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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...
United Nations

Over 800 civilians killed in South Sudan between April and June – UN

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The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Thursday at least 887 civilians were killed in South Sudan between April and June. ...
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U.S. challenged to project the human rights it purports to champion

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Zambian human rights specialists have challenged the United States to demonstrate by example the human rights it purports to promote by dealing sternly with...
Terrence Kuanum

Boko Haram: Nigeria’s Victory has come to stay, says human rights researcher, Kuanum

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Foremost researcher on human rights and author of several books,  Mr. Terrence Kuanum, has described recent victories by Nigerian troops led by the Chief...
Human Rights

Human rights come after saving lives in fierce pandemic

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By Zhong Sheng A Shanghai doctor assisting Wuhan to fight the COVID-19 epidemic cried his heart out after failing to rescue a severe patient who...
sanctions

U.S. sanctions violate human rights amid COVID-19 pandemic – Iran

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the U.S. sanctions against the country violate the fundamentals of human rights amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Protesters hold placards to demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy at Times Square in New York City, the United States, on Feb. 19, 2017. About 1,000 New Yorkers rallied at Times Square, dubbed as the Crossroads of the World on Sunday, to show solidarity with New York City's Muslim community, protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy. (Xinhua/Yuan Yue)

Human rights decided by skin color in United States

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By Zhong Sheng “Color has obviously played a major role in determining the fate of many Americans...” That is a line by Thomas Sowell in...
Human Rights

U.S. can never whitewash its ugly money politics

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By Zhong Sheng Certain Americans are doing everything to defame and stigmatize other countries under the disguise of protecting human rights. However, the more they...
U.S. Wealth polarization

Wealth polarization a cruel reality for U.S.

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By Zhong Sheng “Behind the overall prosperity of the United States is the cruel reality of the serious polarization between the rich and the poor...
Global human rights

A close look at U.S. hegemonic practices disguised in human rights protection

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By Zhong Sheng A record of human rights violations in the U.S. was issued Friday by the State Council Information Office of China. The 20,000-character...
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Upcoming decade of indigenous languages to focus on users’ human rights

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Participants at a high-level event in Mexico City on indigenous languages issued a strategic roadmap for the Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032) prioritizing the...
ecowas commission

Mali should focus on national dialogue and reconciliation initiatives

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Peace and security experts are urging Mali to stay focused on the on-going inclusive Inter- Malian Community and National Dialogue and Reconciliation initiatives. The government...
Global human rights

Somali security forces kick off training on child protection, human rights

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Somali security forces have kicked off a five-day training program on human rights and child protection in Mogadishu, the AU mission said on Tuesday. ...
Wpid Homosexuals

Anti-homosexuality Bill poses severe threat to human rights of LGBT community in Uganda

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Uganda is facing a serious threat to human rights and the HIV response with the announcement of plans to introduce legislation that will impose...

South African authorities must stop fueling xenophobia attacks-Amnesty International

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According to Amnesty International the ongoing and escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign owned shops in South Africa,...
Arctic Ocean

Protect the Arctic Ocean to Help Prevent Impending Global Disaster

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The largest ecological and humanitarian crisis in history is at our doorstep. According to Philip Alston, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty...
Abiy Ahmed Ali

Ethiopian government reform to improve human rights situation

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The Ethiopian government on Thursday disclosed that improving the country's human rights situation is a major priority as part of the ongoing national reform...
Global human rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Spells Dignity for All of Africa

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By Franck Kuwonu African countries barely existed when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human rights in Paris, France in 1948, three years...
Mr Robert Tettey Nomo Junior Business Right

Heads of Institutions take brief courses on human rights

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Senior Management Officials and Employers at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) are undergoing a two-day training in human rights in...
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African Courts Wants Strengthened Human Rights Justice

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African Court on Human and People’s Right has called for strengthening of the culture of human rights justice in Africa. “As an African Court,...
prison

DRC: Amnesty International lauds President Tshisekedi’s decision to set prisoners of conscience free.

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Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes Sarah Jackson, says President Tshisekedi decision to release of prisoners of...
Human Rights

Human Rights Report Throws Light on U.S Bad Human Rights

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Racial discrimination in the United States was worsening, according to the Human Rights Record of the United States in 2018 released by China Thursday. The...
amnesty international

Amnesty International frown over Prez Emmerson Mnangagwa’s comments

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Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Southern Africa says Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa unfortunate comments are deeply troubling and unwarranted. He was reacting to President...
Global human rights

Before You Invest Your Political Right…

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Around the globe, integrative and autonomous legislative instruments and treaties have been effectively designed and implemented at the international, national and regional levels to...
refugees n queue

Oxfam calls on Countries neighbouring conflict & violence to keep borders open.

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As the AU celebrates this year the tenth anniversary of the convention adopted in 2009 to provide legal protection and assistance to millions of...