Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

News

East Africa/Humanitarian emergency

The UN estimates that almost 2.3 million people, or nearly half of the population, need aid and confirms that hospitals have been looted, even destroyed, ..

Published on: 28 January, 2021

Migrants

“We hear harrowing first-hand accounts of brutality and abuses that refugees and migrants suffer along the routes towards the Mediterranean. Many fall prey to traffickers ..

Published on: 27 January, 2021

India/Farmers

The farmers have rejected the government’s proposal to delay the law for 18 months and have demanded the complete withdrawal of the farm laws.

Published on: 27 January, 2021

Refugees/Central African Republic

The number of people fleeing violence in the Central African Republic continues to grow as tensions remain high. Thousands have fled across the river Ubangi ..

Published on: 24 January, 2021

CAR refugees

The number of people fleeing violence in the Central African Republic continues to grow as tensions remain high. On January 15, the UN refugee agency ..

Published on: 21 January, 2021

Migrants and asylum seekers in Bosnia

“Hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers in northwest Bosnia are spending the winter in dire conditions because the authorities have repeatedly failed to address their ..

Published on: 21 January, 2021

Guatemala asylum seekers

At least 6,000 Hondurans are in the Guatemalan village of Vado Hondo, making their way north. Police there have fired tear gas and formed human ..

Published on: 20 January, 2021

A new wave of African Migrants

Just before dawn, today, Tuesday 150 migrants took by storm the border fence splitting the enclave Melilla from Morocco. 87 of the migrants got across ..

Published on: 19 January, 2021

Courts & Elections

Central African Republic’s Constitutional Court today, Monday, confirmed the re-election of President Faustin-Archange Touadera in the first round of a presidential election on December  27 ..

Published on: 18 January, 2021

Human rights groups/Israel

In a report released last week, the rights group B’Tselem said that while Palestinians live under diverse forms of Israeli control, they have fewer rights ..

Published on: 18 January, 2021