Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

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Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

News

Aid Agencies Are Struggling To Get Into Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

The UN said on Friday that fighting continued “in many parts” of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, complicating efforts to deliver humanitarian aid despite an agreement ..

Published on: 9 December, 2020

Indonesia/Regional Polls Amid Covid-19 Restrictions.

Many parties objected to the election being held amid the pandemic.

Published on: 9 December, 2020

India/ Farmers’ Crisis

Section 144 which prohibits the gathering of more than 4 people has been imposed in some parts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Published on: 8 December, 2020

Underage Migrants & Overcrowded Camps

Save the Children says it has concern for their mental well-being.

Published on: 8 December, 2020

World Press Freedom Conference.

On 10 December 2020, UNESCO is hosting an online session on Strengthening investigations and prosecutions to end impunity for crimes against journalists at the World Press Freedom Conference.

Published on: 8 December, 2020

Journalist Ruhollah Zam’s Death Sentence

Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence against dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam for fuelling anti-government unrest in 2017 on social media, a judiciary spokesman ..

Published on: 8 December, 2020

Japan/rights

Japanese politician voted out after accusing mayor of sexual assault

Published on: 7 December, 2020

Macron, Sisi and the issue of human rights

Macron hosted Sisi, whom he referred to as his “friend” for talks on the second day of the Egyptian’s three-day state visit to France. Ahead ..

Published on: 7 December, 2020

Migrants/Canary Island

17,000 have arrived this year …

Published on: 6 December, 2020

Cameroon Regional Elections

Cameroon is holding its first-ever regional elections, including in areas in the grip of a deadly separatist revolt.

Published on: 6 December, 2020

Central African Republic/Former President

The top court in the Central African Republic (CAR) has rejected the candidacy of former President Francois Bozize in the December 27 election.

Published on: 4 December, 2020

Syrian IDPs are in Crisis

Possibility of more people becoming homeless …

Published on: 3 December, 2020