Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: U.N.-Human-Rights-Council http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: U.N. Human Rights Council: Gaza War Crimes Commission to Be Formed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404083_text Human rights; War crimes - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404083_text Global Legal Monitor: Macau; U.N. Human Rights Council: Activist to File Complaint http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403497_text Freedom of the press - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent, On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists protesting outside a building in which Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403497_text Global Legal Monitor: U.N. Human Rights Council: First Resolution on Internet Free Speech http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403231_text Communications - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent, On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists protesting outside a building in which Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of On July 5, 2012, the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nations, unanimously adopted a resolution to protect the free speech of individuals on the Internet, the first such U.N. resolution of its kind. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403231_text Global Legal Monitor: U.N. Human Rights Council: First Resolution Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402721_text Discrimination - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent, On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists protesting outside a building in which Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of On July 5, 2012, the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nations, unanimously adopted a resolution to protect the free speech of individuals on the Internet, the first such U.N. resolution of its kind. The On June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), by a narrow margin of 23-19 (with three abstentions), adopted its first resolution on rights for homosexuals and transgendered individuals, calling for an end to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402721_text Global Legal Monitor: U.N. Human Rights Council: Water, Sanitation Rights Binding http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402294_text International affairs - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent, On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists protesting outside a building in which Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of On July 5, 2012, the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nations, unanimously adopted a resolution to protect the free speech of individuals on the Internet, the first such U.N. resolution of its kind. The On June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), by a narrow margin of 23-19 (with three abstentions), adopted its first resolution on rights for homosexuals and transgendered individuals, calling for an end to The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on September 30, 2010, that declares the right to safe drinking water and sanitation to be basic human rights contained in existing treaties and thus legally binding.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 06 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402294_text Global Legal Monitor: Burma; U.N. Human Rights Council: Resolution Critical of Record on Freedoms http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401896_text Human rights - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent, On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists protesting outside a building in which Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of On July 5, 2012, the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nations, unanimously adopted a resolution to protect the free speech of individuals on the Internet, the first such U.N. resolution of its kind. The On June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), by a narrow margin of 23-19 (with three abstentions), adopted its first resolution on rights for homosexuals and transgendered individuals, calling for an end to The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on September 30, 2010, that declares the right to safe drinking water and sanitation to be basic human rights contained in existing treaties and thus legally binding. On March 26, 2010, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) passed a resolution calling for Myanmar's (Burma's) government to ensure that this year's elections are free and transparent. The HRC, which includes 47 member nations,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 31 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401896_text Global Legal Monitor: U.N. Human Rights Council: New Members Added http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401297_text Human rights - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent, On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists protesting outside a building in which Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of On July 5, 2012, the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nations, unanimously adopted a resolution to protect the free speech of individuals on the Internet, the first such U.N. resolution of its kind. The On June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), by a narrow margin of 23-19 (with three abstentions), adopted its first resolution on rights for homosexuals and transgendered individuals, calling for an end to The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on September 30, 2010, that declares the right to safe drinking water and sanitation to be basic human rights contained in existing treaties and thus legally binding. On March 26, 2010, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) passed a resolution calling for Myanmar's (Burma's) government to ensure that this year's elections are free and transparent. The HRC, which includes 47 member nations, The Human Rights Council (HRC) is an intergovernmental organization within the United Nations system, established by the General Assembly in May 2006 by virtue of Resolution 60/251, to replace the Commission on Human Rights. (G.A. Res.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 21 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401297_text Global Legal Monitor: U.N. Human Rights Council: Milestone Optional Protocol Adopted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540524_text Human rights - On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding a special session on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The resolution included the decision "to establish an independent, On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists protesting outside a building in which Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of On July 5, 2012, the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nations, unanimously adopted a resolution to protect the free speech of individuals on the Internet, the first such U.N. resolution of its kind. The On June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), by a narrow margin of 23-19 (with three abstentions), adopted its first resolution on rights for homosexuals and transgendered individuals, calling for an end to The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on September 30, 2010, that declares the right to safe drinking water and sanitation to be basic human rights contained in existing treaties and thus legally binding. On March 26, 2010, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) passed a resolution calling for Myanmar's (Burma's) government to ensure that this year's elections are free and transparent. The HRC, which includes 47 member nations, The Human Rights Council (HRC) is an intergovernmental organization within the United Nations system, established by the General Assembly in May 2006 by virtue of Resolution 60/251, to replace the Commission on Human Rights. (G.A. Res. On June 18, 2008, the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC), by consensus rather than a vote, adopted the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which ";would allow persons to petition... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540524_text