UN Human Rights

UN Human Rights

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Bokoharam Tale of Horror

Bokoharam Tale of HorrorThat night was unusual, the ethereal attribute of the night engulfed Chibok, drowning it’s remnants into an abyss of sorrow and despair. At the stroke of mid-night Chibok, a small town in Borno State lost 300 “protectors of culture” into the hands of the Islamist militant group, Bokoharam.

The sectarian violence perpetuated by Bokoharam now seems imperishable, having no scope of reversal.…
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ILO Freedom of Association

ILO Freedom of Association

Core International Labour Organization Convention on the “Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise” 1948 (No. 87) – The Stand of the Government of India and Arguments in favour of its Ratification.

Introduction: International Labour Organization (ILO)

The International Labour Organization has its origins at the end of the First World War, in 1919 (as part of the Treaty of Versailles) to ensure social justice.…
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Human Situation in Globalized World

Human Situation in Globalized World“Man is, at one and the same time, a solitary being and a social being. As a solitary being, he attempts to protect his own existence and that of those who are closest to him, to satisfy his personal desires, and to develop his innate abilities. As a social being, he seeks to gain the recognition and affection of his fellow human beings, to share in their pleasures, to comfort them in their sorrows, and to improve their conditions of life.”
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Trade and Human Rights

Trade and Human RightsTrade and Human Rights should be treated as separate issues..

It’s plastered across the British press, mentioned on every newspaper front page, broadsheets and tabloids alike. Each TV news channel you flick through is dedicated to David Cameron’s first visit to China as Prime Minister. Whenever there is an important and hugely significant summit between nations and world leaders, criticism and outcry predictably accompanies the meeting, stirred up of course by the media.…
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Will Nobel Peace Prize free Liu Xiaobo?

Will Nobel Peace Prize free Liu Xiaobo?It has been hailed as an inspirational choice. Leaders from across the globe are commending the Nobel Peace Prize committee for honouring a ‘selfless nonconformist political prisoner’ and electing Liu Xiaobo as this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner. But will the world’s most honourable award actually bring Liu Xiaobo closer to freedom and in doing so, be evolutionary in the democracy movement?…
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Price of Peace – UN

Price of Peace - UNWe the Peoples of the United Nations Determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom..
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Judgment on UN Retirees Common Cause Appeal

Judgment on UN Retirees Common Cause AppealWhen a judgment and justice be the same?” – quote from ancient Eastern wisdom.

More than a year after the appeal was submitted, firstly (May 2009) with the Standing Committee of the UN Pension Fund and after nine months it was presented (August 2009) to the UN Appeals Tribunal, and after an uneventful 80 minute oral hearing session on 22 June 2010, the Tribunal President pronounced its judgement on Thursday, 1 July 2010: “the case was dismissed”.…
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Human Rights in Malawi, is it Misunderstood?

Human Rights in Malawi, is it Misunderstood?The United Nations secretary general, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, is to travel to Malawi this weekend to discuss with the country’s president, Mr. Bingu wa Mutharika, among other issues, the 14 year sentencing of a homosexual couple, a sentence which Mr. Ban Ki-moon has described as “violating human rights principles that ban both discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, as well as the criminalization of sexual acts between consenting adults”.…
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