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NCCE

Bono NCCE educates 2,221 pupils on national values in Sunyani

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The Bono Regional Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has educated a total of 2,221 pupils on national values through...

‘Ghana will guarantee human rights of Chinese arrested for galamsey’

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Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, said government will protect the human rights of Chinese nationals arrested...
03 May 2021, United Kingdom, London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) speaks during a press conference at Downing Street with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/PA Wire/dpa

Human rights, threats to democracy in focus on day two of G7 meeting

Foreign ministers from G7 countries will discuss human rights and threats to democracy on the second day of a special meeting in London, according...
China-U.S.

Human rights differences shouldn’t be obstacle to U.S.-China climate cooperation

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Differences on human rights between the United States and China should not get in the way of fighting climate change together, U.S. President Joe...

The Polisario Bids for Western Sahara Despite Human Rights

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Recent events in Western Sahara have reignited hostilities in the region, and it is necessary to adequately understand and address the matter of the...

Being Asian in America Ep. 4: Mishandling of human rights

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Many Asian Americans are speaking out against hate crimes directed at the Asian community in the wake of the Atlanta shootings. How does it...
President Joe Biden gets briefed by Liz Sherwood Randall, Julie Rodriguez and participates in a conference phone call with governors affected by the snow storm in the middle of the country in the Oval Office, February 16, 2021, in Washington. Photo: White House/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Rampant gun violence makes United States a proven hypocrite on human rights

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A recent string of mass shootings in the United States have once again proved that the country, always proclaiming itself a defender of human...

United States always has double standards on human rights

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"The United States has always had a double standard when it comes to human rights."
United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

The world never welcomes or needs the so-called “lecturers in human rights”

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By Zhong Sheng At the 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that concluded on March 24, a few countries in the...
sanctions

British individuals, entities hit by tit for tat Chinese sanctions

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dpa/GNA - China has imposed sanctions on nine individuals - including lawmakers - and four entities in Britain, arguing that they have spread...
Ethiopian Army

UN human rights office, Ethiopian commission to conduct joint investigation into alleged human rights...

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The state affiliated Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) disclosed Thursday that it had reached an agreement with the Office of the United Nations High...
Rural women are busy making yarn at a plant in the textile industrial park of Aksu, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, March 21, 2021. (Photo by Wu Le/People’s Daily Online)

China’s human rights development acknowledged at six online side-events to 46th session of UN...

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By Wang Li China’s endeavors and achievements in promoting and protecting human rights attracted great attention and were generally acknowledged during six seminars held...
Syria

Some advice to Western powers: End Syria-like meddling

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Driven by neo-interventionism and under the pretense of promoting so-called human rights and democracy, the United States and its Western allies have created...
Flag China

China urges West to halt interference under guise of human rights at UN session

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A senior Chinese diplomat on Monday urged some Western countries to immediately stop interfering in other countries' internal affairs under the pretext of...
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Blizzards, pandemic and America’s human rights fairy tales

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The American people are being thrashed by one crisis after another: The raging coronavirus pandemic has so far taken almost 500,000 lives in the...
sanctions

EU sanctions 19 Venezuelan officials for human rights abuses

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The European Union sanctioned 19 additional Venezuelan officials on Monday, accusing them of human rights abuses and undermining democracy or the rule of law. Among...
Chraj

CHRAJ to conduct 3,000 public education on Human Rights

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), is to conduct 3,000 public education activities on fundamental human rights and freedom as part...
Mr Richard A Quayson

CHRAJ calls for private sector participation in NACAP implementation

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Mr Richard A. Quayson, Deputy Commissioner Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), on Monday called for the private sector and Civil Societies...
Abayomi Azikiwe

Activism in Action: Human Rights Priorities for 2021

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From battling the public health crisis to the necessity of social renewal Note: These remarks were delivered at the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR)...
Students

NGO sensitizes Mataheko D/A Basic ‘A’ pupils on Covid-19, human rights

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The headmaster of the Mataheko D /A Basic ‘A’ School, Mr. James Adamah has lauded the educative roles being played by various civil society...
US President Donald Trump

US credibility on human rights wrecked under Trump, advocates say

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tca/dpa/GNA - Holding President Donald Trump accountable for anti-democratic actions is crucial to any hope of restoring U.S. credibility in combating human rights...
Dr Isaac Annan

Stigma and discrimination are violations of human rights – CHRAJ

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Stigma and discrimination are affronts to human rights and violate individual and/or group rights, Dr Isaac Annan, Director, Human Rights, Commission for Human Rights...
Libyan Political Dialogue

Working group welcomes commitments of Libyan Political Dialogue participants to human rights

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The Co-chairs of the Working Group on International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL),...
Joseph Wemakor

2020 Human Rights Day: Safeguard Human Rights after a peaceful election-HRRG

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Today is 2020 Human Rights Day, an important moment in the fight for and the respect for the human rights of people across the...
Caritas Ghana

CARITAS Ghana asks Government to sign UN treaty on human rights

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CARITAS Ghana, a charity organisation of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference, has called on government to hasten the signing of the United Nations (UN)...
SEND Ghana

Ghana is likely to fall short of meeting the SDGs : SEND GHANA

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Today, Saturday, October 17, 2020, marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Regrettably, countries all over the world are commemorating this year's...

Women must unite to champion their rights– CHRAJ

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Madam Mary Adjeley Nartey, Greater Accra Regional Director, Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), says women need to work together to...
Training Police

Training is critical to policing, expands professionalism – COP

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Commissioner of Police (COP), Mr Ken Yeboah, Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, has said that personnel training...
Joseph Wemakor

Joseph Wemakor writes:How I eventually got the nickname-‘Human Rights’

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Joseph Wemakor is my beautiful name and I'm so proud of it. I’m very passionate about defending, protecting and promoting human rights, religious freedom and...
Mozambique

Mozambique moves to safeguard LNG project in northern region

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French oil giant Total and the Mozambican government announced the creation of a Joint Task Force to strengthen security measures for the company's liquefied...