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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.
White nationalists gathered on Saturday for a "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, where they were met by counterprotesters.
160 Ethiopian Migrants Forced into the Seas off Yemen by Smugglers Today, Following Death of Up to 50 Yesterday
Aden — 160 Ethiopian migrants were violently forced into the sea off Yemen’s coast this morning (10/08). This comes one day after the presumed death of 50 Ethiopian and Somali migrants during a similar incident. As with yesterday, this tragedy took place off the coast of Shabwa, a Yemeni Governorate along the Arabian Sea — although in a different location and closer to the shore.
9 August marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, which was established on December 23, 1994 by a resolution of the UN General Assembly.
SPAIN’S idyllic beaches, bold architecture, vibrant
On Saturday, the National Constituent Assembly of Venezuela (Constitutional Assembly) dismissed Prosecutor General of the country Luisa Ortega Díaz, the media reported. She was replaced by Commissioner for Human Rights Tarek William Saab.
Coalition of more than 20 organizations launches nonpartisan
High Commissioner representative will report on combating racial discrimination in Russia to UN Committee
On July 31, the 93rd session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) was opened at the UN Headquarters in Geneva, in which a representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation will participate.
Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro are calling for continued protests ahead of Sunday’s controversial election, a day after demonstrators clashed with national guard troops in the capital in defiance of a protest ban.
In Yemen, the world’s worst cholera outbreak is unfolding amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, crippling health, water and sanitation facilities in the country, and creating ideal conditions for diseases to spread, according to the heads of three United Nations agencies.