News headlines for “Human Rights Issues”, page 3

  1. For Many Migrants, No Land Is Sweeter Than Home

    Monday, April 09, 2018

    RANGPUR, Bangladesh, Apr 09 (IPS) - Most migrants to Europe, Australia and the United States from Rangpur in northern Bangladesh leave home at a young age and return when they have just passed middle age.

  2. “International Solidarity” at Yemen Donor Conference

    Thursday, April 05, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 05 (IPS) - The international community has pledged over two billion dollars towards urgently needed humanitarian assistance to Yemen during a UN event.

  3. India Cracks Down on Human Trafficking

    Thursday, April 05, 2018

    NEW DELHI, Apr 05 (IPS) - The Indian Union Cabinet has cleared the long-awaited Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, which proposes an imprisonment of 10 years to life term for those trafficking humans for the purpose of begging, marriage, prostitution or labour, among others. The bill will become a law once cleared by both houses of Parliament.

  4. Trump Begins to Reverberate in Mexico’s Presidential Elections

    Wednesday, April 04, 2018

    MEXICO CITY, Apr 04 (IPS) - Statements by U.S. President Donald Trump against Mexico have begun to permeate the presidential election campaign in this Latin American country, forcing the candidates to pronounce themselves on the matter.

  5. I Am a Migrant: Integrating Through Syrian ‘Hummus’

    Wednesday, April 04, 2018

    ROME, Apr 04 (IPS) - Khaled left Syria in 2015, when his country was already in its fourth year of war. He is 27 years old and can clearly remember what his life was like then in Damascus: a happy life, with a happy family, in a happy country.

  6. Palestinian Journalists Injured Covering Mass Protest in Gaza Strip

    Tuesday, April 03, 2018

    BEIRUT, Lebanon, Apr 03 (IPS) - Israeli authorities should independently and credibly investigate reports that Israeli security forces injured journalists covering protests in the Gaza Strip on March 30, 2018.

  7. UN’s Highest Policy-Making Body to Break Male Domination— Momentarily

    Tuesday, April 03, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 03 (IPS) - The 193-member General Assembly – one of the highest policy-making bodies at the United Nations – will get a much-needed break, come September, when a woman will preside over its 73rd session, only the fourth in the history of the world body.

  8. Castro’s Successor to Inherit Long-standing Conflict Between Cuba and the United States

    Monday, April 02, 2018

    HAVANA, Apr 02 (IPS) - Cuba's tense relations with the United States under the administration of Donald Trump reflect a scenario of conflict that is not alien to the generation that will take over the country on Apr. 19, when President Raúl Castro is set to step down.

  9. Indonesia’s Women Activism-- Beyond Suffrage

    Friday, March 30, 2018

    JAKARTA, Indonesia, Mar 30 (IPS) - Devi Asmarani is Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Jakarta-based feminist webmagazine Magdalene.More than a century has passed since Putri Mardika, Indonesia's first ever women's organization, was established but challenges persist in the efforts to influence national politics to bring progress to all women.

  10. Washington’s Ambiguity Equals De Facto Sanctions On Teheran

    Friday, March 30, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 30 (IPS) - Over the last few months, the United States' rhetoric on the Iran nuclear agreement has been ambiguous, creating an uncertain environment for investors. With John Bolton, President Donald Trump has now appointed a national security adviser who is actively seeking to leave the Iran deal.

Web feed for Human Rights Issues news headlines