Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

IOC says Baltic States’ calls to bar Russia from Olympics disregard human rights

Recent appeals by the Baltic States to bar athletes from Russia and Belarus from the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris do not take human rights into consideration, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a statement on Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Monday, December 12, 2022

Monday, November 28, 2022

Iran Foreign Ministry Summons German Envoy

Following Germany’s initiative to hold a special meeting of the Human Rights Council regarding recent events in Iran as well as the repetition of baseless and interventionist remarks by German officials, German Ambassador to Iran Hans-Udo Muzel was summoned by the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday.

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Iran Lambasts German Chancellor’s Undiplomatic Comments

The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman decried recent “interfering, provocative and undiplomatic” remarks from German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who has criticized Iran for what he called “violence against protestors”.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

South Korea raids own spy agency to investigate North Korea-related incidents | Al Arabiya English

South Korean prosecutors raided the country’s main spy agency Wednesday as part of investigations into two past North Korea-related incidents that drew criticism that the previous liberal government ignored basic principles of human rights to improve ties with Pyongyang.

Friday, April 8, 2022

Serbia’s vote in UN against Russia was driven by fear of sanctions, president says | Al Jazeera

Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vučić said his country voted for suspending Russia’s membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council because of the threat of sanctions against it. Serbia was one of the 93 members that voted to support the resolution.

Biden applauds UN vote to suspend Russia from Human Rights Council

US President Joe Biden applauded an "overwhelming vote” Thursday in the UN General Assembly to kick Russia off the UN Human Rights Council over the war in Ukraine.

Friday, April 1, 2022

Ethiopia Fails at UN to Block Funding for Independent Abuse Inquiry - Tasnim News Agency

(Tasnim) – Ethiopia failed at the United Nations on Thursday in its bid to block funding for an independent investigation into abuses in the country's conflict, garnering just 27 yes votes, while 66 countries opposed the move and 39 countries abstained.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Ukraine urged to respect the rights of prisoners of war

Human Rights Watch says Ukrainian authorities should stop posting on social media and messaging apps videos of captured Russian soldiers that expose them to public curiosity, “in particular those that show them being humiliated or intimidated”.

Friday, January 7, 2022

China Lodges Representations over Australia, Japan, US 'Groundless' Accusations | Farsnews Agency

China Lodges Representations over Australia, Japan, US 'Groundless' Accusations

(FNA)- China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that China had lodged stern representations with Australia, Japan and the US over their "groundless accusations" against China, adding that the countries had "grossly interfered" in China's internal affairs.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Thousands of Afghan Rights Workers at Risk: UN - Tasnim News Agency

 (Tasnim) – The top United Nations human rights official expressed fear on Tuesday for the safety of thousands of Afghans who have worked on human rights issues, while the UN refugee agency called for a halt to forced deportation of Afghan asylum seekers.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021

Venezuela Accuses UN Commissioner Bachelet of ‘Losing Her Rigor’ in ‘Unbalanced’ Report - Sputnik International

The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry has fired back after the United Nations’ human rights chief heavily criticized the country’s internal situation in a report, saying the liaison has fallen victim to false narratives from anti-government forces.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

China urges US to improve its own human rights situation -

The United States should face up to its deep-seated domestic problems including racial discrimination and violent law enforcement, and take concrete measures to improve its human rights situation, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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