Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

News in Brief

Haiti humanitarian calamity

Haiti is prone to mudslides due to the topography of the island -the country is home to mountains more than 10,000 feet tall – and ..

Published on: 19 August, 2021

Many fear there will be violence as people protest against the Taliban’s takeover of the country

German and French governments said Taliban checkpoints around Kabul airport are blocking Afghans from accessing the terminal, making it difficult for the West to evacuate ..

Published on: 19 August, 2021

The question of the Afghan refugees

Home Secretary Priti Patel calls on Europe to help take in Afghan refugees.

Published on: 18 August, 2021

Sierra Leone is treating child soldiers

The forced enlistment of children for use in armed conflict is considered one of the nastiest forms of child labour, together with abuses such as ..

Published on: 18 August, 2021

Belarusian migrants at the Lithuanian border

The European Commission is poised to release €36m (£30m) in aid to help Lithuania provide shelter, interpreters, and other facilities for asylum seekers.

Published on: 17 August, 2021

The Ethiopian armed conflict and the humanitarian concerns

Thousands have been killed and 2-million displaced.

Published on: 16 August, 2021

Afghan civilians are at heightened risk of human rights violations

“The Taliban have a long record of abusing or killing civilians they deem ‘enemies,’” said Patricia Gossman, associate Asia director at Human Rights Watch.

Published on: 15 August, 2021

Human rights and the conflict in Afghanistan

“Health-care facilities, medical workers, and ambulances must be spared at all cost,” said Eloi Fillion, ICRC’s head of delegation in Afghanistan.

Published on: 12 August, 2021

Human rights and the ongoing Tigray conflict

Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary-General said “ “It’s clear that rape and sexual violence have been used as a weapon of war to inflict lasting ..

Published on: 11 August, 2021

Can the UK succeed in containing plastic pollution?

In the first United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland nationwide plastic ocean survey, environmental research organisations are sailing all around UK waters from ..

Published on: 10 August, 2021

The US has been turning back migrants

“The Biden administration is apparently looking for new ways to expel people and in the process subject these desperate migrants to additional trauma,” Lee Gelernt, ..

Published on: 9 August, 2021

New Delhi farmers protests

Farmer organisations and the government have failed to reach a consensus on the recent farm bills, and the farmers have continued their protests for more ..

Published on: 9 August, 2021