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Oct 09, 2020 · Rouhani calls for human rights advocates to condemn US sanctions on Iran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Armenia, Oct. 1 ...
Jun 11, 2018 · Park seconded a U.N. official’s call for the Kim regime to issue a general amnesty for political prisoners during or soon after the summit. U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights for North Korea Tomas Ojea Quintana said last week that a “human rights dialogue” must be included in the discussion between Trump and Kim in order for “this new process to be successful.”
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Oct 16, 2019 · Victim Advocates advance the interests of notably vulnerable individuals and cohorts after enduring injustice. To this end, Victim Advocates furnish survivors with legal, material, and social assets. When interviewing Victim Advocates, strong candidates will perceive access to swift justice as a non-negotiable human rights imperative. Avoid prejudiced and callous applicants with poor legal ...
In the past decade, UN agencies like UN Women, UNAIDs and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights have all taken neutral positions on the decriminalization of prostitution. “The law that Dr. Mofokeng advocates for fully decriminalizes all aspects of the sex-trade, including brothel-keepers and pimps (aka traffickers), said Helen Taylor, Director of Intervention for Exodus Cry.
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Oct 15, 2015 · Application Deadline: 10:00 AM, New York time, on January 6th, 2016. Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to promote the realization of human rights and strengthen their respective organizations.
Jun 28, 2020 · The NATO SCR also lamented the bombing: “I strongly condemn the attack targeting human rights advocates who work to protect the Afghan people. My deep condolences to the families of the victims, colleagues & friends.” United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) also denounced the killing of two AIHRC staff members in Kabul blast.
Oct 16, 2020 · United Nations human rights experts welcomed the release of long-imprisoned Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, calling for other activists' release. According to a report published on the official website of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) on October 7, the experts said Mohammadi's release came after a court ...
Dec 28, 2020 · Irena Veisaite, 92, Holocaust survivor turned human rights advocate By Penny Schwartz December 28, 2020 5:41 pm Irena Veisaite died of COVID-19 on Dec. 11, 2020.
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Aug 28, 2020 · Malala Yousafzai: A human rights advocate. On October 9th, 2012, Malala was a victim of an attack in Mingora, Pakistan. When she was riding a bus home from school, two Taliban gunman shot her in the neck. Once the Taliban leader found out that she had survived the attack, he threatened that he’d try to kill her again.