Recent Human Rights releases

Launch of landmark report on Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery, and Child Exploitation in the Commonwealth draws Nobel Laureate and UN slavery expert

[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.

One in Five People Still Being Racially Abused at Work, According to Research by Pearn Kandola

 [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.

Dubai Land Department announces the closing of ‘First Arab Land Conference

[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.’

Nominations open for Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2015

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

Azerbaijan Highlights Double Standards in International Community

[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.

NGOs can secure justice for otherwise voiceless people who die at hands of the State, says Strasbourg Court in groundbreaking judgment

[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.