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CCPR – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 118th session

The following SP are going to be considered under the follow-up procedure during the 118 Session: Angola; Croatia; Cyprus; Haiti; Macau, China; and Mozambique. The Human Rights Committee is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by its State parties. All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to

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Human Rights Council, intersessional forum on economic, social and cultural rights (social forum), 2016 session

Human Rights Council, intersessional forum on economic, social and cultural rights (social forum), 2016 session

The 2016 Social Forum will take place from 3 to 5 October 2016 in Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, in accordance with paragraph 6 of Human Rights Council resolution 29/19 entitled “The Social Forum.” The Social Forum is an annual three-day meeting convened by the Human Rights Council. It is a unique space for open and interactive dialogue between civil

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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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In memory of Kok Ksor

In memory of Kok Ksor

On 9 January, Kok Ksor, nonviolent leader of the indigenous people of the Central Highlands of Vietnam, known as Degar, or Monatgnards in French, passed away. He was 75 years old. He was also a tenacious and generous companion, a leading member of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) as he sat in the General Council for many years.

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Conference on the rule of law and the right to know

Conference on the rule of law and the right to know

On December 21, a conference was held in Rome at the headquarters of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (PRNTT) on the initiative for the transition to the rule of law through and the affirmation of the right to know. After the introductory remarks by Laura Harth NRPTT Representative at the United Nations, in which she focused on the Chinese

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The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

In 2003 the international community helped the Cambodian government to establish a special tribunal – with the participation of the United Nations – to prosecute the most important Khmer Rouge leaders. The name given to the institution was the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). Prosecuting those responsible for the mass killings perpetrated under the Khmer Rouge regime

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