Iraqi civilians suffering “horrific” widespread and systematic persecution – Pillay
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 19:12

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Monday condemned the appalling, widespread and systematic deprivation of human rights in Iraq by ISIL (the self-proclaimed “Islamic State”) and associated forces. The violations include targeted killings, forced conversions, abductions, trafficking, slavery, sexual abuse, destruction of places of religious and cultural significance, and the besieging of entire communities because of ethnic, religious or sectarian affiliation.

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Intelligence servileness and civil rights concerns
Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:21

In recent times many civil rights organizations have show civil rights concerns over Intelligence servileness specially in the UK and USA but it is a famous issue in many countries around the world. Necessity of Intelligence servileness or Intelligence activities has become very important after 9/11 event in western countries as well as in other part of the world.

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Human trafficking is a big challenge for human rights !
Friday, 20 June 2014 20:59

The U.S. State Department human trafficking in 2014 annual report told that in this regard during the past year in the world situation 'disturbing', and the existing laws' showed weak implementation. annual report addressing the issue of the formal ceremony, Secretary of State John Kerry emphasized the shared responsibility of the international community

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Prohibition of torture is absolute,’ says Ban
Thursday, 26 June 2014 18:58

Prohibition of torture is absolute,’ says Ban on International Day in support of victims

Reiterating their pledge that every victim of torture will one day gain his or her right to acknowledgement, senior United Nations officials marked the International Day in Support of those victims by calling on the international community to strengthen efforts “to eradicate this heinous practice.”

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Is human trafficking the modern practice of slavery?
Thursday, 05 June 2014 18:35

Is human trafficking the modern practice of slavery?

Trafficking in persons, also known as human trafficking, is the modern practice of slavery. It is the second largest criminal industry in the world today, after arms and drug dealing, and is the fastest growing. Traffickers generate billions of dollars in profits every year while victimizing millions of people around the globe.

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Time to strengthen UN role in ending impunity for human rights violations – UN experts
Sunday, 24 November 2013
A group of independent United Nations rights experts today called on the Organization to adopt a... Read more...
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We must hear and heed the calls of the marginalized: UN chief Ban Ki-moon
Friday, 18 October 2013
 UNITED NATIONS: 17 October 2013 – Urging greater support for people struggling to escape... Read more...
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Is human trafficking the modern practice of slavery?
Thursday, 05 June 2014
Trafficking in persons, also known as human trafficking, is the modern practice of slavery. It is... Read more...
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UN officials urge concerted action to eradicate modern forms of slavery
Tuesday, 03 December 2013
2 December 2013 – Top United Nations officials marked the International Day for the Abolition of... Read more...
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Understanding to the Immigration
Tuesday, 07 September 2010
The politics of immigration have become increasingly associated with other issues, such as... Read more...
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UN officials call for to promote human rights
Saturday, 10 December 2011
Building on the momentum for change triggered by the Arab Spring, top UN officials have urged... Read more...
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International Volunteer Day: Ban highlights potential of youth as agents of change
Friday, 06 December 2013
5 December 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today paid tribute to the millions of young... Read more...
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UN invites States to sign Reduction of Statelessness treaties
Sunday, 18 September 2011
Member States have been invited to sign, ratify or accede to various international treaties during... Read more...
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UN experts call for human rights standards in development goals
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
UN experts on urged States to include universally agreed international human rights norms and... Read more...
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Rights group calls for tougher penalties for violence against womens
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
The women's rights group Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız (We Will Stop the Murder of Women)... Read more...
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Universal declaration of human rights
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members... Read more...
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UN labour treaty extends rights for domestic workers worldwide
Saturday, 07 September 2013
A United Nations treaty entering into force today will extend the labour and social rights of some... Read more...
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Extra-judicial measures disregarding human rights conventions
Friday, 15 March 2013
Lawyer and human rights activist Hina Jilani says in an interview that extra-judicial measures and... Read more...
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Stateless people are humans ,but vulnerable to Human Rights abusers
Sunday, 25 May 2014
Nationality is a legal bond between a state and an individual, and statelessness refers to the... Read more...
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Prohibition of torture is absolute,’ says Ban
Thursday, 26 June 2014
Reiterating their pledge that every victim of torture will one day gain his or her right to... Read more...
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UN calls for social justice for all
Sunday, 20 February 2011
With 80 per cent of the world’s people lacking adequate social protection and global inequalities... Read more...
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Accountability key to ensuring development progress beyond 2015 – UN officials
Saturday, 03 May 2014
As Member States continue work on a new post-2015 development agenda, United Nations officials... Read more...
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Cases must be properly heard for legal remedies in human rights treaties :UN
Thursday, 02 December 2010
The UN refugee agency Wednesday called on Switzerland to abide by the policy of no forced returns... Read more...
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UN chief, rights experts urge broad support for victims of torture
Wednesday, 26 June 2013
 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined with the United Nations human rights experts in urging... Read more...