Civil rights

Mandela, ‘true symbol of human greatness’, celebrated on centenary of his birth

Paying tribute to the first democratically-elected President of South Africa and iconic civil rights leader, the United Nations on Wednesday celebrated Nelson Mandela’s legacy for humanity and reflected on the lessons he left behind.

Sudanese government obliged to extend more rights to Darfuris

The Government of Sudan has an obligation to extend greater “economic, social and cultural rights” to the citizens of the troubled Darfur region.

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“Historic racial targeting” in the US is “dangerous” for peaceful assembly

The ‘historic racial targeting by police’ can be dangerous for citizens’ rights to peacefully assemble in the United States.

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Afghan women need greater participation in the peace process

Encouraging Afghan women to join the peace process requires safer work conditions and an equal right to participate in political issues.

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