Protection of human rights at heart of United Nations, says UN Geneva on 25th year

Protection of human rights at heart of United Nations, says UN Geneva on 25th year

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) United Nations, Geneva, SWITZERLAND, WESTERN EUROPE: Noting that more and more people around the world are taking to the streets to lay claim to their rights, United Nations officials opened the latest session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva today with calls for the protection of members of civil society who […]

Leading rights activists ask Obama & Romney for global humanitarian policy

Leading rights activists ask Obama & Romney for global humanitarian policy

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Washington, District of Colombia, UNITED STATES: Human rights groups say the next U.S. president faces several critical challenges in advancing human rights.  Those challenges include preventing genocide and atrocities, protecting human rights at home and abroad, fair treatment of immigrants and refugees, and ending gender-based violence. The Freedom House, the Connect US […]