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Cape Town police action against refugees under scrutiny
Cape Town police action against refugees under scrutiny
The police have been condemned for the way they enforced a court order to remove people from the offices of the United Nations High Commission for...
Africa must help end the war on its doorstep in Yemen
Africa must help end the war on its doorstep in Yemen
My country of Yemen shares more with Africa than just the waters of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden; we also share a long history of migration, trade...
UN sounds alarm over climate change's impact on human rights
UN sounds alarm over climate change's impact on human rights
Climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect for human rights globally, the United...
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:
Caster Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules
Caster Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules
The Court for Arbitration of Sport (CAS) has rejected Caster Semenya’s appeal to prevent the International Association of Athletics Federations...
Sports court to rule in Semenya's landmark testosterone case
Sports court to rule in Semenya's landmark testosterone case
The world's sports court will decide Wednesday on Caster Semenya's challenge against rules regulating testosterone in female athletes, a verdict...
Parents of slain journalist demand justice from South Sudan
Parents of slain journalist demand justice from South Sudan
For the first time since American-British journalist, Christopher Allen, was killed in South Sudan more than a year and a half ago, his parents are...
Gaza protesters keep pushing boundaries
Gaza protesters keep pushing boundaries
Ahmed Abu Artema hates fences. A barbed-wire fence kept him from his mother for 19 years.
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...
Yemenis’ blood is on SA’s hands
Yemenis’ blood is on SA’s hands
On August 2, the bustling al-Mehout fish market in the Yemeni city of Hodeida was bombed. Fifty-five civilians, mostly ­fishermen, fish sellers...
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
The United Nations Human Rights Council has said France's face veil ban is a violation of women's rights, as it called for a review of the...
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
Nikki Haley — Washington’s ambassador to the United Nations — has announced the United States’ withdrawal from the UN Human Rights...

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