Human Rights

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, on his mission to the United States of America from 1 to 15 December 2017. The purpose of the visit was to evaluate, and report to the Human Rights Council on, the extent to which the Government’s policies and programmes aimed at addressing extreme poverty are consistent with its human rights obligations and to offer constructive recommendations to the Government and other stakeholders.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki on Tuesday submitted a request asking the International Criminal Court to investigate human rights violations linked to Israeli settlement policies.

The Islamic World Peace Forum (IWPF) takes an exclusive interview whit Haji Ilgar Ibrahimoglu,( the imam of “Juma” mosque in Icheri-sheher, the chairman of DEVAMM Centre for Protection of Conscience and Persuasion Freedom, President of the International Religious Liberty Association) :Necessity of Redefining the Concept of Human Rights.

US is the biggest violator of human rights," pointed out the University professor lecturing U.S policy in the world.

 Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday stressed the need for interaction and dialogue and preventing to “play politics with human rights” issue.

Over 250 alleged breaches of humanitarian law by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is being investigated, British Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said.

Bahrain’s Attorney General extended for 15 more days the detention of prominent human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who was expected to be released pending trial.Mohammed al-Jishi, a lawyer representing Rajab, said on Thursday that the order was the sixth extension of Rajab’s pre-trial detention, Bahraini media reported.

 

Human Rights Watch has censured Saudi-led forces for using banned cluster bombs in Riyadh's "unlawful" campaign against Yemen.

Iranian terror victims said in a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein that human dignity is the core of human rights.

The United Nations declared November 29 the International Day of Solidarity  with  the  Palestinian  People  in  1977.

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