05 September 2017
BRICS leaders spoke in favor of effective migration regulation for sake of common security

BRICS leaders spoke in favor of effective migration regulation for sake of common security

05 September 2017

September 4 the leaders of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) stressed the role of effective migration regulation in the interests of international security, the adopted at the end of the summit joint declaration says.

30 August 2017
UN extends solidarity to flood-devastated Texas after record-shattering rainfall

UN extends solidarity to flood-devastated Texas after record-shattering rainfall

30 August 2017

The United Nations is reacting to the devastating images from Tropical Storm Harvey, which has affected an area the size of Spain in the southern United States, and which is likely to worsen in the coming hours as the rain continues.

28 August 2017
Zimbabwe records 29 cases of human rights violations in two weeks

Zimbabwe records 29 cases of human rights violations in two weeks

28 August 2017

Heal Zimbabwe has recorded a total of 29 cases of human rights violations from 14 districts from the 24th of July to the 18th of August 2017.

23 August 2017
Loaders’ strike in Brussels airport

Loaders’ strike in Brussels airport

23 August 2017

On August 22, more than 400 flights were detained at the Brussels airport because of the strike of the loaders. Three thousand people could not set out because of the flights cancellation.

22 August 2017
UN right expert urges authorities to protect people from gangs in El Salvador

UN right expert urges authorities to protect people from gangs in El Salvador

22 August 2017

El Salvador is suffering a 'hidden tragedy' due to gang-related violence, an independent United Nations human rights expert today said, urging national authorities to intensify efforts to help and protect people affected by gangs.

21 August 2017
Thousands of demonstrators protest against racism in Boston

Thousands of demonstrators protest against racism in Boston

21 August 2017

The response to the ultra-right-wing activists’ campaign for freedom of speech was a march against hatred and racism, in which several thousands of demonstrators took part in Boston.

18 August 2017
UN agencies rushing aid to more than 3,000 displaced in flood-hit Sierra Leone

UN agencies rushing aid to more than 3,000 displaced in flood-hit Sierra Leone

18 August 2017

United Nations agencies are stepping up efforts to aid displaced families affected by the deadly flooding and landslides in Sierra Leon’s capital, Freetown, and surrounding areas.

17 August 2017
Lebanon repeals law that outraged women’s rights

Lebanon repeals law that outraged women’s rights

17 August 2017

Lebanon has joined a number of other Arab states in scrapping a law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims.

16 August 2017
Secrets of slavery at your local car wash: Workers paid little or nothing for 11-hour shift and forced to live in squalid accommodation

Secrets of slavery at your local car wash: Workers paid little or nothing for 11-hour shift and forced to live in squalid accommodation

16 August 2017

Thousands of workers in hand car washes are thought to be victims of modern slavery, paid little or nothing for an 11-hour shift and forced to live in squalid accommodation.

15 August 2017
What does Brexit mean for people with disabilities

What does Brexit mean for people with disabilities

15 August 2017

The European Union (EU) has been influential in the development of disability rights legislation in the UK. There is now a very real danger that Brexit will result in a dismantling of human rights currently safeguarded by the European court of human rights, as well as the withdrawal of much-needed financial support from European structural and investment funds.