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Beirut: A Syrian government bombardment killed 16 civilians across the besieged opposition enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a monitor group said. Eastern Ghouta has been under government siege since 2013 and its estimated 4,00,000 inhabitants are suffering severe shortages of food and medicine.
"Indian authorities have proven themselves unwilling to protect minority religious communities and other vulnerable groups from frequent attack," said Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director at Human Rights Watch, in a statement, adding that "there needs to be a serious effort to prevent future attacks and ...

Key experiences from childhood onward kept pointing Dr. Fine toward human rights advocacy. He was born in Boston, a son of Jacob and Anna Fine. When Dr. Fine was about 7, his father -- the longtime chief of surgery at Beth Israel hospital -- gave him a few dollars to send to an organization that helped ...
We need a bipartisan solution now." The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America ...
Border Patrol agents have been suspected of tainting water jugs hidden for migrants trying to cross over from Mexico into the United States, human rights groups claimed Wednesday. The organizations, in a new report, alleged agents contaminated water and supplies in a bid to scare people from crossing ...
Civil and human rights Coalition Applauds Bill to Reform Congressional Procedures for Combating Harassment and Discrimination ... Earlier this week, The Leadership Conference and nearly 100 other organizations sent a letter to congressional leadership with recommendations on changes that are ...

"Chairman Grassley and his Republican colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee today continued their troubling pattern of ignoring Senate traditions to rubber stamp President Trump's extreme and unqualified nominees. Never before has this committee jammed through so many nominees hostile to ...
A prominent human rights group has accused Donald Trump of encouraging the rise of oppressive leaders around the world. In its annual report analyzing the state of human rights across the globe, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned that the surge of authoritarian populists seems increasingly inevitable ...
Taking their work, Graw then takes her students' work and compiles it into calendar form, producing it in large quantities to sell for the benefit of organizations like UNICEF, Nothing But Nets (an international malaria net organization) and Catholic Charities' refugee Resettlement Program, right here in Ithaca ...
This year's conference, "Do You Remember?: Deconstructing Memory Within human rights," features 15 speakers. NUCHR co-director Jonathan Wrobel said the turnout was a success. The Weinberg senior said the group began developing keynote and panelist ideas in April and officially began recruiting ...
The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good as its ideals. For more ...
The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good as its ideals. For more ...
A coalition of Iranian human rights NGOs including Centre for Defenders of Human rights, Centre for human rights in Iran, Impact Iran, Iran Human Rights Documentation Centre, Justice for Iran, and the Siamak Pourzand Foundation, has provided the government of Germany with compelling evidence ...
On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States, and the undersigned 168 organizations, we urge you to reject ...
The coalition named Cebu For human rights (C4HR) was formally launched on Tuesday in the presence of representatives from the academe, students, urban poor groups, the religious sector, and lawyers. human rights lawyer Democrito Barcenas, one of the C4HR's convenors, said Filipinos must not ...
Just seven days before the human rights Day which was celebrated on December 10, peace activist Raza Khan went missing in Lahore. He was lead campaigner for the Pakistan-India youth interaction for promotion of peace. He was convener for the Pakistan chapter of the Aghaz-e-Dosti organization.
Therefore, we urge Secretary Ross to deny the request made by the Justice Department, which would threaten a fair and accurate decennial census." The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote ...

2018 is the 70th anniversary of the promulgation of the Universal Declaration of human rights (UDHR), a document drafted due in large part to the efforts .... A start would be personal generosity: you need to be generous - give to refugee groups, give to human rights groups, volunteer to work at homeless ...
"People poured into the streets today because they are tired of the rising cost of living," a protester in Kermanshah told the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI) ... "Unfortunately, some unscrupulous people in the country are making accusations against officials and organizations in an effort to justify the ...
According to civil society organizations, 27 deaths have been reported between November 30 and December 20, including three minors, along with more than 200 people having been injured. Also on Wednesday, the Organization of American States (OAS) called to send a special delegation as well, ...
human rights groups have demanded that Theresa may launch a government-wide search for missing papers that they say could provide evidence of human rights violations. As Labour called for an investigation into the Guardian revelations and said that the error risked fuelling accusations of a cover-up, ...
A coalition of human rights groups has recalled a complaint asking the United States to sanction Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash after questions ... Hill that each organization within the coalition was responsible for the individuals they put forth as recommendations, but he declined to identify which group ...
The organization says European governments have been complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants. Here's NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton. OFEIBEA QUIST-ARCTON, BYLINE: European governments stand accused of aiding in the abuse of refugees and migrants in a ...
Moscow - Two masked men set fire to the office of top Russian rights group Memorial in volatile Ingushetia a week after the arrest of its director in ... In 2014 the office of human rights organization the Joint Mobile Group was torched after it criticized the Kremlin-installed Chechen leader for calling for ...
The award winners for 2017 are Charlene Marshall for the individual award and Community Coalition for social justice (CCSJ) for the group/organization award. The awards recognize contributions toward helping to make Morgantown a more inclusive community and to protect the human rights of all. The awards were ...
28 December 2017 - Condemning the pardoning of former President of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, a group of United Nations independent human rights experts have said that the move undermines the work of the judiciary and the international community to achieve justice. "It is a major setback for the rule of law in Peru: a ...
According to civil society organizations, 27 deaths have been reported between November 30 and December 20, including three minors, along with more than 200 people having been injured. Also on Wednesday, the Organization of American States (OAS) called to send a special delegation as well, ...
human rights groups have demanded that Theresa may launch a government-wide search for missing papers that they say could provide evidence of human rights violations. As Labour called for an investigation into the Guardian revelations and said that the error risked fuelling accusations of a cover-up, ...
The award winners for 2017 are Charlene Marshall for the individual award and Community Coalition for social justice (CCSJ) for the group/organization award. The awards recognize contributions toward helping to make Morgantown a more inclusive community and to protect the human rights of all. The awards were ...
Arseny Roginsky, the longtime leader of the Russian human rights organization Memorial and a Soviet-era dissident who documented the victims of state persecution during the Cold War and after, died Monday in Tel Aviv, Israel. He was 71. Memorial announced his death in a news release. He had cancer ...
A coalition of human rights groups has recalled a complaint asking the United States to sanction Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash after questions ... Hill that each organization within the coalition was responsible for the individuals they put forth as recommendations, but he declined to identify which group ...
Mexican security law stokes disquiet among Catholic human rights groups ... 15 amid outcry from opponents and admonishments from organizations such as the National human rights Commission and the United Nations, along with warnings from Mexican activists that the new regime risks "militarizing" ...
The organization says European governments have been complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants. Here's NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton. OFEIBEA QUIST-ARCTON, BYLINE: European governments stand accused of aiding in the abuse of refugees and migrants in a ...
A report released by the International Crisis Group shows the deterioration of security situation and rise of violence in DR Congo, provoked by the President's Kabila subversion of the 2016 "Comprehensive and Inclusive Political Agreement", commonly known as the Saint Sylvester agreement.
The Saudi-led coalition's broad restrictions on aid and essential goods to Yemen's civilian population are worsening the country's humanitarian catastrophe. ..... But non-UN passport holders include crucial staff of aid organizations, human rights groups including Human Rights Watch, and journalists.
That letter is available here. The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good ...
The University of Colorado Law school and the Inter-American Commission on human rights announced today a partnership establishing an advanced program of study in international human rights. students enrolled in the program, which launches in fall 2018, will complete one year of coursework at ...
Although some affordable housing have criticized the time it is taking to submit the applications to the council, much of the delay was caused by Wheeler's appointment of Stakeholder Advisory Group to draft a policy framework for spending the money. After buying an apartment complex before the group ...
WASHINGTON - Today, The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights submitted comments to the Inter-American Commission on Human rights as they held a hearing to examine the issue of extrajudicial killings by law enforcement officers, and the U.S. government's failure to protect its people ...
human rights Day: Advancing Human rights for Global Health through the World Health Organization ... Hanna Huffstetler, Claudia Quiros, Rebekah Thomas and Benjamin Mason Meier, Section Editor for BMC International Health and Human Rights, discuss this important day and the context of human ...
The military had been utilized in the "war on Drugs." However, the commission denounced the soldiers' abuse of authority. According to the human rights organization, the army is guilty of arbitrary detention, sexual violence and torture as well as forced disappearances and extrajudicial killings.
'We don't see human rights here': Families flee brutal wars for prison on ... and Mosul have been seized from control by the Islamic State (IS) group, ... Human rights and humanitarian aid groups have called for Greece to end ...
SAUDI aggression in the Middle East has worsened a humanitarian crisis that has harmed millions of people in Yemen, human rights groups ...
About The Regional Coalition for women human rights Defenders in ... is a group of human rights organization, groups and women human ...
Civil and human rights Coalition Thanks Cordray for His Leadership at ... Conference and its member organizations, visit www.civilrights.org.
The commission held in-depth discussions on issues such as Israeli human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian Territories. (AN photo) ...
Sulaimani - Up to 37 Kurdish Kolbars (porters) were killed by the Iranian security forces or fell off mountains on the border areas of Iran in ...
human rights groups call on Giro d'Italia to move 2018 start from Israel ... A Europe-based human rights group on Wednesday issued a public letter ... Among the international coalition of human rights organizations, trade ...
That's in part why human rights groups met the news of potentially repatriating these refugees with horror, rather than encouragement.


 

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