05 June 2015

International human rights organizations criticise activities of US and British intelligence agencies

05 June 2015

Amnesty International and Privacy International criticised the activities of US and British intelligence agencies.

04 June 2015
ODIHR Director highly appreciated cooperation between Ella Pamfilova and Valeriya Lutkovska

ODIHR Director highly appreciated cooperation between Ella Pamfilova and Valeriya Lutkovska

04 June 2015

On 1 June, more than 100 representatives of governments, international organisations and civil society met to discuss the role of national human rights institutions in promoting and protecting individual human rights at the  three-day  OSCE Human Dimension Seminar.

03 June 2015

Czech Republic is about to litigate against EU over 525 asylum seekers

03 June 2015

The Czech Republic is about to litigate against the European Union in the European Court of Justice if the European Commission’s plan for the mandatory national quotas for refugees is approved.

02 June 2015

Beijing public smoking ban begins

02 June 2015

Public smoking in China’s capital, Beijing, is banned after the introduction of a new law.
China has over 300 million smokers and more than a million Chinese die from  smoking-related  illnesses every year, BBC reports.

01 June 2015
Staff members of Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights took part in ECRI Seminar in Strasbourg

Staff members of Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights took part in ECRI Seminar in Strasbourg

01 June 2015

On 28 – 29 May the staff members of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation took part in the Seminar on “The role of national Specialised Bodies in addressing underreporting of discrimination and hate crime” held in Strasbourg. 

29 May 2015

First report on human trafficking in Hungary

29 May 2015

A new report on human trafficking in Hungary calls on national authorities to pay more attention to the problem of internal trafficking.

28 May 2015
World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

28 May 2015

The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million — 216 million fewer than in 1990–92 — or around one person out of every nine, according to the latest edition of the annual UN hunger report (The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 — SOFI).

27 May 2015
EU Moves to Help Italy, Greece in Managing Med Migrants

EU Moves to Help Italy, Greece in Managing Med Migrants

27 May 2015

The European Union moved Wednesday to help Italy and Greece manage a massive influx of migrants across the Mediterranean and oblige reluctant EU partners to share the refugee burden.

26 May 2015
Iran trial for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian starts

Iran trial for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian starts

26 May 2015

The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include "espionage" has opened in the capital Tehran behind closed doors, BBC reports.

25 May 2015

Malaysian Home Minister confirmed discovery of migrants’ mass graves

25 May 2015

Malaysian Home Minister Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi has confirmed the discovery of migrants’ mass graves in the northern state of Perlis, which borders Thailand. They were found near the camps, in which illegal migrants had been held for several years.