British lawmakers to quiz Theresa May’s government over human rights campaigner being barred from Hong Kong
Friday, 13 October 2017 British lawmakers are planning to put questions to Prime Minister Theresa May’s government in parliament next week over why Hong Kong authorities denied a UK human rights campaigner entry to the city. Conservative Party MP Fiona Bruce, who chairs the party’s human rights commission, told the Post she would raise the issue in the legislature on Tuesday. Benedict Rogers, the vice-chair of the commission, was put on a plane to Thailand on Wednesday and then onwards to Britain after...
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says it has documented several cases of torture and enforced disappearances during the past year in Turkey. In a report published on Wednesday, it provides evidence of at least 11 cases of serious abuses in police detention in which detainees were beaten, stripped and...
One of China’s most prominent dissidents on Tuesday challenged the communist government’s right to speak on behalf of China in the U.N.’s top human rights... CNSNews.com - USAlso reported by •S.China Morning Post
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that the nerve agent attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal was designed to bolster support ahead of the recent Russian elections. "As many.. Source: Euronews English -
Around 35,000 came to see the many documentaries and films, while also attending the various debates at the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva. Best Fictional Film awarded.. Source: Euronews English -
A plane carrying 23 Russian diplomats expelled by Britain has arrived in Moscow. Russia denies involvement in the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal but the UK blames the Kremlin for the attack... Source: Euronews English -
Turkey acted illegally by detaining two prominent journalists who were arrested in the wake of the military coup attempt in July 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. It is the.. Source: Euronews English -
A British MP has denied reports he would throw dead fish into London’s River Thames to protest against fishing rights outlined in Brexit talks. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of a 60-strong group of.. Source: Euronews English -
Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 20 (ANI): A former member of the European Parliament and founder of South Asia Democratic Forum Paulo Casaca, raised questions over the ignorance of European Union (EU).. Source: News unlimited -
Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 20 (ANI): Universal Periodic Review on Pakistan was held at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland. Participating nations like Greece raised.. Source: News unlimited -
Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 20 (ANI): NGOs like International Centre against Censorship and World Sindhi Congress opposed Pakistan at the Universal Periodic Review on Pakistan. The Universal Periodic.. Source: News unlimited -