The Council of Europe’s group of experts on action against trafficking in human beings (GRETA) has urged the French authorities to take a number of steps to improve the country’s fight against trafficking in human beings.
- Wednesday, 30 January 2013 13:16
- Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:00
US President Barack Obama has embarked on his second presidential term by presenting a progressive vision of a government committed to protecting rights of all, including immigrants and gay.
- Wednesday, 16 January 2013 10:58
I have been involved with human rights for almost 40 years. During my long experience, I have noticed that the most capable and courageous human rights defenders create problems for those who exploit the tragedies of the persecuted.
- Friday, 11 January 2013 17:01
UN Special Rapporteurs on summary executions, torture and migrants have expressed outrage at the beheading of a Sri Lankan domestic worker in Saudi Arabia.
Rizana Nafeek was charged with murder of a baby in her care in 2005 when she was reportedly 17 years old. According to the accused, the baby choked while being fed.
- Friday, 11 January 2013 16:32
The National Organization for Women (NOW) has launched a petition asking US President Barack Obama to appoint more women to the cabinet and other top posts.