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Human Rights
New York, June 24(Just Earth News): The United Nations Human Rights Office in Yemen continues to document reports of civilian casualties in the conflict and had verified 49 civilian deaths over the past month, a UN spokesperson said on Friday. more
On International Day, UN says widows' rights to independent life, livelihood after loss must be ensured

New York, June 24(Just Earth News): Whether they are single, married, separated or widowed, women must be able to enjoy the inviolable right that they are not dependent on anyone, the United ...

Strengthen existing protections to curb negative impact of sanctions, UN rights expert urges EU

New York, June 23(Just Earth News): Noting progress made by the European Union (EU) to ensure that its sanctions allow for legal remedy and offer a measure of due process, a United Nations e ...

China's bi-polar take on 'human rights' riles critics

New Delhi, Jun 22 (JEN): China has never been great friends of human rights watch dogs, who have gone on complaining at great lengths about the country's oppressive techniques and atrocities ...

Addressing economic inequalities key to countering terrorism without fueling racism – UN expert

New York, June 21(Just Earth News): A spate of recent terrorist attacks has driven an increase in security measures and exacerbated hate speech, a United Nations human rights expert warned o ...

UN expert urges 'bold action' to address raft of human rights abuses in Eritrea

New York, June 16(Just Earth News): Actions against severe human rights abuses meted out to Eritrean citizens must not be delayed, a United Nations rights expert has warned in a new report t ...

Independent UN probe reveals 'cruel and brutal nature' of human rights violations in Burundi

New York, June 15(Just Earth News): A United Nations-appointed panel of experts investigating human rights violations in Burundi on Thursday released the latest findings of their probe, noti ...

‘All of us can and must be prepared to speak out’ to halt abuse of older persons – UN rights expert

New York, June 15(Just Earth News): Many older persons are at risk of being abused by their own relatives, a United Nations human rights expert has warned, urging greater vigilance and more ...

UN rights chief urges dialogue among Qatar and countries involved in diplomatic dispute

New York, June 15(Just Earth News): Voicing alarm over the possible impact on the rights of people in the wake of decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain ...

Head of UN human rights inquiry decries 'disastrous' civilian death toll in Syria

New York, June 15(Just Earth News): Conflict in Syria continues to rage with “disastrous consequences” for civilians who continue to bear the brunt of the six-year war, the head of a Uni ...