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Farhad Mazhar: Bangladeshi human rights campaigner disappears – BBC News



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Farhad Mazhar: Bangladeshi human rights campaigner disappears
BBC News
A well-known Bangladeshi human rights activist has disappeared after leaving his home in the capital Dhaka on Monday. Farhad Mazhar – a columnist who is often critical of the government – left the house early after getting a phone call, his wife Farida
Bangladesh: Prominent writer and human rights campaigner abductedAmnesty International UK

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Will Giving The Ganges Human Rights Protect The Polluted River? – NPR



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Will Giving The Ganges Human Rights Protect The Polluted River?
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Small cradles of chrysanthemums, illuminated by a single candle, flicker in the moonlight, bobbing along the fast-flowing Ganges River. They are offerings. For hundreds of millions of Hindus around the world, the river is the goddess Ganga, or Mother

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Venezuela’s Ex-Security Chief Charged With Human Rights Violations – The Atlantic



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Venezuela's Ex-Security Chief Charged With Human Rights Violations
The Atlantic
The former head of Venezuela's National Guard, Antonio Benavides, has been charged with “serious and systematic” human rights violations, the state prosecutors' office announced Thursday. Benavides was removed from his post last week after his troops …
Venezuela's top prosecutor charges ex-national guard chief with human rights violationsThe Guardian
Venezuela prosecutors to question ex-National Guard chief on human rightsNew York Daily News

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British minister accused of ‘appeasing’ China during human rights talks – The Guardian



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British minister accused of 'appeasing' China during human rights talks
The Guardian
Activists have urged Britain to abandon its “appeasement” of Beijing after the Foreign Office hailed a “constructive and open” conversation with China over human rights even as that country wages what campaigners call its worst crackdown in decades.
China, Norway Reconciled after 6-Year Rift over Chinese Dissident's Nobel Peace PrizeIntelligencer Post

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Ivanka Trump’s Two Faces of Human Rights – Vanity Fair



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Ivanka Trump's Two Faces of Human Rights
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Flanked by an American flag and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who had just introduced her on stage, Ivanka Trump told an audience gathered for a ceremony to unveil an annual report of human trafficking that shining a light on these human-rights
With Human Trafficking Report, Tillerson Rebukes China on Human RightsForeign Policy (blog)
The Latest TIP ReportHuman Rights First (blog)
US hits out at China human rights recordgulfnews.com
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With Human Trafficking Report, Tillerson Rebukes China on Human Rights – Foreign Policy (blog)



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With Human Trafficking Report, Tillerson Rebukes China on Human Rights
Foreign Policy (blog)
The Trump administration has been largely silent on Chinese human rights violations, preferring instead to try and work with China to put pressure on North Korea, which has made big advances in missiles and nuclear weapons. On a trip to Beijing in
TIP Report Underscores Need for Global Accountability to Combat Human TraffickingHuman Rights First
Ivanka Trump leads US condemnation of China and other countries for human traffickingLos Angeles Times
The US is blacklisting China as one of the worst human trafficking offenders in the worldVox
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Theresa May’s attacks on human rights laws are gifts for despots – UN – The Guardian



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Theresa May's attacks on human rights laws are gifts for despots – UN
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The UN human rights chief has criticised Theresa May for comments made in the wake of recent terror attacks, accusing her of offering a “gift” to every despot who “shamelessly violates human rights under the pretext of fighting terrorism”. In a highly

Toddler and human rights campaigners added to terror blacklist used by major banks – The Independent



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Toddler and human rights campaigners added to terror blacklist used by major banks
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Innocent people, including human rights campaigners and a three-year-old girl, have been named on a blacklist of terrorists and criminals used by governments and major banks, it has been reported. Greenpeace and Human Rights Watch were among the …

New Honduras Human Rights Minister Will Help Protect LGBTQ Activists – NBCNews.com



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New Honduras Human Rights Minister Will Help Protect LGBTQ Activists
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Honduras promised on Thursday to turn a new page in human rights — protecting everyone from indigenous activists to gay rights campaigners — in a declaration of intent backed with the creation of the country's first dedicated human rights minister

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