Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021



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


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

***News Conference Invitation***

Global: Crackdowns on Free Speech Under Cover of Covid-19

Published on: 9 February, 2021

Press Release – World Cancer Day – The Defeat-NCD Partnership

The Defeat-NCD Partnership is a practical response to the widespread call for action on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Formally launched alongside the UN General Assembly in ..

Published on: 7 February, 2021

World Cancer Day

This World Cancer Day, it is vital we remember our moral responsibility to ensure health practitioners on the frontline of delivering care in low resource ..

Published on: 3 February, 2021

***News Conference Invitation***

Human Rights Watch is pleased to invite you to a news conference via Zoom from Geneva at 10:00 a.m. CST on Monday, February 1, 2021, ..

Published on: 29 January, 2021


“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

COVID & The Labour Markets

These massive losses resulted in an 8.3 per cent decline in global labour income (before support measures are included), equivalent to US$3.7 trillion or 4.4 ..

Published on: 25 January, 2021

Inequality at its worst

Inequality at its worst: Vaccine doses should go to where they are needed, not only to where they can be afforded   By Hossam Elsharkawi, Regional ..

Published on: 24 January, 2021

Nuclear weapons are finally outlawed; next step is disarmament/By Robert Mardini Director-General, International Committee of the Red Cross

The world’s nine nuclear-armed states have more than 13,000 nuclear bombs, with command-and-control networks vulnerable to human error and cyberattacks. The power of many of ..

Published on: 22 January, 2021

Human Rights Watch’s Refugee Rights Program

Human Rights Watch’s Refugee Rights Program defends the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced people worldwide.

Published on: 20 January, 2021

Peru: Police used unnecessary and excessive force when dealing with protests

“International law is clear: people have the right to peaceful assembly, and gatherings can only be dispersed in exceptional cases,” said UN High Commissioner for ..

Published on: 12 January, 2021