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Scoop.co.nz
Mexico Must End Discrimination Against Indigenous Peoplespeoples’ issues in some governmental institutions,” Ms. Tauli-Corpuz noted. She
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peoples’ issues in some governmental institutions,” Ms. Tauli-Corpuz noted. She will present her full report to the UN Human Rights Council in September 2018. ENDS Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Urges Lao Must Make Child Protection a Core Issueexpert since 2008. The Special Rapporteur will present a comprehensive report o
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expert since 2008. The Special Rapporteur will present a comprehensive report on her visit to a future session of the UN Human Rights Council. ENDS Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio (Netherlands) was appointed Special Rapporteur on the sale and... Read more
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The Age
The Greens: Labor pays the price with Northcote lossperpetrated against Rohingas in Myanmar is an indictment of Australia's continu
The Age / Posted yesterday
perpetrated against Rohingas in Myanmar is an indictment of Australia's continuing equivocal response, watering down a UN Human Rights Council resolution on the gravity of these abuses. Joe Wilder, Caulfield NorthShorten's own goal It says... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
A league of his ownof human rights in various countries gleaned from human rights groups’ reports
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
of human rights in various countries gleaned from human rights groups’ reports prove, these organizations including the UN Human Rights Council have criticized and called for action not only against the Philippines, but also against other... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brandis may incorporate human rights treaty to SSM billright to educate their children in the moral and religious viewpoints that they
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
right to educate their children in the moral and religious viewpoints that they see as correct." Earlier this month, the UN Human Rights Council raised concern about Australia's "lack of direct protection against discrimination on the basis of... Read more
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BBC News
Russia again blocks Syria attacks probeSheikhoun left more than 80 people dead and prompted the US to launch missile s
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Sheikhoun left more than 80 people dead and prompted the US to launch missile strikes on a Syrian airbase. Last month, a UN Human Rights Council inquiry concluded a Syrian air force jet was responsible, dismissing statements from Russia that the... Read more
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BBC News
Russia vetoes Syria chemical attacks probein April left more than 80 people dead and prompted the US to launch missile st
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
in April left more than 80 people dead and prompted the US to launch missile strikes on a Syrian airbase. Last month a UN Human Rights Council inquiry concluded a Syrian air force jet was responsible, dismissing statements from Russia that the... Read more
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BBC News
Viewpoint: Why death penalty won't end sexual violence in Indiarecognised as crimes - a fact repeatedly raised earlier this month during a rev
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
recognised as crimes - a fact repeatedly raised earlier this month during a review of India's human rights record at the UN Human Rights Council. When most sexual offences are not even reported to the police, it is naive to believe that... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Win’ for Trump without doing a thingindependence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
independence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe and Mugabe in a speech that excoriated the UN Human Rights Council for failing to address despotic regimes. The Trump White House doesn’t seem to have mentioned the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Win’ for Trump without doing a thingindependence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
independence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe and Mugabe in a speech that excoriated the UN Human Rights Council for failing to address despotic regimes. The Trump White House doesn’t seem to have mentioned the... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Win’ for Trump without doing a thingindependence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
independence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe and Mugabe in a speech that excoriated the UN Human Rights Council for failing to address despotic regimes. The Trump White House doesn’t seem to have mentioned the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Win’ for Trump without doing a thingindependence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
independence day. The second was when UN envoy Nikki Haley mentioned Zimbabwe and Mugabe in a speech that excoriated the UN Human Rights Council for failing to address despotic regimes. The Trump White House doesn’t seem to have mentioned the... Read more
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CTV News
U.S. opposes Nazi speech, but will vote 'no' at UN to banning itefforts. A similar drama bedeviled the Trump administration last month when th
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
efforts. A similar drama bedeviled the Trump administration last month when the U.S. voted against a resolution at the UN Human Rights Council condemning the use of the death penalty to punish homosexuality -- another apparent no-brainer. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US can't vote for UN resolution banning glorification of Nazismefforts. A similar drama bedevilled the Trump administration last month when t
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
efforts. A similar drama bedevilled the Trump administration last month when the US voted against a resolution at the UN Human Rights Council condemning the use of the death penalty to punish homosexuality — another apparent no-brainer. Even... Read more
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Gulf News
Sri Lanka official denies allegations of torture, rapesure the government of Sri Lanka would welcome independent investigation.”Calls
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
sure the government of Sri Lanka would welcome independent investigation.”Calls for such an investigation could come at a UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva on Wednesday at which the Sri Lankan situation is expected to be discussed.There... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Arbitrary Detention & False Prosecution Continues in BelarusMiklós Haraszti (Hungary) was designated as Special Rapporteur on the situation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Miklós Haraszti (Hungary) was designated as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus by the UN Human Rights Council in 2012. In the 70s, Mr. Haraszti was a founder of Hungary’s human rights and free press movement,... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyof a planned march to protest emergency rule. In 2012, The United States was r
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
of a planned march to protest emergency rule. In 2012, The United States was reelected to another three-year term on the UN Human Rights Council in the only contested election for the organization’s top human rights body. In 2016, tens of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Int'l watchdog reacts to Duterte's plan to hold human rights summitto his brutal campaign against illegal drugs. He added that if such a meeting
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
to his brutal campaign against illegal drugs. He added that if such a meeting would be held the proper venue would be the UN Human Rights Council, but unfortunately Manila rejected most of the recommendations of the panel that would address rights... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
France: UN privacy expert announces fact-finding visitand in relation to the use of private data by corporations” the expert added. M
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and in relation to the use of private data by corporations” the expert added. Mr Cannataci, mandated by the UN Human Rights Council to monitor, report and advise on the promotion and protection of the right to privacy around the... Read more
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International Business Times
Little faith that Sri Lanka will deliver justice for Tamils 'tortured and raped by army and police' UK: "I hope the government response to the latest report indicates a resolve to
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
UK: "I hope the government response to the latest report indicates a resolve towards fulfilling its pledges under the UN Human Rights Council resolution 30/1 [on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka].... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Iran Slams Saudi, US Claims It Ordered Ballistic Missile Attack From Yementhe autocratic country which has Wahhabi Islam for its official state religion
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
the autocratic country which has Wahhabi Islam for its official state religion continues to serve its 3-year term on the UN Human Rights Council. But it appears that for now that the Saudi "but Iran did it" line is enough to satisfy Nikki Haley... Read more
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Canberra Times
Protect our rock of agesrefugees into Germany, the sky didn't fall. Graham Macafee, LathamCrime buster
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
refugees into Germany, the sky didn't fall. Graham Macafee, LathamCrime busters Until Australia was elected to the UN Human Rights Council, with the resulting increased attention on our treatment of refugees, I hadn't realised what a world... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Protect our rock of agesrefugees into Germany, the sky didn't fall. Graham Macafee, LathamCrime buster
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
refugees into Germany, the sky didn't fall. Graham Macafee, LathamCrime busters Until Australia was elected to the UN Human Rights Council, with the resulting increased attention on our treatment of refugees, I hadn't realised what a world... Read more
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The Age
Protect our rock of agesrefugees into Germany, the sky didn't fall. Graham Macafee, LathamCrime buster
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
refugees into Germany, the sky didn't fall. Graham Macafee, LathamCrime busters Until Australia was elected to the UN Human Rights Council, with the resulting increased attention on our treatment of refugees, I hadn't realised what a world... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freeing Continent's InternetWASHINGTON, DC - Last year, the UN Human Rights Council approved a resolution a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC - Last year, the UN Human Rights Council approved a resolution affirming that, "rights that people have offline must also be protected online, in particular freedom of expression." Although the resolution is not binding, it offers a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Machines will decide who lives and dies': AI experts call for autonomous weapons banAI experts urge Malcolm Turnbull to push for worldwide autonomous weapon ban M
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
AI experts urge Malcolm Turnbull to push for worldwide autonomous weapon ban More than a hundred experts in artificial intelligence have signed an open letter calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to push for a worldwide ban on autonomous... Read more
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Swissinfo
So many war crimes, so little justicetaking place somewhere. In September alone, a UN report on Burundi presented ev
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
taking place somewhere. In September alone, a UN report on Burundi presented evidence of crimes against humanity, the UN Human Rights Council ordered an investigation into alleged war crimes in Yemen, and the UN Human Rights Commissioner... Read more
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The Jewish Press
US Ambassador Nikki Haley Says Nuke Deal ‘Very Very Flawed’ | 16 Heshvan 5778 – November 5, 2017knows it needs to stay at the United Nations to fight for democracy and human r
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
knows it needs to stay at the United Nations to fight for democracy and human rights. Haley said the U.S. will leave the UN Human Rights Council unless it goes through with reforms, starting with item seven — the permanent item mandating review... Read more
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The Age
Battle of Beersheba: More to memorialise than the battlefields dig in as camp closes", 1/11). Linelle Gibson, Williamstown It beggars belief
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
dig in as camp closes", 1/11). Linelle Gibson, Williamstown It beggars belief that Australia could be elected to the UN Human Rights Council. In the light of what is occurring on Manus Island, it is inconceivable. Jane Oldfield,... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh seeks global support for UN Resolution on Rohingyas - newkerala news #284733sources, as saying that Dhaka has initiated fresh moves in this regard, includi
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
sources, as saying that Dhaka has initiated fresh moves in this regard, including convening a special session of the UN Human Rights Council and passing the resolution by the United Nations Third Committee. Minister of State for Foreign... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Rights concerns in Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Mariapublic debt restructuring in US history.Special Rapporteurs and independent exp
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
public debt restructuring in US history.Special Rapporteurs and independent experts are appointed by the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council to examine and report back on a specific human rights theme or a country situation. The positions are... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Rights experts ‘deeply disturbed’ after Burma fact-finding missionin Maungdaw, Myanmar August 30, 2017. Picture taken August 30, 2017. Source: Re
Asian Correspondent / Posted 21 days ago
in Maungdaw, Myanmar August 30, 2017. Picture taken August 30, 2017. Source: Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun Established by the UN Human Rights Council in March, the FFM has to date been denied access to Burma by the government of de facto leader Aung... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of blocking Yemen peacemet with Gulf officials in the Saudi capital for talks that largely focused on
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
met with Gulf officials in the Saudi capital for talks that largely focused on Iran's role across the region. The UN Human Rights Council in September agreed to send a group of experts to investigate alleged violations and abuses in Yemen,... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Methodical pattern of killings, torture, rape and arson in Myanmar': UN tolden route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP Th
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
en route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP The UN team, which was established by the UN Human Rights Council in March, renewed its appeal for access to Rakhine state and for talks with the Myanmar government... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN experts: ‘Consistent’ pattern of crimes against Myanmar’s RohingyaWhen proven, this kind of abuse must never be allowed to go unpunished.” The U
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
When proven, this kind of abuse must never be allowed to go unpunished.” The UN team, which was established by the UN Human Rights Council in March, renewed its appeal for access to Rakhine state and for talks with the Myanmar government... Read more
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WA Today
United Nations told of 'methodical pattern' of killings, torture, rape and arson in Myanmaren route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP Th
WA Today / Posted 24 days ago
en route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP The UN team, which was established by the UN Human Rights Council in March, renewed its appeal for access to Rakhine state and for talks with the Myanmar government... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Methodical pattern of killings, torture, rape and arson in Myanmar': UN tolden route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP Th
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
en route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP The UN team, which was established by the UN Human Rights Council in March, renewed its appeal for access to Rakhine state and for talks with the Myanmar government... Read more
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The Age
'Methodical pattern of killings, torture, rape and arson in Myanmar': UN tolden route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP Th
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
en route to Bangladesh. He was the sole survivor from his family. Photo: AP The UN team, which was established by the UN Human Rights Council in March, renewed its appeal for access to Rakhine state and for talks with the Myanmar government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Challenges Ahead for AU in Ending CAR Conflictof May 2015, where participants resolved that ensuring justice was central to t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
of May 2015, where participants resolved that ensuring justice was central to the peace effort. In a recent speech to the UN Human Rights Council, Touadéra insisted that the road to peace lay in combating impunity and holding people accountable... Read more
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Reuters
Rights groups urge UK to request Bahrain free activist's relativesin Bahrain. The three were arrested in March in Bahrain while Sayed Ahmed Alwa
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
in Bahrain. The three were arrested in March in Bahrain while Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei was attending the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. “We therefore urge your government to request Bahrain to immediately release Mr and Mrs... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Myanmar UN resolution not a 'whitewash'escaping what the UN says is a 'textbook case of ethnic cleansing'. There were
Sky News Australia / Posted 25 days ago
escaping what the UN says is a 'textbook case of ethnic cleansing'. There were reports Australian diplomats had urged the UN Human Rights Council to tone down a resolution to extend the mandate of UN fact-finding mission to Myanmar. 'Such... Read more
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Perth Now
DFAT defends diplomatic actions on Myanmarescaping what the UN says is a "textbook case of ethnic cleansing". There were
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
escaping what the UN says is a "textbook case of ethnic cleansing". There were reports Australian diplomats had urged the UN Human Rights Council to tone down a resolution to extend the mandate of UN fact-finding mission to Myanmar. "Such... Read more
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News.com.au
DFAT defends diplomatic actions on Myanmarescaping what the UN says is a "textbook case of ethnic cleansing". There were
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
escaping what the UN says is a "textbook case of ethnic cleansing". There were reports Australian diplomats had urged the UN Human Rights Council to tone down a resolution to extend the mandate of UN fact-finding mission to Myanmar. "Such... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Thousands' to join class action against Peter Dutton over detention regimeto refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful hi
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful history of chronic failure to comply with our human rights obligations" and labelled it "ironic" Australia was now taking a seat on the UN Human Rights Council.5 c... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Thousands' to join class action against Dutton over detentionfiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a
Manning River Times / Posted 25 days ago
fiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful history of chronic failure to comply with our human rights obligations" and labelled it "ironic" Australia was now taking a seat on the UN Human Rights Coun... Read more
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The North West Star
'Thousands' to join class action against Dutton over detentionfiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
fiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful history of chronic failure to comply with our human rights obligations" and labelled it "ironic" Australia was now taking a seat on the UN Human Rights Coun... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Thousands' to join class action against Dutton over detentionfiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a
Daily Liberal / Posted 25 days ago
fiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful history of chronic failure to comply with our human rights obligations" and labelled it "ironic" Australia was now taking a seat on the UN Human Rights Coun... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Thousands' to join class action against Dutton over detentionfiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a
The Border Mail / Posted 25 days ago
fiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful history of chronic failure to comply with our human rights obligations" and labelled it "ironic" Australia was now taking a seat on the UN Human Rights Coun... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Thousands' to join class action against Dutton over detentionfiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
fiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful history of chronic failure to comply with our human rights obligations" and labelled it "ironic" Australia was now taking a seat on the UN Human Rights Coun... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Thousands' to join class action against Dutton over detentionfiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 25 days ago
fiery speech to refugee activists on Wednesday night. She said Australia had a "shameful history of chronic failure to comply with our human rights obligations" and labelled it "ironic" Australia was now taking a seat on the UN Human Rights Coun... Read more
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