Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

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Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

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Syria 10 years on

The UN Security Council holds open virtual briefing on Syria political negotiations, followed by closed consultations, on the 10th anniversary of the country’s war. UN ..

Published on: 15 March, 2021

South Africa/University education

The South African Union of Students has threatened a shutdown of campuses and ‘rolling mass action’ unless the government bows to its demands. Students are ..

Published on: 15 March, 2021

Australia-UK/Female safety

Police in London are under scrutiny over their handling of an unofficial vigil on Saturday honouring a woman who was killed. The mayor of London ..

Published on: 14 March, 2021

On Friday the UN said authorities in the Central African Republic must ensure the protection of candidates, voters, and electoral materials in the country’s second ..

Published on: 14 March, 2021

Syria/Arab spring:10 years on

Monday marks ten years since Syrians took to the streets in protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that eventually descended into civil war. Hundreds of ..

Published on: 14 March, 2021

Myanmar/Thailand’s plea

Thailand’s plea came more than a week after Brunei, which heads a ten-country association ASEAN this year, issued its own chairman’s statement after a video ..

Published on: 11 March, 2021

People’s Vaccine Alliance

An umbrella group of NGOs called the People’s Vaccine Alliance is advocating for the waiver saying it will help ease the inequitable access to vaccines ..

Published on: 11 March, 2021

Myanmar/Latest

NLD official, Zaw Myat Linn, died in custody after he was arrested early Tuesday, the second party figure to die in detention in two days, ..

Published on: 10 March, 2021

Mexico border

Texas Governor Greg Abbott hit out at the Biden administration Tuesday, accusing it of ‘creating a disaster’ on the US-Mexico border.

Published on: 10 March, 2021