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US cathedral may become museum to the slave trade
Miami Herald - 3 Hours ago
Episcopalians in Rhode Island are planning to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade, with a focus on the church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried
Shuttered US cathedral may become slave trade museum as Episcopal Church seeks to Bayou Buzz
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ICRC seeks record $1.7 billion for humanitarian work in 2015
Reuters UK - 3 Hours ago
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) appealed on Thursday for a record 1.6 billion Swiss francs ($1.67 billion) to respond to humanitarian crises next
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EU parliament urges Serbia to crack down on war crimes suspect
Dunya News - 3 Hours ago
STRASBOURG (AFP) - The European Parliament on Thursday urged Belgrade, a candidate for EU membership, to crack down on Serb ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj who was released by a UN war crimes court
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Exhibition to show Japanese war crimes in Asia Pacific
People.com.cn - 8 Hours ago
BEIJING, Nov. 27 -- A photo exhibition showing Japanese imperialists' atrocities in the Asia-Pacific region during war times will be held in Hong Kong and Macao in mid-December, organizers said Thursday.
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UN humanitarian relief chief offers to step down
CHINAdaily Africa - 20 Hours ago
UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos pauses during a news conference on Ebola at the United Nations in Geneva in this file photo from September 16, 2014. Amos plans to step down at the end of March after
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City of Toronto recognizes achievements in human rights
BusinessWeek - 21 Hours ago
TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto honoured seven people this evening at the Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards event held in the City Hall council chamber. The annual ceremony celebrates
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Canada's Support to Humanitarian Organizations & International Response to the Ebola
Noodls - 3 Hours ago
Today's announcement of $20.9 million is supporting the work of ten humanitarian organizations to help meet the ongoing needs of people affected by the Ebola crisis in the West Africa region. Canada's
Canada’s Support to Humanitarian Organizations & International Response to the Ebola Africa Newswire
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EU urges Serb crackdown on war crimes ...
Pretoria News - 4 Hours ago
Strasbourg - The European parliament on Thursday urged Belgrade, a candidate for EU membership, to crack down on Serb ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj who was released by a UN war crimes court for cancer
EU urges Serb crackdown on war crimes suspect IOL
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‘Anti-EU rehetoric’ fuelling anti-human rights ideas - UN lawyer
Irish Times - 34 Minutes ago
“Anti-EU rhetoric”is “feeding into” sentiment that is opposed to human rights, leading international lawyer Prof Sir Nigel Rodley has warned. Prof Sir Rodley, who is UN Human Rights Commitee chairman,
‘Anti-EU rehetoric’ feeding anti-human rights ideas- UN lawyer Irish Times
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Human rights complaints settled with 3 members of Sheshatshiu Innu Nation
CBC Hamilton - 2 Hours ago
The former owners of a hotel in Happy Valley-Goose Bay have settled three human rights complaints by members of the Sheshatshiu Innu Nation. The complaints stem from an incident in July 2007, when
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Pride Winnipeg, 'Bannock Lady' to receive human rights awards
CBC Hamilton - 4 Hours ago
Three people and one group will receive Manitoba's Human Rights Commitment Award next month, including Pride Winnipeg and Althea Guiboche, popularly known as the "Bannock Lady." The Manitoba Association
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Sudan closes UNAMID human rights office
Africa News Wire - 2 Hours ago
(KHARTOUM) – Sudan ordered this week the closure of a human rights office of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), saying it contradicts the mandate of the operation and incompatible
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Russia’s human rights ombudswoman, Council of Europe SecGen discuss human rights
Itar Tass - 3 Hours ago
MOSCOW, November 27. /TASS/. Russia’s human rights ombudswoman Ella Pamfilova met on Thursday with Thorbjorn Jagland is the 13th Secretary General of the Council of Europe to discuss joint human rights
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Would you give Andrew Lansley the UN's top humanitarian job?
Channel 4 - 3 Hours ago
If Andrew Lansley were to submit a CV for the top humanitarian role at the UN - which David Cameron is nominating him for - what would he write under "relevant experience"? Please wait while this video
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Aleksey Osipenkov human rights hearing continues
CBC Hamilton - 6 Hours ago
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission hearing probing whether a Dartmouth cab driver shouted a racial slur at a family continues Thursday. Cab driver Aleksey Osipenkov denies he made the comment
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Special Interest Groups Feature at UNESCO Launch of Youth for Human Rights Awareness
Winn FM - 6 Hours ago
:53 Written by Sourced Information Hits: 14 NATCOM (SKN) - Basseterre: Outstanding at the launch of the UNESCO Youth for Human Rights Awareness Project was the fact that youth from all strata of
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Russia's intl center for humanitarian demining to deal with IEDs - ministry
Interfax.com - 8 Hours ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka. Nov 27 (Interfax) - The Russian Defense Ministry is creating an international center for humanitarian demining, Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said. "Russian experts are
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Press release - Human rights: blasphemy in Pakistan; kidnapping in Iraq; war crimes
Noodls - 8 Hours ago
Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday, calling on the Pakistani government to review its blasphemy laws; condemning atrocities by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq; and calling for action
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Partnership: cornerstone of Europe's response to humanitarian crises
Mbendi - 8 Hours ago
/ PRN Africa / -- Christos Stylianides - Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Management Brussels, Closing speech at Annual Conference of the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Partners Ladies
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Georgian peacekeepers conduct humanitarian operation in Afghanistan
Today.Az - 9 Hours ago
/AzerNews/ By Mushvig Mehdiyev Georgian peacekeepers in the Afghan province of Parwan have successfully completed a humanitarian operation to support the vulnerable people in Afghanistan. The Georgian
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UN rights experts, Obama & report on CIA torture allegations
GlobalSecurity.org - 18 Hours ago
– The United States must rise to meet the high human rights standards it has set for itself and others around the world, a group of United Nations human rights experts urged today, as they called on President
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Syria’s humanitarian crisis
Arab News - 19 Hours ago
From the capture of Mosul by ISIS to the siege of Kobani, the political and media focus on what used to be called the Syrian civil war has changed. The battlefield has become more complex as the images
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OPINION: RUSSIA'S EXTREMISM LAW VIOLATES HUMAN RIGHTS
St. Petersburg Times Russia - 20 Hours ago
(Issue # 1839) Photo: Andrei Makhonin / Vedomosti Last Friday, a video deemed offensive to the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church was ruled "extremist" by a city court in Vladimir.
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Putin was ‘chatty and friendly’ says Irish humanitarian
Irish Times - 21 Hours ago
It’s not easy to choose a present for a president, so when Fiona Corcoran was invited to Moscow to receive an award for her humanitarian work from Vladimir Putin, she thought long and hard before eventually
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Archive of human rights activist to be unveiled at NUI Galway
Irish Times - 21 Hours ago
When a young Co Down student visited Detroit at the height of the US civil rights movement in the early 1970s, he was struck by the treatment of black communities and close comparisons with home. “These
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