Recent Human Rights press releases & news

[PRESSWIRE] US - On March 12th 2018, then 15 year old film maker and girl education advocate Zuriel Oduwole, presented the 5th edition of her annual DUSUSU [Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up] Award to the First Lady of Mozambique, Her Excellency Mrs. Isaura Nyusi. It was for her work advocating for girls education in her country.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 14 April, 2018 -- The report ‘Creating an effective coalition to achieve SDG8.7,’ is addressed to the 53 Commonwealth Heads of Government, including Cyril Ramaphosa, Theresa May, Nahendra Modi, Justin Trudeau, and Malcolm Turnbull coming together for the Commonwealth Summit in London from 16th – 20th April.

 [PRESSWIRE] OXFORD, England, March 6, 2018 -- New research by business psychology firm, Pearn Kandola, has revealed that a shocking 60 per cent of black and 42 per cent of Asian people have experienced racism at work, as opposed to just 14 per cent of white people.

[PRESSWIRE] Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28th February 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has concluded the ‘First Arab Land Conference’, which was hosted by the Emirate of Dubai from 26th to 28th February at the St. Regis - Al Habtoor City Hotel under the theme ‘Toward Sustainable Urban Development.’

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 04.11.14 -- Nominations are now open for the annual Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2015.

[PRESSWIRE] Baku, Azerbaijan - 29.08.2014 -- Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and international organisations that are quick to accuse Baku of human rights violations, but seem indifferent to the 23-year occupation by Armenia of 20% of Azerbaijani territory.

[PRESSWIRE] 18.07.2014 -- The European Court of Human Rights today found the Romanian government responsible for the death of 18-year old Valentin Câmpeanu in sub-zero temperatures in a psychiatric hospital in 2004. The ruling will have implications for legal systems across Europe as the Court clarified that NGOs could represent people with disabilities who died and where there was no one else to seek justice.