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The Challenges of The Safe Third Country Agreement

Matthew Plouffe

Recent issues surrounding restrictive immigration and refugee practices in the United States have led to a surge in irregular border crossings into Canada within the past year. 985 more words

Public Policy

Universal Health Coverage includes rehabilitation

About Universal Health Coverage Day 

I’m still in Sharjah, hence it is still the December 12 here, which each year is Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. 1,112 more words

Daily Blog

GEM launches new campaign to help citizens claim their legal Right to Education

Although the majority of countries recognize the right to education through international and national law, the fulfilment of the right to education is far from being a reality. 523 more words


…..by Laz Mom

“ Nigeria : Fifty Persons slaughtered in renewed clashes between Farmers and Herdsmen.’’

“ US : Boy 18, gunned down by Police.’’ 1,227 more words

Human Rights

Pakistan #humanrights: Raza Khan's disappearance highlights missing persons' issue

Demonstration planned Monday, Dec. 11 at Lahore Press Club, 3:30 pm, to demand missing peace activist Raza Mehmood Khan’s safe and immediate return. What can you do if you’re not there? 853 more words

Human Rights

Ten things Australia can do to be a human rights hero

Effective leadership requires leading by example, but Australia’s human rights record has drawn increasing criticism at home and abroad.
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Statement for Human Rights Day 2017


10 December 2017

“The application of human rights throughout the maritime environment at all times, without exception.”

Today, we celebrate Human Rights Day at the start of a year-long campaign to mark the forthcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 664 more words

Human Rights