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Thank you Madam Chair and thank you again to SRSG Wane and Ms. Dicko for your briefing and for all that you are doing under these most difficult circumstances. Like other members of the Council, the UK is gravely concerned about recent developments in Mali. We deeply regret the deaths of eight peacekeepers as a …

Sunday 09 January 2022 18:56 UK human rights groups are increasingly concerned about HSBC’s involvement with the Chinese government. HSBC holds more than £ 2million of shares in a branch of a Chinese paramilitary organization which has been accused of human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims, it has been revealed. The British bank holds £ …

A group of Uyghurs living in Turkey whose relatives are either imprisoned or missing in China filed a criminal complaint on Tuesday with a Turkish prosecution against 112 Chinese government officials. They accused the 112 officials of committing genocide, crimes against humanity, torture and rape in the far west of the Xinjiang region. The camp …

Church of Scientology Hamburg Human rights educational material produced by United for Human Rights and its youth program, Youth for Human Rights International At a Zoom conference hosted by the Church of Scientology Hamburg, speakers and guests emphasized the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. HAMBURG, CALIFORNIA, GERMANY, January 5, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – …

Japanese garment companies are redoubling their efforts to give due consideration to human rights when manufacturing clothing and other products, amid allegations of forced labor in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The use of cotton made in the region has come under criticism, with consumers becoming more sensitive to social issues involving the fashion industry. …

SAN FRANCISCO – Human rights activists welcome what they see as increased US attention to Chinese behavior in its volatile regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, suggesting that lobbying by rights groups may have helped mounting pressure on Beijing. A law, a boycott and the appointment of a government official were added at the end of …

Jordan has long been an unwavering ally of Western countries. But the status of women – their treatment in the labor market, their access to good medical care, and their participation in politics – has deteriorated in recent years, although Jordanian women have made progress in the field of education. A country where conservative tribes …

When Olaf Scholz took office as Chancellor of Germany on December 8, President Xi Jinping made a note in his diary to call him as soon as possible. His reason? Persuade him to be China’s best ally in Europe. The two had their conversation last Tuesday (December 21) and Xi partially met his goals. “Germany …

Georgia’s ruling party Georgian Dream plans to move forward this week with a proposal to disband an independent agency tasked with monitoring personal data protection and abuse of power despite fears the move may be politically motivated. The opposition, civil society, the Public Defender, the UN and the United States have all joined in criticizing …

The Joint Philippines-United Nations (UN) Human Rights Program took its first major milestone today at the Steering Committee meeting of government and civil society partners and participating UN agencies, where they agreed on a roadmap to implement the resolution of the Human Rights Council (HRC). 45/33, adopted October 7, 2020, which outlines specific areas for …