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At least two lawsuits filed at a top European court claim Russia violated Europe's Human Rights Convention by removing organs from the recently dead without... [Read More]
First, Marielle Franco was gunned down in an apparent organized hit, prompting tens of thousands of Brazilians to protest. Then came the character assassination. The... [Read More]
To the Editor: Rhode Islanders have seen a steady erosion of basic human rights in the areas of medical informed consent and health care choice.... [Read More]
The murder of Rio de Janeiro councilwoman Marielle Franco took away one of this city's most prominent black voices, but her friend Taliria Petrone vows... [Read More]
The state Department of Human Rights is not embarking on a campaign to allow chaos. Violent offenses and criminal activity will always be taken seriously.... [Read More]
Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, on calling the briefing for the High... [Read More]
A Chinese diplomat repeatedly interrupted a brief speech by prominent Chinese dissident in a failed attempt to block him from speaking at the U.N. Human... [Read More]
Enhanced interactive dialogue on: - The oral update of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in the Democratic... [Read More]
General Debate Item:9 - Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action... [Read More]
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Racial Discrimination... [Read More]
A Syrian war monitoring group says Islamic State militants have captured a largely vacant neighborhood in Damascus following intense fighting with pro-government forces. The Syrian... [Read More]
Congress should reject the CLOUD Act because it fails to protect human rights or Americans' privacy. [Read More]
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Tuesday said three dozen pro-Government fighters were killed in a district of Syria's capital as Islamic State jihadists took... [Read More]
Follow-up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action... [Read More]
The OPCW global watchdog has received several allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria's Eastern Ghouta enclave but a thorough investigation of these claims will... [Read More]
UN reports at Human Rights Council in Geneva show Palestinian living conditions severely worsening over the past year. [Read More]
Presentation of the reports of the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights followed by General Debate Under Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine... [Read More]
Scholars, activists and community organizers to shed light on human rights issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community in Africa. [Read More]
but more than three decades after the end of the dictatorship, many have also died without seeing justice. The report said that even if media... [Read More]
The European Court of Human Rights will decide today if the "hooded men" were subjected to torture by Britain.The case comes as a result of... [Read More]