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What can Ireland do to promote business respect for human rights?

Ireland is one of only a handful of states that are developing national plans to promote better human rights practice by business. What should that plan contain? 1,631 more words

Civil Society

Afghanistan: UN report on torture in detention shows some progress, calls for more effective measures

A UN report released today on the torture and ill-treatment of conflict-related detainees in Government detention facilities shows some progress and welcomes the new administration’s commitment to accelerate its efforts to fully eliminate the practice of torture and ill-treatment in detention facilities. 13 more words


Iraq: UN report documents human rights violations of increasingly sectarian nature

A UN report released Monday documents widespread human rights violations of an increasingly sectarian nature in Iraq, as well as a deterioration of the rule of law in large parts of the country. 42 more words


Toleransi, Kebebasan Bersuara di Barat Tidak Adil

Telah disiarkan di ruangan rencana, Berita Harian.

Baru-baru ini isu kebebasan bersuara di Malaysia kembali menjadi hangat apabila seorang peguam hak asasi manusia yang juga pengasas bersama Lawyers for Liberty, Eric Paulsen mengeluarkan ungkapan “tweet” yang menuduh JAKIM mempromosi ekstremisme di dalam khutbah Jumaat di seluruh negara. 954 more words

UPR Recommendations on Sombath

In his statement at the Universal Periodic Review for the Lao PDR on January 20th, Mr. Phongsavath Boupha, Chairman for the Lao National Steering Committee on Human Rights, asked for suggestions. 533 more words

Statements Of Concern

Update on violations of international human rights and humanitarian law during the ongoing violence in Libya

(23/12/2014). Fighting in recent months between armed groups in western and eastern Libya, as well as in the south, has
resulted in hundreds of civilian deaths, mass displacement and acute humanitarian conditions for those trapped in conflict zones, a new UN human rights report released Tuesday warns. 12 more words


Panel Discussion on Migration in the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda

Dr. Siegel began by stating that all parties must assume and understand that the ability to migrate is good. Much of the anti-migrant sentiment today, said Dr. 361 more words