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29th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

29th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

June 4th 2018 is the 29th anniversary of the massacre on Tiananmen Square, in Beijing. We mark this event with GCRL Honorary Member Jianli Yang who has launched a petition to ask Chinese President Xi Jinping to reveal the fate of the “Tank Man”. Jianli Yang: The photograph of the Tiananmen “Tank Man” is one of the most famous images

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Update on lessons of Chilcot

Update on lessons of Chilcot

On May 30, the Iraq War Family Campaign Group (IWFCG) issued an update on the campaign to hold government to account, started after the publication of the Report of the Chilcot Inquiry. Following the submissions filed in April by the IWFCG to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) entitled “Safeguards for proper Government decision making”, calling for stronger

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Conference: “The situation in the Middle East and role of Iran”

Conference: “The situation in the Middle East and role of Iran”

On 23 May, the Conference “The situation in the Middle East and the role of Iran” was held in Rome under the aegis of UANI and in cooperation with several NGO and think tanks, active  in Italy, at the UN and internationally, for the promotion of human rights, fundamental freedoms, international justice, non proliferation of WMD, regional and global issues:

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Sam Rainsy’s letter to King Norodom Sihamoni

Sam Rainsy’s letter to King Norodom Sihamoni

Version française en bas For the high attention of His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni King of Cambodia Royal Palace Phnom Penh Paris, May 23, 2018 Your Majesty, I allow myself to write to you to respectfully ask you not to cede to the demand of the government and the CPP which seeks your intervention to encourage Cambodia’s population to go to

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Second anniversary of the death of Marco Pannella

Second anniversary of the death of Marco Pannella

On May 19 of two years ago, Marco Pannella, leader of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and founder of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law, passed away. His life and his political actions were recalled with a public meeting focussed on the issue of justice, a theme that he fought for strongly. The debate entitled “Justice delayed

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Pablo de Greiff: major rethink needed for the prevention of mass atrocities

Pablo de Greiff: major rethink needed for the prevention of mass atrocities

On 4 May UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice Pablo de Greiff, who was succeeded just days ago by Mr Fabian Salvioli, made some interesting remarks as he presented a report concerning transitional justice and conflict-prevention. “Prevention is not a form of crisis response. It goes much further than early warning efforts. Anything capable of triggering an early warning system

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Chinese investments in Cambodia are win-win-lose, and guess who’s the loser

Chinese investments in Cambodia are win-win-lose, and guess who’s the loser

Letter to the Phnom Penh Post 30 April 2018 Editor, Following The Post’s article titled Hun Sen comes to China’s defence, praises investment and development aid (April 26), I would like to make the following remarks. The main problem with Chinese investments is their complete lack of transparency, which favours corruption among both Chinese investors and Cambodian government officials. These

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Message to the Uyghur March for Freedom

Message to the Uyghur March for Freedom

Message on behalf of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and the Global Committee for the Rule of Law in support of the Uyghur March for Freedom on March 27th in Brussels, Belgium, organized by the World Uyghur Congress and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization. The EU’s human rights and democracy policy encompasses civil, political, economic, social and cultural

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Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

The Report of the Special Commission on Human Rights of the Italian Senate, presented on 4 April 2018, addresses the main issues related to Italy’s commitment to the inviolable human rights at the domestic and international levels. The Commission, created for the first time during the XIV Legislature, works in liaison with organizations that deal with fundamental human rights; it

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