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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.
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.
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.
Lebanon has joined a number of other Arab states in scrapping a law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims.
Secrets of slavery at your local car wash: Workers paid little or nothing for 11-hour shift and forced to live in squalid accommodation
Thousands of workers in hand car washes are thought to be victims of modern slavery, paid little or nothing for an
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.
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