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Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks
Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks
Police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas and bludgeoned protesters with batons after hundreds of people gathered in the capital Harare on Friday in...
MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups
MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups
Dear MTN Sudan CEO Melik Melamu & MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter:
Burundi to shut UN rights office: sources
Burundi to shut UN rights office: sources
The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut...
The world ignores Yemen’s humanitarian crisis
The world ignores Yemen’s humanitarian crisis
Yemen, the poorest country in of Middle East, has long been the most neglected and could not stand in starker contrast to its rich, glitzy...
Beleaguered Kabila finds a friend in Zuma
Beleaguered Kabila finds a friend in Zuma
It has been a tough few weeks for Joseph Kabila. Two related challenges have left the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo looking...
​SA backs Africa Group’s view that LGBTI rights have no place in international law
​SA backs Africa Group’s view that LGBTI rights have no place in international law
Activists have levelled heavy criticism at South Africa following its decision to support a call for the suspension of the United Nations LGBTI...
UN calls on countries to 'root out' injustices that fuel extremism
UN calls on countries to 'root out' injustices that fuel extremism
In their battle against "terrorists", countries around the world must root out the injustices that fuel extremism and are used as recruiting tools,...
Towards a progressive culture
Towards a progressive culture
In the last few weeks South African representatives have launched an extraordinary human rights offensive at the United Nations, within the context...
Syrian activists want a strike to pressure al-Assad's regime
Syrian activists want a strike to pressure al-Assad's regime
Activists called for a general strike on Sunday to step up the pressure on Syria's President Bashar al-Assad's regime as fears grow of an 'invasion' of the besieged protest hub of Homs....
Israel refuses to cooperate with Gaza war crimes probe
Israel refuses to cooperate with Gaza war crimes probe
Israel has informed the United Nations it will refuse to cooperate with a probe of war crimes allegedly committed during the military offensive in...
Zim minister lashes out at UN rights chief
Zim minister lashes out at UN rights chief
Zimbabwe's justice minister accused the UN's top rights official on Wednesday of undermining the African nation's new unity government by overly...

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