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The New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR), which enforces the New York State Human Rights Act (NYSHRL), has issued a notice stating that requests for Withdrawal of complaints will no longer be granted due to confidential private settlements after October 12, 2021.. If a complainant requests a discontinuance after this date before a …

Saudi human rights group ALQST accused the Premier League of being purely motivated by money and of using “deeply inadequate” criteria to assess human rights considerations in the aftermath of the war. acquisition of Newcastle United by a consortium led by Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) – chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed …

The government has called the assessment reports on the human rights situation in Cambodia unfounded and biased against it. In an eleven-page press release on the Cambodia Human Rights and Law Enforcement Situation Update, Part 2, released today, the Cambodian Human Rights Committee said the one-sided and baseless allegations made in reports from some anti-government …

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Investor support for gunmaker Smith & Wesson to adopt a human rights policy continues to grow. At Smith & Wesson’s shareholders meeting in September, the proposal received support from 42% of all shares held in the company, up from 36% the last time it was put to a vote in 2019. “It’s …

The description Agenda 1. Call to order 2. Public comment 3. Review and approval of the May 2021 minutes 4. Report of the Executive Director 5. New company: • Vacant position of commissioner and interviews• FY22 HUD Grants • Danehy Park Day – Saturday October 16 The next meeting will take place on Thursday, November …

As governments rushed to evacuate their nationals and endangered Afghans from Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover in August, Ukraine grabbed the headlines last month with the Kabul rescue up close. of 100 Ukrainians and Afghans in danger. The Ukrainian government has evacuated around 250 people so far, including Ukrainians, Afghans and citizens of other countries, …

“The MHRN does a lot of research, so being familiar in this role, it’s a good place for me because it’s kind of all I know I can do,” González-Aller said. González-Aller made his debut in the nonprofit world thanks to adapted sports, drawn to his two siblings with intellectual and learning disabilities. “It was …

Yuyun Wahyuningrum (The Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Jakarta ● Mon, October 4, 2021 I never thought hosting or participating in a dialogue was a radical idea. Although not easy and takes effort, dialogue is seen as an effective method of communicating ideas which requires all participants to have equal status and be prepared to accept differences. …

NOTFailure to use people’s favorite pronouns is a human rights violation, a Canadian court ruled in a labor dispute. The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal ruled in favor of Jessie Nelson, a restaurant waitress from British Columbia who is biologically female but identifies as non-binary. Nelson, who instructed his colleagues to use the pronouns “they” …

Pope Francis sent a video message to a meeting of a group of Argentine judges who are fighting for social justice in accordance with his teachings. By Robin Gomes “In your mission as judges, never lose sight of the fact that there is no democracy with hunger, no development with poverty, and even less justice …