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10 października

Sustainable Development, Debt and Human Rights

The High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development (FfD) on 26 September featured inspired discussions on combatting illicit financial flows, financing the SDGs and climate action against (...)

9 października

The IMF and Inequalities: Structural adjustments or structural transformations

A debate on ‘The IMF and inequalities: tensions between structural adjustments and structural transformations’ will be held next October 17 at the IMF headquarters in Washington as a side event (...)

9 października

Feminist mobilization and multi-stakeholder governance structures

Women's and feminist organizations are increasingly involved in economic issues and are actively participating in global resistances that challenge the implications of financialization, the (...)

15 lutego 2018

Ethiopia:Govt to Declare Emergency After PM Resigns?

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said he has submitted a letter requesting to resign from his role as Prime Minister and Chairman of Ethiopia's ruling (...)

15 lutego 2018

Africa:Tutu Steps Down From Oxfam Role After Scandal

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has instructed his office to write to Oxfam International to inform them of his retirement as their global (...)

15 lutego 2018

Ethiopia:Relentless Protests Forced Out PM

[African Arguments] The stepping down of Hailemariam Desalegn will not satisfy Ethiopia's protesters. But it is a start.

9 maja 2017

Time for High-level EU and US Targeted Sanctions on DR Congo

Pour la version francaise, voir ci-dessous In 2016, the United States and the European Union announced targeted sanctions against a total of nine Congolese individuals deemed most responsible (...)

4 maja 2017

Beyond Aid: Ending Somalia's Cycle of Famine Requires Proactive Solutions

Note: This blog was written by guest blogger Yasin Ahmed Ismail. Yasin is a field researcher based in Nairobi, Kenya. For the third consecutive year, the Horn of Africa is facing one of the most (...)

4 maja 2017

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads | May 4

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed. "Testimony of Brad Brooks-Rubin: The Questionable Case for Easing Sudan Sanctions" (...)

31 października 2013

Syrian refugees being denied entry into neighbouring Jordan - new report

Jordan is denying entry to desperate Syrian refugees who have been forced to sleep rough and scavenge for food by the roadside, said Amnesty International in a new report (...)

30 października 2013

Poland grants 'injured person' status to Guantanamo detainee over torture allegations

By granting injured person status to a torture survivor currently detained at Guantnamo Bay, the Polish authorities are a step closer to revealing the truth about their involvement in the US-led (...)

30 października 2013

Italy: Roma segregation camps - a blight on the city of Rome

Amnesty International today accused the Rome authorities of deliberately and callously denying thousands of Roma people access to adequate housing thanks to the citys two-tiered assisted housing (...)

14 października

Uganda Tightens Clampdown on Media

Expand Media and members of Uganda's Human Rights Network for Journalists struggle with police as they protest outside the Daily Monitor newspaper head office, May 28, 2013. (File) © AP (...)

14 października

#MeToo Movement’s Second Anniversary

October 14, 2019 Video #MeToo Movement’s Second Anniversary Activists from Around the Globe Reflect on Successes, Challenges (New York) – The global #MeToo movement has sparked significant social, (...)

14 października

Making Movies Accessible for Everyone

For the first time, people who are deaf or hard of hearing will be able to enjoy the Nairobi leg of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, opening on October 15. Rehad Desai’s documentary (...)

2 października 2018

INDIA: Harassment and detention of students and professors of Manipur University

There has been no rest at Manipur University since the Ministry of Human Resource Development appointed its new Vice-Chancellor in October 2016. After inquiry, he was suspended. In the meantime, (...)

14 września 2018

INDONESIA : Refleksi peristiwa berdarah Tanjung Priok 1984

Peristiwa berdarah Tanjung priok 84 merupakan Tragedi kemanusiaan yg pernah ada. Hari ini 34 tahun yang lalu, gejolak politik melalui pemaksaan" sikap politik” penguasa pada saat itu telah (...)

13 września 2018

BURMA/MYANMAR: Journalists’ arrest threatens free press

On 12 December 2017, two Burmese journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, were arrested through a police sting operation in Yangon, and charged with breach of the Official Secrets Act, 1923. The (...)

12 lutego 2018

Focus on future, prioritize reconciliation for the region, UN envoy urges Western Balkans

Wrapping up a twelve-day visit to Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has called for concerted and sustained (...)

12 lutego 2018

Maldives: UN rights experts denounce detention of judges as ‘direct attack’ on Supreme Court

Denouncing the detention of two Supreme Court judges in the Maldives, United Nations human rights experts warned that the independence of the judiciary is under “serious threat” in the country, as (...)

12 lutego 2018

Civilians in war-torn Yemen ‘under fire on all sides’ – UN rights chief

Raising alarm over continuing civilian casualties in the midst of increased hostilities in war-ravaged Yemen, the United Nations human rights chief underscored that all parties to the conflict (...)