Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Campaigns

UN peacekeeping missions in Cyprus

Established in 1964, UNFICYP is one of the longest-running UN peacekeeping missions in existence.

Published on: 6 November, 2022

Malawi High Court to rule on the killing of a man with albinism

Today, Tuesday, a court will sentence five defendants over the murder of MacDonald Masambuka, a 22-year-old man killed in 2018.

Published on: 27 June, 2022

U.S banned goods linked to Muslim Uyghurs

China denies abuses in Xinjiang, and says the law ‘slanders’ the country’s human rights situation.

Published on: 22 June, 2022

US./Marchers called for action against gun violence

Marchers gathered in Buffalo near the site of a mass shooting inside Tops grocery store last month; Newtown, Connecticut and Parkland, Florida near the locations ..

Published on: 12 June, 2022

Missing people in Mexico

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s government was the first to recognise the extent of the problem, to talk of “extermination sites” and mount effective searches.

Published on: 10 May, 2022

Violence against women in Mexico

Amnesty International estimates that 11 women are killed each day in Mexico, and at least 20,000 women in the country are missing.

Published on: 10 May, 2022

Chile’s new constitution

With less than three months to go to finish it, support for the Convention has dropped steadily – by 10% in just the last week ..

Published on: 14 April, 2022

Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act

Attempts to pass federal laws condemning and punishing lynching have been made and rejected in Congress since 1900.    

Published on: 30 March, 2022

Indigenous/Vatican-Canada

The system removed about 150,000 indigenous children from their families and brought them to Christian residential schools run on behalf of the federal government.

Published on: 29 March, 2022

Human trafficking in Iraq

Police say they’ve uncovered 60 organised crime gangs but the U.S. says the Iraqis are failing to meet minimum standards to eliminate human trafficking.  

Published on: 27 March, 2022

Virginia removes General Robert E. Lee’s statue

Statues honoring leaders of the pro-slavery Confederate side in the American Civil War have become a focus of protests against racism in recent years.

Published on: 8 September, 2021

Indian farmers’ eight months protest 

The farmers say they want to teach the Bharatiya Janata Party a lesson.

Published on: 5 September, 2021