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United States roasts Caribbean human rights practices - Caribbean360

United States roasts Caribbean human rights practices - Caribbean360 | Human Rights | Scoop.it
The State Department slams the region’s prison conditions, judicial system and overall governance in its Country Reports for 2012.
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“Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012,” the US Department of State takes a critical look at the Caribbean region’s prison conditions, judicial system and overall governance, among others.

 

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Newsletter: The Week in Rights | Human Rights Watch

Newsletter: The Week in Rights | Human Rights Watch | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Newsletter Keep abreast of each week’s foremost human rights news from around the globe, and learn more about current challenges and opportunities to create change. (Missed this week's human rights news?
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Helps to be in tune with the news on human rights around the world

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Caribbean under scrutiny as OAS reforms human rights system

Caribbean under scrutiny as OAS reforms human rights system | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Hemispheric human rights organisations are fearful that what is viewed as Caribbean complacency on civil liberties may contribute to the undermining of the inter-American human rights system through r...
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This articles articulates that that the proposal by the Organisation of American States can weaken the Commission and undermine the role of its Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression. They believe a united Caribbean response can avert the worst dangers.

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Worth Reading! 

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The Caribbean members will have to acknowledge their reluctance to do something about this...

 

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Reforms of the human rights system, adjustments to powers and influences; what may be the consequences?

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Addressing Gender Based Violence and Gender Equality Across the Caribbean Diaspora

Violence against women continues to be an epidemic globally and across the Caribbean Diaspora. From trafficking of women and girls, bride burning, female gen...
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Gender based violence in Carribbean community update

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University of San Francisco Honors Haitian Human Rights Lawyer Mario Joseph - South Florida Caribbean News

University of San Francisco Honors Haitian Human Rights Lawyer Mario Joseph - South Florida Caribbean News | Human Rights | Scoop.it
University of San Francisco Honors Haitian Human Rights Lawyer Mario JosephSouth Florida Caribbean NewsSAN FRANCISCO – The University of San Francisco (USF) will present an honorary doctorate in humane letters to Mario Joseph, the managing attorney...

Via Media Relations for the University of San Francisco
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Deserved reward for a human rights lawyer in Haiti, Mario Joseph who has devoted his career to standing up for victims of injustice

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Nancy Graff's curator insight, April 15, 2013 11:44 AM

Positive news for Haiti!