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    • UN expert supports IDSN at Human Rights Council
      The obstruction of IDSN’s application for consultative status at the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was discussed at the UN Human Rights Council on 17 June when the Special Rapporteur on the freedom of […] The post UN expert supports IDSN at Human Rights Council appeared first []
    • Infamous NGO Committee excludes human rights defenders from the UN
      COPENHAGEN, 1 JUNE — The UN Committee on NGOs has become infamous as a tool of states that do not respect human rights and civil society. The Committee’s practice of repeatedly deferring NGO applications for […] The post Infamous NGO Committee excludes human rights defenders from []
    • IDSN cited as example of obstruction against NGOs
      In an unprecedented move, NGOs from around the world have joined forces to defend freedom of association at the United Nations. In a letter to ECOSOC member states, they have expressed concern about the long-term […] The post IDSN cited as example of obstruction against NGOs appeared first on []
    • HRW urges India to stop treating critics as criminals
      The Indian authorities use the country’s “vaguely worded, overly broad laws” to silence and harass critics, Human Rights Watch says in a new report released today. Dalit activists and artists are among the victims of […] The post HRW urges India to stop treating critics as c []
    • Global conference urged to discuss rights of 300 million Dalit and indigenous women
      COPENHAGEN, 11 MAY 2016 — When leaders and activists from all over the world gather in Copenhagen next week to focus on the health and human rights of girls and women, their discussions must include […] The post Global conference urged to discuss rights of 300 million Dalit and indigeno []

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