In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister of Malta, Robert Abela, published today, Commissioner Dunja Mijatovic has urged the Maltese government to fully meet … Read more
Prime Minister Robert Abela said that Malta is fulfilling its obligations according to the Search & Rescue convention, with Malta’s position being in accordance to … Read more
The EU Fundamental Rights Agency appealed that the need for strong public health responses to protect life during the pandemic should not disrespect human rights.… Read more
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday the coronavirus could give some countries an excuse to adopt repressive measures for reasons unrelated to the pandemic … Read more
Activists, students and UN officials came together on Tuesday to pay tribute to young people’s “tremendous activism” in promoting human rights for everyone.
Speaking at … Read more
How can companies reconcile profits and economic growth with their commitment to human rights? To work with companies on the implementation of human rights in … Read more
A Norwegian-led resolution on human rights defenders has been adopted by consensus in the UN Human Rights Committee.
‘At a time when human rights are … Read more
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, UK Minister for Human Rights, has said that the current crackdown on journalists across the world is a deep-rooted problem, and … Read more
The Council of Europe accused Hungary’s government of widespread human rights violations, including depriving refugees of food, in a report published Tuesday.
Dunja Mijatović, the … Read more
Is migration the reason for the reluctancy to be unequivocal for governments to say what the ‘real situation’ in Libya is?
Refugees and migrants in Tripoli’s Qasr Bin Gashir detention center were shot and injured during a violent incident this week, the medical humanitarian organization … Read more
Microsoft Corp rejected requests to install facial recognition technology due to human rights concerns
Microsoft President Brad Smith revealed that Microsoft Corp recently rejected a California law enforcement agency’s request to install facial recognition technology in officers’ cars and … Read more
Human rights, the Payment Accounts Directive, the European Electronic Communications Code and smart contracts will be amongst the main topics at the forthcoming Annual … Read more
Sea Watch lodged an urgent complaint against Italy with the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) on Monday after a ship it runs, the Sea … Read more
The EU’s support for Libya’s anti-migrant policies is contributing to a cycle of “extreme abuse”, including arbitrary detention, torture, sexual violence, extortion and forced labour.… Read more
“We have to translate the Charter into basic principles. These principles should become an anchor in this fast changing, confusing world – simply the bedrock … Read more
Two Malaysian women accused of pursuing a sexual relationship were caned in an Islamic court on Monday, setting off an outcry from rights groups who … Read more
Hungarian authorities have stopped food distribution for rejected asylum seekers held in transit zones on the country’s border with Serbia since early August, according to … Read more
Saudi Arabian prosecutors are seeking the death sentence for five human rights activists, including a woman who is thought to be the first female campaigner … Read more
A Tunisian commission probing human rights violations stretching back 61 years brought its first case to court this week, with former President Zine el Abidine … Read more
The United Nations Human Rights Council approves a commission of inquiry to investigate Israel’s handling of clashes on the Gaza border and alleged human rights … Read more