Migrants have been camping out in northwestern France for years in their bid to enter the UK and claim asylum, after refusing to do so in France. But this summer saw a new development as thousands attempted to cross the seas between the two countries in dangerously-overloaded boats.
John’s Campaign co-founder Julia Jones puts it simply: ‘These are not visitors, these are husbands, and wives of 60 years or more, and children. What is really important is that people in the last months of their lives are able to be together with the people who make their lives worth living. That’s what matters.’
Such (vestigial) organs will disappear at some point of time, but none of us will be there to witness it as it will take millions of years.
“The United States is extremely concerned by continued human rights violations in the wake of Belarus’ election,” the official said. “Reports of opposition figures being kidnapped, forcibly expelled, or otherwise threatened are just a few of the many methods the Belarusian government is using in its attempts to deny freedom of speech.”
EXCLUSIVE: After the critical success of Netflix’s Unorthodox, series director Maria Schrader is teaming with Dan Stevens on Ich bin dein Mensch (I Am Your Human). The film, which recently wrapped production in Berlin and Denmark under strict conditions adapted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, was shot entirely in German.
Vienam’s commitment and efforts to participate in the UPR mechanism were also acknowledged and highly appreciated in the speech of Ms. Caitlin Wiesen, Resident Representative of UNDP Vietnam. Ms. Wiesen suggested that in the coming time, it is necessary to integrate the contents of sustainable development, protection of vulnerable groups, ensuring the participation and contribution […]
The move follows a call by independent experts who work with the United Nations for a special session of the Human Rights Council focusing on the array of issues around China’s rights record. Advocates insist that no country — no matter how large or powerful — should escape extra scrutiny of their rights records when […]
After European cities such as Oslo and Stockholm dropped out, the IOC was left with only two bidders for 2022: Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan. Beijing won by four votes, taking the Winter Olympics to a country with no tradition — but a giant, untapped market.
Hong Kong (CNN)More than 160 human rights groups around the world have signed a letter calling for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reverse its decision to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, citing allegations of widespread rights abuses by the Chinese government.
China’s mission to the UN in Geneva said in a statement that remarks made earlier by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Hong Kong legislation “grossly interfere in China’s sovereignty and internal affairs”, slamming them as “improper”.