National Human Rights Commission - updates

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PH, Nepal human rights bodies vow stronger cooperation on migrant workers' rights

Jun 20, 2019 - 10:03 PM

Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says the partnership is 'more than welcome' as the Philippines and Nepal are two countries facing challenges when it comes to foreign labor

Mexico police killed 22 civilians in drug raid – rights body

Aug 19, 2016 - 9:45 AM

Officers committed violations of the right to life by excessive use of force that entailed the arbitrary execution of 22 civilians says the country s National Human Rights Commission

Anti-LGBT sentiment rises: Is Indonesia becoming more conservative?

Mar 01, 2016 - 3:56 PM

This is very frightening and an issue that has to be immediately resolved if we don t want to be an oppressive authoritarian and anti diversity country

Nigeria votes in crunch presidential election

Mar 28, 2015 - 11:49 AM

Results from both the presidential and parliamentary vote being held at the same time are expected within 48 hours of polls closing

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS. Nigerian officials from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) sort out election materials before distribution to local government areas in Dutse, Jigawa state, North West Nigeria March 26, 2015. File photo by STR/EPA

Top US official meets dissidents in Cuba

Jan 24, 2015 - 10:21 AM

Roberta Jacobson tells reporters the get together with dissidents allowed her to listen well to their discrepancies or support for the new policy

DIALOGUE. US Assistant Secretary for Latin America and Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson (C), talks with Cuban dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer (R), during a breakfast work meeting with Cuban oposition leaders in Havana, Cuba, on January 23, 2015. Photo by Raman Esponosa/EPA