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[headlines] Cambodia: Denial of free speech in parliament
2008-12-23 09:57:19

[headlines] Greece: Government failing migrant children
2008-12-23 09:48:46

[headlines] China: Authorities arrest signatory of reform blueprint
2008-12-22 13:40:46

[headlines] President-elect Obama to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility
2008-12-22 13:31:19

[headlines] Nigeria: Arbitrary killings by security forces in Jos
2008-12-22 13:25:19

[headlines] USA: Soaring rates of rape and violence against women
2008-12-19 07:56:53

[headlines] Distortions plague anti-racism conference
2008-12-19 07:52:33

[headlines] Pillay: Gays, lesbians must be treated as equal members of human family
2008-12-19 07:48:06

[headlines] International Migrants Day, 18 December 2008
2008-12-18 14:22:40

[headlines] 'Sodomy' laws show survival of colonial injustice
2008-12-18 13:43:45

[headlines] Millions of domestic workers in Middle East lack adequate legal protection
2008-12-18 13:26:35

[headlines] ILO, China launch first HIV/AIDS prevention campaign for migrant workers
2008-12-18 13:15:22

[headlines] Nicaragua: Government formally confirms land ownership for indigenous group
2008-12-17 13:57:30

[headlines] UN expert on right to food presents conclusions on agricultural trade liberalization
2008-12-17 13:48:54

[headlines] Taiwan: Public media independence threatened
2008-12-17 13:37:52

[headlines] Palestinian Authority: Death sentences surge in West Bank, Gaza
2008-12-16 09:44:03

[headlines] Global free speech rapporteurs concerned about 'defamation of religion' and 'anti-extremism' laws
2008-12-16 09:30:14

[headlines] Human rights defenders remain under threat
2008-12-16 09:27:58

[headlines] USA: Bi-partisan commission blames Rumsfeld, top officials for detainee torture
2008-12-15 12:44:08

[headlines] Hammarberg visits Belgium to assess the human rights situation
2008-12-15 11:13:50

[headlines] Sri Lanka: Tamil Tigers abuse civilians in stronghold
2008-12-15 11:05:46

[headlines] Ban urges Human Rights Council to rise above 'partisan posturing' and review all States
2008-12-14 14:48:21

[headlines] Spain prepares to extradite Chechen to torture risk in Russia
2008-12-12 13:43:32

[headlines] Cyprus: Hammarberg recommends more efforts on migrants and trafficking
2008-12-12 13:37:16

[headlines] Cuba: Human Rights Day marked by repression
2008-12-12 13:29:27

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Romania
2008-12-11 14:14:43

[headlines] Historic adoption of Optional Protocol for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
2008-12-11 13:49:30

[headlines] UDHR: More impact on mankind than any other document
2008-12-10 13:22:40

[headlines] Examining the record of the Human Rights Council
2008-12-09 13:48:09

[headlines] Ten years on, human rights defenders continue to pay a high price
2008-12-09 13:33:53

[headlines] The race for ratification of landmark cluster bomb ban
2008-12-09 13:28:05

[headlines] African Commission calls for a moratorium on the death penalty
2008-12-08 12:16:10

[headlines] Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse may come into force in 2009
2008-12-08 11:47:08

[headlines] Somalia: War crimes devastate population
2008-12-08 11:12:26

[headlines] CIHRS releases the first annual report on human rights in the Arab World
2008-12-06 01:54:35

[headlines] UN Working Group on Disappearances concluded 86th session
2008-12-05 13:57:00

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits the United Kingdom
2008-12-05 13:48:53

[headlines] Thailand: Government House occupiers cause heavy damage
2008-12-05 13:39:17

[headlines] Bulgaria: Persons with mental disabilities discriminated against
2008-12-04 13:12:04

[headlines] Further steps needed to enhance human rights in Liberia
2008-12-04 13:09:13

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes reports on Moldova
2008-12-04 13:03:28

[headlines] Human rights abuses continue in Iraq, despite security improvement
2008-12-03 13:47:39

[headlines] International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December
2008-12-03 13:43:25

[headlines] Nations to sign landmark ban on cluster bombs
2008-12-03 13:32:43

[headlines] Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments
2008-12-02 14:17:45

[headlines] National and international prosecutors meet in Tanzania
2008-12-02 14:11:25

[headlines] Europe has abolished slavery in law – but not yet in practice
2008-12-02 14:06:31

[headlines] Hammarberg: Arbitrary procedures for terrorist black-listing must now be changed
2008-12-01 13:55:01

[headlines] International tribunal for Lebanon killings set to begin work next March
2008-12-01 13:48:04

[headlines] Stigma and poverty faced by people living with HIV
2008-12-01 13:21:45

[headlines] India: Multiple attacks in Mumbai kill 104 people
2008-11-28 12:04:01

[headlines] Action around the world for Democratic Republic of Congo
2008-11-28 09:40:41

[headlines] Kazakhstan: Draft law on gender equality under discussion
2008-11-28 09:24:37

[headlines] DR Congo: President brutally represses opposition
2008-11-26 13:55:00

[headlines] Nepal debates legislation to address disppearances during civil war
2008-11-26 13:46:30

[headlines] Zimbabwe: Humanitarian conditions worsen
2008-11-26 13:33:32

[headlines] Combating impunity to end violence against women
2008-11-25 10:17:52

[headlines] Council of Europe: 'We are not doing enough for women victims of violence'
2008-11-25 00:17:59

[headlines] Many nations have failed to stem mental, physical, sexual abuse of domestic workers
2008-11-24 13:45:18

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on indigenous people visits Nepal
2008-11-24 11:48:58

[headlines] International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2008
2008-11-24 11:38:36

[headlines] Cambodia: Security forces forcibly evict 300 families
2008-11-21 12:13:17

[headlines] UN reinforces call for moratorium on executions
2008-11-21 11:13:40

[headlines] International Criminal Court Prosecutor seeks charges against rebels in Darfur
2008-11-20 20:47:58

[headlines] On Universal Children's Day, UNICEF welcomes new initiative to aid children affected by conflict
2008-11-20 20:33:34

[headlines] 25,000 young children will die today for lack of basic survival needs
2008-11-20 13:57:00

[headlines] Mutabar Tadjibaeva receives Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders
2008-11-20 10:20:10

[headlines] Spain debates accountability for Franco-era crimes
2008-11-19 16:48:20

[headlines] International Criminal Court rules that Congolese rebel's trial back on track
2008-11-19 12:48:03

[headlines] Georgia/Russia conflict: Counting the cost of war
2008-11-19 12:25:20

[headlines] Nepal: Series of physical attacks against media and journalists
2008-11-19 12:07:22

[headlines] Thailand: Hmong refugees held in harsh conditions for two years
2008-11-18 13:46:31

[headlines] DR Congo: UN helicopters ready to respond after ceasefire violation
2008-11-18 13:43:14

[headlines] Hammarberg: Global economic meltdown can affect social rights
2008-11-18 13:14:08

[headlines] Education vital in efforts to defeat intolerance
2008-11-17 10:10:03

[headlines] Israeli blockade causes worsening humanitarian crisis in Gaza
2008-11-17 10:08:38

[headlines] Russia resists EU efforts to raise human rights issues
2008-11-14 13:33:07

[headlines] Harsh sentences for Myanmar dissidents
2008-11-14 13:27:20

[headlines] General Assembly meets on use of religion to justify killing
2008-11-14 13:17:56

[headlines] Ukrainian officials to train on protection of human rights in countering terrorism
2008-11-13 13:58:59

[headlines] Philippines: Conditions worsen for displaced in Maguindanao
2008-11-13 13:48:49

[headlines] UNFPA report shows cultural sensitivity critical to successful development
2008-11-13 13:29:03

[headlines] Afghanistan: Five prisoners executed
2008-11-12 13:58:30

[headlines] International Criminal Court member countries to meet in November
2008-11-12 13:44:53

[headlines] Council of Europe launches manuals on hate speech and wearing religious symbols in public
2008-11-12 13:37:21

[headlines] Guantanamo prisoners in danger if released
2008-11-11 14:41:20

[headlines] Miriam Makeba remembered
2008-11-11 14:29:28

[headlines] South Korea: New laws proposed to restrict freedom of assembly and opinion
2008-11-11 11:27:44

[headlines] New glossary in Sierra Leone's major languages issued by UN-backed tribunal
2008-11-10 12:51:48

[headlines] Amnesty International assesses human rights in Chile
2008-11-10 12:32:25

[headlines] Millions at risk in Somalia as attacks on aid workers escalate
2008-11-07 10:33:11

[headlines] First food reaches displaced Congolese in camps around Goma
2008-11-06 13:57:55

[headlines] Guinea: Conakry protests met with violence
2008-11-06 13:44:29

[headlines] USA: Election professionally administered but reforms still needed
2008-11-06 13:34:39

[headlines] How President-elect Obama can counter terror with justice
2008-11-05 13:40:00

[headlines] The Human Rights Council after two years
2008-11-05 13:25:46

[headlines] Israel: Demolitions in West Bank affect homes and livelihoods
2008-11-04 14:00:20

[headlines] Japan urged to restore dignity to WWII 'comfort women'
2008-11-04 13:52:46

[headlines] Hammarberg: Action plans needed to ensure implementation of human rights
2008-11-04 13:41:09

[headlines] Greater efforts needed to meet gender equality objectives by 2015
2008-11-03 10:50:10

[headlines] Oxfam calls for special envoy, more peacekeepers for Congo
2008-11-01 09:47:52

[headlines] Syria: Harsh sentences for democratic opposition
2008-10-31 12:03:41

[headlines] UN and EU experts on violence against women to visit Turkey
2008-10-31 01:12:12

[headlines] Jordan: Drastic improvement needed for domestic workers
2008-10-30 16:44:35

[headlines] Latin American youth experience widespread discrimination
2008-10-30 13:00:33

[headlines] Congo: 50,000 displaced as fighting intensifies in eastern DRC
2008-10-30 12:47:55

[headlines] South Korea: Police use excessive force against protesters
2008-10-30 12:37:16

[headlines] Zimbabwe: Crackdown on peaceful demonstrators
2008-10-29 08:06:40

[headlines] Philippines: Thousands suffering the impact of shattered Mindanao peace talks
2008-10-29 08:04:26

[headlines] Progress in Darfur undermined by ongoing conflict
2008-10-29 08:03:14

[headlines] Fears for safety and welfare of Afghans displaced by worsening conflict
2008-10-29 07:33:46

[headlines] Germany: Human Rights Watch criticizes Uzbek security chief visit
2008-10-28 12:36:22

[headlines] Spain: ICRC president hands over Spanish Civil War documents
2008-10-28 12:27:45

[headlines] Nearly 1 billion people hungry worldwide
2008-10-28 12:14:38

[headlines] Violence against women remains endemic
2008-10-26 10:57:22

[headlines] Torture persists as standard practice in many countries
2008-10-26 10:55:18

[headlines] National human rights institutions play a key role in the administration of justice
2008-10-26 10:47:13

[headlines] UN discusses crucial step on economic, social and cultural rights
2008-10-26 10:40:30

[headlines] China: Internet cafés get new surveillance device
2008-10-24 12:49:37

[headlines] Religious minorities continue to suffer in many countries
2008-10-24 12:44:38

[headlines] Clinton links food, energy and financial woes
2008-10-24 12:18:33

[headlines] Thousands of Iraqi Christian refugees flee Mosul
2008-10-23 13:12:29

[headlines] USA: Labour provisions in free trade accords are weak and not effectively enforced
2008-10-23 12:23:10

[headlines] General Assembly selects 18 members of Economic and Social Council
2008-10-23 12:19:58

[headlines] Press Freedom Index 2008 published by Reporters without Borders
2008-10-22 12:31:45

[headlines] European countries still fail to respect rights of persons with disabilities
2008-10-21 12:49:23

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee holds high-level talks with Turkish authorities
2008-10-21 12:19:18

[headlines] Declaration of Principles on Equality launched
2008-10-21 12:06:10

[headlines] Iraqis still at the top of the asylum seeker table, despite drop
2008-10-20 12:51:50

[headlines] Cambodia on track to become refugee model for Southeast Asia
2008-10-20 12:47:47

[headlines] Spain: Migrant children need legal aid
2008-10-20 11:20:16

[headlines] International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
2008-10-17 12:56:02

[headlines] Poverty Day to address human rights and dignity
2008-10-17 09:55:34

[headlines] Biaudet: Role of a national rapporteur or equivalent mechanism in the fight against human trafficking is fundamental
2008-10-17 09:48:07

[headlines] FAO: Financial crash could deepen food crisis
2008-10-16 14:50:35

[headlines] Azerbaijan: Presidential poll marked progress; not all election commitments met
2008-10-16 13:18:35

[headlines] New production system needed to tackle global food crisis, says UN expert
2008-10-16 12:19:49

[headlines] In the fight to save children’s lives, washing hands takes centre stage
2008-10-15 13:33:58

[headlines] Unequal health-care systems are hurting poor worldwide, UN report finds
2008-10-15 13:02:13

[headlines] UN urged to end executions of juvenile offenders
2008-10-15 12:49:34

[headlines] Belgium: Experts discuss the transfer of persons in armed-conflict situations
2008-10-14 13:07:09

[headlines] UK House of Lords rejects 42-day detention
2008-10-14 12:44:55

[headlines] UN urges European Union to end violence against women in conflict zones
2008-10-13 08:23:22

[headlines] Ethiopia: Draft law threatens civil society
2008-10-13 08:12:02

[headlines] OSCE begins monitoring of US elections
2008-10-10 13:28:47

[headlines] EU calls for continued efforts to achieve universal abolition of death penalty
2008-10-10 10:19:43

[headlines] World Day Against the Death Penalty
2008-10-10 09:33:56

[headlines] Amnesty: India must establish a moratorium on executions
2008-10-09 23:01:29

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Croatia
2008-10-09 12:30:28

[headlines] Russian withdrawal from posts near South Ossetia
2008-10-09 12:22:47

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Greece
2008-10-08 12:52:13

[headlines] India's silent tragedy - maternal mortality finds a voice
2008-10-08 12:13:39

[headlines] World Habitat Day, 6 October 2008
2008-10-06 19:05:28

[headlines] OSCE hate crime report finds continued pattern of violent attacks on minorities
2008-10-06 14:39:11

[headlines] Kyrgyzstan: Lesbians and transgender men face violent abuse
2008-10-06 13:42:35

[headlines] Hammarberg: Human rights education is a priority – more concrete action is needed
2008-10-06 13:12:10

[headlines] USA: Bush signs law on child soldiers
2008-10-06 12:58:48

[headlines] UN human rights chief spotlights plight of millions of detainees worldwide
2008-10-03 09:36:18

[headlines] Trial of former Yugoslav army chief begins at UN war crimes tribunal
2008-10-03 09:33:23

[headlines] 1968 massacre in Mexico City; questions remain
2008-10-02 12:42:47

[headlines] Ethiopia/Kenya: Secret detainees interrogated by US officials are still in custody
2008-10-02 12:38:06

[headlines] International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2008
2008-10-01 14:15:55

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on the United Kingdom
2008-10-01 14:11:02

[headlines] The human cost of war in Georgia
2008-10-01 13:15:31

[headlines] Ecuador calls on European Union to reform migration policies
2008-10-01 13:01:56

[headlines] Congo: Armed groups and government forces continue to abuse women and children in North Kivu
2008-09-30 13:46:25

[headlines] A UN safety net for refugees in Africa
2008-09-30 13:42:29

[headlines] International court representatives' conference to examine current legal challenges
2008-09-30 12:41:58

[headlines] Sweden stresses importance of human rights during General Assembly debate
2008-09-30 12:36:09

[headlines] Private sector vows to help fight the sexual exploitation of children
2008-09-29 14:42:15

[headlines] Belarus: Media coverage of election campaign ignores political debates and opposition
2008-09-29 14:39:26

[headlines] Europe's largest human rights conference focuses on freedom of religion, human trafficking and human rights education
2008-09-29 12:36:58

[headlines] UN-backed scheme aims to reduce maternal mortality by boosting health systems
2008-09-26 12:49:30

[headlines] Human Rights Council unable to act strongly, argues FIDH
2008-09-25 14:38:11

[headlines] OSCE hosts Europe's largest human rights and democracy conference in Warsaw
2008-09-25 13:05:35

[headlines] DR Congo: Humanitarian crisis deepens as peace process falters
2008-09-25 13:01:20

[headlines] Stay of execution for Troy Davis
2008-09-25 12:55:06

[headlines] Russian ‘invasion’ challenges UN charter, Georgian President says
2008-09-24 12:32:20

[headlines] World leaders resume discussion of pressing global challenges at UN
2008-09-24 11:55:29

[headlines] Citing rising terrorism, UN extends Afghan security force for another year
2008-09-23 13:02:05

[headlines] At high-level UN forum, leaders pledge to address Africa’s development needs
2008-09-23 12:59:55

[headlines] On International Day of Peace, UN spotlights link between human rights and peace
2008-09-22 12:59:23

[headlines] New guide aims to benefit millions displaced in Africa's Great Lakes region
2008-09-19 13:05:42

[headlines] Hunger on the rise
2008-09-19 12:45:32

[headlines] United Kingdom: Commissioner Hammarberg releases human rights report on asylum-seekers and immigrants
2008-09-19 12:39:05

[headlines] European Court of Human Rights delivers its 10 000th judgment
2008-09-18 19:53:55

[headlines] UNIFEM publishes Progress of the World's Women 2008/2009
2008-09-18 19:08:25

[headlines] Seventeen countries agree recommendations to control private military and security companies
2008-09-18 12:44:48

[headlines] Council of Europe's anti-torture Committee publishes its 18th General Report
2008-09-18 12:11:53

[headlines] 2008 Nansen Refugee Award to Mine Action Programme in southern Lebanon
2008-09-17 13:29:30

[headlines] Pillay urges protection amid sharp rise in Afghan civilian deaths
2008-09-17 12:55:25

[headlines] New General Assembly President calls for democratization of United Nations
2008-09-17 12:41:10

[headlines] Senegal: Victims charge Habré with crimes against humanity
2008-09-16 13:02:22

[headlines] First anniversary of UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples
2008-09-15 12:48:03

[headlines] Global week of action to support arms trade treaty
2008-09-15 12:44:01

[headlines] Argentina abolishes the death penalty
2008-09-12 12:48:28

[headlines] Declining numbers in child mortality
2008-09-12 12:44:28

[headlines] Zimbabwean power-sharing deal
2008-09-12 12:42:08

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief concludes visit to Turkmenistan
2008-09-11 12:59:05

[headlines] Skyrocketing prices continue to threaten the right to food, UN expert says
2008-09-11 12:56:45

[headlines] Five countries responsible for all executions of juvenile offenders since 2005
2008-09-10 15:28:12

[headlines] OSCE official urges states to put victims' rights at the centre when investigating and prosecuting human trafficking cases
2008-09-10 13:45:18

[headlines] New Pakistani president must improve human rights, says Amnesty
2008-09-10 13:39:26

[headlines] Children becoming increasingly vulnerable in conflict situations
2008-09-10 13:29:03

[headlines] Indonesia: Pre-election anxieties in Aceh
2008-09-09 13:20:40

[headlines] UNHCR chief calls on EU states to build a 'Europe of Asylum'
2008-09-09 13:14:55

[headlines] UN World Court begins proceedings on Georgia, Russia
2008-09-09 13:12:34

[headlines] Genocide is the ultimate form of discrimination, says new High Commissioner
2008-09-08 13:55:46

[headlines] China: As Paralympics launch disabled face discrimination, says Human Rights Watch
2008-09-08 13:47:21

[headlines] South Ossetia: Hammarberg proposes six principles of protection for victims
2008-09-08 13:29:56

[headlines] Afghanistan: Civilian deaths from airstrikes on the rise
2008-09-08 08:02:50

[headlines] Somalia: Warring parties sign peace and reconciliation accord
2008-09-05 12:06:06

[headlines] New UN report 'sounds strong alarm' on gaps in achieving development goals
2008-09-05 11:51:27

[headlines] UN welcomes ‘historic’ launch of negotiations to reunify Cyprus
2008-09-04 13:50:23

[headlines] Six-month prison sentences for four cyber-feminists in Iran
2008-09-04 13:09:26

[headlines] Tajikistan: Proposals for improvements of licensing of broadcast media
2008-09-04 13:02:51

[headlines] Civil society crucial in advancing human rights, UN officials tell Paris meeting
2008-09-04 12:55:15

[headlines] Stockholm conference to set priorities for pan-European children's rights programme
2008-09-03 16:15:20

[headlines] France: Sarkozy should use Syria visit to raise human rights, says Human Rights Watch
2008-09-03 12:43:25

[headlines] UN urges Iran not to impose death penalty on juveniles
2008-09-02 17:16:46

[headlines] New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights takes up her post
2008-09-01 20:33:28

[headlines] International Day of the Disappeared, 30 August 2008
2008-09-01 12:20:18

[headlines] ODIHR, Bosnia and Herzegovina sign agreement on combating hate crime
2008-09-01 08:53:26

[headlines] Georgia: Satellite images show destruction, ethnic attacks
2008-09-01 08:34:27

[headlines] More people living in extreme poverty than previously thought
2008-08-28 05:16:19

[headlines] Bangladesh: Prolonged State of Emergency threatening the judiciary and human rights defenders' ability to work
2008-08-27 07:36:51

[headlines] Iran: Executions of juvenile offenders rising
2008-08-27 06:58:51

[headlines] OSCE Chairman condemns Russia's recognition of South Ossetia, Abkhazia independence
2008-08-26 12:49:15

[headlines] Concern over clear breach of law in new death penalty legislation in Liberia
2008-08-26 11:40:52

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous People concludes visit to Brazil
2008-08-26 11:38:31

[headlines] Lebanon: Migrant domestic workers dying every week
2008-08-26 11:32:17

[headlines] India: Censorship and violence against press in Kashmir
2008-08-25 14:50:58

[headlines] OSCE High Commissioner issues statement on protection of minorities and citizens abroad
2008-08-25 12:50:55

[headlines] Amnesty: Olympics - China and IOC must learn from mistakes and uphold human rights values
2008-08-25 11:22:07

[headlines] Pakistan: Conflict leaves tens of thousands in dire need of aid
2008-08-22 14:52:13

[headlines] Release of political prisoners in Belarus
2008-08-22 14:40:14

[headlines] OSCE committed to stabilize post-conflict situation in South Caucasus
2008-08-22 10:38:21

[headlines] Philippines: Mindanao civilians under threat from MILF units and militias
2008-08-22 10:21:28

[headlines] Hammarberg visits the Russian Federation and Georgia to assess the human rights situation and access to humanitarian assistance
2008-08-21 13:03:48

[headlines] Egypt: Deadly journey through the desert
2008-08-21 12:59:19

[headlines] International Criminal Court monitoring events in Georgia
2008-08-20 15:11:33

[headlines] Tens of thousands at risk in Sri Lanka as fighting escalates
2008-08-20 09:44:14

[headlines] USA: Beating of children in public schools
2008-08-20 09:39:20

[headlines] OSCE increases number of monitors to Georgia
2008-08-19 12:29:55

[headlines] Sudan's north-south accord fragile despite recent progress
2008-08-19 12:02:35

[headlines] China: Olympic sponsors ignore human rights abuses
2008-08-19 11:50:42

[headlines] India: 50th Anniversary of law allowing shoot-to-kill, other serious abuses
2008-08-18 16:12:10

[headlines] Sudan: Hundreds unaccounted for and 109 to face sham courts over May attacks
2008-08-18 16:07:45

[headlines] Iran: Suspension of stoning executions a welcome step if carried out
2008-08-18 14:49:02

[headlines] Peace process 'fragile' in Sudan, cautions UN envoy
2008-08-15 09:44:16

[headlines] Georgia: Russian cluster bombs kill civilians
2008-08-15 08:49:00

[headlines] Georgian villages in South Ossetia burnt, looted
2008-08-14 07:39:46

[headlines] SADC summit wil consider adopting Gender and Development Protocol
2008-08-14 07:33:34

[headlines] Maldives adopts new constitution upholding democratic principles and ensuring independence of the judiciary
2008-08-13 12:21:44

[headlines] European Court of Human Rights grants request by Georgia for interim measure
2008-08-13 12:08:47

[headlines] Angola: Doubts over free and fair elections
2008-08-13 12:00:57

[headlines] OSCE deploys election observation mission to Belarus
2008-08-12 13:55:15

[headlines] Military operations in Georgia come to a halt
2008-08-12 13:30:02

[headlines] South Ossetia: Observation of international humantarian law and protection of civilians essential
2008-08-11 10:35:21

[headlines] North Ossetia: Casualties and displaced civilians
2008-08-11 10:27:23

[headlines] Georgian-Ossetian conflict detoriates
2008-08-08 09:37:22

[headlines] International Day of the World's Indigenous People - 9 September 2008
2008-08-08 08:58:37

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur concludes visit to Myanmar
2008-08-08 08:56:51

[headlines] Argentina: 1951 Military Code of Justice abolished
2008-08-08 08:52:39

[headlines] Eminent Irish jurist appointed UN's first female legal chief
2008-08-07 13:28:08

[headlines] Execution in Texas: US should end its pick and choose attitude towards international law
2008-08-07 13:19:51

[headlines] USA: Texas execution violates international law
2008-08-07 11:06:21

[headlines] Sex workers group wins HIV and Human Rights Award
2008-08-07 11:03:02

[headlines] Christoph Flügge appointed as judge on UN war crimes tribunal for former Yugoslavia
2008-08-06 12:46:07

[headlines] USA: Inferior medical care hurts migrant detainees
2008-08-05 16:31:09

[headlines] Targeted action on HIV and tuberculosis needed to reach drug users
2008-08-04 19:16:00

[headlines] Myanmar: Twenty years on, more than 2,000 political prisoners
2008-08-04 11:48:55

[headlines] Mexico: Authorities don't take women's safety seriously
2008-08-01 21:40:34

[headlines] Pakistan: Executions continue despite decision of federal cabinet to commute sentences
2008-08-01 14:08:51

[headlines] Afghanistan: Intelligence agency interferes with media freedom
2008-08-01 13:23:43

[headlines] Renewed mandate for peacekeepers in Darfur
2008-08-01 13:21:58

[headlines] Radovan Karadžić transferred to UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague
2008-07-31 10:49:03

[headlines] Bosnia: Karadzic arrest a blow against impunity
2008-07-31 10:11:23

[headlines] Iran: End discrimination against the Kurdish minority
2008-07-30 18:25:32

[headlines] Occupied Palestinian Territories: New arrests highlight abuses by Hamas, Fatah
2008-07-30 11:27:18

[headlines] General Assembly endorses new human rights chief
2008-07-29 12:49:29

[headlines] Italy: 'Immigration policy must be based on human rights principles and not only on perceived security concerns'
2008-07-29 12:21:25

[headlines] Amnesty: Venezuela must implement new law on violence against women
2008-07-18 10:11:19

[headlines] Netherlands: Court rules pre-entry integration exam unlawful
2008-07-17 20:53:10

[headlines] Azerbaijan: OSCE media freedom watchdog calls Baku trial 'fake', aimed to discredit opposition journalist and protect his real attackers
2008-07-17 11:09:38

[headlines] Members of European Parliament urged to support Global Online Freedom Act's European version
2008-07-16 20:55:20

[headlines] Colombia: ICRC underlines importance of respect for red cross emblem
2008-07-16 20:16:02

[headlines] Situation in Sudan calm following ICC announcement
2008-07-16 09:39:36

[headlines] Fifteen officials found guilty of abusing Genoa G8 protesters
2008-07-16 09:32:25

[headlines] Charges against al-Bashir a major step to ending impunity, says Human Rights Watch
2008-07-15 10:38:43

[headlines] ICC Prosecutor presents case against Sudanese President Al Bashir, for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in Darfur
2008-07-14 13:32:05

[headlines] Philipppines: Court delay requires not a temporary relief
2008-07-14 11:02:55

[headlines] Human rights situation in Darfur 'remains grim'
2008-07-12 18:58:27

[headlines] No consensus in Security Council on Zimbabwe sanctions
2008-07-12 18:55:58

[headlines] ICC: Good progress amid missteps in first five years
2008-07-11 13:32:29

[headlines] Racism on the rise in Ukraine
2008-07-10 21:36:08

[headlines] Bosnia and Herzegovina: Local courts face obstacles in war crimes trials
2008-07-10 21:29:44

[headlines] Deadly attack on peacekeepers in North Darfur
2008-07-09 21:04:49

[headlines] Guantánamo military commission hearings resume
2008-07-09 19:30:42

[headlines] Peru: At-risk women denied legal abortions
2008-07-09 19:22:35

[headlines] Philippines: Arbitrary arrest that become de facto legal is endemic
2008-07-09 12:46:17

[headlines] Tunisia: Human rights abuses continue despite denial
2008-07-08 21:25:15

[headlines] Saudi Arabia: Domestic workers face harsh abuses
2008-07-08 07:06:02

[headlines] Thomas Hammarberg to review human rights situation in Cyprus
2008-07-07 11:17:41

[headlines] Bahrain: Press law amendments hailed but journalists still face jail and websites risk closure
2008-07-07 11:03:46

[headlines] China: Olympics media freedom commitments violated
2008-07-07 10:16:02

[headlines] Concern over human rights situation in occupied Syrian Golan
2008-07-06 21:36:09

[headlines] United Kingdom: Harmful provisions in draft Terrorism Bill
2008-07-04 08:41:04

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Liechtenstein
2008-07-04 08:34:21

[headlines] Georgia: Concerns about series of recent incidents in conflict areas
2008-07-04 08:24:17

[headlines] Colombia: 15 Hostages rescued by security forces
2008-07-03 12:16:42

[headlines] Witnesses tell of worsening conditions for Palestinians to visiting UN team
2008-07-02 12:16:41

[headlines] France: Guilty-by-association prosecutions violate human rights
2008-07-02 12:07:51

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur calls on United States to ensure death penalty is applied fairly
2008-07-01 15:46:55

[headlines] Mauritania: Under pressure from the European Union, migrants face illegal arrest and collective expulsion
2008-07-01 15:21:16

[headlines] Ethiopia: Government prepares assault on civil society
2008-07-01 13:38:57

[headlines] Progress toward a safer workplace has reached 'plateau'
2008-06-30 11:50:40

[headlines] Violence and coercion mark Zimbabwe's election
2008-06-30 11:44:03

[headlines] Sham election in Zimbabwe
2008-06-30 00:21:33

[headlines] World publics reject torture
2008-06-27 15:52:43

[headlines] Thailand: Paying lip-service to addressing torture
2008-06-27 10:43:37

[headlines] International Day in support of victims of Torture
2008-06-26 23:14:37

[headlines] International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2008
2008-06-25 20:57:18

[headlines] UN urges better protection for women in fight against torture
2008-06-25 20:52:43

[headlines] Burmese journalists continue to be arrested, foreign journalists still unwelcome
2008-06-25 12:46:26

[headlines] Azerbaijan: Human rights situation deteriorating ahead of election
2008-06-25 12:29:07

[headlines] Europe must face facts on rendition, says Amnesty International
2008-06-25 11:45:42

[headlines] Ban Ki-moon: Zimbabwean polls should be postponed, given campaign violence
2008-06-24 09:42:50

[headlines] Harsh drug policies undermine AIDS prevention and treatment
2008-06-24 09:04:20

[headlines] Pakistan: New government commutes death sentences to life imprisonment
2008-06-24 08:46:14

[headlines] Zimbabwe: Opposition pulls out of violence-ridden polls
2008-06-23 09:57:06

[headlines] Tunisia: Routine abuses in the name of security
2008-06-23 09:47:20

[headlines] World Refugee Day - Protecting women suffering sexual violence as a weapon of war
2008-06-20 10:37:36

[headlines] On World Refugee Day, Guterres says refugee protection more challenging
2008-06-20 10:21:31

[headlines] UN Security Council takes step towards confronting rape in war
2008-06-20 10:08:05

[headlines] Hammarberg visits Italy to discuss human rights implications of the new security package
2008-06-19 10:17:36

[headlines] Time for real change as Supreme Court rules on Guantánamo detentions, says Amnesty
2008-06-19 09:32:18

[headlines] New Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights adopted
2008-06-19 09:17:14

[headlines] Commissioner Hammarberg presents report on human rights in Albania
2008-06-18 14:58:08

[headlines] OSCE special representative urges Azerbajiani authorities to co-operate closely with NGOs to better identify victims of human trafficking
2008-06-18 14:31:07

[headlines] Global refugee, internally displaced figures climb for second straight year
2008-06-17 08:40:24

[headlines] Canada: Imprisoned HIV/AIDS activist wins 2008 human rights award
2008-06-17 07:23:21

[headlines] Council of Europe launches pan-European campaign against corporal punishment of children
2008-06-16 12:14:47

[headlines] Iraqi refugees facing desperate situation
2008-06-16 11:33:05

[headlines] Education the key to freeing tens of millions of children from hazardous labour
2008-06-13 10:01:03

[headlines] US Supreme Court extends protection to foreign detainees held in Guantanamo, right to challenge detention by habeas corpus in civilian courts
2008-06-13 09:12:52

[headlines] Selection process for next UN human rights chief is clear and rigorous, Ban says
2008-06-11 06:38:00

[headlines] Guantanamo: New report finds treatment of detainees unnecessarily harsh
2008-06-10 16:29:50

[headlines] Mediators and observers agree to work towards earliest resumption of Transdniestrian settlement talks
2008-06-10 16:02:57

[headlines] UN Expert concerned over UK counter-terrorism bill
2008-06-10 11:19:47

[headlines] Yemen: Jailing of journalist in line for human rights award condemned
2008-06-10 11:14:39

[headlines] Zimbabwe: Runoff vote will be 'dead on arrival'
2008-06-09 10:23:03

[headlines] Greece: European Court of Human Rights finds discrimination of Roma children in education system
2008-06-06 17:45:34

[headlines] Ban urges Sudan to cooperate with prosecutors probing Darfur war crimes
2008-06-05 22:45:15

[headlines] UN announces increased funding for food crisis at Rome summit
2008-06-05 22:42:47

[headlines] UN expert tells Heads of State they must respect human rights while tackling food prices
2008-06-05 19:41:35

[headlines] Sharp crackdown on political opponents in Zimbabwe
2008-06-04 20:31:03

[headlines] UN Security Council: Insist on Justice for Darfur
2008-06-04 11:50:31

[headlines] China: Dozens still in prison on 19th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre
2008-06-03 10:48:26

[headlines] Thomas Hammarberg to assess human rights situation in Montenegro
2008-06-01 15:13:18

[headlines] Sierra Leone: War crimes ruling bolsters victim protection
2008-05-29 10:53:30

[headlines] Pakistan: Restoration of judiciary 'put on ice'
2008-05-28 10:44:45

[headlines] Sexual abuse of children by aid workers too often unreported
2008-05-28 10:40:27

[headlines] Amnesty International Report 2008
2008-05-28 09:55:03

[headlines] UN expert calls for renewed efforts to protect and assist Kenya's internally displaced
2008-05-27 10:28:23

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women concludes visit to Tajikistan
2008-05-27 10:25:26

[headlines] Nepal's human rights commission has made great strides
2008-05-27 10:11:10

[headlines] OSCE: Countries share responsibility to protect children from trafficking and exploitation
2008-05-26 09:50:13

[headlines] Darfur crisis reaches Sudanese capital
2008-05-26 09:12:49

[headlines] Angola: Government seeks to avoid scrutiny before elections
2008-05-26 09:08:36

[headlines] Despite efforts to conduct Georgia's elections in line with standards, observers identify problems
2008-05-23 09:45:31

[headlines] Response to food crisis must address underlying inequalities, says Arbour
2008-05-23 09:38:19

[headlines] Myanmar: Human rights lawyer honoured with award
2008-05-23 09:06:00

[headlines] Turkey: Homophobic violence points to human rights crisis
2008-05-23 09:01:02

[headlines] Fifteen countries elected to serve on UN Human Rights Council
2008-05-22 09:48:24

[headlines] Iraq: Children in US custody held without due process
2008-05-21 20:26:37

[headlines] Iran: Sentences against women activists
2008-05-21 08:41:36

[headlines] Heading for Myanmar, Ban Ki-moon pledges to do 'utmost' to speed aid efforts
2008-05-21 00:20:55

[headlines] International efforts still failing child soldiers
2008-05-20 21:58:55

[headlines] Thailand: Government steps up online censorship
2008-05-20 11:26:57

[headlines] Congo DRC: Human rights groups say court denied the accused basic rights in Maheshe murder trial
2008-05-20 00:38:50

[headlines] Darfur: 'Scorched earth' tactics warrant UN sanctions, says Human Rights Watch
2008-05-19 12:16:56

[headlines] Human Rights Commissioner Hammarberg visits France
2008-05-19 12:07:16

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on racism to visit the United States
2008-05-16 11:32:21

[headlines] Uzbek human rights defender in prison wins 2008 Martin Ennals Award
2008-05-15 14:27:10

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism concludes visit to Spain
2008-05-15 10:45:39

[headlines] Netherlands: Discrimination in the name of integration
2008-05-15 09:40:26

[headlines] Kenya: Proposed Truth Commission bill seriously flawed, says Human Rights Watch
2008-05-15 09:24:33

[headlines] Colombia: Paramilitary leaders to face prosecution in US
2008-05-14 05:13:36

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women visits Tajikistan
2008-05-13 14:05:20

[headlines] Asian governments urged to pressure Myanmar
2008-05-13 13:56:55

[headlines] Uzbekistan: Repression linked to 2005 massacre rife
2008-05-12 23:48:53

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on torture concludes mission to Denmark and Greenland
2008-05-12 11:47:10

[headlines] UN food agency steps up aid to cyclone-stricken Myanmar
2008-05-12 11:34:17

[headlines] Frustration growing at limited access to Myanmar cyclone victims
2008-05-09 09:03:33

[headlines] Lebanon faces most serious crisis since civil war
2008-05-09 09:01:32

[headlines] Ban Ki-moon hails New Zealand's leadership on disability issues
2008-05-08 08:50:41

[headlines] Morocco: Sham inquiry highlights impunity for police abuse
2008-05-08 07:42:04

[headlines] Sri Lanka: Introduction of a law on witness protection
2008-05-07 07:30:58

[headlines] Killing of civilians now routine in Somalia
2008-05-06 12:22:13

[headlines] USA: 'Drug war' unjust to African Americans
2008-05-06 09:28:05

[headlines] Landmark UN treaty on rights of persons with disabilities enters into force
2008-05-05 18:04:12

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-terrorism to visit Spain
2008-05-05 14:30:11

[headlines] Kosovo/Albania: Evidence of postwar abductions, transfers to Albania
2008-05-05 11:57:36

[headlines] South Asia has lost a great crusader of peace with the death of Nirmila Deshpande
2008-05-02 11:46:19

[headlines] Cambodia: Durable solution to land grabbing lies with the due process of law
2008-05-02 11:40:07

[headlines] Arbour: Include marginalized groups in efforts to solve food crisis
2008-05-01 22:54:13

[headlines] Burma: 'Referendum Is a Sham', says Human Rights Watch
2008-05-01 22:49:19

[headlines] Somalia: War and drought push people to breaking point
2008-05-01 11:36:17

[headlines] Commissioner Hammarberg presents human rights report on Ireland
2008-05-01 11:17:26

[headlines] Pressure on to elect strong and effective Human Rights Council
2008-05-01 10:13:20

[headlines] Human rights situation deteriorating in Zimbabwe
2008-04-30 11:36:04

[headlines] ODIHR deploys election observation mission to Macedonia
2008-04-30 08:50:10

[headlines] Lebanon: Domestic workers need protection from abuse, exploitation
2008-04-30 08:38:05

[headlines] New Council of Europe reports on combating racism and racial discrimination in Liechtenstein, Malta, Moldova, San Marino and Serbia
2008-04-29 10:23:52

[headlines] China: Restrictions on lawyers fuel unrest
2008-04-29 09:49:38

[headlines] Sri Lanka: Piliyandala bus bombing -- attacks on civilians is a crime against humanity
2008-04-28 11:39:49

[headlines] Alarmed by violence in Zimbabwe, Arbour urges restraint
2008-04-28 11:34:10

[headlines] 'Justice for Darfur' campaign launched
2008-04-25 09:35:12

[headlines] France: European Court orders suspension of deportation
2008-04-25 09:24:18

[headlines] Birma: Press forbidden to refer to campaign for a No vote in referendum on new constitution
2008-04-24 10:52:02

[headlines] Azerbaijan: Imprisoned journalists recognized for courage
2008-04-24 10:44:44

[headlines] Denouncing civilian deaths, UN rights expert urges Somalia ceasefire
2008-04-23 17:58:32

[headlines] OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities visits Latvia
2008-04-23 10:20:53

[headlines] Colombia: Court extends benefits to same-sex couples
2008-04-22 10:12:11

[headlines] Czech Republic: Reform of Penal Code opportunity to decriminalise speech offences
2008-04-22 10:05:53

[headlines] Mixed results for new review process at UN Human Rights Council
2008-04-21 21:26:56

[headlines] Saudi Arabia: Male guardianship policies harm women
2008-04-21 09:51:20

[headlines] Burma: Persistent threats to basic health rights of detainees
2008-04-18 13:05:46

[headlines] Lack of cooperation prompts UN to close Angola human rights office
2008-04-18 12:56:52

[headlines] Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner visits Russian Federation
2008-04-18 09:51:25

[headlines] Global internal displacement crisis grew in 2007
2008-04-17 18:40:28

[headlines] Brazilian women's lives shattered
2008-04-17 13:51:47

[headlines] Concern about recent developments in the Georgian conflict areas
2008-04-17 13:45:39

[headlines] Muneer A. Malik awarded 2008 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights
2008-04-17 13:39:30

[headlines] Turkey: Harassment of gay rights groups
2008-04-16 23:33:42

[headlines] Italian court challenges CIA rendition program
2008-04-16 12:47:47

[headlines] Secrecy surrounds death penalty
2008-04-15 11:56:15

[headlines] Executions in Japan
2008-04-11 12:05:08

[headlines] Zimbabwe opposition under attack
2008-04-11 10:47:20

[headlines] Slovakia's new Press Act curbs editorial freedom
2008-04-10 14:49:46

[headlines] Sudan: Militia attacks threaten crucial census
2008-04-10 10:16:44

[headlines] UK deportation policy questioned by court
2008-04-10 10:11:05

[headlines] Nepal: Violence threatens elections
2008-04-09 10:46:52

[headlines] USA: California may end 'life without parole' for youth
2008-04-09 09:54:18

[headlines] EU: Urge human rights reform in Central Asia, says Human Rights Watch
2008-04-08 10:33:28

[headlines] UN Human Rights Council examines human rights in member countries
2008-04-07 21:11:06

[headlines] Five years on, sexual violence still rife in Darfur
2008-04-07 11:42:03

[headlines] OSCE's human rights chief urges governments to step up efforts to eradicate discrimination against Roma
2008-04-07 11:35:20

[headlines] Commissioner Hammarberg on official visit to Slovakia
2008-04-04 12:02:10

[headlines] Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities enters into force
2008-04-04 09:50:23

[headlines] Kenya: Army and rebel militia commit war crimes in Mt. Elgon
2008-04-04 09:46:41

[headlines] Pakistan: Thirty nine persons recorded disappeared during the first quarter of 2008
2008-04-03 11:49:31

[headlines] Gangs and police cripple Jamaica's inner cities
2008-04-03 05:11:29

[headlines] Counting of votes in Zimbabwean polls must be transparent, says Ban Ki-moon
2008-04-02 12:23:45

[headlines] Kuwait: Government resumes repressive dress-code
2008-04-01 10:15:28

[headlines] Human rights experts condemn distorted vision of Muslims in the film 'Fitna' and call for dialogue and vigilance
2008-03-29 09:08:02

[headlines] Armenia: Opposition demonstrators detained under new restrictions
2008-03-28 07:47:47

[headlines] Human Rights Council says governments must refrain from profiling while combating terrorism
2008-03-28 07:34:20

[headlines] Italy: OSCE deploys monitoring mission for parliamentary elections on 13-14 April
2008-03-27 12:09:59

[headlines] Philippines: Justice absent in killings and 'disappearances'
2008-03-27 09:22:41

[headlines] First annual report on the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights
2008-03-26 14:53:30

[headlines] Zimbabwe: Government bars many international news media from covering 29 March elections
2008-03-26 14:31:48

[headlines] Arbour calls for end to contemporary forms of slavery
2008-03-26 11:52:45

[headlines] Iraq fighting puts civilians at risk
2008-03-26 11:39:17

[headlines] Hundreds of Tibet protesters arrested in Nepal
2008-03-25 12:51:52

[headlines] Cambodia: Opposition officials arrested to sway elections
2008-03-24 12:04:37

[headlines] Indonesia: Activists face charges for nonviolent expression
2008-03-20 11:26:02

[headlines] Ireland abolishes criminal libel
2008-03-19 12:45:02

[headlines] Guatemala disappearance trial begins
2008-03-19 12:03:42

[headlines] China: Tibetan detainees at serious risk of torture and mistreatment
2008-03-19 12:00:30

[headlines] Iraqi crisis fuels rise in asylum seekers in industrialized world
2008-03-18 09:32:27

[headlines] Elections for Peoples' Assembly of Gagauzia in accordance with international standards but room for improvement
2008-03-18 07:21:02

[headlines] ICTY grants temporary leave to former top Yugoslav military figure
2008-03-18 06:59:35

[headlines] Iraq: Millions struggle to cope with the impact of five years of war
2008-03-17 11:49:31

[headlines] UNAMI issues its 12th report on the situation of human rights in Iraq
2008-03-17 11:35:29

[headlines] Carnage and despair in Iraq
2008-03-17 11:24:46

[headlines] Kenya: Justice vital to stability
2008-03-17 11:20:58

[headlines] USA: New account sheds light on CIA disappearances and 'black sites'
2008-03-14 10:00:43

[headlines] Detained Tibetan protesters in China, India and Nepal
2008-03-14 09:30:39

[headlines] Cypriot leaders agree to direct talks under UN auspices later this month
2008-03-13 12:25:45

[headlines] Georgian government urged to introduce police ID
2008-03-13 11:55:10

[headlines] FAO Goodwill Ambassador visits rape survivors in Congo (DR)
2008-03-13 11:51:15

[headlines] OSCE calls on Armenian authorities to lift state of emergency
2008-03-13 11:43:34

[headlines] China: Beijing's migrant construction workers abused
2008-03-12 12:02:51

[headlines] Palestinian homes demolished without warning
2008-03-12 11:39:14

[headlines] Armenia: Commissioner Hammarberg visits Yerevan to advocate human rights protection after post-election violence
2008-03-11 19:35:59

[headlines] OSCE elections chief visits Georgia, urging inclusive and transparent preparations of parliamentary polls
2008-03-11 11:41:06

[headlines] UN expert decries human rights violations by both sides in Darfur
2008-03-11 06:43:06

[headlines] Somalia: Video footage from Mogadishu shows devastating effects of attacks on civilians
2008-03-11 06:36:52

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants to visit Mexico
2008-03-10 12:32:23

[headlines] Azerbaijan: New prison sentence sign of continued persecution of non-governmental media
2008-03-10 12:00:27

[headlines] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour will not seek a second term
2008-03-08 09:19:37

[headlines] More than 125,000 Chinese add names to Say NO to Violence against Women Campaign
2008-03-07 22:00:47

[headlines] Amnesty: Governments must take action to end violence against schoolgirls
2008-03-06 04:51:22

[headlines] Feminist prize winner barred from leaving Iran
2008-03-05 08:48:13

[headlines] Malaysia: Citizens denied a fair vote
2008-03-05 08:42:10

[headlines] Indonesia: Big leap forward in struggle against corruption
2008-03-04 09:59:44

[headlines] Insulza says Columbia-Ecuador conflict should be resolved on basis of governing coexistence principles
2008-03-04 09:19:29

[headlines] Chad: Opposition leader Ibni still missing
2008-03-04 09:13:28

[headlines] Somalia: Journalists face deliberate and systematic attack
2008-03-04 09:02:50

[headlines] Pakistan: Lawyer's movement is the 'vanguard of democracy'
2008-03-03 05:51:46

[headlines] Deadly post-election protests in Armenia
2008-03-03 05:27:59

[headlines] Women act against repression and intimidation in Iran
2008-02-29 01:09:45

[headlines] European Court of Human Rights reaffirms the absolute prohibition on return to torture
2008-02-29 01:02:00

[headlines] New report calls on EU to set tests for next Russian president
2008-02-28 17:45:30

[headlines] Sierra Leone: UN starts initiative to improve monitoring of prison conditions
2008-02-27 10:17:51

[headlines] Freedom curtailed in the Russian Federation
2008-02-26 13:52:45

[headlines] Darfur: Concern for the safety of thousands of civilians
2008-02-25 12:24:55

[headlines] 82 Countries endorse strong ban on cluster munitions
2008-02-24 14:56:55

[headlines] Commissioner Hammarberg to assess the human rights situation in Macedonia
2008-02-22 13:42:33

[headlines] One year in prison for Egyptian blogger
2008-02-22 13:21:34

[headlines] Armenia: Violence at polling stations mars elections
2008-02-22 13:17:10

[headlines] Bosnia and Herzegovina: Commissioner Hammarberg recommends stronger efforts for human rights protection
2008-02-21 10:22:28

[headlines] Russia: New legislation obstructs independent work by civil society
2008-02-21 10:05:50

[headlines] Azerbaijan: Council of Europe Commissioner calls for effective implementation of human rights reforms
2008-02-20 15:11:26

[headlines] Nepal: The ICJ calls for urgent action to strengthen rule of law
2008-02-20 08:16:03

[headlines] New Cuban leadership can improve human rights
2008-02-20 07:48:54

[headlines] Uganda: New accord provides for war crimes trials
2008-02-19 23:17:08

[headlines] OSCE: Kosovo must remain multi-ethnic
2008-02-19 16:24:21

[headlines] Pakistan: Election results vindicate chief justice
2008-02-19 10:31:24

[headlines] USA's record on racial discrimination under scrutiny
2008-02-19 09:09:46

[headlines] Kosovo declares independence
2008-02-18 11:50:05

[headlines] Pakistan goes to the polls
2008-02-18 11:44:15

[headlines] Israel's use of cluster bombs shows need for global ban
2008-02-17 22:08:21

[headlines] Pakistan: Attorney General aware of 'massive' election-rigging plans
2008-02-15 14:05:02

[headlines] Rape ever present danger for Darfur's women
2008-02-15 14:02:04

[headlines] Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Slovenia
2008-02-15 13:41:50

[headlines] Australia apologises for abuses of Indigenous
2008-02-13 15:18:54

[headlines] Reporters Without Borders criticises lack of public commitment to press freedom and fears anti-media violence in coming months
2008-02-13 09:00:05

[headlines] US seeks death penalty for Guantánamo detainees
2008-02-13 00:24:55

[headlines] Kyrgyzstan: Launch of Media Complaints Commission, first in Central Asia
2008-02-12 10:56:18

[headlines] Philippines: Eleven years, five prosecutors and not a case filed in court
2008-02-12 10:44:23

[headlines] USA: Trial against Peruvian human rights abuser concludes
2008-02-12 10:41:40

[headlines] Egypt: Supreme Administrative Court rules in favour of 're-conversion'
2008-02-11 14:10:59

[headlines] Australia's 'Pacific Solution' draws to a close
2008-02-11 14:08:14

[headlines] Cambodia burns homes of the poor
2008-02-11 13:35:12

[headlines] Pakistan: Judges remain under arrest before election
2008-02-11 13:32:07

[headlines] USA: Nebraska Supreme Court rules electrocution unconstitutional
2008-02-09 15:32:48

[headlines] Romania: Change to Family Code would be discriminatory
2008-02-07 22:53:05

[headlines] Top UN envoy reiterates support for Cyprus settlement
2008-02-07 20:32:41

[headlines] Executions in Belarus
2008-02-07 13:22:23

[headlines] Cancellation of election observation mission to Russian Federation
2008-02-07 12:40:19

[headlines] Gaza: Israel's energy cuts violate laws of war
2008-02-07 12:31:47

[headlines] Spanish judge hears testimony in Guatemalan genocide case
2008-02-06 10:58:15

[headlines] Myanmar: UN Special Rapporteur dismayed over continued arrests, detentions
2008-02-05 23:23:16

[headlines] Egypt: Criminalisation of HIV
2008-02-05 19:20:37

[headlines] Chad: ICRC and local Red Cross staff on alert in the capital
2008-02-05 08:39:25

[headlines] Chad: Roundups of opposition leaders reported in the capital
2008-02-05 08:33:01

[headlines] Serbian presidential election in line with international standards
2008-02-04 13:47:31

[headlines] High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Mexico
2008-02-04 09:30:24

[headlines] USA: Case of Omar Khadr before military commission at Guantanamo
2008-02-04 08:46:24

[headlines] Kenya: Number of internally displaced grows to 250,000
2008-02-04 08:20:14

[headlines] Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings enters into force
2008-02-01 13:35:29

[headlines] Thomas Hammarberg to visit United Kingdom
2008-02-01 13:26:14

[headlines] 10th anniversary of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
2008-02-01 13:21:54

[headlines] Human Rights Watch 2008 Report: Democracy charade undermines rights
2008-01-31 23:08:49

[headlines] Arab Charter on Human Rights deviates from international standards, says Louise Arbour
2008-01-30 21:00:42

[headlines] UN Special Rapporteur on toxic waste concludes mission to Tanzania
2008-01-30 20:55:56

[headlines] Amnesty: 'Justice failed in Kosovo'
2008-01-30 20:04:18

[headlines] Kenya: Spiralling attacks and reprisals
2008-01-30 10:45:10

[headlines] Egypt: Court prohibits withholding documents from Baha'is
2008-01-30 10:39:02

[headlines] Child recruitment continues in over one dozen countries
2008-01-30 10:13:53

[headlines] Turkey: Local media continue to be hounded under laws that need to be changed
2008-01-29 10:20:59

[headlines] France: Internment for former violent offenders violates human rights
2008-01-28 22:17:26

[headlines] Pakistan: President Musharraf engages in a hate speech against journalists
2008-01-28 10:39:29

[headlines] Indonesia: Suharto's death a chance for victims to find justice
2008-01-28 09:04:19

[headlines] Holocaust Remembrance Day is a time to teach tolerance, say Ban Ki-moon
2008-01-27 22:53:30

[headlines] Israel/Gaza: Israeli blockade unlawful despite Gaza border breach
2008-01-26 12:26:57

[headlines] Arab Charter on Human Rights enters into force
2008-01-24 20:59:42

[headlines] Zimbabwe: Police arrest and assault opposition demonstrators
2008-01-24 20:34:31

[headlines] European Court's gay adoption ruling advances family equality
2008-01-24 20:23:31

[headlines] Humanitarian situation in Gaza still difficult
2008-01-24 00:35:09

[headlines] Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings enters into force on February 1st
2008-01-23 22:37:15

[headlines] Integrated health strategies can save children's lives
2008-01-22 23:25:40

[headlines] PACE calls for continuation of talks on Kosovo status
2008-01-22 21:53:28

[headlines] Philippines: Red Cross boosts capacity in Mindanao's Sulu province
2008-01-22 21:50:03

[headlines] Afghanistan: Shock at death sentence passed on young journalist for blasphemy
2008-01-22 21:11:06

[headlines] Darfur camps flooded with weapons
2008-01-22 00:45:26

[headlines] UN, AU envoys upbeat on prospects for restarting Darfur peace talks
2008-01-20 19:58:38

[headlines] Asian and Middle Eastern governments meet this week to discuss Asian contract migrant workers
2008-01-20 19:18:16

[headlines] Sudan releases eight Darfur rebels into UN custody
2008-01-18 14:30:48

[headlines] Belarus: Editor jailed for reprinting cartoons
2008-01-18 14:13:21

[headlines] Libya: Summary deportations would endanger migrants and asylum seekers
2008-01-18 13:58:20

[headlines] Elderly refugees struggle to integrate in Slovenia
2008-01-17 16:31:43

[headlines] PACE President to discuss ratification of Protocols Nos. 6 and 14 with Putin
2008-01-17 13:02:49

[headlines] Burma: Myanmar Times and other media threatened and sanctioned by military censors
2008-01-16 15:35:50

[headlines] Religious minority faces discrimination in Armenia
2008-01-16 12:36:14

[headlines] OSCE Minorities Commissioner urges Kosovo's authorities to reach out to all communities
2008-01-15 16:45:29

[headlines] Iran: Death by stoning, a grotesque and unacceptable penalty
2008-01-15 13:30:59

[headlines] Japan: Mekong meeting should not ignore rights abuses
2008-01-15 00:48:01

[headlines] Jordan: Government withdraws draft NGO law
2008-01-14 15:29:29

[headlines] Kenya: Police use of excessive force
2008-01-14 13:06:06

[headlines] Uzbekistan abolishes death penalty
2008-01-12 14:34:26

[headlines] Sixth anniversary of Guantánamo Bay
2008-01-11 13:20:13

[headlines] Arab League launches Iraqi refugee fund-raising and awareness campaign
2008-01-10 17:21:20

[headlines] ODIHR deploys election observation mission to Armenia
2008-01-10 13:44:26

[headlines] New study estimates 151 000 violent Iraqi deaths since 2003 invasion
2008-01-10 10:50:27

[headlines] Sudanese army elements attack UN convoy; Ban Ki-moon protests
2008-01-09 14:21:03

[headlines] Pakistan: Crack down on civil society by Musharraf government
2008-01-09 13:45:50

[headlines] Iraq: Pass new law ending immunity for contractors, says Human Rights Watch
2008-01-09 12:34:44

[headlines] Empowering the poor in Bangladesh
2008-01-09 12:27:17

[headlines] New UN Darfur force must reach full deployment as soon as possible, says Ban
2008-01-08 13:56:05

[headlines] Amnesty International pushes for reform in Bangladesh
2008-01-08 13:29:55

[headlines] Congo DRC: Serious human rights violations committed in aftermath of Kinshasa events of March 2007
2008-01-07 09:08:18

[headlines] Chilly Iceland gives a warm welcome to South American refugees
2008-01-07 08:44:14

[headlines] Georgia: Presidential election consistent with international standards but challenges remain
2008-01-06 15:21:27

[headlines] Philippines: Recurrence of threats on church leaders
2008-01-04 21:39:38

[headlines] Bahrain: Arrest of eleven human rights defenders
2008-01-04 20:30:57

[headlines] Outstanding gaps in new UN force in Darfur must be filled, says Ban Ki-moon
2008-01-04 12:25:53

[headlines] Sri Lanka plunges further into lawlessness
2008-01-03 11:00:58

[headlines] Libya: Serious abuses persist, says Human Rights Watch
2008-01-03 09:45:52

[headlines] Egypt: Court rejects request for blocking of 50 websites
2008-01-03 08:59:42

[headlines] UNHCR programme provides shelter for 58,000 Burundian returnees
2008-01-02 23:24:34

[headlines] Press freedom in 2007
2008-01-02 13:21:05

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