INIMÕIGUSTEST MAAILMAS

Building Momentum to Hold Companies to Account

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 11 (IPS) - Komala Ramachandra is a senior business and human rights researcher and Juliane Kippenberg is associate children's rights director, both at Human Rights WatchMillions of adults and children around the world suffer abuse…

Climate Financing Being Undermined by Rich Nations, NGOs Charge

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 11 (IPS) - The successful battle against climate change – which has triggered a rash of natural disasters, including floods, droughts and rising sea levels— will be predicated largely on the availability of financing.Read the…

Bangladesh Can Be Leprosy-Free Before 2030 Prime Minister Tells National Zero Leprosy Conference

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 11 (IPS) - Leprosy is not a curse but should be detected and treated early, Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has told delegates at a gathering in her country's capital to discuss the elimination of the disease.Read t…

EU Ministers Must Commit to Upholding EU Principles in Hungary

(Paris, Brussels) 11 December 2019 – As the European Union's (EU) General Affairs Council met yesterday to hear the Hungarian government respond to questioning about its respect for democracy, the rule of law and human rights, in the context of the…

El error garrafal es sobrentender que gobierno cubano intenta cambiar hacia una sociedad más democrática y liberal

Carta #19 de Osmel Ramírez Álvarez para la UE. El siguiente texto en #CartasdeCubaparaUE relata de manera breve comose han caracterizado las relaciones de Cuba con la UE. Así mismo, evidencia la grave situación de derechos humanos que se vive en…

“La verdadera sociedad civil cubana, sin apoyo y protección de la UE, en poco tiempo pasará a ser algo que nunca existió”

Carta #18 de Emilio Almaguer de la Cruz para la UE. El siguiente texto en #CartasdeCubaparaUE expone a través de una serie de ejemplos la realidad del país, evidenciando como el actual gobierno se ha encargado de silenciar al pueblo cubano. El text…

European Commission’s antisemitism working group holds second meeting

Language English 11/12/2019During the second meeting of the European Commission’s antisemitism working group, Member States exchanged best practices and shared experiences of their efforts to prevent, address and respond to antisemitism through…

From words to action against antisemitism

Language English 11/12/2019FRA joined the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism, the European Jewish Congress and B'nai B'rith International for a mobilising event on 10 December in Brussels.

FRA invites civil society to share its experiences

Language English 11/12/2019As part of its work on civic space challenges, FRA consults annually over 700 civil society organisations, through its Fundamental Rights Platform, about their experiences.

FRA gives its opinion to Parliament on the recast Return Directive

Language English 11/12/2019The International Organisation for Migration, the UN Refugee Agency and FRA presented their views on the proposed recast Return Directive to the new Rapporteur and Shadow Rapporteurs in the European Parliament’s Commit…

Facial recognition technology discussed at the DAPIX working group

Language English 11/12/2019FRA presented its paper on facial recognition technology to the Council Working Party on information exchange and data protection (DAPIX) on 5 December in Brussels.

Supporting regions, cities and rural areas in migrant integration

Language English 11/12/2019FRA presented findings from its report on the integration of young refugees during a conference in Brussels on 2 and 3 December.

German Federal Police hold autumn conference

Language English 11/12/2019The German Federal Police held their autumn conference in Wiesbaden from 27 to 28 November.

New language versions of data protection handbook

Language English 11/12/2019The handbook on European data protection law is designed to familiarise legal practitioners not specialised in data protection with this emerging area of the law.

FRA antisemitism report summary translations now out

Language English 11/12/2019Summaries of the findings from the biggest survey of discrimination and hate crime against Jews ever conducted worldwide are now available in Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Greek, Hebrew, Latvian, Maltese, Slovak, Slovenian…

Additional language versions of preventing unlawful profiling guide out now

Language English 11/12/2019The guide of preventing unlawful profiling today and in the future explains what profiling is, the legal frameworks that regulate it, and why conducting profiling lawfully is both necessary to comply with fundamental rig…

Turkey: Ongoing judicial harassment of Mr. Taner Kılıç and 10 HRDs

New information TUR 005 / 0717 / OBS 078.7 Judicial harassment Turkey December 10, 2019 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new informati…

Criminal detention: Are rights respected?

11/12/2019Overcrowding, poor sanitary conditions and limited time outside cells in prisons violate detainees’ rights and jeopardise rehabilitation, finds a new Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) report. The findings and supporting database will help j…

Accelerating SDG Progress in Asia – Pacific

BANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 10 (IPS) - "The 2030 Agenda is coming to life", declared the Secretary General at the opening of the first SDG Summit, a quadrennial event for the follow up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.As leaders…

Human Rights? But Not for Sanitation Workers

LONDON, Dec 10 (IPS) - Andrés Hueso is Senior Policy Analyst – Sanitation, WaterAid. This year's Human Rights Day advocates for everyone to stand up for their rights and those of others. Yet this will feel like a distant reality for the millions…