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human rights

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  1. UN expert says torture persists at Guantanamo Bay; US denies

    An inmate at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay is still being tortured, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer said in a ...
  2. Human Rights Watch calls on Singapore to relax free speech, assembly laws

    The Singapore government's laws limiting critical speech and peaceful assembly are overly broad and make the country a repressive place severely ...
  3. China fails to stop UN meeting on North Korea human rights abuses

  4. Apple aims to block climate, rights proposals with quick use of SEC guidance

    Apple Inc is pushing back on shareholder proposals on climate issue and human rights concerns, an effort activists worry could sharply restrict ...
  5. Pope prays for nuclear disarmament

    Pope Francis on Sunday called on world leaders to work in favour of nuclear disarmament to protect human rights, particularly those of weaker and ...
  6. China, accused of abuses, hosts human rights forum

  7. Israeli firm's spyware used against Ethiopian dissidents - Canadian group

    Surveillance software from Israeli defence contractor Elbit Systems Ltd was used in an espionage campaign targeting Ethiopian dissidents living ...
  8. Exclusive - US document certifies Honduras as supporting rights amid vote crisis

    The U.S. State Department has certified that the Honduran government has been fighting corruption and supporting human rights, clearing the way ...
  9. UN council to meet on North Korea rights abuses, nuclear programme in December

    United Nations Security Council ministers will meet on Dec. 15 to discuss North Korea's nuclear and missiles programs and the body will also meet ...