Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Organisations

UN/UNSC on Tigray

The UNSC is expected to hold a closed discussion on the situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region on Thursday. The US, UK, France, Ireland, Norway, and ..

Published on: 4 March, 2021

Syria/Humanitarian crisis

The President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Khaled Hboubati, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, and the ..

Published on: 4 March, 2021

Syria/Targeted hospitals

Human rights organizations have documented widespread and sometimes deliberate attacks by the Syrian government and its allies that have left more than half of the ..

Published on: 3 March, 2021

UN/YEMEN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said a ‘disappointing’ $1.7-billion had been pledged by countries Monday for humanitarian aid in Yemen – less than half the $3.85-billion ..

Published on: 2 March, 2021

UN/SYRIA

UN General Assembly holds an open session on human rights violations in Syria.

Published on: 2 March, 2021

UN NAVALNY

Reports on Sunday said that Andrei Navalny arrived in a penal colony about 100km east of Moscow.

Published on: 1 March, 2021

AMNESTY/ TIGRAY REPORT

Based on witness testimony and satellite image analysis, the report documents that Eritrean troops killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in the city of Axum on ..

Published on: 28 February, 2021

GENEVA/HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Sri Lanka faces heavy criticism at the UN Human Rights Council session Wednesday for its failure to ensure justice and accountability.

Published on: 24 February, 2021

GENEVA/HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Today’s speakers include representatives from Saudi Arabia, Belarus, the EU, Sri Lanka, and Iraq.

Published on: 23 February, 2021

GENEVA/HUMAN RIGHTS

The US has announced its plans to re-engage with the UNHRC, from which Donald Trump withdrew almost three years ago. China and Russia also come ..

Published on: 22 February, 2021

UN ENVIRONMENT REPORT

Environmental degradation is impeding progress towards ending poverty and hunger, reducing inequalities, and promoting sustainable economic growth, work for all, and peaceful and inclusive societies.

Published on: 18 February, 2021