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A source of Holocaust on trial at the UN, to be watched online

Holocaust - A unique event — “The International Mock Trial on Human Rights” — will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York Tomorrow (Tuesday, 31 January) at 3:00 pm EST, and will also be streamed...

Relationships between Morocco and the European Parliament at a low ebb

Morocco and the European Parliament - On 19 January, the European Parliament adopted a strong resolution urging Morocco to respect media freedom and the independence of journalists. It also called “for the EU and...

The persecution of Christians in the world, especially in Iran, highlighted at the European Parliament

The persecution of Christians in Iran was the focus of the presentation of the 2023 World Watch List of the Protestant NGO Open Doors yesterday, Thursday 25 January, at the European Parliament (EP). According...

UNODC global report on trafficking in persons: crises shift trafficking patterns and hinder victim identification

Vienna (Austria), 24 January 2023 – Fewer victims of trafficking in persons are being identified even as the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises are increasing vulnerabilities to exploitation, according to the latest Global Report...

China Will Interfere With Dalai Lama Succession: Tibet’s President-In-Exile

China is expected to interfere in the succession of the Dalai Lama, and anticipating that eventuality, the Tibetan government-in-exile has worked out a plan for a democratic transition of the leadership role by the spiritual.

Dutch support for ad hoc tribunal on the crime of aggression

The President pf the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Tiny Kox, has warmly welcomed the strong support of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for the creation of an ad hoc tribunal to investigate the...

Russia-Ukraine – Who are You Standing With?!

Russia-Ukraine - an Opinion Perspective by Liubov Abravitova, responding to Russia's unmitigated assault on the city streets of Kyiv and in passionate fashion, outcrying for greater public awareness to the continued plight of Ukraine...

Britain blocks Scottish gender reassignment law

The British government has blocked a law passed by the Scottish regional parliament that would make it easier for residents of the province to legally change their gender, Reuters and France Press reported, citing...

Ukrainian Orthodox Church: We have not authorized Russia to protect our rights

The Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations V. Nebenzya said that on January 17 he will raise the issue of the violation of the rights of the believers of the...

OSCE Chairman-in-Office Osmani emphasizes destructive impact of Russia’s war on Ukraine’s people

War - KYIV, 16 January 2023 –The OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia Bujar Osmani, completed his visit to Kyiv today. During his visit, Chairman Osmani observed first-hand the terrible toll Russia’s...

UN human rights experts express “serious concern” over China’s assimilation policy

A group of four UN human rights experts expressed critical concern over China’s colonial boarding school system in occupied Tibet as a policy of  “acculturation and assimilation of Tibetan culture” on Wednesday.

Human Trafficking: 10 Things We Should Know

As we find ourselves in January, designated Human Trafficking Prevention Month – here's what's most important to know about the issue. By now, many people have heard of human trafficking and slavery, but did you...

Iran: Belgian aid worker sentenced to 40 years in prison and 74 lashes

The distraught family of a Belgian national held in Iran have appealed to their government to do its utmost to get him freed after he was sentenced to 40 years in prison and 74 lashes

The Cham of Cambodia as a Divided People: From Refuge to Genocide

Vadim Atnashev, PhD, Dr Professor at North-West Management Institute, published the paper "The Cham of Cambodia as a Divided People: From Refuge to Genocide", as part of the book "Proceedings of Topical Issues in...

5th Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue World Congress sets “A Path to Peace”

The 5th World Congress on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue "A Path to Peace" was held on 8 and 9 November at CEMA University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This year, under the slogan "Thinking about...

Turkey breaks record for deportation of “illegal migrants”

Turkey has deported 119,817 illegal migrants this year alone. Its efforts to combat illegal migration continue unabated, the Ministry of the Interior said. In a statement, the presidency said it was the largest number...

Europe rules to fight Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking - Last December 19th 2022, the Commission proposed to strengthen the rules that prevent and combat trafficking in human beings. Every year over 7000 people become victims of human trafficking in the...

Alexandre Novopashin: We are fighting the cannibalistic Nazi ideology!

We are doing a good deed: we are not fighting Ukraine and Ukrainians, but the cannibalistic Nazi ideology, which has enslaved the minds of many people

Kazakhstan deports defecting Russian officer

Kazakhstan is preparing to deport a senior Russian security official who fled the country because he disagrees with the invasion of Ukraine and hoped to find refuge in the West. Hundreds of thousands of Russians...

ECHR new decision: Why French Miviludes is in trouble

For more than two decades, the French governmental “anti-cult” agency Miviludes (acronym for French Inter-ministerial mission for monitoring and combating cultic deviances) has been making money hand over fist by calling some religious minorities...

Russia has set new records in 2022 in its campaign of persecution against Jehovah’s Witnesses

JW. New York - This year, Russian courts sentenced over 40% more Jehovah’s Witnesses (45) to prison than last year (32). This resulted in a peak of 115 men and women in prison at...

Piracy and terrorism in the poorest country in the world

A daring attack on a hotel in central Mogadishu turned into a 20-hour hostage crisis that left eight civilians dead. Such attacks are the most common news when it comes to one of the...

Trial of Humanity vs Psychiatrist Ernst Rudin as part of the UN 2023 Holocaust Remembrance and Education program

Theme “Home and Belonging” A mock trial on Psychiatrist Ernst Rudin will take place at the ECOSOC Room of the UN New York on January 31st 2023, as part of the UN 2023 Holocaust Remembrance and Education...

Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Scientology and Sikhism joined at the UN to protect Human Rights

GENEVA, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, December 22, 2022 - At a time when human rights are under threat all over the world, both in so-called developing countries and in countries whose motto is linked to human...

Russia – Four Jehovah’s Witnesses sentenced to prison for up to seven years

On 19 December 2022, Judge Yana Vladimirova at the Birobidzhan District Court of the Jewish Autonomous Region passed harsh sentences to four Jehovah’s Witnesses for supposedly organizing and financing extremist activities while they were...
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