Tag: Human Rights

Texas prepares to execute Mexican man despite protests
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Texas prepares to execute Mexican man despite protests

[FILE PHOTO] Roberto Moreno Ramos, 64, was due to be put to death by lethal injection at 6:00 pm (0000 GMT Thursday) in the penitentiary at Huntsville, Texas. The state of Texas was preparing Wednesday to execute a Mexican man sentenced to death in 1993, despite objections from human rights […]

Rebels fire shells from Syria buffer despite heavy arms pullout
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Rebels fire shells from Syria buffer despite heavy arms pullout

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 27, 2018 shows Syrian men riding a motorcycle past heavily-damaged buildings in the rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan, in the north of Idlib province. (Photo by OMAR HAJ KADOUR / AFP) Rebels have fired mortar shells from a planned buffer zone in […]

Respect of human rights by troops is sacrosanct, says commander 
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Respect of human rights by troops is sacrosanct, says commander 

Nigerian Army The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, yesterday, said respect for human rights and protection of civilians by troops in theatre of war was sacrosanct. Nicholas reiterated the position of Nigerian Army at the weekend, when Senior Human Rights Adviser of the United Nations System, […]

12,000 request justice for murdered Mexican students
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12,000 request justice for murdered Mexican students

Mexican students take part in a massive protest against violence in Mexico and the murder of three film students who were kidnapped, tortured and murdered in western Jalisco State last month, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, on April 26, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Close to 12,000 people took to the streets […]

The European Union extends Myanmar arms embargo over rights violations, prepares individual sanctions
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The European Union extends Myanmar arms embargo over rights violations, prepares individual sanctions

A view of a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, September 19, 2017 (Photo by Reuters) The European Union has extended its arms embargo on Myanmar, preparing targeted measures against officials responsible for serious human rights violations. During a session in Brussels on Thursday, the Council of the European Union extended its […]

Bahrain’s highest military appellate court upholds death sentences against 7 anti-regime activists
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Bahrain’s highest military appellate court upholds death sentences against 7 anti-regime activists

This file photo shows a view of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments building in the capital Manama. Bahrain’s highest military appellate court has upheld death sentences against seven anti-regime activists as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists […]

Rights groups threaten legal action against government of French President Emmanuel Macron over arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
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Rights groups threaten legal action against government of French President Emmanuel Macron over arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates

French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo by AFP) Two human rights groups have given the government of French President Emmanuel Macron two months to end its arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which are involved in a devastating three-year-old conflict in Yemen, or face legal proceedings. Legal non-governmental organization […]