressing nations to end rights abus
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 hours ago
also praised the role of Western nations in pressing nations to end rights abuses, such as Iceland's efforts at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, which led Duterte to rein in his "murderous police". And when Russia vetoed bids to hold... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conflict, Violence, Protests - and An Absent Presidentand labor exploitation; and continued abduction, rape, and sexual slavery under
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
and labor exploitation; and continued abduction, rape, and sexual slavery under Boko Haram. Nigeria currently sits on the UN Human Rights Council, as well as the Economic and Social Council. In January, Nigeria's minister of environment Amina... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Addis Makes Little Progress on Rights Reformsbusiness as usual without publicly raising concerns. Ethiopia is a member of b
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
business as usual without publicly raising concerns. Ethiopia is a member of both the UN Security Council and the UN Human Rights Council. Despite these roles, Ethiopia has a history of non-cooperation with UN special mechanisms. Other... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Human rights praise for same-sex marriagein relation to countries it dealt closely with on border security and trade. I
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 21 hours ago
in relation to countries it dealt closely with on border security and trade. In October, Australia was elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term. "To be a credible leader on the global stage, Australia needs to address... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Human rights praise for same-sex marriagein relation to countries it dealt closely with on border security and trade. I
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
in relation to countries it dealt closely with on border security and trade. In October, Australia was elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term. "To be a credible leader on the global stage, Australia needs to address... Read more
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News.com.au
Human rights praise for same-sex marriagein relation to countries it dealt closely with on border security and trade. I
News.com.au / Posted 22 hours ago
in relation to countries it dealt closely with on border security and trade. In October, Australia was elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term. "To be a credible leader on the global stage, Australia needs to address... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Australia’s ‘serious shortcomings’on Thursday night said Australia had “serious unresolved human rights problems”
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 22 hours ago
on Thursday night said Australia had “serious unresolved human rights problems”, despite it being elected last year to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term. When it was elected to the council, the Australian Government said it would... Read more
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News.com.au
Australia’s ‘serious shortcomings’on Thursday night said Australia had “serious unresolved human rights problems”
News.com.au / Posted 23 hours ago
on Thursday night said Australia had “serious unresolved human rights problems”, despite it being elected last year to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term. When it was elected to the council, the Australian Government said it would... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Crisis Stirs Deadly Violence Across Nationare allowed to dominate. In the coming months, the DRC will again be on the ag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
are allowed to dominate. In the coming months, the DRC will again be on the agenda of the UN Security Council and the UN Human Rights Council. They will have to decide beteween two broad approaches. One would be to further limit the resources... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tonga’s human rights record to be reviewed by UNFriday, 12 January 2018, 12:59 pmPress Release: UN Human Rights Council GENEVA
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Friday, 12 January 2018, 12:59 pmPress Release: UN Human Rights Council GENEVA – Tonga’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working... Read more
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The Hindu
The road still runs through Ramallahin 2014, India has turned from its traditional pro-Palestinian stance, to one o
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
in 2014, India has turned from its traditional pro-Palestinian stance, to one of abstention. In 2015, India abstained on a UN Human Rights Council resolution criticising Israel for an aerial bombing of Gaza that had left 2,200 people dead. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Serap Asks UN Rights Chief to Speak Out, Hold Special Session On Benue Killingsfor Human Rights, urging him to use his leadership position to urgently facilit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
for Human Rights, urging him to use his leadership position to urgently facilitate the holding of a special session of the UN Human Rights Council to address persistent killings apparently by herdsmen in Benue State of Nigeria and other parts of... Read more
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WA Today
DFAT spends $100,000 on junket for European journalistsand whether the department had tried to curry favour with certain nations to su
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
and whether the department had tried to curry favour with certain nations to support Australia's bid for a seat on the UN human rights council. In 2016, the department was criticised for spending $215,000 flying 23 bureaucrats business class... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Department of Foreign Affairs spends $100,000 on junket for European journalistsand whether the department had tried to curry favour with certain nations to su
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
and whether the department had tried to curry favour with certain nations to support Australia's bid for a seat on the UN human rights council. In 2016, the department was criticised for spending $215,000 flying 23 bureaucrats business class... Read more
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The Age
Department of Foreign Affairs spends $100,000 on junket for European journalistsand whether the department had tried to curry favour with certain nations to su
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
and whether the department had tried to curry favour with certain nations to support Australia's bid for a seat on the UN human rights council. In 2016, the department was criticised for spending $215,000 flying 23 bureaucrats business class... Read more
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CircleID
Internet Governance Outlook 2018: Preparing for Cyberwar or Promoting Cyber Détente?in particular for the right to freedom of expression and the right to privacy.
CircleID / Posted 12 days ago
in particular for the right to freedom of expression and the right to privacy. The good thing is that for both rights, the UN Human Rights Council has appointed Special Rapporteurs, who are functioning as watchdogs, produce critical reports to the... Read more
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Ekklesia
'Unprecedented' exposure to tear gas in Palestinian refugee camprecords or attempting to interview health care workers regarding patients under
Ekklesia / Posted 12 days ago
records or attempting to interview health care workers regarding patients under their care.” On 23 January 2018, Israel will undergo the third Universal Periodic Review of its human rights record at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. ... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Oxford Mail
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Bury Times
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Bury Times / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Gazette
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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guardian-series
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Harrow Times
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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This is West Country
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
This is West Country / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Gazette News
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Gazette News / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Bolton News
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
UN human rights experts ‘disturbed’ by Iranian response to protestsfollowing the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The fou
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
following the deaths of more than 20 people during the demonstrations. The four independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged the authorities to exercise restraint in a joint statement issued in Geneva. They added that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Ministers' Scorecard After Two Years (Concluding Partmission with skeletal staff." -Election of Nigerian representatives into vario
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
mission with skeletal staff." -Election of Nigerian representatives into various world organisations. They include the UN Human Rights Council, Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Did criticism keep Callamard out of the Philippines as Roque claims?of the Philippines to publicly agree, disagree or refute the preliminary findin
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
of the Philippines to publicly agree, disagree or refute the preliminary findings," she also said. Callamard, who reports to the UN human rights council, landed in Duterte's cross hairs for condemning the spate of killings under hi... Read more
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Canberra Times
Letters to the Editor: Getting insight into public-private joint financefor years how to achieve this. We just never listen. Patricia Saunders, Chapma
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
for years how to achieve this. We just never listen. Patricia Saunders, Chapman FREE THE WORLD Australia's term on the UN Human Rights Council should be used to encourage the adoption of democracy and democratic freedoms globally. Rod... Read more
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Pilipino Star
After her planned visit was canceled, did Callamard fail to do her job as claimed by Roque?refused to heed Duterte’s conditions, saying they violate UN protocols for coun
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
refused to heed Duterte’s conditions, saying they violate UN protocols for country visits. Callamard, who reports to the UN human rights council, landed in Duterte's crosshairs for condemning the spate of killings under his drug war. Last... Read more
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The Age
Letters to the Editor: Getting insight into public-private joint financefor years how to achieve this. We just never listen. Patricia Saunders, Chapma
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
for years how to achieve this. We just never listen. Patricia Saunders, Chapman FREE THE WORLD Australia's term on the UN Human Rights Council should be used to encourage the adoption of democracy and democratic freedoms globally. Rod... Read more
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The Age
Gang crime: We need to tackle this serious social problemher mines. George Houlder, Cambrian HillsBoosting human rights Australia will
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
her mines. George Houlder, Cambrian HillsBoosting human rights Australia will soon commence its three-year term on the UN Human Rights Council. It will sit alongside other nations, including Saudi Arabia, in helping to protect the vulnerable... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Letters to the Editor: Getting insight into public-private joint financefor years how to achieve this. We just never listen. Patricia Saunders, Chapma
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
for years how to achieve this. We just never listen. Patricia Saunders, Chapman FREE THE WORLD Australia's term on the UN Human Rights Council should be used to encourage the adoption of democracy and democratic freedoms globally. Rod... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Time for change’ in Iran: Trumphas blamed the US, Saudi Arabia and Britain for the protests. The US governmen
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
has blamed the US, Saudi Arabia and Britain for the protests. The US government has called for the UN Security Council and UN Human Rights Council to hold emergency meetings on Iran, with the US ambassador to the United Nations saying the world... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘Time for change’ in Iran: Trumphas blamed the US, Saudi Arabia and Britain for the protests. The US governmen
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
has blamed the US, Saudi Arabia and Britain for the protests. The US government has called for the UN Security Council and UN Human Rights Council to hold emergency meetings on Iran, with the US ambassador to the United Nations saying the world... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Iran’s leader blames ‘enemies’ for protestsrocked the country in recent days. Picture: AFP Meanwhile, the US government h
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 16 days ago
rocked the country in recent days. Picture: AFP Meanwhile, the US government has called for the UN Security Council and UN Human Rights Council to hold emergency meetings on Iran, with the US ambassador to the United Nations saying the world... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Iran’s leader blames ‘enemies’ for protestsrocked the country in recent days. Picture: AFP Meanwhile, the US government h
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
rocked the country in recent days. Picture: AFP Meanwhile, the US government has called for the UN Security Council and UN Human Rights Council to hold emergency meetings on Iran, with the US ambassador to the United Nations saying the world... Read more
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