Climate refugees cannot be deported if they face life-threatening climate conditions, the UN Human Rights Committee ruled.
Deadline extended ‼️ The UN Human Rights Committee is still accepting input on its draft general comment on the right to peaceful assembly, now through February 21. Draft 📄 available in French '>English French & Spanish : #ICCPR #StandUp4HumanRights
📢 Calling all Member States & NGOs! The UN Human Rights Committee is seeking oral input 🗣️ on its draft comment on peaceful assembly, to be presented to the Committee this March in Geneva Read the draft📄 and learn more 👉 #ICCPR #StandUp4HumanRights
@senjudiciary is holding a full committee hearing on infants #bornalive during abortions tomorrow at 10am. A vast majority of Americans (including pro-choice Americans) oppose #infanticide for one simple reason: People#bornalive (like @giannajessen ) have human rights.
President of Latvia Egils Levits @valstsgriba met with the Saeima Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee in the Riga Castle to discuss the current agenda of the commission and various other initiatives. More information:
Glad #UNGA 3rd Committee (human rights) had 1st-ever organized meeting w/ civil society orgs. Speaking for @hrw , I said such meetings shld be regular. I was rebuked for mentioning UN budget committee & some states trying to cut funding for human rights posts in UN. No regrets!
An inquiry by a Joint House and @AuSenate Committee will examine whether Australia should adopt legal measures to impose sanctions upon individuals who commit gross human rights abuses. Submissions are now open.
Today, I sent a letter to the President of the International Olympics Committee urging him to reconsider having Communist China host the 2022 Winter@Olympics . The International Olympic Committee should stand up for freedom and human rights. Full letter ⬇️:
Aarti Tikoo Singh, senior Indian journalist from Kashmir at US House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on 'Human Rights in South Asia': The 30 years of Islamic jihad & terror in Kashmir perpetrated by Pakistan has been completely ignored & overlooked by the world press.