Tag: human rights

#Kokorev case, miscarriage of justice in Spain spotlighted at the UN in Geneva

#Kokorev case, miscarriage of justice in Spain spotlighted at the UN in Geneva

| June 27, 2019

At the 41st session of the held this week at the UN in Geneva, the judicial miscarriage of the Kokorev case by the Spanish authorities was publicly raised by an NGO, writes Human Rights Without Frontiers Director Willy Fautré.  In September 2015, three members of the Kokorev family were arrested in Central America and extradited to […]

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Al Jazeera under fire for again promoting #AntiSemitic content

Al Jazeera under fire for again promoting #AntiSemitic content

| May 20, 2019

Al Jazeera has been forced to delete a video which claimed that Jews “exploited the Holocaust” and that Israel was the genocide’s “greatest beneficiary”. The video, published by its online Arabic ‘AJ+’ channel, was removed only after it was met with outrage and disgust online, writes Louis Auge. The anti-Semitic content suggested that the Jewish […]

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#ExternalAction – More funds for #HumanRights, #Development and #Peace

#ExternalAction – More funds for #HumanRights, #Development and #Peace

| March 29, 2019

EU external action funding should support development, climate and environmental goals, and promote democracy, rule of law and human rights, say MEPs. On Wednesday (27 March), the European Parliament adopted its position on the proposed Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The new financial instrument would, once agreed by both Parliament and EU ministers, be […]

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Chinese asylum-seekers in the EU: Immigration offices in the dock

Chinese asylum-seekers in the EU: Immigration offices in the dock

| March 19, 2019

Members of a Chinese Church are denied asylum across the EU as national immigration offices remain unaware of their story and the magnitude of the persecution – writesLea Perekrests, deputy director of Human Rights Without Frontiers Recently, news regarding the complete absence of freedom of religion or belief in China has been seeping out of […]

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International Conscience Movement calls for release of Syrian women and children

International Conscience Movement calls for release of Syrian women and children

| February 20, 2019

A major conference has been held in Istanbul, Turkey by the International Conscience Movement, an NGO who’s aim is to attention to the suffering of women who are being tortured, raped, executed, imprisoned and made refugees since the beginning of the war in Syria. Their aim is to make advocacy and initiate diplomatic attempts to […]

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Dozens of underground human rights reporters arrested in #China

Dozens of underground human rights reporters arrested in #China

| January 23, 2019

“At least 45 Chinese reporters working underground for an Italy-based media outlet were arrested, interrogated, and accused of espionage in China in the last six months,” declared Marco Respinti, a panelist at a conference on religious freedom in China organized this Wednesday at the European Parliament – writes Willy Fautré, director of Human Rights Without Frontiers. […]

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The desperate struggle of #refugees living in #Turkey

The desperate struggle of #refugees living in #Turkey

| January 10, 2019

When refugees flee the misery of the conditions in their country-of-origin for Turkey, they carry little more with them than fervent hopes for a better life. Yearning to finally have broken free of the unbearable hardships of their former existence, it is all too easy to believe this is a chance to leave behind the […]

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