Overseas Pakistani Christians call for mercy religious persecution victims, including Asia Bibi
Tuesday, October 21 2014 13:00

Asia Bibi, a wife and mother, used these words to defend her faith against mocking co-workers who tried to make her convert to Islam. She was later convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death.In Pakistan, more than 150,000 Christians have signed a petition demanding justice for persecution victims, including Asia Bibi.

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Global Citizen Festival“a better world is around the corner” Ban
Sunday, September 28 2014 16:03

Surrounded by a roaring crowd of an estimated 60,000 people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was joined last night by a star-studded roster of the world's leading performers as he helped kick-off the third annual Global Citizen Festival – a celebration of global unity and a reaffirmation of the will to address the planet's most pressing issues.

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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.

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Iraqi civilians suffering “systematic persecution
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.

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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.”

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Human trafficking is a big challenge for human rights !
Friday, June 20 2014
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Extra-judicial measures disregarding human rights conventions
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Intelligence servileness and civil rights concerns
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Justice must be integral to future sustainable development agenda – UN expert
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We must hear and heed the calls of the marginalized: UN chief Ban Ki-moon
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Rights group calls for tougher penalties for violence against womens
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Migration policies should protect human rights:UN
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UN urges countries to give access to justice to people living in poverty
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Universal declaration of human rights
Tuesday, February 26 2013
Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members... Read more...
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Time to strengthen UN role in ending impunity for human rights violations – UN experts
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UN rights experts urge review of standards for treatment of prisoners
Wednesday, October 23 2013
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