Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

UN receives reports of torture of Russian prisoners by Ukrainian troops



 The head of the UN human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine said there is credible information about the mistreatment of Russian prisoners by Ukrainian troops. (Western countries and their officials prefer to turn a blind eye @EL ETOS UT )

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Ambassador Ala calls on Human Rights council to end practices of Turkish regime – Syrian Arab News Agency

Turkish regime  uses water as a weapon

Geneva, SANA-Syria’s permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Hussam al-Din Ala, called on Human Rights’ Council and the high commissioner to end practices of the Turkish regime which uses water as a weapon and collective punishment in the aggression on Syria.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

International Watchdog Urges Brazil to Reject Anti-Indigenous Bill on Lands - Sputnik International

International Watchdog Urges Brazil to Reject Anti-Indigenous Bill on Lands

(Sputnik) - Human Rights Watch has called on Brazil to vote down a bill on land appropriation that would hinder indigenous peoples from claiming their right to ancestral lands as hundreds of indigenous protesters camp on President Jair Bolsonaro's doorstep.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Biden Admin. Guantanamo Review Must Ensure Remedies for Torture Victims, UN Experts Say - Sputnik International

Guantanamo Review Must Ensure Remedies for Torture Victims

The Biden administration's review of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre must ensure that remedies will be provided for detainees that have been tortured there, the United Nations said in a press release on Tuesday.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK 'hypocrites'

Chagos Islands

Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth has labelled the British and Americans "hypocrites" and "champions of double talk" for the way they have behaved over the Chagos Islands.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

EU migrant collaboration with Libya inhuman: UN rights chief

EU migrant collaboration with Libya inhuman
The UN Human Rights chief on Tuesday expressed dismay at the sharp increase in the number of migrants held in horrific conditions at detention facilities in Libya.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

UN Grills Australia Over Refugees, Indigenous People

UN Grills Australia Over Refugees, Indigenous People
The United Nations Human Rights Committee for a second day in Geneva grilled a delegation from Australia over the country’s human rights record, slamming the government’s policies toward refugees and its indigenous population.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen War Crimes: HRW

Saudi Airstrikes
Human Rights Watch the Saudi-led coalition is committing war crimes in Yemen, saying its airstrikes killed 39 civilians including 26 children in two months.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

57 Rights Organizations Urge UN to Probe Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

Saudi War Crimes in Yemen
Human Rights Watch (HRW) and 56 other international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to launch an independent probe into rights violations committed by the Saudi regime in Yemen.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

‘Not in a position to lecture’: Cuba fires back at Trump, says blockade ‘destined to fail’

Havana has blasted US President Donald Trump’s decision Friday to roll back much of Barack Obama’s policy of rapprochement and imposing new restrictions on Cuba using the pretext of human rights concerns, calling it a case of double standards.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US-led coalition admits use of white phosphorus in Mosul amid mounting criticism

A New Zealand general has confirmed that the US-led coalition fighting in Mosul has used munitions loaded with white phosphorus. It comes amid mounting criticism over the use of the multipurpose weapon, which can be extremely dangerous to civilians.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Belgium urged diplomats to vote for Saudi Arabia in UN women’s rights commission : leaked emails

Leaked emails show that the Belgian delegation was instructed in advance to vote for the appointment of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), and to make sure its support was known to the Saudis, UN Watch reports.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Belgium ‘regrets’ helping elect Saudi Arabia to UN women's rights panel

Belgium’s vote in favor of appointing Saudi Arabia to a United Nations women’s rights commission was due to a regrettable diplomatic mix-up, said Prime Minister Charles Michel, after the decision sparked a firestorm of criticism at home.

Monday, March 13, 2017

France under fire for authorising Turkish campaign event

France’s government came under fierce criticism on Sunday for allowing Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to campaign in the northeastern city of Metz amid tensions with Europe ahead of next month’s referendum on a new Turkish constitution.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...