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Entering Year 5 Under a Trump-backed Military Regime

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 04:53 PM
Entering Year 5 Under a Trump-backed Military Regime By Richard S. Ehrlich BANGKOK, Thailand -- The U.S.-trained military's coup-installed government has begun its fifth year in power confronting pro-election activists in the streets, a troubled economy, ... Read more...

Rocking the G7: Trump Stomps His Allies

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 04:49 PM
Disruption, disturbance, eruption, the words crowning the presidency of Donald J. Trump, who has effectively demonstrated an idea made famous by Nazi doodler of law and political theorist Carl Schmitt: politics is defined, not by identifying with ... Read more...

UN mobilizes in Rohingya camps

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 02:14 PM
UN mobilizes in Rohingya camps to support babies born of rape; young mothers face stigma Read more...

Race against time for Rohingya refugees

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 12:55 PM
While 5000 Kiwis take part in Oxfam’s Ration Challenge in support of refugees this World Refugee Week, Rohingya refugees are facing life-threatening rains and disease as monsoon rains continue to lash the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Read more...

USA: Separating children from parents is torture

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 09:47 AM
The sickening images of children cruelly separated from their parents and held in cages as a result of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ policy of ‘zero-tolerance’ will leave an indelible stain on the reputation of the USA, said Amnesty International ... Read more...

Human Rights Council: Opening statement and global update

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 09:31 AM
Opening statement and global update of human rights concerns by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein Read more...

Violence and discrimination against LGBT people worldwide

Published: Mon 18 Jun 2018 10:50 PM
Urgent action needed to stop violence and discrimination against LGBT people worldwide, says UN expert Read more...

Iran must halt execution of Ramin Hossein Panahi

Published: Mon 18 Jun 2018 10:49 PM
GENEVA (18 June 2018) – UN human rights experts* have made a fresh call to Iran to annul the death sentence imposed on Iranian Kurd Ramin Hossein Panahi, amid reports that he will be executed after the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Read more...

Global update of human rights concerns by Zeid

Published: Mon 18 Jun 2018 10:48 PM
38th session of the Human Rights Council Opening statement and global update of human rights concerns by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein 18 June 2018 Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Colleagues and ... Read more...

Thailand: Ensure Refugee Rights and Protections

Published: Mon 18 Jun 2018 06:19 PM
Thailand: Ensure Refugee Rights and Protections Through Refugee Regulation End detention, forcible returns, and establish durable solutions Read more...
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