• In a July 15 report released by the NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW), local actor Ziad Itani alleged that officers from the General Directorate of State Security (GDSS) detained him incommunicado for six days in November 2017 and subjected him to torture until he confessed to collaborating with an Israeli agent. (jewishvirtuallibrary.org)
  • Speech given at the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) Inclusion and Diversity Conference 2017. (humanrights.gov.au)
  • The Poor People's Economic Human Right's Campaign announced it was organizing a "March for Our Lives" at the 2016 Democratic National Convention . (wikipedia.org)
  • The strong claims often made on behalf of human rights (for example, that they are universal, inalienable, or exist independently of legal enactment as justified moral norms) have frequently provoked skeptical doubts and countering philosophical defenses (on these critiques see Lacrois and Pranchere 2016, Mutua 2008, and Waldron 1988). (stanford.edu)
  • February 29, 2016 - The OHRC is concerned that segregation is being used in a manner that violates prisoners' rights under Ontario's Human Rights Code. (ohrc.on.ca)
  • In 2016-17, 58% of age discrimination complaints received by the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) were related to. (humanrights.gov.au)
  • Indigenous Surinamese protest for land rights", 9 Aug 2016. (business-humanrights.org)
  • This was the first time that the Council held a discussion dedicated to migrants' human rights after the September 2016 adoption of the New York Declaration on refugees and migrants, and its initiation of the development of a Global Compact on safe, orderly and regular migration. (quno.org)
  • Using newly-collected data on the sequencing of the human genome by the public Human Genome Project and the private firm Celera, this paper estimates the impact of Celera's gene-level IP on subsequent scientific research and product development. (nber.org)
  • This report is based on a survey of AHRI members conducted in July - August 2018 in association with the Australian Human Rights Commission. (humanrights.gov.au)
  • Human Rights Protocol Considerations Research Group A-M. Rutkowski INTERNET-DRAFT Netmagic Associates LLC Intended status: Informational Expires: January 19, 2019 July 18, 2018 Human Rights as a Service (HRaaS) draft-rutkowski-hrpc-hraas-00 Abstract The establishment of Human Rights as a Service (HRaaS) has significant potential benefits. (ietf.org)
  • Internet-Draft Human Rights as a Service July 2018 This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal Provisions Relating to IETF Documents ( https://trustee.ietf.org/license-info ) in effect on the date of publication of this document. (ietf.org)
  • Internet-Draft Human Rights as a Service July 2018 implemented in multiple initiatives. (ietf.org)
  • The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is hosting a consultation on human rights obligations related to access to water and sanitation on 11 May 2007 in Geneva. (ohchr.org)
  • The literary products are accompanied by general information concerning human rights and organizations, as well as suggestions for direct action that go hand in hand with subjects that arise from the literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) is a coalition of grassroots organizations, community groups, and non-profit organizations in the United States of America committed to uniting the poor across color lines as the basis for a broad movement to abolish poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the tour KWRU made contact with many groups and organizations from across the country that were interested in working to gain and ensure economic human rights for all people. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 1998 the Poor People's Summit on Human Rights was held in Philadelphia, PA with many organizations dedicated to economic human rights in attendance. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organizations are varied, and do not all focus exclusively - or even primarily - on the economic aspect of human rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • The University of the Poor carries out Economic Human Rights Organizing Schools with grassroots organizations across the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign and its member organizations have held many events to raise awareness of and draw attention to the systematic denial of economic human rights in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 'human rights-based approach' stresses the correspondence between rights and obligations, providing a framework for Member States and other organizations that aims to ensure that respect for human rights are integrated into development plans at all levels. (unwater.org)
  • As such, representatives of organizations and individuals wishing to participate in the consultation must register with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights by 9 May 2007 at the latest. (ohchr.org)
  • Identify, including in cooperation with international financial organizations, the most efficient measures taken at the national, regional and international levels to promote the full enjoyment of human rights of persons living in extreme poverty. (ohchr.org)
  • Please sign this petition and share it, so that an investigation can be launched by international organizations and human rights groups all over the world to do a root cause analysis and implement ways to stop this from happening over and over again. (change.org)
  • The ACLU and its partners brought this lawsuit on behalf of 21 plaintiffs that included labor, human services, and social justice organizations, such as the Georgia Alliance for Human Rights and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), as well as individually named plaintiffs, including the Republican mayor of Uvalda, Georgia, Paul Bridges, who would be impacted by the law. (aclu.org)
  • Human rights organizations reported that incidents of abuse occurred in certain police stations. (jewishvirtuallibrary.org)
  • Disclaimer: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and its collaborative partners take no position on the diverse views presented in linked material by the various commentators, organizations & companies. (business-humanrights.org)
  • Provided in English and Spanish, the course will contribute to the strengthening of CIPDH's institutional work by building a network of actors from the educational system, national and international public officials, researchers, representatives from communication and culture, and social organizations related to human rights. (unesco.org)
  • According to human rights organizations, some 5000 'disappeared' detainees were held at ESMA, of whom 90% were murdered. (unesco.org)
  • These acts amount to ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity , according to international rights organizations. (yahoo.com)
  • Mr. GPO Oulu was a former student leader, and an educationist who has worked for many human rights organizations, including the Youth Agenda. (pambazuka.org)
  • We are pleased to have the support of the Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC) on this important issue. (ohrc.on.ca)
  • The piece was written by Victoria Sanford, of the Centre for Human. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • International Centre for the Advancement of Human Rights in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (unesco.org)
  • From 23 to 30 March 2012, the International Centre for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH) will inaugurate its activities in Buenos Aires with an International Course on the Promotion of Human Rights. (unesco.org)
  • In 2008 when UNESCO commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, its Member States decided in October to provide the world with an international centre for the promotion of human rights. (unesco.org)
  • People have human rights independently of whether they are found in the practices, morality, or law of their country or culture. (stanford.edu)
  • This report examines the knowledge, attitudes and practices of SME employers in relation to their equality duties and human rights issues. (equalityhumanrights.com)
  • These concerns relate to the existence of non-discriminatory alternatives to current practices and about respect for human rights. (ohrc.on.ca)
  • October 1999 - The objective of the Paper is twofold: to promote dialogue on protecting human rights in the insurance industry and to examine alternatives to current practices by obtaining input from experts, regulators and consumers. (ohrc.on.ca)
  • In what ways do circumstances matter to the work of individuals collectively working to shape human rights practices? (routledge.com)
  • This massive human rights violation is reverberating throughout our world-the whole world, because these horrendous practices have gone out on a wave of medical imperialism. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • Taiwan's NGOs are very active and have played critical roles in enhancing human rights practices. (springer.com)
  • Joining me is Monique Harden is an attorney with Advocates for Environmental Human Rights, a New Orleans-based legal group working with the Mossville residents. (loe.org)
  • OHCHR's Key Messages on Human Rights and Climate Change highlight the essential obligations and responsibilities of States and other duty-bearers (including businesses) and their implications for climate change-related agreements, policies, and actions. (ohchr.org)
  • Prior to this Conference, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights emphasized the responsibilities that all States have to ensure full coherence between efforts to advance the green economy, on the one hand, and their human rights obligations on the other, in an open letter to all Permanent Missions in New York and in Geneva . (ohchr.org)
  • Most if not all human rights are claim rights that impose duties or responsibilities on their addressees or dutybearers. (stanford.edu)
  • Introduction to human rights and responsibilities under the Ontario Human Rights Code (revised 2014). (ohrc.on.ca)
  • The Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Imbalances in the Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Canadian Investors in Colombia Gus Van Harten 7. (routledge.com)
  • A Human Rights City is a municipality that refers explicitly to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards and/or law in their policies, statements, and programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The proliferation of global financial crises, urban austerity, and environmental damage has contributed to the rise of a growing number of cities around the world that are referring more explicitly to international human rights in their policies, statements, and programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • International human rights law demands a specific focus on those people who do not fully enjoy their rights, leading to explicitly 'pro-poor' development in many countries. (unwater.org)
  • TAIPEI, May 24 2012 (IPS) - Earlier this week a coalition of rights organisations issued a 'shadow report' on Taiwan's compliance with two international human rights covenants, which it incorporated into domestic law in 2009, probing the country's track record on human rights. (ipsnews.net)
  • Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights. (wlu.ca)
  • Where violence is ubiquitous, fear and threats of violence and arrest prevent access to basic health, social and legal protections afforded to all citizens and enshrined in international human rights laws. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Readers will find appealing the story of the effort to achieve high standards of human rights protection in a jurisdiction barred from joining international human rights conventions. (springer.com)
  • While the state provided relief and resettlement support to a significant number of IDPs in the period, its interventions fell short of international human rights standards for justice and reparations. (amnesty.org)
  • It goes without saying that human rights protections and understandings are ultimately most reliant on developments and mechanisms at the national level. (coe.int)
  • The laws, policies, procedures and mechanisms in place at the national level are key for the enjoyment of human rights in each country. (coe.int)
  • What is the value in a mere "promise" to abide by human rights standards, when this is not backed up by legal mechanisms? (coe.int)
  • Human rights advocates have argued that there is a need to shift power relations to promote greater equity, to invest in strengthening institutions, to open spaces for meaningful participation by the people who are affected by health and development policies, and to construct effective and accessible accountability mechanisms. (globalissues.org)
  • 2. The second statement called for a human rights basis to the Global Compact on safe, orderly and regular migration, with a particular focus on the importance of the role of existing UN human rights mechanisms in its development. (quno.org)
  • Looking ahead, we encourage sustained attention to this issue by the UN human rights mechanisms, particularly in light of the upcoming consultations for the Global Compact on safe, orderly and regular migration. (quno.org)
  • UK women's rights activist Sian Norris described how she once tweeted about how much she disliked an Amazon advertisement featuring British broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson and was told to drink floor polish as a response. (nypost.com)
  • In Mozambique, we are still building respect for women's rights and working to end violence against them. (oxfam.org)
  • The report particularly calls on States to devote increased attention to the issue of gender equality while designing, implementing and evaluating social protection programmes within a human rights framework. (ohchr.org)
  • As a result of this industrial development, all through government authorization, the Mossville community is a dying community, and their basic human rights to life and health and racial equality are all being denied. (loe.org)
  • This is a guide that outlines your rights to equality at work regarding pay and benefits. (equalityhumanrights.com)
  • This is a guide that outlines your rights to equality at work: when you apply for a job. (equalityhumanrights.com)
  • Significant progress has been made at the regional and national levels towards advancing the human rights of women and ensuring gender equality on the continent. (mmegi.bw)
  • But the consequences of AI's advance for democracy, human rights and the rule of law are still unclear. (coe.int)
  • Moreover, the shadow report noted that the stiff 50 percent voter turnout quorum and the vetting of referendum topics by a referendum review committee in January 2004 had "added difficultly on to difficulty for the exercise by people of the right to direct democracy. (ipsnews.net)
  • The state of human rights in Africa is in many ways linked to the state of democracy in the nation state. (mmegi.bw)
  • Right off the bat, I want to address the fairy-tale notion of democracy many people hold, regarding the state of Israel. (rt.com)
  • In June 1998 KWRU organized the New Freedom Bus Tour, a national bus tour to bring awareness to the issues of poverty and economic human rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wherever we lift one soul from a life of poverty, we are defending human rights. (ohchr.org)
  • Indeed, no social phenomenon is as comprehensive in its assault on human rights as poverty. (ohchr.org)
  • Poverty erodes or nullifies economic and social rights such as the right to health, adequate housing, food and safe water, and the right to education. (ohchr.org)
  • A human rights definition and understanding leads to more adequate responses to the many facets of poverty, responses that do not trample on rights in the pursuit of growth and development. (ohchr.org)
  • 3) sending letters to governments and other relevant entities in situations in which violations of human rights of people living in extreme poverty are alleged to have taken place. (ohchr.org)
  • While many international actors still use measures based exclusively on income, such as the World Bank's $1.25 a day definition, such approaches fail to capture the depth and complexity of extreme poverty and do not reflect the significant impact of poverty on the full enjoyment of human rights. (ohchr.org)
  • Poverty is an urgent human rights concern. (ohchr.org)
  • For those living in extreme poverty, many human rights are out of reach. (ohchr.org)
  • Extreme poverty can be a cause of specific human rights violations, for instance because the poor are forced to work in environments that are unsafe and unhealthy. (ohchr.org)
  • At the same time, poverty can also be a consequence of human rights violations, for instance when children are unable to escape poverty because the State does not provide adequate access to education. (ohchr.org)
  • The elimination of extreme poverty should thus not be seen as a question of charity, but as a pressing human rights issue. (ohchr.org)
  • The mandate was established to give greater prominence to the plight of those living in extreme poverty and to highlight the human rights consequences of the systematic neglect to which they are all too often subjected. (ohchr.org)
  • Identify approaches for removing all obstacles, including institutional ones, to the full enjoyment of human rights for people living in extreme poverty. (ohchr.org)
  • Make recommendations on how persons living in extreme poverty can participate in the process towards the full enjoyment of their human rights and the sustainable improvement of their quality of life, including through empowerment and resource mobilization at all levels. (ohchr.org)
  • On June 2, 2011, the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project joined with the ACLU Racial Justice Project, the ACLU of Georgia, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Asian Law Caucus, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), and private co-counsel to file a lawsuit challenging Georgia's anti-immigrant law, HB 87, which was inspired by Arizona's notorious SB 1070. (aclu.org)
  • Hunger and poverty are as significant a threat to the security and rights of all Brazilians as are armed violence and organized crime. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Research by the Human Rights Commission and the New Zealand Work Research Institute found that more than 50,000 working households live in poverty across Aotearoa. (hrc.co.nz)
  • A real support would protect their rights, boost their productivity and unleash their potential to fight hunger, poverty and climate change. (oxfam.org)
  • This animation and worksheet explores the nature of poverty and its relationship to human well-being. (pearltrees.com)
  • The OHRC provides periodic input to government and to UN human rights treaty bodies regarding Canada's reporting obligations. (ohrc.on.ca)
  • The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the government's legislated review of the Child and Family Services Act (CFSA). (ohrc.on.ca)
  • The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Draft Regulation on street checks of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (Ministry). (ohrc.on.ca)
  • May 14, 2010 - The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) supports the regulation of retirement homes across the province. (ohrc.on.ca)
  • Many of the basic ideas that animated the human rights movement developed in the aftermath of the Second World War and the events of the Holocaust , culminating in the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. (wikipedia.org)
  • The outcome document of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development " The Future We Want " reaffirms the importance of human rights for achieving sustainable development. (ohchr.org)
  • B ritain must stop forcing children to attend Christian school assemblies because it undermines their human rights, a United Nations committee has said in a controversial new report. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Based on this policy, ITOCHU supports the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations in 1948 as a common standard of achievement for all people and all nations. (itochu.co.jp)
  • Liao said the official report failed to incorporate the numerous "general comments" drafted by the United Nations Human Rights Commission for the ICCPR and by the U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the ICESCR, which provide concrete interpretations of the content of human rights provisions on major thematic issues. (ipsnews.net)
  • Human Rights Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1950. (wlu.ca)
  • We work to strengthen the promotion and protection of human rights through the United Nations system, with particular reference to the interface between human rights and armed conflicts, and the protection of refugees. (quno.org)
  • The stories were written in the spirit of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • The PPEHRC seeks to advance economic human rights as outlined in Articles 23, 25, and 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights . (wikipedia.org)
  • Open, secure and reliable connectivity is necessary (although not sufficient) to exercise human rights such as freedom of expression and freedom of association [FOC] , as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [UDHR] . (ietf.org)
  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Enumeration [ UDHR ]. (ietf.org)
  • Introduction Seventy years ago, the first of multiple legal instruments -The Universal Declaration of Human Rights -was adopted setting forth global human rights. (ietf.org)
  • Conference on "Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Conscience, Right for Unification: International and Russian Experience of Application: The 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (uleth.ca)
  • The 'Taiwan Human Rights Report 2011: Shadow Reports on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) from NGOs' published by the Taiwan Association for Human Rights and Covenants Watch, a coalition of over 60 civil organisations, was formally released on May 22. (ipsnews.net)
  • The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Enumeration [ ICCPR ]. (ietf.org)
  • C hina is harvesting human organs from political prisoners, according to the independent China Tribunal, which has determined " beyond reasonable doubt " that crimes against humanity have been committed against Uyghurs and Falun Gong, two of the country's religious minorities. (nationalreview.com)
  • With the above background in mind I propose to cover only a few selected human rights areas, namely, the rights of Women, TB patients, Refuges, Prisoners, the Media, and Death Penalty and the International Criminal Court. (mmegi.bw)
  • In order to foster policy coherence and help ensure that climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts are adequate, sufficiently ambitious, non-discriminatory and otherwise compliant with human rights obligations, the following considerations should be reflected in all climate action. (ohchr.org)
  • The strong claims made by the doctrine of human rights continue to provoke considerable scepticism and debates about the content, nature and justifications of human rights to this day. (wikipedia.org)
  • What would be the benefits and content of such a right? (iucn.org)
  • What resort is there where domestic systems have failed to ensure adequate protection for the enjoyment of human rights? (coe.int)
  • BENNETT: We're going to do a petition for our human rights, and we're going to seek and pray for help that someone will come to the Mossville community and not just hear us but see what we're going through. (loe.org)
  • The folks of Mossville have filed a petition with OAS, claiming the United States government is violating their human rights by allowing 14 major industries in their neighborhood to harm public health and welfare. (loe.org)
  • Now the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has agreed to hear their petition. (loe.org)
  • SRISKANDARAJAH: We met up with Bennett on her way to file a petition in Washington D.C. on behalf of her community's human rights. (loe.org)
  • FARRIOR: And the commission found the petition actually did make out several potential claims regarding two important rights. (loe.org)
  • for example, human rights may include freedom from unlawful imprisonment , torture , and execution . (wikipedia.org)
  • 1) The adoption of this resolution prods governments to "change the way they view maternal death-that is, as a human rights issue no less serious than executions, arbitrary detentions, or torture. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • A clinical, systematic and comprehensive dissection of the state of human rights in Africa is beyond the scope of this paper. (mmegi.bw)
  • The campaign asks us to reconsider who refugees really are, and to reinforce the basic, common values that compel us to protect them - Human lives, Human rights . (unhcr.org)
  • The duty of the State to respect, promote, protect and fulfil rights is therefore primary, and that of regional or international tribunals subsidiary, coming into play mainly where the state is deliberately or consistently violating rights. (coe.int)
  • It probes the powers of the Court and asks whether a clear and mutually reinforcing division of labor between it and the African Commission could be developed to more effectively promote and protect human rights on the continent. (jhu.edu)
  • Well, look, we're at a point in time where the Chinese government has made numerous commitments to uphold and protect rights on paper, and indeed the constitution was amended to that effect in 2004. (pbs.org)
  • 1 The right to protect oneself from HIV infection is surely an integral part of the rights to health and reproductive freedom. (thebody.com)
  • Safe and effective microbicides would help protect human, reproductive and sexual rights of women worldwide. (thebody.com)
  • We have the right to protect ourselves and our families. (thebody.com)
  • Consequently, it has increased the Brazilian society's awareness to extremely important issues for fostering citizenship and the respect for human rights. (unesco.org)