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Living Free and Equal - More translations due in 2017

The OHCHR publication “Living Free and Equal” provides an analysis of more than 200 examples of what States are doing to tackle violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and intersex people. 146 more words

LGBT

Syrian Archive catalogues war atrocities online

Two Berliners have developed a new database to catalogue and standardize video footage of atrocities in the war in Syria. The Syrian Archive was presented at the Chaos Computer Club conference in Hamburg. 898 more words

Syria

Stand up for someone's rights today

At Rights! we believe that human rights are a compelling response to the uncertainty, hatred and violence of our time. By challenging ourselves and others to reflect on human rights, critically engage with their current value and re-imagine their promotion and protection, our shared learning is enriched, our common humanity is re-established and our societies are made more resilient. 98 more words

Speakers' Corner

Myanmar Rohingya abuse may be 'crimes against humanity': UN

AFP

© AFP/File | More than 120,000 Rohingya have been crammed into displacement camps since sectarian violence in 2012

YANGON (AFP) – Myanmar’s Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity, the UN’s rights agency said Tuesday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in the country for a visit that will include a trip to northern Rakhine. 568 more words

[From the web] Committee on ESCR hears from human rights institutions and CSOs from the Philippines and the Dominican Republic -OHCHR

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights hears from human rights institutions and civil society organizations from the Philippines and the Dominican Republic

Civil society organizations from the Philippines… 714 more words

Human Rights

[From the web] UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to review the Philippines

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to review the Philippines

GENEVA (23 September 2016) – The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is due to review the Philippines on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September. 540 more words

Human Rights

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine. 16 May to 15 August 2016

A new UN report released on Thursday describes the deterioration of the human rights situation in eastern Ukraine, as a result of escalating hostilities between June and August, and the continued disregard for the protection of civilians by both sides of the conflict. 70 more words

Ucrania