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Fukushima survivor tells UN about Japan’s ‘human rights abuses’

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A survivor of the Fukushima nuclear disaster has submitted evidence to United Nations Human Rights Council, testifying that she was “forced” to return home to a contaminated area after... Read More

‘Are you a pedophile?’ Duterte blasts Human Rights Chief ‘fixated’ on teenage victims of drug war

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Published time: 16 Sep, 2017 22:22 Are you a pedophile? This is how Philippines president launched his latest tirade against the country’s human rights commission chief, as Chito Gascon... Read More

Amnesty slams US & UK for ‘emboldening’ Bahrain amid ‘disastrous decline in human rights’

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Bahrain has cracked down on government critics over the past year, torturing, beating, and sexually assaulting at least 169 people, Amnesty International said, accusing the UK and US of... Read More

‘Where are human rights?’ Victims of Blackwater guards in Iraq slam overturning of murder conviction

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Victims and relatives of those slain or injured in the mass 2007 killing of unarmed Iraqi civilians by Blackwater contractors in Baghdad told RT they are outraged by the... Read More

‘Sickening’: Rights groups slam WHO for appointing Zimbabwe’s Mugabe a goodwill ambassador

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The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) decision to name Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a “goodwill ambassador” has been met with condemnation by human rights and medical groups. The 93-year-old Zimbabwean... Read More

Modern day slavery? Haribo ingredients sourced by workers under ‘inhumane’ conditions – documentary

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Germany’s prominent confectionery producer Haribo is in hot water after a documentary reported that workers extracting ingredients for the company’s iconic gummy bears are doing so under conditions “which... Read More

‘Humanitarian nightmare’: Over 500k Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar violence

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Published time: 30 Sep, 2017 00:29 Over half a million Rohingya Muslim refugees have fled the violence in Rakhine State in Myanmar to Bangladesh in the past month, placing... Read More

Tunisia bans ‘inhuman’ anal exams of ‘suspected’ homosexuals

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Published time: 24 Sep, 2017 09:30 Tunisia will finally ban forced anal examinations of men the authorities suspect of being homosexuals, the country’s minister for human rights said. Homosexuality... Read More

US withholding data on fate of orphaned Russian-American boy – children's rights commissioner

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The US is not providing Russian Federation with any information on a 9-year-old boy who lost both of his parents in a series of tragic events last week, Anna... Read More

Making Mugabe WHO goodwill ambassador 'insult'

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Zimbabwe’s opposition says the decision to appoint dictator Robert Mugabe as a World Health Organisation “goodwill ambassador” is “laughable” and an “insult”. The WHO’s new director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom... Read More