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    • MEPs make caste appeal to EU foreign policy chief
      The European Union should step up its efforts to address caste discrimination at the multilateral level as well as in its direct relations with caste-affected states. It should also integrate the issue into its fight […] The post MEPs make caste appeal to EU foreign policy chief appeared firs []
    • Millions of Dalit Muslims face caste discrimination
      The caste-related problems of India’s Dalit Muslims are rarely addressed, neither by the government nor their own religious community. Contrary to Dalit Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists, they are not classified in the ‘scheduled caste’ category, […] The post Millions of Dalit Mus []
    • 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 []

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