Iraqi civilians suffering “horrific” widespread and systematic persecution – Pillay
Tuesday, August 26 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.

Read more...
 
Intelligence servileness and civil rights concerns
Sunday, July 13 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.

Read more...
 
Human trafficking is a big challenge for human rights !
Friday, June 20 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

Read more...
 
Prohibition of torture is absolute,’ says Ban
Thursday, June 26 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.”

Read more...
 
Is human trafficking the modern practice of slavery?
Thursday, June 05 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.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next > End >>

Page 1 of 9

Image
Nobel peace laureates gathered to support human rights & global justice
Tuesday, April 24 2012
Nobel peace laureates gathered for an annual summit said Monday the work that earned them their... Read more...
Image
Cases must be properly heard for legal remedies in human rights treaties :UN
Thursday, December 02 2010
The UN refugee agency Wednesday called on Switzerland to abide by the policy of no forced returns... Read more...
Image
Asians workers’ rights in danger in the Gulf States
Sunday, June 09 2013
Gulf nations have relied heavily on the supply of cheap labour from Asia to build their vast... Read more...
Image
Stateless people are humans ,but vulnerable to Human Rights abusers
Sunday, May 25 2014
Nationality is a legal bond between a state and an individual, and statelessness refers to the... Read more...
Image
UN officials call for to promote human rights
Saturday, December 10 2011
Building on the momentum for change triggered by the Arab Spring, top UN officials have urged... Read more...
Image
In Stockholm, Ban calls for optimizing benefits of ‘journey of hope’ for migrants, society
Friday, May 16 2014
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all countries to rally around the... Read more...
Image
UN marks International Day with call for harnessing power of sport to build better world
Monday, April 07 2014
UNITED NATIONS: 6 April 2014 – The United Nations is calling on global citizens to become part of... Read more...
Image
Serious protection gaps for migrant childrens
Sunday, September 26 2010
United Nations Human Right Council study discovered serious protection gaps for migrant... Read more...
Image
UN Women launches year-long campaign to build world where gender equality
Sunday, May 25 2014
The United Nations entity tasked with promoting gender equality today launched a major campaign... Read more...
Image
UN rights body adopts landmark text on women’s rights
Thursday, October 24 2013
 23 October 2013 – A key United Nations human rights body has provided authoritative guidance to... Read more...
Image
Accountability key to ensuring development progress beyond 2015 – UN officials
Saturday, May 03 2014
As Member States continue work on a new post-2015 development agenda, United Nations officials... Read more...
Image
UN rights experts urge review of standards for treatment of prisoners
Wednesday, October 23 2013
22 October 2013 – United Nations human rights experts today urged a review of the universally... Read more...
Image
People living in extreme poverty in the world’s least developed countries : UN
Tuesday, November 30 2010
People living in extreme poverty in the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) are on the... Read more...
Image
UN labour treaty extends rights for domestic workers worldwide
Saturday, September 07 2013
A United Nations treaty entering into force today will extend the labour and social rights of some... Read more...
Image
International Volunteer Day: Ban highlights potential of youth as agents of change
Friday, December 06 2013
5 December 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today paid tribute to the millions of young... Read more...
Image
On International Day, Ban honours victims of gross human rights violations
Wednesday, March 26 2014
UNITED NATIONS: 24 March 2014 – At a time when human rights violations persist around the world,... Read more...
Image
UN chief, rights experts urge broad support for victims of torture
Wednesday, June 26 2013
 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined with the United Nations human rights experts in urging... Read more...
Image
We must hear and heed the calls of the marginalized: UN chief Ban Ki-moon
Friday, October 18 2013
 UNITED NATIONS: 17 October 2013 – Urging greater support for people struggling to escape... Read more...
Image
Rights group calls for tougher penalties for violence against womens
Wednesday, May 14 2014
The women's rights group Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız (We Will Stop the Murder of Women)... Read more...