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Myanmar mulls change to law seen as violating free speech Suu Kyi1.jpg

Myanmar is considering amendments to a law that human rights monitors say violates free speech and has been used to jail journalists and activists, leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday.

The States Parties to this Convention,

Considering the obligation of States under the Charter of the United Nations to promote universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms,

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.jpg

 

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 39/46 of 10 December 1984

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women New York, 18 December 1979.jpg

On 18 December 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.

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In a transcript of a Pentagon Press Briefing, released this week by Airwars, n.S. Central Command’s Deputy Director for Operations made a striking admission about U.S. investigations into civilian casualties in Syria:

US, Gulf Allies, Must Own Up to Their Role in Yemen’s Human Rights Abuses.jpg

A Yemeni man recently phoned me about two relatives who have been secretly detained for more than a year in southern Yemen.

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This week, the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights reviewed Australia’s asylum policy. Once again, Australia’s officials were both disingenuous and unconvincing in their appearance before the committee,

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