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Palestinians may take Israel to ICC over child detentions — RT

Palestinians may take Israel to ICC over child detentions — RT | Human rights | Scoop.it
Palestinian authorities are considering taking legal action against Israel over hundreds of Palestinian children being detained, with some reportedly maltreated.
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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.

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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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U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Calls for Release of Info on Bush-Era Kidnappings, Torture

U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Calls for Release of Info on Bush-Era Kidnappings, Torture | Human rights | Scoop.it
Ben Emmerson, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism, has called on Britain and the United States to release confidential reports into the countries’ involvement in kidnapping and torture of terrorism suspects...
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INTERNATIONAL - International writers call for greater freedom of expression in Turkey

INTERNATIONAL - International writers call for greater freedom of expression in Turkey | Human rights | Scoop.it
Leading writers from around the world have called on Turkish authorities to respect freedom of expression in an open letter (International writers call for greater freedom of expression in #Turkey after #Twitter, #YouTube blocks
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Standard Digital News - Kenya : William Ruto, Joshua Arap Sang International Criminal Court trials to resume on Sunday

Standard Digital News - Kenya : William Ruto, Joshua Arap Sang International Criminal Court trials to resume on Sunday | Human rights | Scoop.it
The trial of Deputy President William Ruto and his co-accused Joshua Sang resume on Sunday at The Hague as the country waits for the decision on President Uhuru Kenyatta.
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Australia’s punitive asylum seeker polices set for more scrutiny at UN | Human Rights Law Centre

Australia’s punitive asylum seeker polices set for more scrutiny at UN | Human Rights Law Centre | Human rights | Scoop.it
Australia’s unlawful and increasingly harsh and punitive treatment of asylum seekers arriving by boat will once again be brought the attention of the world’s peak human rights body this evening when the Human Rights Law Centre addresses the UN’s...
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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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US isolated in latest UN vote on Palestine

US isolated in latest UN vote on Palestine | Human rights | Scoop.it
But resolutions appear to have been watered down from earlier stronger versions. (UN Human Rights Rights Council passed 4 resolutions on Palestine; US was the sole “no” vote in every single case.
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Amnesty International says human rights 'missing in action' on Obama trip to Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International says human rights 'missing in action' on Obama trip to Saudi Arabia | Human rights | Scoop.it
A spokesman for the human rights group Sunjeev Bery said in a statement Friday that “human rights were missing in action” during Obama’s trip to the Middle Eastern nation.
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Child marriage "a fundamental threat to human rights" - Barack Obama - Girls Not Brides

Child marriage "a fundamental threat to human rights" - Barack Obama - Girls Not Brides | Human rights | Scoop.it
Barack Obama describes child marriage as "a threat to fundamental human rights" and envisions a world where all girls can realise their potential.
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