Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

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Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Organisations

Talks in Geneva between the Greek Cypriot leader and Turkish Cypriot leader

This is the first such meeting since 2017 when talks about the divided island collapsed. The island has been divided since 1974. The Greek Cypriots ..

Published on: 27 April, 2021

Libya/Amnesty & Government

According to the PM, he plans on having cabinet meetings in different cities regularly to show that they are a unity government for all of ..

Published on: 26 April, 2021

The Hague/Rebuking Syria

French Ambassador Luis Vassy proposed stripping Syria of its voting rights at the annual meeting of members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical ..

Published on: 21 April, 2021

The UN Population Report

Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek ..

Published on: 14 April, 2021

UN/ISIL

The UN says that ISIL is regrouping in Syria. The UN Special Envoy for the country has told Al Jazeera that signs pointing to the ..

Published on: 28 March, 2021

Yemen/UN/Migrants 

The UN on Tuesday called for an investigation into a fire that killed dozens of migrants at a holding facility in Sanaa after Human Rights ..

Published on: 17 March, 2021

Harris on status of women

The Trump administration cut off U.S. money to UNFPA, the UN agency dealing with women’s health needs; Biden restored funding shortly after taking office.

Published on: 16 March, 2021

UNSC on Yemen

Security Council holds open virtual briefing on Yemen (regular monthly briefing), followed by closed consultations.

Published on: 16 March, 2021

US/Migrants

“Tens of thousands of migrant families, including Venezuelans seeking protection from torture, persecution, and arbitrary imprisonment, have been abandoned by the U.S. and Mexican governments ..

Published on: 7 March, 2021