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Amnesty International - Wednesday, December 4, 2019
A new poll reveals seven in ten people want governments to do more to regulate Big Tech's control over their lives online. (Full Story)
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
Expand Residents rescue injured child after strike on the displacement center in Hass on August 16, 2019. © MacroMedia Center 2019 A December 1 New York Times investigation found that Russian aircraft were responsible for an August strike in the last anti-government held area in Syria. Two months ago, my colleague and I investigated the same attack, finding that it amounted to an apparent war crime. On the evening of August 16, an aircraft bombed a displacement compound run by a Syrian aid organization just outside Hass, a town in Idlib governorate. The attack killed 20 people, mostly women… (Full Story)
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
24 October 2019 UNGA: Protect Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism Excellencies, Our organisations urge your delegation to categorically reject the approach expected to be adopted in a draft resolution at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Third Committee on “terrorism and human rights”, led by Egypt and Mexico. This is essential to prevent the further erosion of international human rights law relating to counter-terrorism and to the rights of victims of terrorism, and to safeguard the integrity of the UN system and UN Global Counter Terrorism Strategy (GCTS). We urge you… (Full Story)
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
Expand Yulia Tsvetkova, talking about her youth theater project “Pink and Blue”. © Yulia Tsvetkova/VK A Russian feminist and LGBT activist is under house arrest for allegedly distributing pornography. It’s yet another example of Russia using unfounded accusations and vague laws to intimidate certain activists. Yulia Tsvetkova, 26, is from Russia’s far east region of Khabarovsk. Neither her mother nor lawyer know the factual basis for the criminal accusation, but if prosecuted and convicted, Yulia faces up to six years in prison. Police have repeatedly questioned Yulia about her work as an… (Full Story)
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
The government of Bangladesh is blocking aid groups from providing any meaningful education to Rohingya children in refugee camps and banning the children from attending schools outside the camps. (Full Story)
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
December 2, 2019 Video Bangladesh: Rohingya Children Denied Education Unlawful Restrictions on Schooling Risk Creating a Lost Generation (Bangkok) – The government Bangladesh is blocking aid groups from providing any meaningful education to Rohingya children in refugee camps and banning the children from attending schools outside the camps, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The government should urgently lift the restrictions that unlawfully deprive almost 400,000 Rohingya refugee children of their right to education. The 81-page report, “‘Are We Not Human?’: Denial of Education… (Full Story)
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
Summary “States and relevant stakeholders will contribute resources and expertise to expand and enhance the quality and inclusiveness of national education systems to facilitate access by refugee[s] … and special efforts will be mobilized to minimize the time refugee boys and girls spend out of education, ideally a maximum of three months after arrival.” Global Compact on Refugees, September 2018 “While it is expected that repatriation [of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar] will take place within two years, the children and adolescents in the camps will lose their golden time for learning which is a… (Full Story)
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
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