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British Government Murders Human Rights Lawyers in Occupied ireland - Indymedia Ireland

British Government Murders Human Rights Lawyers in Occupied ireland - Indymedia Ireland | Human rights | Scoop.it
Murder of two leading International Human Rights Lawyers, sanctioned at the highest level, by the British Government in Occupied Ireland More Explosive Revealtions Later Today Indymedia Ireland is a media collective.
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Kenyan women want justice over post-election sexual violence

Kenyan women want justice over post-election sexual violence | Human rights | Scoop.it
Joan Nyanyuki: Kenya's director of public prosecutions has failed to investigate atrocities.
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earthdog58's comment, March 25, 6:34 PM
Given recent changes in the law in Kenya which markedly lessen the status of women in Kenyan society, one wonders how seriously the DPP is ever going to take anything that concerns women.
earthdog58's curator insight, March 25, 6:37 PM

Recent law changes in Kenya have lessened the status of women. A huge step backwards for the country.

Kibera Women Rights's curator insight, July 23, 1:12 PM

Article from The Guardian on Kenya's director of public prosecutions' failure to investigate post-election atrocities.

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US prosecutors take on more human rights cases - The Virginian-Pilot

US prosecutors take on more human rights cases - The Virginian-Pilot | Human rights | Scoop.it
The Virginian-Pilot US prosecutors take on more human rights cases The Virginian-Pilot In this April 30, 2014 photo, Kathleen O'Connor, deputy chief of human rights and special prosecutions section at the Department of Justice, speaks to refugee...
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Security Council to consider "appropriate measures" against Boko Haram

Security Council to consider "appropriate measures" against Boko Haram | Human rights | Scoop.it
The United Nations Security Council on Friday called for the "immediate and unconditional release" of all kidnapped Nigerian  -More- 
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France asks UN to refer Syrian war to ICC

France asks UN to refer Syrian war to ICC | Human rights | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France has asked the U.N.
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Administration Begins to Fulfill Promise to Shorten Certain Drug Sentences

Administration Begins to Fulfill Promise to Shorten Certain Drug Sentences | Human rights | Scoop.it
U.S. Attorney General Erick Holder. Photo courtesy of Politico.com.
President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have begun to make good on their promise to reform criminal justice sentencing reform and encourage sensible drug policies.
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Russian Fiction the Sequel: 10 More False Claims About Ukraine

Russian Fiction the Sequel: 10 More False Claims About Ukraine | Human rights | Scoop.it
Russian Fiction the Sequel: 10 More False Claims About Ukraine (#Russian Fiction the Sequel by US Department of State: 10 More False Claims About #Ukraine http://t.co/rV5YNfrRGd)...
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China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain

China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain | Human rights | Scoop.it
Beijing accuses UK of using rights issues to interfere in its internal affairs and axes dialogue that resumed after diplomatic freeze over Dalai Lama (#humanrights China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain http://t.co/XCmD0USBUi...
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UN Investigator Says Long-Term Solitary Confinement in New York State Prisons Is Torture - Solitary Watch

UN Investigator Says Long-Term Solitary Confinement in New York State Prisons Is Torture - Solitary Watch | Human rights | Scoop.it
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Méndez has concluded that the state of New York violated the rights of three incarcerated men “to be free from torture” by locking them up them in long-term solitary confinement.
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Eritrean seeking safe-passage to Sudan was led into a nightmare

Eritrean seeking safe-passage to Sudan was led into a nightmare | Human rights | Scoop.it
Semret* sought sanctuary in Sudan through the help of a smuggler, but what was supposed to be a safe passage turned into seven months of beatings and rape.
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Tensions increase between Ukraine, Russia

Tensions increase between Ukraine, Russia | Human rights | Scoop.it
Pro-Russian protesters today captured Ukraine troop carriers in the east, while the U.S.  -More- 
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Yankees unveil plaque for Nelson Mandela

Yankees unveil plaque for Nelson Mandela | Human rights | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees honored Nelson Mandela on Wednesday night during their rain-delayed celebration of the legacy of Jackie Robins (RT @AP_Sports: Nelson Mandela honored by Yankees with plaque in Monument Park:
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DeAndra Cullen: Preventing housing discrimination by educating people about ... - Washington Post

DeAndra Cullen: Preventing housing discrimination by educating people about ... - Washington Post | Human rights | Scoop.it
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Climate change a threat to security, food and humankind - IPCC report

Climate change a threat to security, food and humankind - IPCC report | Human rights | Scoop.it
Warming is leading to more volatile weather patterns that are already reducing crop yields, the IPCC has warned (Climate change is a threat to food, security and humankind as a whole http://t.co/kw4LS1GZXK)...
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Russia Says the Internet Spreads Extremism

Russia Says the Internet Spreads Extremism | Human rights | Scoop.it
Is the Internet Russia's greatest extremist threat? Images mixed by Kevin Rothrock.
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Children displaced in Kenya's post election violence sell sex, UN officer says - The Standard Digital News

The Standard Digital News Children displaced in Kenya's post election violence sell sex, UN officer saysThe Standard Digital NewsNAIROBI: Children displaced in the violence that followed Kenya's 20...
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Inmarsat offers free airline tracking

Inmarsat offers free airline tracking | Human rights | Scoop.it
UK satellite operator Inmarsat is to offer a free, basic tracking service to all the world's passenger airliners, following the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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International Criminal Court opens preliminary examination of alleged Ukraine crimes

International Criminal Court opens preliminary examination of alleged Ukraine crimes | Human rights | Scoop.it
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity committed in Ukraine in the period leading up to (Reuters: "International Criminal Court opens ...
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Ukraine leader says anti-terror operation under way in Donetsk region - CNN

Ukraine leader says anti-terror operation under way in Donetsk region - CNN | Human rights | Scoop.it
Ukraine leader says anti-terror operation under way in Donetsk region
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Venezuela’s Agony: Weak President, Strong Generals, Riots and Cocaine

Venezuela’s Agony: Weak President, Strong Generals, Riots and Cocaine | Human rights | Scoop.it
One year after his election, President Maduro is losing his grip. But it’s not the opposition that’s growing stronger; it’s the cocaine-corrupted military.
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EU External Freedom of Expression Policy

EU External Freedom of Expression Policy | Human rights | Scoop.it
New EU external freedom of expression policy draft provides for EU sanctions against freedom of expression violations http://t.co/JyoyXTzUWr
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U.N. finds fear-mongering by pro-Russians in Ukraine

U.N. finds fear-mongering by pro-Russians in Ukraine | Human rights | Scoop.it
GENEVA (Reuters) - Ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine have falsely claimed to be under attack to justify Russian involvement, a report by the U.N.
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Saudi Arabia jails lawyer and human rights activist in ongoing crackdown on dissent

Saudi Arabia jails lawyer and human rights activist in ongoing crackdown on dissent | Human rights | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia must immediately release prominent human rights activist and lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair, who was arrested following his fifth hearing at the Specialized Criminal Court on Tuesday and taken to al-Ha’ir prison without an explanation,...
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Kenya has 2 weeks to report on President Kenyatta's wealth

Kenya has 2 weeks to report on President Kenyatta's wealth | Human rights | Scoop.it
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Trial Chamber is expecting the Kenyan government to report on the steps it has taken to submit President Uhuru Kenyatta’s financial records in two weeks time. (#WizzySY...
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UN Enable - Seventh session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 10-12 June 2014

Seventh session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 10-12 June 2014 (RT @G3ict 7th session of Conf of States Parties to Convention on Rights of Persons w/ Disabilities, June 10-12
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Natural health and recovery: a new MindFreedom initiative

Natural health and recovery: a new MindFreedom initiative | Human rights | Scoop.it
MindFreedom seeks an expression of your interest...initially we are interested in developing a network of potential natural health and advocacy allies and starting a dialog to see how we can work together.
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UN 'counterproductive' resolution make it difficult to settle Ukrainian crisis - Moscow

UN 'counterproductive' resolution make it difficult to settle Ukrainian crisis - Moscow | Human rights | Scoop.it
The Russian Foreign Ministry has described the UN General Assembly's resolution concerning Ukraine as "counter-productive" and has said that the large number of UN General Assembly member countries t (RT @mfa_russia: UN 'counterproductive' resolution...
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