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Taiwan injects momentum into the global transition to net-zero emissions

Taiwan injects momentum into the global transition to net-zero emissions

Remarks by Chang Tzi-chin, Minister of the Environmental Protection Administration Republic of China (Taiwan) on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Heatwaves across Europe and the United States and forest fires, as well as record-breaking floods which devastated Pakistan, reminded us once again that disasters caused by extreme weather events…

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UN Report on China points to crimes against humanity

UN Report on China points to crimes against humanity

So the UN Report on the oppression of the Uyghur people in China is finally out. Naturally the Chinese government fought tooth and nail to suppress it. But then men like darkness to hide their evil deeds. The report identifies serious human rights abuses that could amount, in the words of the report, to “crimes against humanity”. It details allegations…

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Beijing’s Genocide In Tibet

Beijing’s Genocide In Tibet

At last the world is waking up to the horrors inflicted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Waking up to the pictures of chained and blindfolded Uyghurs being forced onto trains to take them to concentration camps. Waking up to accounts of the forced abortions and sterilisations of Uyghur women. Waking up to the news that a ship seized by…

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Joint letter to UN High Commissioner on the situation in China

Joint letter to UN High Commissioner on the situation in China

On 12 May a group of 36 organizations for human rights including the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” sent an open letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to draw her attention to the urgent need for public reporting on the human rights situation across China, Uyghur and Tibetan regions, and Hong Kong.…

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Laura Harth’s testimony to Parliament on the pandemic

Laura Harth’s testimony to Parliament on the pandemic

“In the resolution adopted last May by the World Health Assembly (WHO) on the response to the pandemic, member States pledged to fight what has been defined as an ‘infomedia’. The UN Secretary General and agencies – including WHO itself – have launched various appeals to States to fight it. I believe in the importance and role of multilateral organizations…

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Remarks of Yang Jianli at UN Watch Press Conference

Remarks of Yang Jianli at UN Watch Press Conference

Friday 9 October, Honorary Member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” Jianli Yang spoke at a press conference organized by UN Watch ahead of the elections to United Nations Human Rights Council, the UN body made up of 47 Members States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. Chinese…

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The European Parliament and the Radical Party at the UN raise human rights issues in Iran

The European Parliament and the Radical Party at the UN raise human rights issues in Iran

Thursday September 19, during its plenary session in Strasbourg, an overwhelming majority of the European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning the continuing human rights violations in Iran. With 608 votes in favour, 7 against, and 46 abstentions, the European Parliament calls on the Iranian authorities to unconditionally release all arbitrarily jailed women’s rights defenders protesting against the hijab being compulsory,…

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UANI Statement on Imposition of New Sanctions Against Iran’s Petrochemical Industry

UANI Statement on Imposition of New Sanctions Against Iran’s Petrochemical Industry

United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) Chairman Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and Chief Executive Officer Ambassador Mark D. Wallace released the following joint statement on the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s decision to sanction Iran’s largest petrochemical holding group, the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC), and its 39 subsidiary companies. UANI applauds the Trump Administration for once again demonstrating its…

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