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Pakistan calls for steps to establish Palestinian state

Pakistan calls for steps to establish Palestinian state | HumanRight | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has called for the resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, paving the way for a sovereign state of Palestine,...
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Sky News: Human rights challenge Burma - UN envoy

Sky News: Human rights challenge Burma - UN envoy | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The UN rapporteur called on the Burma government to review its 1982 Citizens Act, which barred citizenship for the Rohingya Muslim minority group in the Rakhine state, exposing them to discrimination, exploitation and abuses, leading to occasional outbreaks of violence.
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Time to End Arbitrary Detention in Sri Lanka

Time to End Arbitrary Detention in Sri Lanka | HumanRight | Scoop.it
As the UN scrutinizes Sri Lanka's human rights record this fall, we have a chance to expose and bring to an end Sri Lanka's shameful detentions without trial.
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Save Rohingya Muslims: The OIC

Save  Rohingya Muslims: The OIC | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, in a statement issued in Jeddah today.He strongly condemned the renewed repression and violation of human r...
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Rohingya Muslims: OIC calls for fact-finding mission to Myanmar – The Express Tribune

Rohingya Muslims: OIC calls for fact-finding mission to Myanmar – The Express Tribune | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The organi­sation wants to stop ethnic cleans­ing of Rohing­ya Muslim­s.

JEDDAH: The head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday proposed sending an OIC mission to probe the “massacres” of Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, a statement said on Sunday.

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Fall of Syria's Assad 'only a matter of time'

Fall of Syria's Assad 'only a matter of time' | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Ex-UN observer mission chief says president's days are numbered but his exit may not end the conflict.
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Rohingya issue raised at Asean meet

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has vowed to monitor the plight of the Rohingyas, reports Radio Free Asia.

The Asean head raised the issue with the top diplomats of Bangladesh and Myanmar on Friday, reports RFA, a non-profit corporation that broadcasts news and information in nine Asian languages.


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Latest attacks violate Syrian ceasefire commitment, says UN-Arab League envoy

Latest attacks violate Syrian ceasefire commitment, says UN-Arab League envoy | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The Joint Special Envoy for the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Kofi Annan, today strongly condemned the attacks on Thursday in a village in the central province of Hama which reportedly resulted in over 200 deaths, adding...
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