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Teenager Steps into the Shoes of Finland’s PM for a Day

A 16-year-old teenager, who actively campaigns on climate and human rights issues, became the Prime Minister of Finland for a day, as part of...

Pre-Existing Inequalities Should be Effectively Addressed to Build a Better World: UN Human Rights Chief

The Covid-19 and the resulting multifaceted crisis have unmasked the strong link between race, ethnicity, socio-economic status and health outcomes, and the pre-existing inequalities...

Violations of Human Rights in Yemen and the Continuation of Saudi Crimes 

By Amin Bagheri It is natural that when the name of the war comes up or the news of an attack on another country is...

“Jazz: The Music of Freedom, Human Rights and Liberation”, According to UNESCO

Terming Jazz "the music of freedom, human rights and liberation", UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has given a call to turn to jazz now more...

Female Parliamentarians Have Increased Globally: Inter-Parliamentary Union

By Lisa Schlein The number of female parliamentarians in the world has more than doubled since the groundbreaking U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing,...

Millions of Women Still Face Poverty, Discrimination and Violence: UN

Calling himself “a proud feminist and supporter of women,”  U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lashed out at men who abuse power and declared before Sunday’s...

Twitter Expands its Rules Around Hate Speech

Twitter has expanded its rules around hate speech to include language that dehumanises people on the basis of their age, disability or disease. This...

Here’s How Informal Education Is Helping Rohingya Refugee Children

By Tahira Kibria, Rikar Hussein Dozens of sprawling informal education centers across refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar are providing a glimmer of hope for thousands of...

Tech Giant Google Slammed over Human Rights, China Project by Top ex-official

A top-notch former executive has blasted Google over its handling of human rights at its offices, alleging that he was sidelined when raised questions...

Last Decade Had seen ‘Backlash’ Against Human Rights: UN Official

The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and LGBT communities, according to a...

North Korea Economy: Private Markets Target of Corruption, Human Rights Abuses

North Koreans eking out a living in the country’s thriving, informal private markets are regularly subjected to corruption and various forms of human rights...

Human Rights in Cambodia Concludes on Note: Peace Without Justice is Unsustainable

Rhona Smith, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia, concluded her seventh visit to the Southeast Asian nation on Thursday with...

China Places Petitioners Under Surveillance, City-Wide Security

Authorities in the Chinese capital have placed a number of high-profile dissidents under police guard and stepped up city-wide security ahead of a high-profile...

Microsoft Rejects California Law Enforcement Agency’s Request To Install Facial Recognition in Officers’ Cars

Microsoft recently rejected a California law enforcement agency’s request to install facial recognition technology in officers’ cars and body cameras because of human rights...

Watchdog Group in Pakistan Expresses Concern About State of Human Rights in Country

An independent monitoring group in Pakistan has expressed concern about the state of human rights in the country and called for the immediate redressal...

Have A Look At ‘Strategy’ to Offset Loss of EU Trade Scheme in Cambodia

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday unveiled his strategy to offset the loss of a preferential trade agreement that the European Union is...

U.S. Government Human Rights Report Shows ‘Amber’ Warning Light Situation in Hong Kong

A U.S. government human rights report is 'an amber light' for the human rights situation in Hong Kong, with some of the city's traditional freedoms under...

Concerns Rise Over China’s Stand at United Nations Human Rights Council

Rights activists are increasingly worried that Beijing's influence operations are having a negative impact on the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council,...

Beijing Could Improve Human Rights As Part Of The Universal Periodic Review

A top Chinese diplomat claimed Friday that detention centers for Muslims in China's western province of Xinjiang are "campuses, not camps" and said they...

Chinese Women Who Fight for Human Rights Face Reprisals from Party: Group

Women who campaign for human rights in China face reprisals from the ruling Chinese Communist Party, including enforced disappearances,arbitrary detention, sexual abuse and torture,...

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