Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Saudi Arabia announces date for women to take driver’s seat

Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed al-Bassami said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Tibet: Monk Dies after Setting Self on Fire. Total Self-immolation Reaches 143

Following a brief respite in the wave of self-immolation protests that swept Tibet since 2009, a young Tibetan monk self-immolated on 29 February in Nyarong county, Kardze (incorporated into China’s Sichuan Province), according to media reports.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Draft UK surveillance law threatens freedom of expression, UN human rights experts warn

UN, 12 January 2016 – United Nations human rights experts have called for a comprehensive review of the United Kingdom’s draft Investigatory Powers bill, warning that if adopted in its present form it could threaten the rights to freedoms of expression and association both inside and outside the country.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015

UN: Despite Human Rights Day, 'Many Challenges Remain'

As the world observes International Human Rights Day on Thursday, the top United Nations human rights official is warning that "many challenges remain" to ensure freedom, justice and peace across the world.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

US state secretary expresses concerned over NGO’s future in Russia

US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is concerned with the future of non-governmental organizations (NGO) and civil society in Russia, expressed his concerns to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in a telephone conversation on Thursday.