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TNA and GTF call for ‘proactive’ US role on political rights of Tamils ​​and Sri Lanka

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) have called on the US government to take a “proactive” role on Sri Lanka and to “address the root cause of the conflict and human rights abuses”. rights, the denial of political rights to the Tamil people,” according to a press release issued after […]

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Second Republic: citizens enjoy civil and political rights

The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, columnistThe Second Republic has enshrined civil and political rights since coming to power, increasing the representation of women, freedom of expression and children’s rights. Speaking at a post-Cabinet briefing yesterday, Information, Advertising and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the country is fully committed to the Covenant on Civil and Political […]

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Black political rights cannot be separated from economic justice. Why Fannie Lou Hamer’s message and fight endure today

Fannie Lou Hamer entered the Democratic National Convention in 1964 Fannie Lou Hamer, member of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, enters the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, NJ Credit – Bettmann Archive / Getty Images Contact a crowd in Madison, Wisc., in 1971, civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer said she knew what […]

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Russian vote took place against a backdrop of restrictions on civil and political rights

“Russian authorities have used repressive laws against ‘extremist organizations’, ‘foreign agents’ and ‘unwanted organizations’ to strengthen a systemic crackdown on democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms, and the media independent, “the statement read. “This further deteriorated political pluralism in Russia and the possibilities for the Russian people to freely express their civilian position.” The ministry […]

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Nicaragua’s pre-election crackdown on civil and political rights escalates

GENEVA – A report submitted to the UN Human Rights Council denounces the Nicaraguan government’s harsh crackdown on opposition leaders ahead of the presidential and parliamentary elections on November 7. Critics accuse Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega of systematically getting rid of viable opposition candidates to secure a fourth consecutive term for the country’s presidency. In […]

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Two former CNRP officials regain their political rights

Two separate royal decrees dated August 14 restored the political rights of the former parliamentarian of Kandal province Khim Laky and the former director general of the CNRP of Takeo province, Mao Sophal. FRESH NEWS King Norodom Sihamoni restored the political rights of two other former officials of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) dissolved […]

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Political rights / Barriers to disability and elections –

By Binta Jaiteh Magistrate Muhammad Krubally revealed that people with disabilities face many challenges which he says are ignored, but wants to eradicate such discrimination. Magistrate Krubally, president of the Gambia Federation for Disable, said so in his presentation which focused on political rights and the barriers people with disabilities face in elections. Since it […]

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China protects civil and political rights with law and governance (white paper)

China has taken vigorous measures to protect civil and political rights with law and governance in the process of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, according to a white paper on Thursday. Entitled “Moderate prosperity in all respects: Another milestone for human rights in China,” the white paper was released by the Information […]

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White paper tells how China protects civil and political rights

In a white paper released by the State Council’s Information Office on Thursday, China said it had taken “strong measures” from a legal and governance perspective to protect civil rights and policies in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, a goal which President Xi Jinping announced China had achieved in July. The Chinese […]

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Six months after coup, political, rights and aid crisis in Myanmar deepens

Speaking to UN News, the organization’s top humanitarian aid official in Myanmar, Humanitarian Coordinator and Acting Resident Ramanathan Balakrishnan, described how people have been severely affected across the country since the takeover. power of the junta on February 1. “The situation in the country is now characterized by instability and deterioration of the socio-economic and […]