Your search for Human rights retrieved 203 results.
Revised Standards for Treatment of Prisoners Approved by Commission (May 26, 2015) by Constance Johnson
On May 18, 2015, Juan E. Méndez, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, ...
Topic: Correctional facilities and imprisonment; Human rights; International organizations
Jurisdiction: United Nations
Opposition Leader Detained, Released; Election Aid Suspended Before Military Coup (May 13, 2015) by Constance Johnson
On May 6, 2015, Burundian opposition leader Audifax Ndabitoreye was arrested by authorities on charges of ...
Topic: Crimes against the state; Elections and politics; Human rights; Protest and dissent
Website Seeks to Address Discrimination Against People with Albinism (May 12, 2015) by Constance Johnson
On May 5, 2015, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) ...
Topic: Minority rights; Discrimination; Human rights; International organizations
Jurisdiction: United Nations
NGOs Protest Decree Defining Terrorist Organizations (May 05, 2015) by George Sadek
On May 1, 2015, non-governmental organizations officially protested Egypt's presidential decree containing Law No. 8 of ...
Topic: Human rights; Terrorism
District Adopts Sharia-Based Rules, Bans Unmarried Couples on Motorbikes (May 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson
According to a May 4, 2015, report, North Aceh, a district in Aceh Province of Indonesia, ...
Topic: Human rights; Motor vehicles; State and local government
Proposal to Forcibly Repatriate Somali Refugees (April 16, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom
Following the April 2, 2015, deadly attacks at Kenya's Garissa University carried out by members of ...
Topic: Human rights; International affairs; Refugees; Terrorism
President Announces Plan to Protect Albinos (April 02, 2015) by Constance Johnson
On March 19, 2015, Malawi's President Peter Mutharika announced a plan to protect the albinos in ...
Topic: Homicide; Human rights; Minority rights
Pardoning of Conscientious Objectors and Military Service Law Amendments (March 23, 2015) by Peter Roudik
In February 2015, Forum 18 News Service published a report saying that for the first time ...
Topic: Armed forces; Church and state relations;Freedom of speech; Human rights
Parliament Approves Ratification of Convention Against Torture (March 19, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan
On March 16, 2015, the Fijian Parliament voted unanimously to support the ratification of the United ...
Topic: Human rights; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights
Supreme Court Strikes Down Amnesty Provision in Truth and Reconciliation Law (March 17, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad
On February 26, 2015, Nepal's Supreme Court struck down the amnesty provision in the Truth and ...
Topic: Human rights; Judiciary; Supreme court; War crimes
Interstate Application of Cyprus Against Turkey: Just Satisfaction Claims (March 13, 2015) by Theresa Papademetriou
On January 23, 2015, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in ...
Topic: Human rights; International affairs; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Cyprus; European Court of Human Rights; Turkey
Bill Approved to Allow Foreign Organizations to Be Declared Undesirable (February 24, 2015) by Peter Roudik
On January 20, 2015, the State Duma of the Russian Federation (the lower chamber of the ...
Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of religion; Human rights; International organizations; Religious minorities
Draft Agreement on Future Accession to European Human Rights Convention (February 12, 2015) by Theresa Papademetriou
On December 18, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its opinion ...
Topic: European Convention on Human Rights, 1950; Human rights; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union
Criminal Court Sentences Political Activist to Life Imprisonment (February 11, 2015) by George Sadek
The Criminal Court of Cairo, a chamber of the Cairo Court of Appeal, recently found political ...
Topic: Criminal procedure; Human rights
Legislature Removes Census Requirement for Elections (January 29, 2015) by Constance Johnson
On January 23, 2015, the Senate of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) passed an ...
Topic: Elections and politics; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced (January 15, 2015) by Constance Johnson
On January 13, 2015, prominent human rights lawyer Sukhrat Kudratov was sentenced to nine years in ...
Topic: Elections and politics; Human rights; Lawyers and legal services
High Court Temporarily Suspends Parts of Security Laws (Amendment) Bill (January 02, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom
On January 2, 2015, Kenya's High Court temporarily suspended, pending a full hearing, the implementation of ...
Topic: Asylum; Human rights; Immigration; National security; Terrorism
Draft Resolutions on Humanitarian Assistance, Draft Decisions on Two International Tribunals (January 02, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin
On December 23, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted, without a vote, three draft resolutions ...
Topic: Disaster relief ; Human rights; International affairs
Jurisdiction: United Nations
Collective Responsibility for Acts of Terrorism (December 24, 2014) by Peter Roudik
On December 5, 2014, Ramzan Kadyrov, the President of the Chechnya Republic, one of 85 constituent ...
Topic: Terrorism; Human rights
New Law on Repression of Terrorism Passed (December 18, 2014) by Constance Johnson
Cameroon's legislature has passed new anti-terrorism legislation that includes the death penalty for citizens who, ...
Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Terrorism; Treaties and International Agreements/Terrorism
Last updated: May 26, 2015