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🇧🇾 #Belarus: It is essential that respect for human rights, and the broadest possible civic space, be established. All those who have been detained for peacefully exercising their rights should be released – UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet tells #HRC46 👉
The failure of the #Nicaragua Government to acknowledge the State’s responsibility for multiple #HumanRights violations has perpetuated impunity and fostered the recurrence of such violations – report to the @UN_HRC
"The Western world worries about the #COVID19. Yemen can't even afford to worry about it because we have malaria, chikungunya, cholera & dengue. Plus, there is a famine."
-- @Refugees's @jnbeuze talks about his concerns for Yemenis on Awake At Night.
#Breaking: @UNCTAD's Technology and Innovation Report 2021 examines the crucial issue of technological change and inequality.
It warns of serious implications for developing countries if the new technological wave overwhelms poorer communities. #UNCTADTIR
With @UN agencies, we're preparing asylum-seekers in Matamoros for entry to the United States in line with the U.S. plan to terminate the policy known as Migrant Protection Protocols that forced them to wait in Mexico for claims to be considered.
When we allow the denigration of any of us, we set a precedent for the demonization of all of us.
We must step up the fight against racism, anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim bigotry, violence against minority Christian communities, homophobia, xenophobia, misogyny & all forms of hate.
The right to healthy environment is not just a legal question. It's a question of survival, it's about what it means to be a human being and to act in solidarity with others – UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet: #TheTimeIsNow
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