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Report makes 25 recommendations for new B.C. Human Rights Commission

The BC NDP has released a report with 25 recommendations on the reinstatement, goals and powers of the B.C. Human Rights Commission.

One of the party’s first acts in office over the summer was to announce it was bringing the commission back, 15 years after it was scrapped by the BC Liberals. 433 more words


Things I'd love to see in a reinstated BC Human Rights Commission

The BC Human Rights Commission (BCHRC) was disbanded by the BC Liberal Government in 2002 and replaced with a Human Rights Tribunal amid complaints about a clogged system and public opinion that the Commission was handling outlandish cases such as the protection of transgender rights. 1,351 more words


Philippine Government tells U.S. congressional committee: Philippines remains “as firm as ever” in protecting human rights

By Ian Nicolas Cigaral (philstar.com) | Updated November 9, 2017 – 2:35pm


In this Sept. 5, 2016 photo, police inspect the site where alleged drug user Marcelo Salvador was shot dead by unidentified men in Las Pinas, south of Manila, Philippines. 585 more words

The Danger of Human Rights Code as Cure for Microaggressions

When a white person makes casual but hurtful expressions in front of a person of a minority group, these expressions, whether verbal or non-verbal, define the term “microaggressions”. 3,692 more words

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It is the NZ Human Rights Commission not the NZ Religious Rights Commission — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The clue should be in the name of the organisation. It says HUMAN rights because people have rights. It is not the Religious Rights Commission and it is not the Ideas Rights commission.

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2 Officials To Stand Trial In SF Public Corruption Case; Charges Dropped Against 3rd

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A judge threw out all charges against one defendant in a San Francisco public corruption case Friday and dropped others against the two remaining defendants following a lengthy preliminary hearing. 656 more words


Why all community groups need a sexual harassment policy

Today a jury in the US found DJ David Mueller guilty of assault and battery against pop star Taylor Swift, for putting his hand up her skirt and groping her at a party.  529 more words