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Egypt Reject International Inspection of Prisons To Prevent Torture, Other UPR Recommendations

Egypt submitted its conclusions about the 300 recommendations it received during the Universal Periodical Review (UPR) proceedings in November 2014. The government of Egypt provided the Human Rights Council with its responses in an addendum which the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner made available through the document referenced ( 640 more words


Calls for justice mount in UN human rights discussions

The fight against impunity is getting ever more attention in UN discussions on governments improving their human rights frameworks. Learn how we’re keeping the pressure on. 566 more words

Ratification And Implementation Of The Rome Statute

Is 'Untitled' A Little Too Pretentious? I Think Yes.

When the idea of starting my own blog came to mind, I decided I was going to wait until I got news from somewhere. Law School, JET or Fulbright. 1,327 more words


Encuentros furtivos

por Reynaldo R. Alegría

Se acercaba la fecha del 38vo. Festival de Apoyo a Claridad y Maya recordó a Tommy.  Se habían criado juntos en el mismo pueblo.   638 more words


Placing women’s rights issues in Burma on the UPR agenda in November

By Jennifer Li

The rules for the Spaghetti Tower Challenge are simple and, as far as ice-breakers go, an interesting way to start off a three-day workshop with women’s rights NGOs in Burma. 1,066 more words


Persecution of Lawyers and Journalists in Turkey: Echoes of growing intolerance

From the United Nations office in Geneva, a side event hosted by Civicus and Lawyers for Laywers brought together Turkish lawyers, journalists, civil society representatives, and a European Parliament member (Dutch Progressive Party D66) to discuss the growing intolerance of peaceful dissent in Turkey in the wake of the country’s  Universal Periodic Review session. 387 more words

Current Affairs

Parka mania ...

Parka’s zijn een vaste waarde in je garderobe.  Zowel voor volwassenen als bij de kids.  Ook deze SS15 zijn de parka’s niet uit het straatbeeld weg te denken. 54 more words