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Rebuilding Fairer Economies Demands Global Support

Click to expand Image Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva participates in a panel discussion on post Covid-19 recovery and resilience during the 2020 Annual Me…

«"Махровые" борцы за мои права». Как белорусы в 1977 году уже вносили правки в проект Конституции

В истории Беларуси (а вернее, в истории СССР) общественное обсуждение Конституции уже было - в 1977 году. Несколько месяцев в союзных газета…

Can Agroecology Feed the World?

ROME, Oct 23 (IPS) - Producing food and ensuring nutrition security, protecting the environment and restoring biodiversity, building sustainable and fair food systems: That's the promise of agroecology.Read the full story, “Can Agroecology Feed th…

US Seeks to Discredit Human Rights Groups

Media reports say the US government is seeking to discredit the work of Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and Oxfam, organizations dedicated to enabling people worldwide to live in freedom and dignity, Human Rights Watch said today. Attemp…

Rising above the Hate Online – Indian Muslim Women Speak Out

NEW DELHI, India, Oct 23 (IPS) - When a minority woman with an opinion doesn't comply with stereotypes, she is targeted with online hate, says award-winning journalist and senior editor at The Wire, Arfa Khanum Sherwani in an exclusive interview wit…

Budgeting for a Better Future, for Every Child

NEW YORK, Oct 23 (IPS) - Joanne Bosworth is Chief of Public Finance and Local Governance at UNICEF.Jennifer Asman is Public Finance Policy Specialist at UNICEF.2020 has not turned out as planned. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact populati…

COMMENTARY: The Sinatra Doctrine Confronts a Global Consensus

SEATTLE, Oct 23 (IPS) - By late September, the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States had claimed 200,000 lives. That's equivalent to a slightly higher toll than the 418,500 United States deaths in World War II, adjusted for relative population and…

Russia: Authorities Targeting Free Speech at a University

Click to expand Image Tens of thousands of people rallied in central Moscow Russia, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, for the third consecutive weekend to protest the excl…

Living with Drought: Lessons from Brazil's Semiarid Region

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 23 (IPS) - No one died of hunger during the worst drought in Brazil's semiarid ecoregion, between 2011 and 2018, in sharp contrast to the past when scarce rainfall caused deaths, looting, a mass exodus to the South and bloody con…

Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Human Rights of People Deprived of their Liberty Online Discussion

Civil Rights Defenders as part of the 2020 Regional Advocacy Network is organizing a series of online panel discussions on ‘The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the human rights of the people deprived of their liberty’ on 30 October 2020.&…

Thailand: Release all pro-democracy activists, end crackdown on peaceful dissent and independent media

Paris-Geneva, October 23, 2020 – The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (FIDH-OMCT) urges Thai authorities to immediately and unconditionally release all pro-democracy activists who remain detained in connection with their par…

PAKISTAN: Judicial harassment of human rights defender Muhammad Ismail

CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, Front Line Defenders, FIDH, in the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, the World Organisation Against Torture(OMCT), and the International Service for Human Rig…

Further Crackdown on Independent Media in Belarus

The popular independent news outlet NEXTA has been labelled “extremist” in Belarus. In a joint statement, we condemn this clear attempt to silence protesters and critics. Read the statement in full below. We, the undersigned organisations, strong…

US: Heat Emergency Plans Missing Pregnancy, Racial Justice

Click to expand Image © RuslanDashinsky/Getty Images (Washington, DC) – Many plans by local, state, and federal authorities in th…

Все нарушители ответят по закону, за «сутки» могут отчислить: Генпрокурор встретился со студентами

Государство обладает достаточными ресурсами, чтобы выявить всех нарушителей закона. Поэтому надо выбирать те варианты выражения своей…

Судят его и из-за него. История избитого в Могилеве медика, которая вызвала в городе волну солидарности

«Я бы одна со всем этим не справилась. Я думала, что эта солидарность - только в Минске, но она везде, понимаете? Все всем помогают. У меня п…

Annual Meeting 2020 between the EEA and Norway Grants, and FRA

Language English23/10/2020The EEA and Norway Grants and FRA discussed online their cooperation at their annual meeting on 20 October.

Azerbaijan: Cluster Munitions Used in Nagorno-Karabakh

Click to expand Image A shop containing toilets, tiles and other housewares burns in Stepanakert on the night of October 3, 2020 after the city is shelled. …

Justice for victims: off and online

Language English23/10/2020Faced with COVID-19, people are increasingly spending their time in the digital world. But as in the real world, there are dangers lurking out there. Many fall victim to fraudsters and online hate. To mark European Day of Ju…

Iran: Prisoners Who Reported Abuse Charged

Click to expand Image A campaign poster showing environmental activists, Taher Ghadirian, Niloufar Bayani, Amirhossein Khaleghi, Houman Jokar, Sam Rajabi, Sepideh…