A key pro-life measure affirming women’s right to view their ultrasound was approved by the Minnesota House Health and Human Services Reform committee Tuesday. The informed consent measure has the strong support of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). H.F. 3194 (S.F. 2849), authored by Rep. Abigail Whelan, R-Ramsey, would simply allow women to view […]
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, called on Republican members of the Colorado General Assembly’s Joint Budget Committee toShow More Summary
The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined a coalition of 11 other international press freedom and human rights advocacy groups, in calling on Uzbek authorities to conduct an investigation into allegations of torture and ill-treatment of jailed journalists Bobomurod Abdullaev and Hayot Nasriddinov. The coalition, led by Human Rights...
A proposal to create an Apple human rights committee was defeated in voting during Tuesday's shareholders meeting, AppleInsider can confirm.
The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined a group of human rights groups in calling on the European Parliament to vote tomorrow in favor of legislation that could prevent surveillance equipment from going to rights-abusing governments....
Nairobi, January 12, 2017--Tanzanian authorities should immediately annul fines levied against five television stations that the country's regulatory commission accused of broadcasting seditious and unbalanced content, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
The National Human Rights Committee of Qatar (NHCR) calls the UN report proof the blockade is illegal.
The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined a coalition of international sport organizations, civil society, and governments that are establishing an independent Centre for Sport and Human Rights. In a statement published today, the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights, which CPJ is part of, outlined its commitment to...
In a meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Committee in November 2017, attorney Yadh Ben Achour, president of the Higher Political Reform Commission of Tunisia and a U.N. Human Rights Committee member, argued that abortion is necessary in order to prevent disabilities, specifically Down syndrome. Show More Summary
As if aborting approximately 90 percent of unborn babies with Down syndrome is not enough, some United Nations leaders want more. Earlier this month, UN Human Rights Committee member Yadh Ben Achour argued that the group should continue supporting abortion as a “preventive measure” against babies with disabilities, Breitbart reports. “If you tell a woman, […]
The United Nations Human Rights Committee recently met to draft its interpretation of the right to life — and yet spent much of the time affirming the “right” to abortion instead. Yadh Ben Achour, a Tunisian lawyer and member of theShow More Summary
Yadh Ben Achour is a Tunisian lawyer and member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee. However, judging by comments he has made, it doesn’t seem that he is much interested in protecting human rights — at least not for people he deems inferior. Show More Summary
UN member-states on Tuesday condemned North Korea for gross human rights violations and for conducting missile and nuclear tests while its people suffer from severe hunger. The UN General Assembly's human rights committee adopted byShow More Summary
A UN rights watchdog urged Australia Thursday to stop sending refugees to offshore detention centres, expressing serious concern about conditions and abuses at the facilities. The UN Human Rights Committee also called on Australia to...Show More Summary
(CFAM) — Despite pleas from more than one hundred governments and pro-life organizations, including the United States and Poland, the UN Human Rights Committee excluded unborn children from the right to life in international law this week in Geneva. “I was worried for a minute we would discuss the word limit for separate opinions,” joked […]
The committee ignored pleas from more than one hundred governments and pro-life organizations.
Hundreds of thousands of people are languishing away in brutal prison camps, many of which the North Korean regime denies even exist. A Committee on Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) report based on new satellite images reveals young North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s extensive network of camps for political prisoners and other individuals identified as enemies of the state.
Israel's prime minister says he intends to establish a parliamentary committee to investigate the funding Israeli NGOs receive from foreign governments. Benjamin Netanyahu told a gathering of Christian journalists in … Click to Continue »
Bar’s human rights committee says the children’s asylum applications have not had proper decisions and condemns government’s limits on Dubs scheme Hundreds of unaccompanied children claiming to have relatives in Britain are stranded in France where their asylum cases are not being actively considered, senior human rights lawyers have said. Show More Summary
An open letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 Olympic authorities criticizes the Olympics for knowingly exploiting tropical forests and potentially fueling human rights abuses in the construction and implementation of the games. Show More Summary